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Me and my 'useless' gall bladder

Mon, 2014-10-13 02:25
Is your gall bladder really a 'useless' organ?

VIDEO: Pistorius in court for sentence hearing

Mon, 2014-10-13 02:23
A court in Pretoria hears from Oscar Pistorius' psychologist as the athlete awaits sentencing for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

AUDIO: The art of video game noise

Mon, 2014-10-13 02:11
BBC News highlights the importance of sound effects in crafting a successful video game.

VIDEO: 'Men won't talk about loneliness'

Mon, 2014-10-13 02:06
Dick O'Brien talks about the loneliness he experiences as new research says there are increasing numbers of men who face isolation in old age.

Income tax target 'set to be missed'

Mon, 2014-10-13 02:01
Income tax is likely to fall short of the government's target for this financial year despite record employment, the Office for Budget Responsibility warns.

Arrests in Venezuela lawmaker murder

Mon, 2014-10-13 01:58
Two suspects are arrested in Venezuela in connection with the murder of lawmaker Robert Serra of the governing PSUV party on 1 October.

Mum's three murder charges dropped

Mon, 2014-10-13 01:54
Tania Clarence will not face murder charges over deaths of her three children at their London home, the Old Bailey hears.

Title still far from safe - Hamilton

Mon, 2014-10-13 01:45
Lewis Hamilton says that the world championship battle is far from over despite moving into his biggest lead this season.

Does social media impact on body image?

Mon, 2014-10-13 01:41
How social media affects the way we see ourselves

VIDEO: Kim Jong-un 'healthy' - ambassador

Mon, 2014-10-13 01:36
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un is healthy, the country's ambassador says, despite the leader's non-appearance in public since September.

VIDEO: Viking treasure trove found in field

Mon, 2014-10-13 01:29
A Viking treasure trove thought to be worth a six-figure sum is unearthed in a field in Dumfriesshire by a man using a metal detector.

VIDEO: Why are these mussels a menace?

Mon, 2014-10-13 01:28
A new species of mussel has been found in the UK which could be hugely damaging to British wildlife.

In pictures: Life in Chechnya

Mon, 2014-10-13 00:33
Award winning photos by Davide Monteleone

VIDEO: Northern Soul's cultural revival

Mon, 2014-10-13 00:11
Northern Soul looks set for a cultural revival, thanks to a film which has gathered some unexpected momentum.

How much do by-elections cost?

Mon, 2014-10-13 00:01
By-elections cost more per constituency and per voter than general elections.

Oscar Pistorius sentencing to begin

Sun, 2014-10-12 21:58
The South African athlete Oscar Pistorius will return to court for sentencing after being convicted of killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Turkey 'agrees to US air base use'

Sun, 2014-10-12 21:45
Turkey has agreed to let the US use its military bases in the campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, senior US officials say.

Election setback for Brazil's Dilma

Sun, 2014-10-12 21:18
Influential Brazilian environmentalist Marina Silva backs opposition candidate Aecio Neves against Dilma Rousseff in the presidential poll run-off.

Referendum pacts, and NHS failings

Sun, 2014-10-12 20:56
Monday's papers give plenty of space to UKIP's latest offer to the Conservatives, and there is reflection in various stories on the state of the health service.

Sri Lanka's Jaffna railway to reopen

Sun, 2014-10-12 20:52
Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa will reopen the rail link between the capital, Colombo, and Jaffna in the country's north.