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Argentina restricts online shopping

Tue, 2014-01-21 17:31
Argentina introduces new curbs on purchases from international websites such as Amazon, in a bid to stop foreign currency reserves falling further.

EU pollution target 'still too high'

Tue, 2014-01-21 17:23
The EU may need more stringent clean air targets, say experts after a large study confirms the link between atmospheric pollution and heart-attack risk.

Call for safe staff levels across NHS

Tue, 2014-01-21 17:18
Safe staffing levels should be extended beyond nurse numbers in England to include midwives and doctors, especially in A&E units, MPs say.

Crimewatch plea over sex attack raid

Tue, 2014-01-21 17:11
The BBC's Crimewatch programme will feature an appeal to find an armed man who tied up, robbed and sexually assaulted a woman in her home.

Pre-referendum budget to be backed

Tue, 2014-01-21 17:09
The Scottish government's final budget before the independence referendum is expected to be backed in principle by parliament.

Ex-US governor 'took improper gifts'

Tue, 2014-01-21 17:02
Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife are charged with illegally accepting lavish gifts from a businessman while he was in office.

US and UN 'horror' at Syria report

Tue, 2014-01-21 17:00
The US and UN express horror at allegations in a new report that Syria has systematically tortured and executed about 11,000 detainees.

The fall and rise of mannequins that look like real women

Tue, 2014-01-21 16:47
Shoppers browsing the latest collections will be able to see clothes displayed on size 16 mannequins, but how have these figures changed over the years?

VIDEO: Meet museum's experts in the unusual

Tue, 2014-01-21 16:26
The Identification and Advisory Service at the Natural History Museum in London is a team of experts who study unusual specimens brought in by the public and try to determine what they are.

Using snow to design safer streets

Tue, 2014-01-21 16:19
Using snowfall to design safer streets

The Sahara memorial seen from space

Tue, 2014-01-21 16:16
Building a desert memorial to a plane disaster

What happened to the McIntosh apple?

Tue, 2014-01-21 16:13
The Apple Mac has risen spectacularly since its launch 30 years ago. But what happened to the apple variety it's named after?

VIDEO: Data recorder analyses driving

Tue, 2014-01-21 16:13
American car giant General Motors are offering racing enthusiasts a 'performance data recorder' on its Corvette range.

VIDEO: Homeless Brazilians occupy land

Tue, 2014-01-21 16:08
Thousands of homeless families occupy an area of land in Brazil's biggest city, Sao Paulo, calling for more to be done about the housing shortage.

VIDEO: Can Beckham bring soccer to Miami?

Tue, 2014-01-21 16:05
Can David Beckham bring Major League Soccer to Miami?

Force pension saving says think tank

Tue, 2014-01-21 16:03
People in Britain must save more than six times the amount they are currently to avoid poverty in retirement says the Policy Exchange think tank.

Ofgem: Npower report 'misleading'

Tue, 2014-01-21 16:00
The energy regulator Ofgem accuses the electricity and gas supplier Npower of publishing a "misleading" report.

Toy firms banking on pester power

Tue, 2014-01-21 16:00
Toy firms aim for brand loyalty from youngsters

VIDEO: David Baddiel on the Anelka gesture

Tue, 2014-01-21 15:58
Writer and comedian David Baddiel speaks to BBC Newsnight about the row stirred up by Nicolas Anelka's "quenelle" gesture, and the wider issues of combining football, business, comedy and racism.

Flood funds gap 'puts homes at risk'

Tue, 2014-01-21 15:56
Some 250,000 more homes are expected to face significant flooding by 2035 because of a shortfall in funding, an independent committee says.

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