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The elaborate appeal of Heath Robinson

Mon, 2014-06-16 15:37
The godfather of all bizarre contraptions

VIDEO: Camera specs for partially sighted

Mon, 2014-06-16 15:36
Researchers from Oxford University develop "smart" glasses for people with severe sight loss.

Breaking in through screenwriting contests

Mon, 2014-06-16 15:15
Has the internet levelled the playing field for screenwriters?

VIDEO: Saatchi gives Paxman a leaving present

Mon, 2014-06-16 15:09
Lord Saatchi, co-founder of the advertising agencies Saatchi and Saatchi and M&C Saatchi, has given Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman a leaving present.

Always pressure when you play for Brazil - Juninho

Mon, 2014-06-16 15:05
Controlling your emotions and learning lessons; World Cup winner Juninho unlocks the secrets of playing for Brazil.

Will turf help England beat Uruguay?

Mon, 2014-06-16 15:03
Could a type of grass give England the edge over Uruguay?

Tuesday's gossip column

Mon, 2014-06-16 15:02
Rooney battling to save his World Cup, Roy Hodgson risks rift with Arsene Wenger and Atletico Madrid want Alvaro Negredo.

VIDEO: How World Cup grass is 'injected'

Mon, 2014-06-16 15:01
David Nicholls of Dutch firm Desso explains how his company has prepared a hybrid pitch for one of the World Cup's flagship stadiums.

VIDEO: England fans walk 1,966km to Brazil

Mon, 2014-06-16 15:00
England fans walk 1,966 km to the World Cup

Today at the World Cup: Day six

Mon, 2014-06-16 14:55
Who is playing? How can you watch the games? Who will win? All the information you need on day six of the World Cup.

Pakistan and Kabul discuss security

Mon, 2014-06-16 14:50
Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif and Afghan President Hamid Karzai discuss regional security amid air strikes against militants in Pakistan's north-west.

VIDEO: China cities look to UK for ideas

Mon, 2014-06-16 14:36
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has arrived in the UK for a three-day visit to promote Chinese UK relations.

World Cup win for Schumacher - Podolski

Mon, 2014-06-16 14:25
Lukas Podolski dedicates Germany's 4-0 World Cup win over Portugal to countryman Michael Schumacher.

VIDEO: Iraqi forces hit back with air strikes

Mon, 2014-06-16 14:13
The Islamist militant group ISIS have seized the northern Iraqi city of Tal Afar but the Iraqi forces have hit back with air strikes near the town.

Sturridge ready for 'do or die' game

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:40
England's Daniel Sturridge is prepared to do almost anything in Thursday's "do or die" World Cup meeting with Uruguay.

Iran 0-0 Nigeria

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:28
Iran and Nigeria play out the first draw of the 2014 World Cup as their Group F opener ends goalless in Curitiba.

How Australia's Perth is battling a water crisis

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:25
How Perth aims to stay wet in Australian aridity

'Smiling Sturridge sends out positive message'

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:22
England continue to emit a buoyant air as they prepare to face Uruguay, says chief football writer Phil McNulty.

VIDEO: Pound recovers to five-year high

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:09
More than five years after the banking crisis sent the UK economy and the pound tumbling in value, there are signs sterling has slowly clawed its way back.

VIDEO: Foal of Frankel auctioned for £1.15m

Mon, 2014-06-16 12:46
The first foal of legendary racehorse Frankel has been sold at auction in central London for £1.15m.
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