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Astronomers weigh up Milky Way

Tue, 2014-07-29 16:11
The Milky Way is lighter than previously thought and is only about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, researchers conclude.

Bumps, buzzards and critical species

Tue, 2014-07-29 16:10
Can a parrotfish help save elephants in Africa?

Peers query 'right to be forgotten'

Tue, 2014-07-29 16:02
Demands for web firms to remove personal data to respect people's "right to be forgotten" are unreasonable, peers say.

Met to answer undercover sex claims

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:48
The Metropolitan Police has agreed to reveal whether two men had relationships with women while working as undercover police officers.

VIDEO: Duchovny a national symbol in Russia

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:48
How US actor David Duchovny became symbol of Mother Russia

Airline sued over pilot abuse claims

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:40
British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children in African schools and orphanages.

How many men are paedophiles?

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:34
How many men are paedophiles - and is the same true of priests?

VIDEO: How WW1 shaped a poet's life

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:33
Robert Graves's memories of the horrors of fighting

VIDEO: The teetotaller's hospital

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:22
London's abandoned Victorian Temperance Hospital

Saving lives on the Ebola front line

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:16
'The first thing we saw was a baby being buried'

Shakespeare's Globe: Theatrical laboratory

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:13
Turning Shakespeare's theatre into a living laboratory

VIDEO: Inside a laboratory battling Ebola

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:11
Global Health Correspondent Tulip Mazumdar takes a look around a makeshift laboratory trying to battle the Ebola outbreak in Guinea.

More than five-a-day 'no effect'

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:05
New research backs the five-a-day target for fruit and vegetables, but suggests eating more may have no added benefits.

VIDEO: Sun bracelet measures UV exposure

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:01
The BBC's Dougal Shaw tests out a digital bracelet designed to help people avoid getting too much sun exposure.

Sleep sensor smashes Kickstarter goal

Tue, 2014-07-29 15:01
A 22-year-old British entrepreneur's new sleep-tracking device cracks $1m (£590,000) on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform in five days.

Last Hiroshima bomb crew member dies

Tue, 2014-07-29 14:26
The last surviving member of the team which dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, Theodore Van Kirk, has died aged 93.

VIDEO: East Coast beaches 'fast disappearing'

Tue, 2014-07-29 14:23
Up to half a mile of land is being lost every 50 years due to coastal erosion, as Sian Lloyd reports.

Home nations win three golds in pool

Tue, 2014-07-29 13:59
England's Ben Proud and the 4x100m medley team win Commonwealth Games gold in Glasgow, as does Wales' Georgia Davies.

Tevez father freed after kidnapping

Tue, 2014-07-29 13:50
The father of Argentine football star Carlos Tevez is freed after being kidnapped on the outskirts of Buenos Aires and held for eight hours.

Record breaking Games for Glasgow

Tue, 2014-07-29 13:41
As Glasgow becomes Scotland's most successful Games, more records are broken by athletes and visitors alike.
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