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'Emotional robot' launches in Japan

Thu, 2014-06-05 00:25
Japanese firm Softbank unveils "Pepper", a robot which it says can read human emotions and which is due to go on sale to the public next year.

Housing demand strong, says Halifax

Thu, 2014-06-05 00:22
Demand in the housing market is still strong and price rises are accelerating, according to the Halifax, the UK's largest mortgage lender.

Your pictures: Gardening

Thu, 2014-06-05 00:08
Readers' photos on the theme of "gardening"

Betsi 'needs to win back confidence'

Wed, 2014-06-04 23:57
Wales' largest health board needs to win back the confidence of patients, says its new chair who admits it is still a damaged brand following a highly critical report.

World Cup: Pick your greatest XI

Wed, 2014-06-04 23:27
Pick your favourite team from our selection of the greatest players in the history of the World Cup.

Brazilian currency supplies run low

Wed, 2014-06-04 23:17
Two key suppliers of travel money have run out of Brazilian Reals just one week ahead of the start of the World Cup, 5live learns.

US military jet crashes into homes

Wed, 2014-06-04 23:09
A US military Harrier jet crashes into homes in Imperial, southern California, with no serious injuries reported.

Feed firm 'saddened' by baby death

Wed, 2014-06-04 23:07
The manufacturer of a hospital feed "strongly linked" to the death of one baby and illness of 14 others says it is "saddened" by what has happened.

VIDEO: Thalidomide victims launch legal action

Wed, 2014-06-04 23:03
Thalidomide victims have launched legal action against the drug's manufacturer and distributor 50 years after it was prescribed to their mothers

Stressed teachers at 'breaking point'

Wed, 2014-06-04 23:01
Scotland's teachers "are at breaking point" over increased workloads and the new qualifications, a union warns.

Thames Water to pay £86m settlement

Wed, 2014-06-04 22:39
Thames Water has agreed to pay a package worth £86m to customers after it mis-reported sewer flooding data in 2010, regulator Ofwat says.

England's workhorse with the heart of a lion

Wed, 2014-06-04 22:34
After defeating dyslexia and vanquishing lactic acid, England captain Chris Robshaw will not fear world champions New Zealand, writes Tom Fordyce.

VIDEO: Police probe patient hospital death

Wed, 2014-06-04 22:32
Ten members of staff have been suspended and police are investigating following the death of an elderly hospital patient.

Hodgson 'sounds a grumpy old man' on Barkley

Wed, 2014-06-04 22:28
Ross Barkley is a rare talent who deserves praise, says BBC Sport's Phil McNulty, after criticism from England boss Hodgson.

ECB set for rate cut to boost growth

Wed, 2014-06-04 22:13
The European Central Bank is widely predicted to slash its interest rates on Thursday, as the economic recovery in the eurozone continues to be lacklustre

VIDEO: G7 talks take place in Brussels

Wed, 2014-06-04 22:05
The leaders of the G7 group of industrialised nations meeting in Brussels have said they are prepared to impose further sanctions on Russia if it does not help restore stability to eastern Ukraine.

China and US in spat over Tiananmen

Wed, 2014-06-04 21:59
China says it has lodged "solemn representations" with the US after the White House urged it to account for the Tiananmen massacre.

Schools join pupils' health study

Wed, 2014-06-04 21:57
Cardiff researchers are to draw up "health profiles" of 70 secondary schools in Wales on factors ranging from pupils' smoking and obesity to exercise and sleep.

The hidden colours inside volcanoes

Wed, 2014-06-04 21:55
Hidden colours in volcanic rocks spewed from the Earth

'Alternate vision' sought on climate

Wed, 2014-06-04 21:53
Four hundred legislators from 66 countries as diverse as China, Mongolia and Slovenia are taking part in a summit billed as offering a "new vision" for an international climate agreement.
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