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US warns Russia on Ukraine violence

Tue, 2015-02-17 18:01
The US accuses Russia of violating the Minsk agreement on Ukraine, as the UN Security Council unanimously approves the ceasefire deal.

US hosts anti-extremism conference

Tue, 2015-02-17 18:01
The US opens a three-day conference on countering worldwide and domestic extremism, after a spate of recent terror attacks.

Cuts 'put councils on cliff-edge'

Tue, 2015-02-17 17:52
Public services like adult social care could "collapse" unless councils get new funding powers, the Independent Commission on Local Government Finance says.

How political polls shape opinion

Tue, 2015-02-17 17:32
The BBC's David Cowling looks at the rising influence of political polls on British public opinion.

How teacher brains detect confusion

Tue, 2015-02-17 17:12
A study has shed new light on the signals in the brain that warn teachers when their pupils have not understood them.

Labour makes animal welfare pledges

Tue, 2015-02-17 17:04
Labour pledges to fight animal cruelty by measures including a ban on wild animals in circuses and ending the "inhumane" badger cull.

Tsunami aid cited in execution row

Tue, 2015-02-17 16:38
PM Tony Abbott says Indonesia owes it to Australia not to execute two of its citizens, citing the aid sent after the 2004 tsunami.

What the stars see on the red carpet

Tue, 2015-02-17 16:19
Take a trip down the Oscars' red carpet

Bank apps to use fingerprint tech

Tue, 2015-02-17 16:13
RBS and NatWest are the first banks to let customers access accounts on smartphones using only fingerprints, but security concerns have been voiced.

Everest climbing route to be changed

Tue, 2015-02-17 16:12
The route used by mountaineers to scale Mount Everest is to be changed for 2015, following last year's avalanche that killed 16.

Can Lithuania turn brain drain into brain gain?

Tue, 2015-02-17 16:00
Can Lithuania reverse loss of young and talented?

Is the Nato military alliance broken?

Tue, 2015-02-17 15:59
As the Baltic states look on uneasily at Ukraine’s latest fragile ceasefire, what has the conflict revealed about the West’s military alliance Nato?

Viewpoint: Denmark prepared for attack but nowhere is safe

Tue, 2015-02-17 15:53
Denmark has long prepared for a possible attack but the Copenhagen shootings still came as a shock, says former security chief Hans Jorgen Bonnichsen.

Japan Post to buy Australia's Toll

Tue, 2015-02-17 15:49
Government owned Japan Post will buy Australia's largest freight and logistics firm Toll Holdings for $5.1bn (£3.3bn), the companies said.

VIDEO: Photographing women and war

Tue, 2015-02-17 15:48
The war photographer who goes where others can't

Top bosses on how to get things done

Tue, 2015-02-17 15:40
Top bosses share their secrets on how to get things done

Family conflict link to homelessness

Tue, 2015-02-17 15:30
Too many children in Scotland are becoming homeless because of arguments at home, the Edinburgh Cyrenians charity claims.

VIDEO: Marathon runner crawls to finish line

Tue, 2015-02-17 15:29
A Kenyan marathon runner has crawled to the finish line after collapsing 50 metres from the end of the race in Austin, Texas.

Energy firms' market power probed

Tue, 2015-02-17 15:28
Energy suppliers are routinely charging their long-term customers higher prices, an update on early evidence from a competition probe suggests.

Scots hospitals to ban e-cigarettes

Tue, 2015-02-17 15:28
Patients and visitors are to be banned from using electronic cigarettes in hospital grounds across Scotland within weeks.

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