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House the elderly on NHS land - MP

Tue, 2014-09-02 16:17
Surplus NHS land should be used to build dedicated housing for older people, a former care minister says.

The homes under the sea

Tue, 2014-09-02 16:07
The homes where you can live under the sea

How to find fast food menu secrets

Tue, 2014-09-02 16:02
The fast food items you've never heard of

VIDEO: No more Latinate plant descriptions

Tue, 2014-09-02 16:00
The International Botany Congress decides that Latin will no longer be the primary language for formally describing new species of plants.

Corruption 'costs millions of lives'

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:58
About $1tn a year is being taken out of poor countries and millions of lives are lost because of corruption, the One campaign group says.

Mahan, Bradley, Simpson get US picks

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:47
Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson are handed US captain Tom Watson's wildcards for the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles later this month.

Lib Dems pledge more free childcare

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:33
The Liberal Democrats pledge 15 hours of free childcare for all two-year-olds in England, as they begin to set out pre-election policies.

Dog lead mother jailed after appeal

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:26
A mother who walked her daughter to school on a dog lead during a "campaign of cruelty" is jailed at the second time of asking.

The battle for anonymity on the web

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:22
Horizon meets the pioneer of anti-surveillance web tech

Cockatoos teach tool-making tricks

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:19
Cockatoos teach each other to use tools

VIDEO: Cockatoos teach tool-making tricks

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:12
Cockatoos learn to make and use tools when shown by another bird, research reveals.

VIDEO: The snail farm in my spare bedroom

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:12
What does it take to be a snail farmer?

VIDEO: 'I filmed the start of WWII'

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:11
The man who filmed the beginning of World War Two

Meadow protection plan 'backfires'

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:09
A bid to safeguard endangered wildflower meadows has backfired, according to an unpublished report by the watchdog English Nature.

Wormwood Scrubs 'filthy and unsafe'

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:05
Wormwood Scrubs prison in west London is described as "filthy" and unsafe in a report by inspectors.

UK moves up global economic ranking

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:01
The UK edges up the World Economic Forum's worldwide rankings, but the group warns that the health of the global economy is at risk.

Allergy mistakes 'risking lives'

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:01
Thousands of lives are put at risk each year by doctors prescribing drugs that patients are known to be allergic to, the medicines watchdog says.

VIDEO: Care homes: Views from the inside

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:00
Inhabitants of a care home for the elderly in Kent talk about their experience of living and ageing there.

DNA overturns 30-year US convictions

Tue, 2014-09-02 14:56
Two US men who spent three decades in prison for rape and murder, one on death row, are released after new DNA evidence proves their innocence.

Gary Barlow 'settling tax affairs'

Tue, 2014-09-02 14:36
Singer Gary Barlow has said he is working with new accountants following controversy over his tax dealings.

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