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Antibiotics use for colds 'rising'

Mon, 2014-08-04 15:08
There has been a 40% rise in the proportion of patients given antibiotics for coughs and colds since the turn of the century, a study suggests.

VIDEO: Breaking barriers in Iranian wrestling

Mon, 2014-08-04 15:07
After becoming the first female team leader for the Greco-Roman wrestlers' team in the US, Christina Kelley has been breaking barriers in Iran as well.

The Chinese firm taking on Hollywood

Mon, 2014-08-04 15:02
China's answer to Pixar and Dreamworks

VIDEO: The Chinese rival to Hollywood

Mon, 2014-08-04 15:01
Light Chaser Animation founder Gary Wang aims to rival Hollywood studios with his feature films.

Second Ebola patient to head to US

Mon, 2014-08-04 14:32
A second American infected with Ebola in west Africa will shortly be flown to the US for treatment, Liberia officials say.

VIDEO: A disabled model in a 'perfect' world

Mon, 2014-08-04 14:32
Can a disabled model make it in advertising?

Do political TV debates matter?

Mon, 2014-08-04 14:32
Do televised political debates influence voters?

The most famous pointing finger

Mon, 2014-08-04 14:28
Why has this poster been copied so many times?

Rabbis urge Cuba to free US prisoner

Mon, 2014-08-04 14:26
US rabbis urge President Obama to negotiate the release of US prisoner, Alan Gross, from a Cuban jail.

Events mark WW1 outbreak centenary

Mon, 2014-08-04 14:14
The 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One is marked in a series of events across Wales with Llandaff Cathedral hosting a national service of commemoration.

VIDEO: Can US-Africa summit boost growth?

Mon, 2014-08-04 14:11
The first ever US-Africa summit starts and one important issue for many African nations is the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act.

Female boss loses first Clermont game

Mon, 2014-08-04 14:06
Corinne Diacre's first game in charge of French second division side Clermont Foot ends in a 2-1 defeat away to Brest in Ligue 2.

VIDEO: Lights turned off to mark WW1 start

Mon, 2014-08-04 13:58
Lights have been turned off around the UK in memory of the 17 million soldiers and civilians who were killed between 1914 and 1918 in World War One.

World War One centenary commemorated

Mon, 2014-08-04 12:48
Commemorative events are held across Scotland to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

Equation 'can predict happiness'

Mon, 2014-08-04 12:26
Scientists find an equation which predicts momentary happiness, when participants performed better than expected during a task.

Reagan aide James Brady dies at 73

Mon, 2014-08-04 12:22
James Brady, the former White House press secretary shot in the head in a 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died at 73.

In pictures: India's e-waste village

Mon, 2014-08-04 12:13
Leading hub for dismantling electronic waste in India

VIDEO: Entrepreneur makes £150,000 toll road

Mon, 2014-08-04 12:11
A businessman from Bath built his own toll road through his fields to avoid the delays caused by work to repair a road near his home.

Leaders 'had no time for tributes'

Mon, 2014-08-04 11:57
Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg were not given time to write messages on wreaths to commemorate WW1, their parties say.

Israel 'presses on' after Gaza truce

Mon, 2014-08-04 11:15
Israel vows its military campaign in Gaza will continue "until security is restored", as its seven-hour "humanitarian window" ends.
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