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Hamilton drives new Mercedes F1 car

Thu, 2015-01-29 10:10
Mercedes' new W06 hybrid was given a brief 'shakedown' test at Silverstone by Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

Denmark, Deutschland and deflation

Thu, 2015-01-29 10:06
Our economics correspondent Andrew Walker explains how developments in Germany and Denmark are hallmarks of strange times in the eurozone.

Chicks place low numbers on the left

Thu, 2015-01-29 10:03
Scientists in Italy find that baby chickens associate low and high numbers with left and right, respectively - suggesting they may count using a "mental number line" like humans do.

Sudan blocking aid work, says MSF

Thu, 2015-01-29 09:46
The Brussels-based branch of the medical charity MSF ends its operations in Sudan, saying its work had been made impossible by the authorities.

'Lost' Constable work fetches £3.4m

Thu, 2015-01-29 09:43
A painting bought for £3,500 just 18 months ago sells at auction in New York for £3.4m after John Constable was confirmed as its creator.

Bill Gates insists AI is a threat

Thu, 2015-01-29 09:05
Microsoft's founder says we should worry that AI escape our control, despite claims to the contrary by a Microsoft Research chief.

The information the government won't free

Thu, 2015-01-29 09:02
The reaction when 13 departments were sent the same FOI request

Lonely micro-pig gets a new home

Thu, 2015-01-29 08:56
An abandoned micro-pig, thought to be an unwanted Christmas present, has a new home after an RSPCA appeal.

VIDEO: Art among the rubble in Shanghai

Thu, 2015-01-29 08:51
Demolition in China is often a sensitive, political subject, touching on the relative powerlessness of local residents in the face of omnipotent local officials.

VIDEO: Ice climber scales frozen Niagara Falls

Thu, 2015-01-29 08:45
A Canadian ice climber stuns visitors to Niagara Falls by climbing up a frozen section of the famous gorge.

Neo-Nazi jailed for racial attack

Thu, 2015-01-29 08:43
A neo-Nazi is jailed for five years for a racially motivated attack on an Asian man on the day of Fusilier Lee Rigby's funeral.

Russian jets 'disrupted UK aviation'

Thu, 2015-01-29 08:33
Russian military planes near UK airspace caused disruption to civil aviation, UK Foreign Office says

Bedtime 'has huge impact on sport'

Thu, 2015-01-29 08:21
Our internal body clock has such a dramatic impact on sporting ability that it could alter the chances of Olympic gold.

Sturridge 'anxious' about return

Thu, 2015-01-29 08:18
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is "anxious and excited" as he prepares to return from five months out injured.

How much do we love the NHS?

Thu, 2015-01-29 08:18
The NHS is under intense pressure, yet public satisfaction appears to be at a record high.

Costa to contest 'stamp' charge

Thu, 2015-01-29 08:09
Chelsea's Diego Costa will contest the violent conduct charge he faces over an alleged stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can on Tuesday.

Morgan targets tri-series final spot

Thu, 2015-01-29 08:09
One-day captain Eoin Morgan believes earning a place in the tri-series final will add to England's World Cup confidence.

Funeral held for Argentina's Nisman

Thu, 2015-01-29 08:06
The funeral of Alberto Nisman, the Argentine prosecutor who was found dead in his home on 18 January, is held in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires.

Office puts chips under staff's skin

Thu, 2015-01-29 08:01
Rory Cellan-Jones visits a building where microchipped workers gain entry and use photocopiers by holding up their hands - and trials the tech himself.

Farewell to Dippy!

Thu, 2015-01-29 07:55
Your stories of the most famous dinosaur in Kensington