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Whatever happened to the Brics?

Wed, 2014-11-26 17:28
Great things were predicted for the economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - but they haven't totally lived up to the hype, says Andrew Walker.

Potent and provocative symbol of the flag

Wed, 2014-11-26 17:27
Flags can convey powerful - and often very unpalatable - messages, says Mark Mardell,

'Exciting' bladder cancer drug trial

Wed, 2014-11-26 17:25
A trial to help the immune system fight bladder cancer is showing "exciting" results with tumours completely disappearing in some patients.

Fall in council tax collection rates

Wed, 2014-11-26 17:11
Nearly £750m in council tax went unpaid last year, as collection rates fall for only the second time.

Risk from extreme weather rises

Wed, 2014-11-26 16:42
Royal Society says combination of population growth and climate change will increase danger to cities.

GPs 'failing' to find liver disease

Wed, 2014-11-26 16:39
Early detection of liver disease by GPs in the UK is "virtually non-existent", leading medical experts warn.

Guidelines favour weight loss ops

Wed, 2014-11-26 16:06
People diagnosed with diabetes linked to obesity should be assessed for weight loss surgery, according to updated NHS guidelines.

Brazil sees fall in Amazon tree loss

Wed, 2014-11-26 15:50
Brazil says deforestation in the Amazon rainforest has dropped by 18% in the past year, but campaigners dispute the figures.

Brits voters give tips for 2015

Wed, 2014-11-26 15:47
New acts George The poet, James Bay and Years and Years are being tipped for success in 2015 after being shortlisted for the Brits Critics' Choice Award.

Rodgers happy fate is in Reds' hands

Wed, 2014-11-26 15:39
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says he is delighted his side remain in control of their Champions League destiny.

VIDEO: MSF will stay till 'very end'

Wed, 2014-11-26 15:37
A doctor working for Medecins Sans Frontieres in Guinea says the organisation will remain in Western Africa "till the very end" of the Ebola crisis.

Embassy protesters condemn shooting

Wed, 2014-11-26 15:36
Hundreds demonstrate outside the US embassy in London in protest at the decision not to prosecute a police officer for killing black teenager Michael Brown in Missouri.

Tracing the Ebola outbreak

Wed, 2014-11-26 15:32
Tracking first Ebola victim and and how virus spread

Renewables 'biggest power source'

Wed, 2014-11-26 15:27
Renewable power has overtaken nuclear to become the main source of electricity in Scotland, according to the latest figures.

Vultures could hold key to deadly bacteria

Wed, 2014-11-26 15:26
Vultures could help beat dangerous bacteria

VIDEO: What is Opec? In 60 seconds

Wed, 2014-11-26 15:21
BBC News looks at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and its challenges, amid a slump in global crude oil prices.

Federal UK and 2m gastric ops - front pages

Wed, 2014-11-26 15:20
Plans to devolve powers controlling income tax to Scotland make front-page headlines, along with suggestions that more people could have weight loss surgery.

Russia sanctions hitting UK firms

Wed, 2014-11-26 15:19
How sanctions against Russia are hitting UK businesses

Transylvania's castle owners bite back

Wed, 2014-11-26 15:16
Transylvania's castle owners sink their teeth into business

Black Friday: Boxing day sales come early?

Wed, 2014-11-26 15:14
Boxing day sales come early to the UK?