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Maths teacher boost for colleges

Tue, 2014-02-04 17:10
Graduates who take up a maths teaching post at a further education college in England are to be given a "golden hello" of £7,500.

Pacific castaway 'mulled suicide'

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:58
The castaway who says he survived more than a year adrift in the Pacific has said he considered killing himself but was determined to survive.

New strain of 'deadly' bird flu

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:52
Experts are concerned about the spread of a new strain of bird flu that has already killed one woman in China.

Silk Road 'mastermind' charged

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:52
The US charges a 29-year-old California man alleged to be the owner of Silk Road, a drug website that brokered $1bn (£613m) in transactions.

NHS fraud rises by 42% in five years

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:39
A BBC Scotland investigation finds that fraud in the NHS has risen by 42% in the past five years.

Microsoft can still learn from Gates

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:39
What Microsoft's co-founder can still teach the firm

Groves wants Froch defeat wiped off

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:31
George Groves calls for his defeat by Carl Froch to be declared "no contest", claiming the referee was wrong to end the fight.

In pictures: David Hockney prints

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:22
David Hockney's 'overlooked' career as printmaker celebrated

Michael Schumacher: Coma challenges

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:16
What lies ahead for Schumacher as doctors seek to end his coma?

New York taxes rich to teach young

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:10
New York tackles the issue of teaching its youngest

Child labour: India’s hidden shame

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:09
The hidden plight of Indian children forced into domestic labour

Should a new boss come from within a company?

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:06
Should a company appoint a boss from within its own ranks?

Kevin Pietersen - always the man apart

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:04
Chief sports writer Tom Fordyce on why Kevin Pietersen's England end is both logical and a sad waste

VIDEO: Venezuela: Girls suffering for beauty

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:03
In the first episode of a three-part series about beauty, sex and money in South America, Billie JD Porter goes to visit 18-year-old Meyer, a contestant in the Miss Venezuela beauty contest.

VIDEO: Working Men's Clubs fight for survival

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:03
The future of Working Men's Clubs

Dodo bones, snow goggles and the Muggletonian view of the world

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:02
A glimpse at Cambridge University's little-known treasures from its eight museums.

Veterans celebrate Colossus 70th

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:00
The 70th anniversary of the pioneering Colossus computer is being celebrated at Bletchley Park.

The difficult art of a good brainstorm

Tue, 2014-02-04 15:54
The difficult art of a good brainstorming session

Fulham have reached 'rock bottom'

Tue, 2014-02-04 15:43
Fulham's FA Cup loss to League One strugglers Sheffield United marks the season's lowest point, says boss Rene Meulensteen.

Line fault 'caused Brazil blackout'

Tue, 2014-02-04 15:34
A power cut which left millions in Brazil without electricity was caused by a short circuit, not a heat wave, the energy ministry says.

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