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Scientists focus on urban wellbeing

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 17:40
A global scientific research programme is launched in China to examine the unintended consequences of urban policies on human health and wellbeing.

VIDEO: Protesters target William and Kate visit

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 17:34
Protesters gather outside the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York, where the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge are attending a National Basketball Association game as part of their three day trip to America.

Australia 'worst climate performer'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 17:14
Australia was the worst performing industrial country in terms of climate change in 2014, a new report says.

Ukraine in 'Day of Silence' truce bid

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 17:10
A "Day of Silence" is held in Ukraine in an attempt to kick-start a much-violated ceasefire deal, but new peace talks in Belarus remain uncertain.

NASA Photos Show New Signs Of A Lake On Mars

NPR News - Mon, 2014-12-08 17:09

The water and sediment flow might have been massive enough to build a mountain, NASA researchers say.

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Asian shares down on global oil rout

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 17:05
Asian shares traded lower on Tuesday, following losses on Wall Street over slumping oil prices and worries about global growth.

In Pictures: William and Kate in US

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 16:46
Images from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's US visit

Where is Christmas going wrong?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 16:45
Why do 'winter wonderlands' leave us cold?

Dewani prepares to return to UK

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 16:41
British businessman Shrien Dewani is preparing to leave South Africa after a judge cleared him of murdering his wife on their honeymoon.