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The return of rock: Four bands to watch

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 16:04
Four guitar bands to look out for in 2014

VIDEO: Is ZTE's choosy strategy working?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:54
ZTE has decided to pass over investing in areas where returns aren't likely to be high - its results later will show how its new strategy is paying off.

Should drug firms make payments to doctors?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:46
Does it matter that drug firms give doctors money and gifts?

VIDEO: Eaten by cannibals in New Guinea?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:41
Solving the mystery of Michael Rockefeller

John Muir Way ready to be unveiled

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:20
The Scot who helped establish America's national parks is to be honoured at the opening of a long distance path which bears his name.

VIDEO: Paxman eyes Irish Dancing trophy

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:20
Jeremy Paxman closes Wednesday's edition of Newsnight with a performance by two young Irish dancing champions.

Could you get elected in India?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:20
Take our quiz to assess your election chances in India

Economy back to pre-recession level

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:17
Scotland's economic performance has returned to pre-recession levels, according to the Scottish Chambers of Commerce.

A return to Londonistan?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:04
Frank Gardner on whether London still appeals to Arab dissidents

Lamb takeaways 'often another meat'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:04
Takeaway owners are to face a new testing programme, after a watchdog found nearly a third of lamb takeaways it checked contained a different meat.

VIDEO: Nicky Jacobs: Full BBC interview

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:03
Nicky Jacobs - the man cleared of killing PC Keith Blakelock during riots in London in 1985 - talks to BBC Newsnight.

Fire ice: The energy of the future?

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:02
Could mining ice provide for all our energy needs and save the world?

Indian bike messenger firm takes off

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:02
How easy is it for Indian start-up firms to get their wheels turning?

Free Drug Samples Prompt Skin Doctors To Prescribe Costlier Meds

NPR News - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:01

A new study adds to growing evidence that free drug samples influence doctors' prescribing habits. The cost difference to patients can be hundreds of dollars per office visit.

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Cyborg glasses express fake emotions

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 15:00
A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother.

VIDEO: Cyborg glasses mimic eye gestures

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 14:58
A Japanese researcher shows off glasses that display computer-generated eyes, which express emotions to save their wearer the effort.

Bale winner sees Real lift Copa del Rey

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 14:51
Gareth Bale scores a brilliant late goal as Real Madrid defeat Barcelona 2-1 in the Copa del Rey final in Valencia.

VIDEO: How Mustang got an Empire view

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 14:50
A 2015 Ford Mustang convertible had to be cut into six pieces so it could go on display at the top of the Empire State Building.

Top-four pressure got to us - Martinez

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 14:35
Roberto Martinez hints that the pressure of securing a top-four place affected Everton as they lost to Crystal Palace.

Man City 'suffered Liverpool hangover'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-16 14:18
Manuel Pellegrini says his Manchester City side were still thinking about defeat at Liverpool as they were held by Sunderland.
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