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Namibia votes in first Africa e-poll

Thu, 2014-11-27 20:33
Namibians are voting to elect the country's new president and parliament - in what is the first electronic national election in Africa.

VIDEO: Will reforms boost India's economy?

Thu, 2014-11-27 20:20
India's third quarter GDP figures are due out on Friday - and could indicate whether the prime minister's recent reforms are bearing fruit.

Police attend 'Black Friday' crowds

Thu, 2014-11-27 19:57
Crowd surge fears at four supermarkets in London spark calls to police as shoppers hunt for bargains on the peak shopping day imported from America.

VIDEO: Putin's tiger 'raids Chinese farms'

Thu, 2014-11-27 18:33
A Siberian tiger, released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin, has apparently been killing animals on a Chinese farm.

Pope Francis set for Turkey visit

Thu, 2014-11-27 18:19
Pope Francis is set to visit Turkey for what is being billed as a historic trip to help interfaith dialogue in the country.

CofE schools chief's terror law fear

Thu, 2014-11-27 18:07
Plans that require schools to help prevent pupils becoming radicalised place too much of a burden on education regulator Ofsted, the chief Church of England education officer says.

Hollande to visit Ebola-hit Guinea

Thu, 2014-11-27 17:58
French President Francois Hollande is to arrive in Guinea, the first Western leader to visit a nation hit hard by the deadly Ebola virus.

Help with coping with big figures

Thu, 2014-11-27 17:55
Could the NHS year be the answer to our big number problems?

VIDEO: Black Friday - in 60 seconds

Thu, 2014-11-27 17:52
Thousands of people are expected to descend on retailers to pick up a bargain. But why is it called 'Black Friday'? The BBC explains.

The radio show that got schoolchildren singing

Thu, 2014-11-27 17:44
The radio show that got schoolchildren singing

VIDEO: The watch that fires lasers

Thu, 2014-11-27 17:25
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.

Children tested for Ebola on Tyneside

Thu, 2014-11-27 17:00
Two young patients who have spent time in Africa are tested at a hospital in Newcastle for Ebola after displaying viral symptoms.

How could man intervene to change the climate?

Thu, 2014-11-27 16:49
The field of geo-engineering - where humans intervene to change the climate - throws up fascinating ideas, and nightmare scenarios.

Does anybody still care about chess?

Thu, 2014-11-27 16:48
The profile of chess has dipped since the days of Bobby Fischer - but that does not mean it is not in rude health, says David Edmonds.

Bear back in Chernobyl after century

Thu, 2014-11-27 16:23
Camera traps, used by a project assessing radioactive exposure impacts on wildlife, record the first photos of a brown bear in Chernobyl's exclusion zone.

NZ murderer deported from Brazil

Thu, 2014-11-27 16:16
A New Zealand man serving a life sentence for child molestation and murder who escaped to Brazil has been deported to his home country.

Square named after WW1 battalion

Thu, 2014-11-27 16:03
An Edinburgh square is to be named in honour of football players and supporters who served in the first of the Sporting Battalions of WW1.

Fans pay Twitter tributes to Hughes

Thu, 2014-11-27 16:00
Cricket fans and players from around the world pay their tributes to Australia batsman Phillip Hughes, who died aged 25.

Top Scots book character revealed

Thu, 2014-11-27 15:58
Francis Crawford of Lymond has topped a poll of favourite Scottish book characters carried out as part of Book Week Scotland.

VIDEO: Opec keeps oil output at current rate

Thu, 2014-11-27 15:56
Oil exporting nations agreed to keep pumping oil at its current levels - a move that sparked new falls in the price of oil. What will be the effect in Asia?

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