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Pakistan 'failing' at-risk reporters

Tue, 2014-04-29 22:23
Pakistan's authorities have "almost completely failed" to protect journalists, says human rights group Amnesty International in a new report.

Mars rover starts drilling again

Tue, 2014-04-29 22:14
Nasa's Curiosity Mars rover deploys its rock drill again after months spent travelling across the surface of the planet.

Airport reopens after runway closure

Tue, 2014-04-29 22:04
East Midlands Airport reopens after all flights were suspended when a cargo plane had landing problems.

Xbox One console to launch in China

Tue, 2014-04-29 21:11
Microsoft says its Xbox One gaming console will go on sale in China in September, months after a 14-year ban on consoles was lifted.

Baghdad Frankenstein book wins prize

Tue, 2014-04-29 20:35
Ahmed Saadawi's modern-day Frankenstein novel set in Baghdad has won the Arab world's top prize for fiction.

Clippers owner race row ban welcomed

Tue, 2014-04-29 20:03
The lifetime ban imposed on the LA Clippers basketball team owner over racist remarks has received widespread praise, with the team coach saying it is the "start of a healing process".

Russia 'must leave Ukraine in peace'

Tue, 2014-04-29 19:31
US Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia should "leave Ukraine in peace", as pro-Russian activists storm another building in eastern Ukraine.

'Question Time' day for MPs mooted

Tue, 2014-04-29 18:55
All MPs should be questioned by their constituents twice a year to help public involvement in politics, a study suggests.

UK urged to rethink aid to Pakistan

Tue, 2014-04-29 18:32
British aid to Pakistan should be cut unless there is "clear evidence" it is helping reduce Islamic extremism, MPs say.

Severe weather threatens eastern US

Tue, 2014-04-29 17:57
Severe weather threatens as many as 73 million Americans, after two days of powerful storms and tornadoes killed up to 34 people.

VIDEO: Rio Olympic preparation 'worst ever'

Tue, 2014-04-29 17:33
The vice president of the International Olympic Committee has described Brazil's preparations for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro as the worst he has ever seen.

VIDEO: 'Racist' NBA owner banned for life

Tue, 2014-04-29 17:32
The owner of the LA Clippers basketball team in America has been fined $2.5m and banned from the sport for life for making racist remarks.

Pre-pregnancy diet 'affects genes'

Tue, 2014-04-29 17:10
A mother's diet can permanently alter the functioning of her child's genes, even before conception, say scientists.

VIDEO: Farage: Newark 'seriously tempting'

Tue, 2014-04-29 16:58
Nigel Farage, the leader of UKIP, has said that he is "tempted" to stand as member of parliament in upcoming by-election.

Fibre 'helps heart-attack survivors'

Tue, 2014-04-29 16:53
If you have had a heart attack, eat plenty of fibre because it may improve your long-term chances of recovery, say researchers.

Slow user growth hits Twitter shares

Tue, 2014-04-29 16:30
Shares in Twitter dropped to their lowest levels since the company's stock market flotation, as it reported slower than expected user growth.

Are conservatives deserting Sarah Palin?

Tue, 2014-04-29 16:16
Are conservatives now deserting Sarah Palin?

The return of the dimpled pint glass

Tue, 2014-04-29 15:37
The return of the dimpled pint jug

Azraq: How a refugee camp is built from scratch

Tue, 2014-04-29 15:32
What goes into designing a refugee camp in the desert?

Damon Albarn on life, elephants and gospel

Tue, 2014-04-29 15:29
Blur's frontman on phones, elephants and gospel music
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