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Push to give women more workplace clout

Thu, 2015-06-11 16:43
There are signs of improvement in the lot of women at work in the developing world - but much remains to be done, says Naomi Grimley.

Why did Twitter boss stand down?

Thu, 2015-06-11 16:29
Dick Costolo has stood down as Twitter's chief executive. What's going wrong at the company, and why did he have to go?

Qataris reel at global 'witch hunt'

Thu, 2015-06-11 16:29
Qataris feel they have been unfairly treated by the world's media, says Mark Lobel.

Mental health care 'inadequate'

Thu, 2015-06-11 16:08
People who need urgent mental health care in England are receiving inadequate support, regulators say.

VIDEO: What can you take from a hotel room?

Thu, 2015-06-11 16:01
The general manager of a Singapore hotel takes us around one of his hotel rooms to show some of the favourite things guests like to pinch when no one is looking.

Many LGBT young people 'feel unsafe'

Thu, 2015-06-11 16:00
Many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) young people still encounter harassment in public spaces, according to a Scottish charity.

VIDEO: Africa's best table tennis player

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:59
Qadri Aruna from Nigeria has beaten some of the top table tennis players in the world.

Charles Kennedy's funeral to be held

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:58
The funeral of former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy to be held near his home in the Scottish Highlands.

Diabetes criteria 'miss at-risk women'

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:55
New criteria for diagnosing diabetes during pregnancy could be missing thousands of women at risk, a report suggests.

Showdown on spying, and Bradford teacher stabbing

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:46
A political battle over the government's spying powers, and the stabbing of a teacher in Bradford are two big stories in Friday's press.

VIDEO: The boxer who never wins

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:37
In the ring with a journeyman boxer

Hungary nuclear plans face challenge

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:35
Hungary challenged on Russian reactor deal

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:32
What caused Kate Moss to fly into trouble?

Drawing what our mouths cannot say

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:31
The man who can see a city and immediately draw it

US wrestling star Dusty Rhodes dies

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:25
One of wrestling's biggest stars, Dusty Rhodes, who billed himself as "The American Dream", has died aged 69.

Paraguay ends Conmebol immunity

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:09
Paraguay ends diplomatic immunity for the offices of South America's Conmebol football association, with top officials facing US corruption charges.

Fears over older people's IT skills

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:02
A charity warns that the lack of older people taking part in training may leave the UK with a digital skills gap.

No watchdog probe over Orgreave

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:02
South Yorkshire Police will not be investigated over its handling of violent clashes between miners and officers at Orgreave coking plant in 1984, the police watchdog says.

Roaming Sim card tackles UK notspots

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:01
A mobile phone service will automatically switch users between networks to ensure they can continue to receive and make calls in dead zones.

The hottest start-up is a factory

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:01
Why the hottest start up is a factory