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Why is diesel now bad news?

Mon, 2014-12-08 12:09
The backlash against a fuel once seen as clean

Viewpoint: Black victims unfairly blamed

Mon, 2014-12-08 12:02
Are black Americans unfairly implicated in their own deaths?

Probation legal challenge called off

Mon, 2014-12-08 11:41
The union representing probation staff, Napo, cancels its legal against government plans to privatise parts of the service.

Diplomats guilty of tobacco fraud

Mon, 2014-12-08 11:36
Gambian diplomats who sold tax-free tobacco from their London embassy are found guilty of cheating the UK taxpayer out of almost £4.8m.

How difficult is it to come out of the closet in Colombia?

Mon, 2014-12-08 11:26
How difficult is it to come out of the closet in Colombia?

Taxi firm Russifies drivers' names

Mon, 2014-12-08 11:21
A Russian taxi company changes its drivers' non-Slav names, to see if it makes a difference to customer reviews.

VIDEO: Two sides to the Mad Hatter

Mon, 2014-12-08 10:54
The Royal Opera House is offering two radically different takes on Lewis Carroll's much loved Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

William calls for wildlife action

Mon, 2014-12-08 10:50
The Duke of Cambridge calls for a global response to "eradicate wildlife crime" ahead of a speech in Washington on the subject.

Oil keeps sliding on oversupply fears

Mon, 2014-12-08 10:47
The price of oil hits another five-year low as fears of oversupply continue to mount.

BP loses latest US oil spill appeal

Mon, 2014-12-08 10:37
The US Supreme Court rejects oil giant BP's latest legal challenge to a settlement agreement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

George Boole and the AND OR NOT gates

Mon, 2014-12-08 10:13
The 19th Century logic that underpins search engines

Anger at Turkish school faith plans

Mon, 2014-12-08 09:42
Proposals to introduce compulsory religious classes for young children in Turkey face heavy criticism from opponents.

EU and Turkey eye warmer relations

Mon, 2014-12-08 09:27
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini visits Turkey in an attempt to rekindle a difficult relationship, says Chris Morris.

UN appeals for record $16bn in aid

Mon, 2014-12-08 09:18
The UN asks for $16.4bn for its aid operations in 2015, much of it for Syria, in its biggest-ever annual request.

'Speak German at home' row erupts

Mon, 2014-12-08 09:16
A call by German conservatives for immigrants to speak German in the home as well as in public triggers a political furore.

New home for rescued snow leopard

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:57
A snow leopard that has been living in a cage by a road since being rescued in Pakistan two years ago is to move to a specially designed facility.

Firefighters battle huge LA blaze

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:50
A massive fire breaks out at a building under construction in downtown LA, shutting freeways and damaging other buildings.

Day in pictures: 8 December 2014

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:45
A selection of news images from around the world

DIY pothole fixers 'told to stop'

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:45
Volunteers who fill Kuala Lumpur's potholes are told to let the council handle the problem.

Family mourns Mexico student Mora

Mon, 2014-12-08 08:25
Relatives demand justice after Alexander Mora, one of 43 Mexican students who went missing in Iguala on 26 September, is confirmed dead.