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VIDEO: Could 'salt potatoes' create revolution

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:33
A team of researchers in the Netherlands has discovered that potatoes can grow in earth fed by salty sea water prompting hopes that previously unusable land could be used for agriculture.

Man charged after Suffolk deaths

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:25
Man charged with drug offences after batch of ecstasy feared responsible for deaths of three men in Suffolk

VIDEO: Gay TV characters 'changing world'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:23
Tom Brook reports on the influence of gay TV characters in US shows exported worldwide and the possible backlash effect it may have in some societies.

VIDEO: Fugitive Xiros recaptured in Greece

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:20
Left-wing extremist Christodoulos Xiros, 56, from the Greek militant group November 17 has been re-arrested after almost a year on the run, police say.

Sunday's gossip column

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 23:13
Man City eye Benteke, Steven Gerrard to join LA Galaxy, Raheem Sterling agrees new Liverpool deal, plus more.

Search for New Zealand climbers ends

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 21:56
Rescuers in New Zealand call off their search for three climbers missing presumed dead on Mount Cook, also known as Aoraki.

Yeovil manager in 'selfie' warning

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 21:46
Yeovil boss Gary Johnson tells his players not to be star-struck against Manchester United in the FA Cup on Sunday.

N Korea attacks 'hostile' US sanctions

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 20:58
North Korea calls new sanctions imposed by the US in response to a cyber-attack against Sony Pictures hostile and repressive.

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