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Councils raise care funding concerns

Wed, 2014-08-06 17:47
Plans to cap the amount of money people in England and Wales spend on their social care could be jeopardised by a lack of funding, councils say.

VIDEO: Wikipedia monkey selfie row

Wed, 2014-08-06 17:16
British photographer, David Slater, is challenging Wikipedia to remove monkey selfies from websites.

Deaf tech could transform lives

Wed, 2014-08-06 17:11
Smart glasses could help deaf communicate

The Scots in England who want Scotland to go it alone

Wed, 2014-08-06 17:09
The Scots in England who back Scottish independence

VIDEO: How to stay alive in Libya

Wed, 2014-08-06 17:09
How to stay alive in Libya as civil unrest increases

Variation in ant nest 'personality'

Wed, 2014-08-06 16:47
Ant colonies have their own personalities, which are shaped by their environment., a US study suggests.

Low vitamin D 'boosts dementia risk'

Wed, 2014-08-06 16:29
People over 65 who have a severe vitamin D deficiency have double the risk of developing dementia, a study has suggested.

US man 'may not survive Cuba jail'

Wed, 2014-08-06 16:26
The lawyer for Alan Gross, a US government contractor imprisoned in Cuba, says he does not know how long he will survive in jail.

Chinese workers evacuated from Libya

Wed, 2014-08-06 16:11
China evacuates almost 900 of its workers caught up in fighting in Libya, a Chinese official tells the BBC, leaving only a few dozen in Tripoli.

VIDEO: Wikipedia: The book...

Wed, 2014-08-06 16:03
Christoph Kepper of Pedia Press talks about his company's ambition to print Wikipedia as a physical book.

The mystery of a missing Crimean Tatar

Wed, 2014-08-06 15:27
The mystery of a missing man puts Crimean Tatars on edge

Iron Age hill fort bought for £450k

Wed, 2014-08-06 15:16
The Iron Age Hambledon Hill fort site in Dorset is taken over by the National Trust.

City to host National Summer Games

Wed, 2014-08-06 15:15
The city of Sheffield is to host the National Summer Games for athletes with learning disabilities in 2017.

Overhaul at nuclear power station

Wed, 2014-08-06 15:06
Work begins on a major overhaul of the nuclear power station at Hunterston, Ayrshire, which will generate electricity until 2023.

Smartphone take-up 'rises sharply'

Wed, 2014-08-06 15:05
Scots are taking up smartphones at a faster rate than any other UK nation, according to a report by regulator Ofcom.

VIDEO: Technology headquarters of the future

Wed, 2014-08-06 15:00
Technology giants are using their burgeoning wallets to build new headquarters - what kind of buildings do they want?

Behemoth builder: The Tech HQ man

Wed, 2014-08-06 15:00
Why Amazon want you in its glass domes

VIDEO: Nigeria: Ebola 'a national emergency'

Wed, 2014-08-06 14:46
Nigeria's health minister says Ebola is now a national emergency, as fears rise that the virus is spreading in Africa's most populous country. Tomi Oladipo reports.

McIlroy favourite as Woods fit for PGA

Wed, 2014-08-06 14:45
Rory McIlroy will start as favourite while Tiger Woods has declared himself fit for the US PGA Championship at Valhalla on Thursday.

Militant attack on Cameroon village

Wed, 2014-08-06 14:44
Militants with suspected ties to Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram raid a village in northern Cameroon, police say, killing 10 people.
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