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New species of frog in urban jungle

Wed, 2014-10-29 18:36
Scientists confirm that a frog found living in New York City wetlands is a new species.

Australia bank plans UK asset sale

Wed, 2014-10-29 18:15
National Australia Bank is considering floating its Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking operations on the stock market as part of an exit from the UK.

Sri Lanka rescue effort intensified

Wed, 2014-10-29 17:51
Rescue workers in Sri Lanka intensify their search for survivors of a tea plantation landslide which is feared to have buried more than 100 people.

The nuclear attack on the UK that never happened

Wed, 2014-10-29 17:50
The nuclear attack on the UK that never happened

Ant and Dec to host 2015 Brit awards

Wed, 2014-10-29 17:35
TV duo Ant and Dec are to host the 2015 Brit awards, 14 years since the last time they presented the ceremony.

England's strange winter rituals

Wed, 2014-10-29 17:34
England's strange and ancient Halloween alternatives

Private school graduates 'earn more'

Wed, 2014-10-29 17:27
UK graduates who went to private schools earn thousands of pounds more, on average, than those who were state-educated, research finds.

VIDEO: South Sudan food crisis - in 60 seconds

Wed, 2014-10-29 17:17
Ongoing conflict in South Sudan is taking a heavy toll. BBC News looks at some of the numbers behind the crisis

Schools 'progressing too slowly'

Wed, 2014-10-29 17:17
There are "significant gaps" in raising standards in schools in England, a report by spending watchdog the National Audit Office says.

Miliband due at Scots Labour dinner

Wed, 2014-10-29 17:09
Labour's UK leader Ed Miliband will attend a gala dinner in Glasgow as the process of finding a new Scottish leader continues.

Study points to new autism risks

Wed, 2014-10-29 17:04
A massive international study has started to unpick the "fine details" of why some people develop autism, say researchers.

UK national sperm bank starts work

Wed, 2014-10-29 17:00
A UK national sperm bank - charged with reversing a growing shortage of sperm - starts work in Birmingham.

Care plan 'to ease hospital pressure'

Wed, 2014-10-29 16:46
Vulnerable patients in England will get better support in the community as part of plans to ease pressure on hospitals, ministers say.

Beach tragedy victim's son's tribute

Wed, 2014-10-29 16:44
A son pays tribute to his father who died along with two others after getting into difficulty off a beach in Cornwall.

Has quantitative easing worked?

Wed, 2014-10-29 16:42
The US Federal Reserve is widely expected to announce the end of its "quantitative easing" policy this week. Has it worked? Or has it set the scene for another financial crisis?

VIDEO: Gyllenhaal makes news in Nightcrawler

Wed, 2014-10-29 16:40
Television news ethics come under fire in Jake Gyllenhaal's latest film, Nightcrawler.

Unexpected ways to wake up your brain

Wed, 2014-10-29 16:35
Is eating sage better for your alertness than coffee?

Samsung profit lowest in three years

Wed, 2014-10-29 16:29
Samsung Electronics sees its quarterly operating profit fall to its lowest level in more than three years because of slowing smartphone sales.

The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him magic powers

Wed, 2014-10-29 16:29
The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him special powers

How will future city signs look?

Wed, 2014-10-29 16:29
Jetpacks, driverless cars and solar roads
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