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Standout moments from Tony Benn's diaries

Mon, 2014-03-17 20:27
The most notable moments of the Tony Benn diaries

Narwhal’s tusk is super sensitive

Mon, 2014-03-17 20:03
Narwhals’ distinctive long tusks are super sensitive, research finds.

VIDEO: Epson Moverio 'rivals' Google Glass

Mon, 2014-03-17 19:09
The Japanese imaging giant Epson is looking to create an innovative visual experience through an interactive head-mounted display.

Royal Festival Hall organ returns

Mon, 2014-03-17 18:52
Royal Festival Hall organ returns after nine-year refurbishment

Can bingo help Osborne hit Budget jackpot?

Mon, 2014-03-17 18:46
A little-known formula that helps dictate government spending

Caesars to open in South Korea

Mon, 2014-03-17 18:39
South Korea grants approval to US firm Caesars Entertainment to open a casino with Indonesian conglomerate Lippo near Incheon airport outside Seoul.

Children's authors vie for Carnegie

Mon, 2014-03-17 18:36
Former winner Anne Fine makes this year's shortlist with Blood Family, as nominations for the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals are announced.

China 'has halved its TB problem'

Mon, 2014-03-17 18:28
China has more than halved its tuberculosis (TB) prevalence, with rates falling from 170 to 59 per 100,000 of population, figures suggest.

Kanye West plea in assault case

Mon, 2014-03-17 18:25
Rapper Kanye West has been sentenced to two years probation for assaulting a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport in July.

RE 'helps communities get along'

Mon, 2014-03-17 18:23
An all-party parliamentary group says religious education helps create inter-community harmony, but warns of a teacher shortage

Tributes pour in for L'Wren Scott

Mon, 2014-03-17 18:11
Tributes pour in for designer L'Wren Scott, found dead in New York in an apparent suicide, as Sir Mick Jagger denies a report they had recently split.

Celebs back press regulation plan

Mon, 2014-03-17 18:07
John Cleese, Sir David Attenborough, JK Rowling, and Victoria Wood are among 200 performers, writers and academics calling on newspapers to agree to the Royal Charter on press regulation.

Kenya seizes two 'with bombs in car'

Mon, 2014-03-17 18:02
Kenyan police heighten security in the port-city of Mombasa after two men are arrested in a car allegedly on their way to place bombs.

Clarke warns over EU treaty battles

Mon, 2014-03-17 17:18
Ken Clarke says it would be "foolish" for the UK to insist on rewriting EU treaties to secure its objectives in Europe.

VIDEO: Jagger 'devastated' by Scott's death

Mon, 2014-03-17 17:09
L'Wren Scott, a designer and the girlfriend of Sir Mick Jagger, has been found dead in her New York City flat. David Sillito reports.

Air Canada stops flying to Venezuela

Mon, 2014-03-17 16:59
Air Canada suspends flights between Toronto and Caracas until security situation in Venezuela stabilises.

MPs question disabled benefit delays

Mon, 2014-03-17 16:54
MPs say it is unacceptable that some disabled people are waiting six months or more to find out if they are eligible for benefits.

Firms 'seeing risks' on independence

Mon, 2014-03-17 16:28
Senior Scottish business figures are seeing risks more than opportunities in the prospect of Scottish independence, new research suggests.

VIDEO: Kosovo youth reunited through rock

Mon, 2014-03-17 16:15
A rock school in Kosovo is bringing together young people from Serb and Albanian backgrounds.

VIDEO: Turkish economy 'likely to slow'

Mon, 2014-03-17 16:12
Turkey's finance minister tells Linda Yueh that growth is 'likely to slow down' amid a 'collapse' in consumer confidence.

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