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VIDEO: Creating organs on a chip

Mon, 2015-02-16 04:44
Researchers have created a digital system that can replicate the reactions of organs.

Men charged over Copenhagen attacks

Mon, 2015-02-16 04:36
Two men are accused with helping the gunman who murdered two people in separate attacks in Copenhagen, Danish police say.

Iraq preparing to retake Mosul - PM

Mon, 2015-02-16 04:35
Iraq's prime minister tells the BBC its armed forces are preparing for an offensive to retake the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants.

Eurozone Greek debt deal 'unlikely'

Mon, 2015-02-16 04:26
European finance ministers will meet in Brussels later amid increasing scepticism that a deal over Greece's debt problems can be reached.

Miliband sets out higher wages plan

Mon, 2015-02-16 04:14
Ed Miliband sets out Labour's key business policies for the general election, as Ed Balls comes under fire for saying people should get a receipt for odd jobs.

Call for online courts for small cases

Mon, 2015-02-16 04:01
The body overseeing the modernisation of the civil justice system is calling for an "online court" to deal with small civil cases in England and Wales.

Mayweather hopes for Pacquiao bout

Mon, 2015-02-16 03:51
Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather says he is "hopeful" of a fight with Manny Pacquiao, but a deal is yet to be agreed.

Australia minister's emoji interview

Mon, 2015-02-16 03:46
Relations with the US are :-) but with Indonesia :-| as Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop conducts a Buzzfeed interview in emoji.

Ireland make rivals 'very nervous'

Mon, 2015-02-16 03:27
Ireland's World Cup win over West Indies surpassed their toppling of England four years ago, says former spinner Graeme Swann.

China expels top party official

Mon, 2015-02-16 03:00
Former senior official Su Rong has been expelled from the Chinese Communist Party for corruption and faces prosecution, says the country's anti-corruption body.

VIDEO: Patrolling the Med for migrants

Mon, 2015-02-16 01:58
The problem of migrants trying to travel from Africa to Europe by sea has been in the spotlight recently, after 300 perished trying to make the journey last week.

VIDEO: Mexico chefs in tacos world record

Mon, 2015-02-16 01:14
Chefs in Guadalajara in Mexico have broken a world record with a three-kilometre long uninterrupted line of tacos.

Ireland stun Windies in World Cup

Mon, 2015-02-16 00:53
Ireland chase 305 to beat West Indies by four wickets with 25 balls left in their World Cup Pool B game in Nelson.

HK ferry disaster captain jailed

Mon, 2015-02-16 00:36
The captain of a ferry involved in one of Hong Kong's worst sea disasters is jailed for eight years for manslaughter.

Satellites track snail disease risk

Mon, 2015-02-16 00:07
Scientists are monitoring snail habitats from space in a bid to combat the spread of the parasitic disease schistosomiasis in Africa.

In pictures: Hong Kong shopping protests

Mon, 2015-02-16 00:01
Images from Hong Kong where angry protests broke out on Sunday in a shopping centre over shopping tourism by mainland Chinese.

Monitors press to enter Ukraine town

Sun, 2015-02-15 23:56
Observers from the OSCE are to try again to reach a besieged town in east Ukraine, after saying they were denied access by pro-Russian rebels.

VIDEO: South East Asia lags in e-commerce

Sun, 2015-02-15 22:37
South East Asia lags the region and other developed parts of the world when it comes to online shopping. Why hasn't the region embraced the trend?

'Cyber bank robbers steal $1bn'

Sun, 2015-02-15 21:53
Up to 100 banks and financial institutions worldwide have been attacked in an "unprecedented cyber robbery", claims a new report.

VIDEO: HK anger flares at shoppers from China

Sun, 2015-02-15 21:47
Police in Hong Kong have used pepper spray and made several arrests following clashes with anti-Chinese protesters in a shopping mall.

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