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Do blind people really experience complete darkness?

Tue, 2015-02-24 15:05
Why blind people don't only see darkness

VIDEO: Brain-controlled drone shown off

Tue, 2015-02-24 15:03
A drone specialist in Portugal demonstrates a flight controlled by human brainwaves, and suggests a future of large-scale unmanned flying.

From the catwalk to the High Street

Tue, 2015-02-24 15:03
From London's catwalks to global high streets

VIDEO: The day troops held Spain’s MPs hostage

Tue, 2015-02-24 15:03
In February 1981, Antonio Tejero led an attempted coup in the Spanish Parliament. Joaquin Almunia was there.

Waiting for the sea

Tue, 2015-02-24 15:03
The desert that may one day become water again

HSBC bosses to answer MPs' questions

Tue, 2015-02-24 15:00
The chairman and chief executive of HSBC will answer questions from a panel of MPs about a tax scandal at the banking giant.

Messi penalty miss 'gives us chance'

Tue, 2015-02-24 14:47
Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini believes Joe Hart's penalty save to deny Lionel Messi keeps their Champions League hopes alive.

Man City v Barcelona: Player ratings

Tue, 2015-02-24 14:46
Barcelona beat Manchester City 2-1 in their Champions League last-16 first-leg tie on Tuesday - but who were the standout performers?

US offers $3m for hacker's arrest

Tue, 2015-02-24 13:57
The US offers an unprecedented reward for information leading to the the arrest of a Russian hacker, charged with major cybercrime theft.

VIDEO: Missing schoolgirls 'in Syria'

Tue, 2015-02-24 13:42
Scotland Yard say they believe the three schoolgirls from east London who flew to Turkey a week ago are now in Syria.

Love to captain US Ryder Cup team

Tue, 2015-02-24 13:33
Davis Love III has been named US Ryder Cup captain for Hazeltine 2016, the second time he has been given the honour.

'Invest more' in protected areas

Tue, 2015-02-24 13:31
The world's national parks and nature reserves receive eight billion tourist visits a year, generating around $600bn of spending, according to research.

Juventus 2-1 Borussia Dortmund

Tue, 2015-02-24 12:54
Juventus settle for a narrow first-leg lead after beating Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League last 16.

Manchester City 1-2 Barcelona

Tue, 2015-02-24 12:38
Luis Suarez scores twice as Manchester City lose at home to Barcelona in their Champions League last-16 first-leg match.

VIDEO: Commuters injured in US train collision

Tue, 2015-02-24 12:21
At least 28 people have been injured after the train they were travelling on collided with a truck in California.

'Give HIV drugs to healthy gay men'

Tue, 2015-02-24 12:12
Healthy gay men should be offered drugs which are normally used to treat HIV in order to prevent infection, say UK Medical Research Council scientists.

Row over Everest climb permits

Tue, 2015-02-24 11:59
Hundreds of climbers forced to abandon Everest expeditions after last year's avalanche want to know if they can try again with the same permits.

VIDEO: Guns cache found in Somerset river

Tue, 2015-02-24 11:57
Mystery surrounds a cache of guns found at the bottom of a river in Somerset.

Thousands stand with Mariam

Tue, 2015-02-24 11:56
Thousands support a Muslim lawyer targeted by the far right

Councils 'to control £6bn NHS budget'

Tue, 2015-02-24 11:55
The £6bn health and social care budget for Greater Manchester will be taken over by councils under devolved NHS powers, it is understood.

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