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Quick video games 'benefit children'

Sun, 2014-08-03 20:16
According to new research. a little time spent playing video games every day may have a positive impact on child development.

In pictures: Yunnan earthquake

Sun, 2014-08-03 20:10
Earthquake in the south-western province of Yunnan in China

Dust 'behind deadly China blast'

Sun, 2014-08-03 20:09
A metal dust explosion was the likely cause of a blast that tore through a plant in eastern China on Saturday, killing 75, officials say.

VIDEO: Hard-liners threaten Pakistan's Sufis

Sun, 2014-08-03 19:46
Kim Ghattas reports from Bhit Shah, south Pakistan, on the threat to Sufism from Islamic hard-liners.

UK's deep sea mountain life filmed

Sun, 2014-08-03 17:36
Scientists send a remotely operated vehicle to film one of the UK's deep sea mountains for the first time.

Gold-coloured bat is 'new species'

Sun, 2014-08-03 17:30
A golden bat from Bolivia is described as a new species by scientists.

US tortoise held after brief chase

Sun, 2014-08-03 17:09
Police in Alhambra in greater Los Angeles recaptured a giant tortoise after a brief chase along city streets.

Portugal unveils bank rescue plan

Sun, 2014-08-03 16:51
The Bank of Portugal unveils a plan to rescue the troubled lender, Banco Espirito Santo, splitting it into two, with a cash injection for the "good bank".

Is your washing machine a data leak?

Sun, 2014-08-03 16:40
Is your washing machine about to betray you to cyber thieves?

Curious Asperger's comedy incidents

Sun, 2014-08-03 16:33
The reminder an Asperger’s comedian has on his hands

World War One: Who killed John Parr?

Sun, 2014-08-03 16:21
Who killed teenage British soldier Private John Parr?

Ebola test after passenger death

Sun, 2014-08-03 16:16
An Ebola test on a female passenger who died after flying to the UK from West Africa comes back negative, the Department of Health says.

Rio dismisses sailing venue worries

Sun, 2014-08-03 16:13
The organisers of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro dismiss concerns about pollution in the bay where sailing events will be held.

How to slack off successfully at work

Sun, 2014-08-03 16:01
How to get away with doing nothing at work

Phone calls 'do not cut GP pressure'

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:53
GP consultations by telephone, rather than face-to-face, do not reduce the pressures on busy surgeries, a study shows.

WW1: From the trenches to Versailles

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:48
From the trenches to Versailles with the BBC's Fergal Keane

Being an atheist in the US

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:39
Helping atheists to "come out of the closet' in the US

Silicon dairy farming in rural Ireland

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:35
Traditional farming meets new tech in rural Ireland

VIDEO: Ireland's Silicon Valley for cows?

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:35
How technology and tradition have combined in rural Ireland to create a world leading dairy business.

World War One centenary commemorated

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:28
Commemorative events are being staged across Scotland to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

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