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India's dark history of sterilisation

Thu, 2014-11-13 20:32
Deaths of 15 women put focus on India's botched sterilisations

Helicopter downing threatens Nagorno-Karabakh truce

Thu, 2014-11-13 20:30
Deadly attack threatens Nagorno-Karabakh truce

Building bridges after French Islamist attacks

Thu, 2014-11-13 20:16
Young French footballers build bridges after Islamist attacks

Cuba's health diplomacy in the age of Ebola

Thu, 2014-11-13 20:12
Cuba's impressive response to the Ebola outbreak

Bottoms return to Rik Mayall TV bench

Thu, 2014-11-13 20:11
A roadside bench matching the one that featured at the start of BBC sitcom Bottom is due to be officially installed after an online campaign by fans of Rik Mayall.

Marikana deaths: A case for murder?

Thu, 2014-11-13 20:09
Should the South Africa police stand trial for murder?

Youth parliament to meet in Commons

Thu, 2014-11-13 20:08
The UK Youth Parliament meets in the House of Commons to begin Parliament Week, as one Commons committee offers proposals to increase political participation.

S&P gives Twitter debt 'junk' status

Thu, 2014-11-13 19:56
US ratings agency Standard & Poor's gives social media giant Twitter's debt "junk" status, which is three notches below investment grade.

Islamic State: Diary of life in Mosul

Thu, 2014-11-13 19:37
Latest instalment of life under Islamic State rule in Iraq

Polish woman 'returns from the dead'

Thu, 2014-11-13 19:32
A 91-year-old Polish woman who spent 11 hours in cold storage in a morgue after being declared dead has returned to her family, complaining of feeling cold.

Come on feel the noise?

Thu, 2014-11-13 19:19
The bike saddle that plays music from the bottom up

VIDEO: How one man saved the 'sheep-pig'

Thu, 2014-11-13 19:18
How a woolly breed of porker was brought back from the brink

Tempting packaging 'tricks shoppers'

Thu, 2014-11-13 19:11
Packaging tactics run the risk of misleading shoppers about products and deals, according to consumer group Which?.

VIDEO: 'I am the Roma Elvis'

Thu, 2014-11-13 19:05
School teacher who likes to rock 'n' roll the Romany way

The disabled children locked up in cages

Thu, 2014-11-13 19:04
The disabled children who are kept in cages

Defeat like nothing before - Murray

Thu, 2014-11-13 19:01
Andy Murray says he has never experienced a defeat like his 6-0 6-1 thrashing by Roger Federer at the World Tour Finals.

NHS winter fears 'prompt cash boost'

Thu, 2014-11-13 19:00
Fears of a winter crisis in the NHS in England have prompted ministers to increase the emergency funds available.

Burkina Faso transition plan agreed

Thu, 2014-11-13 18:59
A blueprint for a transitional government in Burkina Faso has been agreed after talks between political, military and civil leaders.

An un-Fortunate Veterans Day choice?

Thu, 2014-11-13 18:45
Did a Vietnam War protest song dishonour US troops?

VIDEO: Secrets of a skyscraper window cleaner

Thu, 2014-11-13 18:23
The perils of washing cleaning on a skyscraper

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