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Hobbit find rewriting human history

Mon, 2014-10-20 15:32
The discovery that transformed theories of human evolution

Salisbury in 'top 10 world cities'

Mon, 2014-10-20 15:29
Salisbury is named as a "must-see" and one of the best cities in the world to visit next year by travel guide Lonely Planet.

VIDEO: Man vs. Subway

Mon, 2014-10-20 15:24
How racing the tube went global

PSNI's On the Runs approach 'flawed'

Mon, 2014-10-20 15:20
Police Ombudsman Michael Maguire criticises the role of the PSNI in the On the Runs scheme.

Assembly votes for Trafficking Bill

Mon, 2014-10-20 15:11
The Northern Ireland Assembly votes by 81 to 10 in favour of making it a crime to pay for sex.

The man who magically made maths fun

Mon, 2014-10-20 15:08
The man who magically made maths fun

VIDEO: First prosecution over avatar 'Sweetie'

Mon, 2014-10-20 14:44
A year ago a charity in the Netherlands created a fake profile of a girl called Sweetie to pose in teen chat rooms.

Man Utd's best display - Van Gaal

Mon, 2014-10-20 14:22
Louis van Gaal says Manchester United are disappointed not to beat West Brom after their "best match of the season".

Taarabt hits back at weight claim

Mon, 2014-10-20 14:18
Adel Taarabt responds to QPR manager Harry Redknapp's claim the midfielder is three stone overweight and unfit to play.

Magnum photographer Rene Burri dies

Mon, 2014-10-20 14:09
Celebrated Swiss photographer Rene Burri who took pictures of the likes of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso for the Magnum agency dies aged 81.

Regular cannabis 'harms intelligence'

Mon, 2014-10-20 13:02
Teenagers who are regular cannabis users are "impairing" their educational ability - but moderate use does not harm intelligence, say researchers.

Remains of hurricane to hit Wales

Mon, 2014-10-20 12:48
Gale force winds and heavy rain are expected to affect most areas of Wales as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo arrives in Britain, the Met Office warns.

Australia page for BBC News website

Mon, 2014-10-20 12:39
How we are improving the BBC's coverage of Australia

VIDEO: UK feels the effect of hurricanes

Mon, 2014-10-20 12:17
John Hammond explains how hurricanes can sometimes affect the UK weather.

VIDEO: Child poverty 'will divide UK'

Mon, 2014-10-20 12:05
A new report claims that the government will fail to meet its child poverty reduction targets by 2020.

VIDEO: Pistorius siblings: 'Truth manipulated'

Mon, 2014-10-20 11:27
The siblings of Oscar Pistorius,, Carl and Aimee Pistorius, speak of "twisted truths" in a television interview ahead of his sentencing on Tuesday.

Bodies of seven women found in US

Mon, 2014-10-20 11:19
A man in the US state of Indiana confessed to a motel murder and directed police where to find more bodies - and six more were found.

VIDEO: Donetsk rocked by chemical plant blast

Mon, 2014-10-20 11:15
A powerful explosion at a chemical plant in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine has reverberated across the city.

VIDEO: Surfing to fight depression

Mon, 2014-10-20 11:07
Grant Trebilco started Fluro Fridays on Australia's Bondi Beach to help fight his own bipolar disorder - now more than 100 surfers join him each week.

NHS workers vote to strike over pay

Mon, 2014-10-20 10:49
Thousands of NHS staff in Wales vote "overwhelmingly" to take strike action in a row over pay, Unison says.

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