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GM recalls 2.7 million more cars

Thu, 2014-05-15 06:24
General Motors announces the recall of a further 2.7 million cars, most of which have brake light defects.

VIDEO: Plaid 'perfectly relaxed' on EU referendum

Thu, 2014-05-15 06:20
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood is "perfectly relaxed" about a referendum on Welsh membership of the European Union.

Meat supplier fined for label breach

Thu, 2014-05-15 06:18
A meat wholesaler is fined £15,000 for having meat in its freezers which had passed its "use by" date, in some cases by several years.

VIDEO: 'Plug and play': Solar charging a PC

Thu, 2014-05-15 06:12
A solar power system has been developed that allows computers to work while they are being charged.

Harris 'a dirty old man', jury told

Thu, 2014-05-15 06:10
Rolf Harris's youngest alleged victim tells a court the veteran entertainer is a "dirty old man" who assaulted her "out of nowhere".

AUDIO: Are schools ready for free meals?

Thu, 2014-05-15 05:58
Are English schools ready to serve free meals in September?

VIDEO: 50,000 gallons of oil on LA streets

Thu, 2014-05-15 05:51
An oil pipe in Los Angeles has broken, spilling an estimated 50,000 gallons (190,000 litres) of oil in the streets.

Police advice at 'legal high' school

Thu, 2014-05-15 05:45
Police are attending a school to offer "support and reassurance" and carry out further inquiries after a group of pupils experimented with a "legal high".

VIDEO: 'Not many choices' in Damascus

Thu, 2014-05-15 05:39
Syrian businessman Ammar Sinan is one of many dealing with the challenges of daily life in Damascus. He runs two companies in the capital.

El Nino 'reduces major crop yields'

Thu, 2014-05-15 05:23
El Nino events, which affect temperature and rainfall levels, can have a significant impact on the yield of certain major food crops, a study shows.

Cold weather hits Wal-Mart profits

Thu, 2014-05-15 05:20
The world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart, reports a fall in profits due to particularly cold winter weather.

VIDEO: 'Raiders of lost wrecks' found guilty

Thu, 2014-05-15 05:11
Two men have pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of rare artefacts from wrecks off Britain's coast.

Which names do merged businesses discard?

Thu, 2014-05-15 05:04
Dixons and Carphone Warehouse have merged to form Dixons Carphone. But when two businesses merge, what's the best way to marry their names

VIDEO: Sao Paulo: No rainy season this year

Thu, 2014-05-15 04:54
Sao Paulo, Brazil's biggest city is facing a serious water shortage, with water levels in its main reservoir at their lowest level since records began.

School crash driver 'faint' theory

Thu, 2014-05-15 04:53
The driver of a car which crashed into children and parents outside a school may have fainted during a coughing fit, his trial hears.

FM will not sack 'conflict' minister

Thu, 2014-05-15 04:52
First Minister Alex Salmond dismisses opposition demands to sack his health secretary after he was accused of "deceiving" parliament.

VIDEO: Opening the doors on animal testing

Thu, 2014-05-15 04:23
UK animal researchers have signed a pledge to be transparent about the nature of their experiments. In a film for BBC Newsnight, surgeon Gabriel Weston considers the pros and cons of testing and is given access to a medical research facility.

AUDIO: Oscar Isaac on his Star Wars role

Thu, 2014-05-15 04:21
Guatemalan actor Oscar Isaac talks about his role in Star Wars: Episode VII

Google receives 'forget me' requests

Thu, 2014-05-15 04:16
A former politician and a convicted paedophile are among those asking Google to remove links following the right to be forgotten ruling.

3D printing used to model shark skin

Thu, 2014-05-15 04:13
Scientists use a 3D-printed model of shark skin to show how tooth-like scales help the predators to cruise efficiently.
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