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Smartphone eye team in funds appeal

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 17:30
The team behind a portable eye examination kit that uses smartphones is crowdfunding to raise funds for its new innovation.

VIDEO: Sony cyber attack leaves questions

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 17:10
Sony Pictures, the movie distribution arm of the Japanese consumer electronics giant, has been the target of a cyber attack. But there are few details.

Performing poetry, on a ventilator

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 16:59
Performance poet on stage with a ventilator

Clegg: 'No caps' on EU migration

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 16:36
David Cameron should not propose caps or quotas on EU migration to the UK, the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says.

Wilson Describes Confrontation With Brown In ABC Interview

NPR News - Tue, 2014-11-25 16:16

Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who killed Michael Brown, says he has "a clean conscience" about the shooting; he also says he's sorry for the loss of life.

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Climate fixes 'could harm billions'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 16:12
Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say.

Watchdog warning over benefit delays

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 16:05
Ministers risk racking up a multi-billion pound bill if IT systems to run their flagship benefit reform are not introduced on time, a watchdog claims.

Art and suffering unite in Geneva

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:59
How celebrated artists bear witness to human suffering

Ceop failures 'leave children at risk'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:56
Children are being put at risk because of deficiencies at the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre, ex-staff tell BBC Newsnight.

'The war on Facebook'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:48
Wednesday's big story in the newspapers is over criticism by MPs that Facebook did not alert the security services to terror threats made by one of the killers of Fusilier Lee Rigby.

'Perfect' Chelsea please Mourinho

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:46
Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea's "perfect" 5-0 Champions League win at Schalke is one of the club's finest away performances.

A new face for Africa's men

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:40
BBC man embraces South Africa's male beauty revolution

New anti-terror powers to be unveiled

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:38
New measures to tackle terrorism are to be published by the home secretary, days after she said the UK faces a "greater" terror threat than ever before.

Troops sent to quell Ferguson unrest

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:37
The US state of Missouri orders 2,200 National Guardsmen to Ferguson to quell unrest after a police officer was cleared over the killing of Michael Brown.

Most stop-and-searches unsuccessful

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:24
The majority of stop-and-searches conducted by Police Scotland have failed to find any illegal items in recent months, it emerges.

Six unexpected WW1 battlegrounds

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:23
Six World War One battlegrounds in unexpected places

Sturgeon to outline government plans

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:21
Plans for an alternative to council tax are expected to be at the core of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's plans for the coming year.

The Taliban's psychiatrist

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:20
How militants trusted this man with their deepest secrets

A 'generation to change bank culture'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:08
A "toxic" and "aggressive" culture inside banks will take a generation to change, according to a report from Cass Business School and New City Agenda.

VIDEO: How to hack a molecular microscope

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 15:07
A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit.