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Cuba introduces new customs limits

Sun, 2014-08-31 17:37
Cuba restricts the amount of foreign goods that travellers can bring into the country, where locally-made items are scarce and expensive.

VIDEO: Dumpster divers seek out free food

Sun, 2014-08-31 17:06
Living off the food other people throw away

Hi-tech cars pose security risk

Sun, 2014-08-31 16:59
Researchers worry new cars could be vulnerable to hackers

Top school's lessons free on iTunes

Sun, 2014-08-31 16:55
A leading independent school is making dozens of its courses available free online, so lessons can be downloaded by pupils or teachers at other schools.

Charities urged to open own schools

Sun, 2014-08-31 16:42
Charities campaigning against child poverty should be encouraged to set up their own free schools, says a think tank report.

VIDEO: Chip and pin security fears revealed

Sun, 2014-08-31 16:39
Could chip and pin technology be open to a new type of "skimming" fraud which is being used to steal people's cash?

VIDEO: Meet Japan's Batman - Chibatman

Sun, 2014-08-31 16:17
The BBC's meets Chibatman - a Japanese man who dresses as Batman to make Japanese people smile and who has become an internet sensation.

Food and drink jobs boost forecast

Sun, 2014-08-31 16:09
Nearly 10,000 jobs could be created in Scotland's food and drink sector over the next five years, according to a new report.

Xenon and argon banned for athletes

Sun, 2014-08-31 15:53
Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.

Israel to take over West Bank land

Sun, 2014-08-31 15:45
Israel unveils plans to take 400 hectares of land in the occupied West Bank, triggering criticism from the Palestinians and the US.

Foreign fighters in east Ukraine

Sun, 2014-08-31 15:32
The Europeans who pitch up in Ukraine to join the fight

Crunch time for Murray at US Open

Sun, 2014-08-31 15:24
Andy Murray faces a key few days in his bid to rejoin the title contenders, says tennis correspondent Russell Fuller.

VIDEO: Eat, sleep, code: Ten-year-old's routine

Sun, 2014-08-31 15:18
Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.

The girl with three biological parents

Sun, 2014-08-31 15:15
The girl with three biological parents

How Britain and Poland came to be intertwined

Sun, 2014-08-31 15:13
Does the UK still feel a sense of obligation towards Poles?

How do you break up an 'old lady'?

Sun, 2014-08-31 15:02
Bangladesh's ship breakers face economic challenge

High-powered hairdryers under threat

Sun, 2014-08-31 15:01
High-powered hairdryers are on a list of household electrical items the EU is considering banning in an attempt to curb energy consumption.

Ashya brother defends arrested parents

Sun, 2014-08-31 14:15
A boy with a brain tumour whose parents took him from a hospital against medical advice had everything he needed to be safe, his brother says.

VIDEO: Pro-Russian separatists approach Mariupol

Sun, 2014-08-31 14:14
Russia's President, Vladimir Putin, says any agreement to end the conflict in Ukraine, must include discussions on giving more autonomy to pro-Russians in the east.

Barclays sells Spanish businesses

Sun, 2014-08-31 14:00
Barclays Bank sells Spanish businesses for £633m to the country's third largest lender CaixaBank.
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