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Falklands banknote leaves Argentineans underwhelmed

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:39
Why the Falklands banknote flopped

Can deaf comedy be funny for everyone?

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:36
Can a deaf comedian make a hearing audience laugh?

Will Narendra Modi be India's Thatcher?

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:35
Will Narendra Modi be India's Thatcher?

Historic objects return to Australia

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:27
A collection of rare objects, including a shield thought to have been picked up by Captain Cook in 1770, are set to return to Australia for the first time.

Kidnapped by North Korea - and forced to make films

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:13
The film stars abducted by North Korea and forced to make movies

VIDEO: The lost art of subway reading

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:10
The disappearing books of the New York city subway

VIDEO: The Iranian and Israeli who make chamber music

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:10
The Israeli and Iranian musicians who bonded over Bach

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:10
Did someone try to impersonate Scarlett on the red carpet?

'Unmasked: Jihadi John' - front pages

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:07
The identification of the Islamic State extremist who became known as "Jihadi John" leads most papers, which look into Mohammed Emwazi's past.

Are tablets falling out of favour?

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:05
Are tablets losing their appeal?

Nuclear power: The future or the past?

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:04
Some countries are turning their back on nuclear power, but others are pressing ahead with plans for a new generation of reactors.

Can technology help combat CV fraud?

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:01
The digital technology combating job application fraud

'Significant' rise in school meals

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:00
About three quarters of children in the early years of primary school are now taking school dinners, according to figures seen by BBC Scotland.

Man is charged with murder of woman

Thu, 2015-02-26 14:44
A 37-year-old man is charged with the murder of County Antrim woman Pauline Carmichael.

Greek violence ahead of debt vote

Thu, 2015-02-26 14:38
Greek police clash with rioters after the first protest against the left-wing government, ahead of a key German vote on extending the bailout.

Two men are killed in A9 crash

Thu, 2015-02-26 14:00
Two men, believed to be aged 47 and 48, are killed in a two-car crash on the A9 near Dunkeld.

Crunch Cardiff council budget passed

Thu, 2015-02-26 13:54
Lengthy talks to settle how Cardiff will deal with a budget shortfall of £48.3m ends in agreement.

Actress's $150,000 Oscar dress stolen

Thu, 2015-02-26 13:41
A $150,000 custom-made Calvin Klein Collection by Francisco Costa dress, worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o at the Oscars, is stolen in Hollywood.

VIDEO: Made in Wales: The Millennium Falcon

Thu, 2015-02-26 13:19
With a new Star Wars film looming, Carwyn Jones looks back at when Pembroke Dock built the "fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy" - the Millennium Falcon.

Robshaw reveals Ireland motivation

Thu, 2015-02-26 13:17
England captain Chris Robshaw says the memory of losing last year's Six Nations to Ireland is motivating his team.