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AUDIO: Chess and politics 'are linked'

Fri, 2014-08-15 02:44
Daily Telegraph chess correspondent Malcolm Pein and Labour MP Maria Eagle discuss the link between chess and politics.

Rosneft asks Putin for $42bn loan

Fri, 2014-08-15 02:33
Russia's state-controlled energy giant Rosneft asks the Russian government for a $42bn (£25.2bn) loan, as it feels the impact of Western sanctions.

VIDEO: Indian PM: Rape is India's 'shame'

Fri, 2014-08-15 02:32
Narendra Modi says India had been shamed by a recent spate of rapes, in his first Independence Day speech as prime minister. BBC's Zubair Ahmed reports from Delhi

AUDIO: Premier League to 'step up' prevention of Vine uploads

Fri, 2014-08-15 02:29
The BBC's Mike Williams and Vine user Nick discuss the uploading of football highlights.

Jonathan Ross returns to BBC Radio 2

Fri, 2014-08-15 02:28
Jonathan Ross is to return to BBC Radio 2 for the first time in four years, sitting in for Steve Wright for four days while the DJ is on holiday.

Clashes after 'shots' at Imran Khan

Fri, 2014-08-15 02:17
Clashes erupt in Pakistan after an attack on a convoy of anti-government protesters led by the opposition politician Imran Khan.

Church leader offers to resign

Fri, 2014-08-15 02:15
The leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland, Cardinal Séan Brady, offers his resignation to the Pope.

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

Fri, 2014-08-15 02:07
A tube system that could help salmon migrate upstream, plus other technology news

UK economic growth revised upwards

Fri, 2014-08-15 01:42
The UK economy grew by 3.2% in the second quarter compared with the same period last year, slightly higher than the original 3.1% estimate.

VIDEO: 'Extraordinary scenes' after teen death

Fri, 2014-08-15 01:38
A change in police tactics in the aftermath of the killing of US teenager Michael Brown in Missouri turns four days of violence into peace. BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports.

Teenagers and the news game

Fri, 2014-08-15 01:13
How some teenagers are choosing to follow stories

Robin Williams' death has sparked wider debate

Fri, 2014-08-15 01:07
Actor Robin Williams' death puts focus on mental health issues

VIDEO: Fear of Ebola spreads to economy

Fri, 2014-08-15 00:50
As the death toll from Ebola mounts across west Africa, there is growing concern about what the cost will be to the region's economies.

Dewani 'fit to stand trial' in SA

Fri, 2014-08-15 00:36
Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani is found fit to stand trial in South Africa by a panel of psychiatric experts.

VIDEO: Panama Canal at 100: What next?

Fri, 2014-08-15 00:29
The Panama Canal opened 100 years ago today, but what does the next century hold for the waterway and the small Central American country that now runs it?

VIDEO: Part of world's biggest turret sets sail

Fri, 2014-08-15 00:22
The largest piece of a structure set to become the world's biggest turret has set sail from Dubai.

Robot swarm shuffles into formation

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:27
Engineers create the world's largest robot swarm, with over 1,000 tiny robots that act independently but work together to build two-dimensional shapes.

VIDEO: How Germans adopt grandparents

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:20
Michael Buchanan reports on a German scheme to let families 'adopt a grandparent'.

Unseen Warhol films to be digitised

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:09
New York's Museum of Modern Art is to digitise hundreds of unseen Andy Warhol films and screen them for the public.

Balfour reaffirms Carillion snub

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:04
UK construction firm Balfour Beatty has repeated its rejection of a takeover approach from rival Carillion.

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