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Termites eat away at Paraguay palace

Mon, 2014-05-12 05:02
Paraguay's presidential palace is threatened by termites, which have infested much of the historic building's west wing, architects say.

VIDEO: Jellyfish 'size of wheelie bins'

Mon, 2014-05-12 05:01
Dozens of giant jellyfish have been washing up on beaches in Dorset.

Peer faces Lords expenses suspension

Mon, 2014-05-12 04:47
Lord Hanningfield is ordered to repay £3,300 and faces suspension until the end of the current Parliament after breaching expenses rules.

Dead pair 'were husband and wife'

Mon, 2014-05-12 04:47
A man and woman found dead at a house in Walsall where three children were sleeping were married, police say.

VIDEO: The (few) politicians who have charisma

Mon, 2014-05-12 04:46
Some say politics is showbiz for ugly people, but a very few politicians attain celebrity status.

Ex-Barclays chiefs face questioning

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:57
Bob Diamond is among several former Barclays executives due to be questioned under caution by the UK's Serious Fraud Office.

The women in Iran taking off the hijab

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:51
The women in Iran who are taking off the headscarf

Leyton Orient v Peterborough (1-1)

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:50
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League One play-off semi-final second leg between Leyton Orient and Peterborough United.

Day in pictures: 12 May

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:44
News photos from past 24 hours: 12 May

Tax avoidance: What are the rules?

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:40
How to avoid falling foul of the taxman

Boarding schools' past abuse 'shame'

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:37
A boarding school leader says historic cases of abuse have "cast a long shadow", but should not be used to unfairly judge today's schools.

VIDEO: Pistorius has 'anxiety disorder'

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:37
Oscar Pistorius has had an anxiety disorder since childhood and was "anxious" about violent crime, a psychiatrist has told his murder trial in South Africa.

Richard and Judy agree death pact

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:37
TV personalities Judy Finnigan and her husband Richard Madeley say they have agreed to an assisted death pact should one of them fall seriously ill.

South Africa opposition denies rift

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:28
South African opposition leader Helen Zille denied that her party's most senior black leader in parliament has quit because of differences between them.

220 new jobs at exhaust factory

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:17
A car exhaust factory is to create 220 jobs at a new site in Merthyr, the Welsh government announces.

Inquiry begins into toddler's death

Mon, 2014-05-12 03:09
A fatal accident inquiry opens into the death of toddler Declan Hainey whose remains were found at his home in Paisley in March 2010.

Beekeepers named in road death crash

Mon, 2014-05-12 02:47
A beekeeping society in Pembrokeshire pays tribute to two of its members who died in a crash at the weekend.

Martin and Forsyth in Scotland squad

Mon, 2014-05-12 02:46
Derby County duo Chris Martin and Craig Forsyth receive their first Scotland call-ups for the friendly against Nigeria.

BSkyB bids to consolidate Sky Europe

Mon, 2014-05-12 02:42
BSkyB has approached Sky broadcasters in Germany and Italy, which are all majority-owned by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, in an attempt to create a European TV giant.

AUDIO: Scientists 'able to induce lucid dreams'

Mon, 2014-05-12 02:41
Michael Nitsche discusses findings from scientists in Germany that suggest more frequent lucid dreams can be induced by sending weak electrical signals into the brain.

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