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Voting system 'archaic and divisive'

Sun, 2015-05-31 19:19
The 2015 general election was the "most disproportionate in British history", the Electoral Reform Society says as it produces an analysis of the result.

Weather threatens solar plane bid

Sun, 2015-05-31 18:50
The Solar Impulse, which is attempting the world's first Pacific Ocean crossing in a solar-powered plane, is told to hold as weather worsens.

US anti-terror spying laws to expire

Sun, 2015-05-31 18:30
US anti-terror laws that allow security services to collect phone data are set to expire after the Senate fails to reach a deal.

Asia shares fall on US growth fears

Sun, 2015-05-31 17:45
Shares across Asia were mostly trading down on Monday following the recent fall in US markets.

Australian animal cruelty revealed

Sun, 2015-05-31 17:42
A report into cruelty in Queensland's greyhound racing industry finds "barbaric" treatment of the dogs and other animals.

VIDEO: 'Guat hunting' hate crime in Florida

Sun, 2015-05-31 17:16
The hate crime scaring many in the US

VIDEO: Security on GoPro cameras 'too weak'

Sun, 2015-05-31 17:13
A security firm says it is too easy for criminals to take control of GoPro cameras, which could then be used to spy on their owners.

Middle East map carved up

Sun, 2015-05-31 17:08
Middle East borders, in place for nearly a century, are in flux as sectarian battles rage and governments lose control of territory, says Owen Bennett-Jones

The musicians fighting back against extremism

Sun, 2015-05-31 17:05
The musicians refusing to dance to IS's tune

Fighting back against helpline harassment

Sun, 2015-05-31 17:04
The engineers and operators who sexually harass customers

Ghosts of the Mediterranean

Sun, 2015-05-31 17:03
The ships' graveyard that reveals a gruesome story

Letting the cyber-thieves get away

Sun, 2015-05-31 17:00
Police forces and security firms are changing the way they tackle cyber crime by going after infrastructure rather than individuals

Climate change: The bumpy road to the Paris talks

Sun, 2015-05-31 16:55
With little more than six months to go before a crucial climate summit, momentum is building. But what kind of deal is on the table?

Foster care teens 'moved too often'

Sun, 2015-05-31 16:49
Teenagers in foster care in the UK are being moved from home to home too often, a survey has suggested.

Beijing bans smoking in public

Sun, 2015-05-31 16:48
Smoking is now banned in restaurants, offices and on public transport in China's capital, Beijing, after existing rules are toughened up.

Petraeus: 'Politics can defeat IS'

Sun, 2015-05-31 16:37
Former CIA Director David Petraeus tells the BBC that Islamic State militants can only be defeated through a dual military and political approach.

Who inspires British sports women?

Sun, 2015-05-31 16:35
To kick off Women's Sport Week, BBC Sport asks some of Britain's leading sporting luminaries about their sporting idols.

Where's the toughest UK driving test?

Sun, 2015-05-31 16:21
Where's the toughest UK driving test centre?

The last man to do National Service

Sun, 2015-05-31 16:04
The very last man to do National Service

SAS selection deaths inquest begins

Sun, 2015-05-31 15:53
An inquest into the deaths of three soldiers after a training exercise in the Brecon Beacons in Powys is due to start.