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Camouflage sheet inspired by octopus

Mon, 2014-08-18 14:23
Basing their work on the techniques used by octopuses and cuttlefish, US engineers have produced a flexible, colour-changing material.

VIDEO: Docks transformed for Alice film

Mon, 2014-08-18 14:12
Gloucester Docks is converted into a film set for the sequel to Alice in Wonderland.

VIDEO: 'Trafficking victims' rescued in NI

Mon, 2014-08-18 14:09
Twenty potential victims of human trafficking have been rescued in the past week in County Armagh, police say.

VIDEO: Restored manor house wins award

Mon, 2014-08-18 14:06
A late medieval manor house in North Yorkshire has won a top award for its restoration.

VIDEO: Afghan stowaways seeking UK asylum

Mon, 2014-08-18 14:02
A group of people from Afghanistan rescued from a shipping container in Essex are claiming asylum in the UK, the Home Office has said.

VIDEO: Endangered Amur leopard born at zoo

Mon, 2014-08-18 14:01
A rare Amur leopard cub is born at a Hampshire's Marwell Zoo.

Irish review into denied abortion

Mon, 2014-08-18 13:53
The Republic of Ireland's health service is to set up an internal review of the care provided to a "suicidal" woman who gave birth by caesarean section after being refused an abortion.

BBC's James Alexander Gordon dies

Mon, 2014-08-18 13:53
James Alexander Gordon, one of the most recognisable voices in British broadcasting, dies at the age of 78.

VIDEO: The battle for Mosul dam

Mon, 2014-08-18 13:51
There are conflicting reports about whether Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and Iraqi troops have fully retaken Mosul dam from Islamic State (IS) militants.

Gaza ceasefire 'extended by a day'

Mon, 2014-08-18 13:38
The five-day Gaza ceasefire is extended for a further 24 hours after talks in Cairo, Palestinian and Israeli officials tell the BBC.

VIDEO: PM: 'Age ratings for online videos'

Mon, 2014-08-18 13:37
Online music videos could soon be given cinema-style age ratings, in a move to protect children from inappropriate content, David Cameron has said.

Burnley 1-3 Chelsea

Mon, 2014-08-18 13:33
Diego Costa scores on his Chelsea debut as the title favourites outclass newly-promoted Burnley at Turf Moor.

We want to fight with best - Wenger

Mon, 2014-08-18 13:32
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says that the prestige of the Champions League is more important than its financial riches.

'Trafficking victims' rescued in NI

Mon, 2014-08-18 13:16
Twenty potential victims of human trafficking have been rescued in the past week in County Armagh, police say.

VIDEO: Russian cosmonauts go on spacewalk

Mon, 2014-08-18 13:01
Two Russian cosmonauts set off on a spacewalk from the International Space Station (ISS) to launch a nano-satellite.

VIDEO: The debate over competition in the NHS

Mon, 2014-08-18 12:40
Recent large contracts are fuelling the debate over competition for services within the NHS.

Iceland raises volcano alert level

Mon, 2014-08-18 11:06
The risk of an eruption at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, as well as the risk level to the aviation industry, meteorologists say.

Elephant deaths reach tipping point

Mon, 2014-08-18 11:01
Africa's elephants have reached a tipping point, where more are being killed each year by poachers than are being born, a study suggests.

Break-in at Canada party leader home

Mon, 2014-08-18 10:54
Canadian police investigate a break-in at the home of Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau, as he considers requesting a security detail.

England call up Hales for ODI series

Mon, 2014-08-18 09:31
England call up Nottinghamshire batsman Alex Hales for the one-day series against India starting next week.