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VIDEO: Celebrating Dylan Thomas

Sun, 2014-10-26 18:04
People in Wales and New York, including actor Michael Sheen and singer Cerys Matthews, reciting and talking about Dylan Thomas as people mark 100 years since the poet's birth.

Qatar dismisses IS funding claims

Sun, 2014-10-26 17:52
Senior officials from Qatar have strongly denied claims the country is supporting terrorist groups in Syria such as Islamic State.

VIDEO: Can Hollywood tech save sports?

Sun, 2014-10-26 17:41
Can Hollywood technology preserve minority sports?

VIDEO: Murdered for tweeting?

Sun, 2014-10-26 17:37
Woman targeted by Mexican cartels for her Twitter posts

VIDEO: Millions of wild pigs run amok in US

Sun, 2014-10-26 17:35
Millions of wild pigs run amok in the US

Exposing the history of hacking

Sun, 2014-10-26 17:25
Exposing the hidden history of hackers

VIDEO: Call for support for Tin Pan Alley

Sun, 2014-10-26 17:04
Campaigners call for music shops in a central London street to be given tax exemptions to help them survive.

Escape from Boko Haram

Sun, 2014-10-26 17:00
How three girls fled their Boko Haram captors

VIDEO: 'How we escaped from Boko Haram'

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:59
The story of how three girls abducted from Chibok, northern Nigeria, escaped their Boko Haram captors. To protect their identity their story has been portrayed as an animation.

Drone safeguards urged by pilots

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:49
Strict regulations will need to be introduced before large drones are allowed to appear in the UK's skies, pilots association Balpa says.

Police analyse Canada gunman video

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:22
A video made by the gunman who stormed Canada's parliament shows ideological and political motives for the attack, police say.

Missing ex-prisoner reward offer

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:21
Crimestoppers offers a £5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of missing ex-prisoner Johnathan Kelly.

Eyeball link to Alzheimer's studied

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:20
A new £1.1m study led from Dundee University is to investigate whether eye tests can provide an "early warning" of Alzheimer's disease.

Letting the water in

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:13
Could Boston copy Venice and become a city of canals?

The WW1 she-soldiers who fought on the frontline

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:11
The WW1 she-soldiers who fought with the men

The man who built a chocolate empire

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:02
The man who built the multi-million pound Hotel Chocolat empire

Ebola crisis 'may harm malaria fight'

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:00
A leading figure in malaria control has warned that efforts to contain the disease could be threatened by the Ebola crisis.

VIDEO: Kabul: John Simpson retraces his steps

Sun, 2014-10-26 15:50
The BBC's John Simpson was one of the first journalists to enter Afghanistan in 2001, he returns to Kabul on the day British troops withdraw completely from the country to chart its progress.

South African footballer shot dead

Sun, 2014-10-26 15:04
South Africa's football captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa dies after being shot, South African police say.

'Man Utd disorganised in defence'

Sun, 2014-10-26 14:32
MOTD2 pundit and former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel expands on his TV analysis of how United lack Chelsea's discipline in defence.