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The role of public showers in hard times

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 18:19
Chris Bockman visits the only city hall-run public showers still operating in the French city of Toulouse.

No gay people in Sochi, says mayor

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 18:07
The mayor of Sochi, host of this year's winter Olympics, told BBC Panorama there are no homosexuals in the city.

UK warns Olympics attacks 'likely'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 18:00
Whitehall officials are warning that more terrorist attacks in Russia are "very likely to occur" before or during the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Multi-material 3D printer launched

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 17:53
A 3D printer than can make objects using different colours and materials is being launched at SolidWorks World in San Diego, California.

How vulnerable is the internet?

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 17:47
How vulnerable are we to government spying?

House market conditions 'strengthen'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 17:47
Latest figures from Solicitor Property Centres Scotland show a 36% rise on house sales in the final quarter of 2013 compared with the previous year.

MPs hear helicopter safety evidence

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 17:45
MPs from the House of Commons transport select committee are visiting Aberdeen to take evidence on helicopter safety.

VIDEO: Why historic visit matters to Myanmar

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 17:40
The World Bank has pledged $2bn (£1.2bn) in development aid to Burma for projects including energy supply and healthcare. Jonah Fisher reports.

VIDEO: How agencies spy in the digital age

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 17:37
US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has alleged the National Security Agency engaged in industrial espionage. Gordon Corera reports.

Brazil probes police unrest shooting

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 17:31
Authorities in Brazil launch an inquiry into the weekend shooting by police of a man following a protest in Sao Paulo against this year's World Cup.

VIDEO: 'Dirty tactics' used by parking wardens

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:58
Inside Out meets the London parking wardens who say they issue unfair tickets to innocent motorists.

VIDEO: Weems makes history at Guggenheim

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:57
Carrie Mae Weems has been taking provocative photographs raising questions about race, gender and inequality for 40 years. A retrospective of her work is being held at the Guggenheim.

VIDEO: Rare frogs glow for conservation

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:56
Why conservationists are making rare amphibians glow

Music therapy 'helps cancer young'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:53
Producing music videos can help teenagers and young people cope better with cancer treatment, a study in Cancer journal suggests.

Ukraine protests 'spread eastward'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:07
Protests in Ukraine spread further beyond Kiev and into the Russian-influenced east, as activists seize the justice ministry building in the capital.

British brollies seek global reign

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:01
Taking traditional British umbrellas to the world

'Awful' bowling made Swann quit Ashes

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 16:00
Graeme Swann says his retirement midway through England's Ashes tour was the "most sobering decision" of his life.

NSA 'spied on companies' - Snowden

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 15:16
Fugitive US leaker Edward Snowden alleges that the National Security Agency engaged in industrial espionage, in an interview with German TV.

'Nothing Is Fixed': Recovery Is Slow In Typhoon-Hit Philippine City

NPR News - Sun, 2014-01-26 14:46

Typhoon Haiyan was one of the strongest storms ever recorded at landfall when it struck the Philippines late last year. More than 6,000 people were killed and millions more were displaced, and authorities are still struggling with clearing away debris, rebuilding houses and counting the dead.

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Homs deal at Syria peace talks

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 14:38
Syria will allow women and children to leave the besieged area of Homs "from now", UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi says at the Geneva peace talks.

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