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VIDEO: 'Brain changes' in US football players

Mon, 2014-12-01 20:42
Some teenagers appear to show changes in their brains after one season of playing American football, a small study suggests.

Shark 'photobombs' Australia surfers

Mon, 2014-12-01 20:17
A New South Wales photographer has captured the moment a shark jumped out of the sea during a surfing competition, in close proximity to contestants.

More economic woe for Ebola nations

Mon, 2014-12-01 20:09
The World Bank cuts its 2014 GDP growth projections for the three nations worst hit by Ebola, saying their economies continue to be crippled.

Probation changes linked to murders

Mon, 2014-12-01 20:05
Changes to the way offenders are supervised in England and Wales may have contributed to two murders, says the probation officers' union.

VIDEO: 'Gloomy unease' in Hong Kong

Mon, 2014-12-01 19:54
John Sudworth reports from Hong Kong a day after violent clashes between police and pro-democracy activists.

AC/DC drummer pleads not guilty

Mon, 2014-12-01 19:25
Phil Rudd, the drummer of hard rock band AC/DC, pleads not guilty to charges of threatening to kill and possession of drugs.

Pregnant refugees end Darwin standoff

Mon, 2014-12-01 18:00
Two heavily pregnant refugees are taken into a detention centre in Darwin, ending a three-day standoff, Australia's immigration department says.

Q&A: Jessie Burton

Mon, 2014-12-01 17:51
Author Jessie Burton on the story behind The Miniaturist

VIDEO: Obama's call for police body-camera

Mon, 2014-12-01 17:44
US President Barack Obama has requested $263m (£167m) to improve police training, pay for body cameras and restore trust in policing.

Pope Francis builds bridges in Turkey

Mon, 2014-12-01 17:28
Pope Francis didn't put a foot wrong in Turkey, says Caroline Wyatt, but there is much to be done to build relations with the Muslim majority.

More support urged for gifted pupils

Mon, 2014-12-01 17:21
The ablest pupils in English state schools need more help to reach their potential, says an education charity.

Private colleges' £5m 'funding error'

Mon, 2014-12-01 17:11
The public spending watchdog is warning about a lack of funding controls for overseas students at private colleges, with £5m paid to ineligible students.

Is Tunisia a role model for the Arab world?

Mon, 2014-12-01 16:59
Tunisia's version of the Muslim Brotherhood has steered the country towards stability, says Owen Bennett-Jones, but challenges remain.

Thai suspects appeal for witnesses

Mon, 2014-12-01 16:44
Friends of two British tourists murdered in Thailand in September are being urged by the suspects' lawyer to come forward with information.

Brazil ex-president 'not poisoned'

Mon, 2014-12-01 16:43
Forensic experts in Brazil fail to find traces of poison in the remains of former President Joao Goulart, who was deposed in a military coup in 1964.

VIDEO: The German making serious news a YouTube hit

Mon, 2014-12-01 16:23
Just one of the topics for Germany's hottest YouTube star

Mother challenges NHS ombudsman

Mon, 2014-12-01 16:16
The mother of a young woman who died in hospital challenges the Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman in the High Court.

VIDEO: Life in Kobane after airstrikes

Mon, 2014-12-01 16:06
Alan Johnston reports on life in the Syrian town of Kobane, following airstrikes targeting IS militants in the town.

VIDEO: Serkis on Star Wars trailer reaction

Mon, 2014-12-01 16:04
Actor Andy Serkis says fans' reaction to the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer is "extraordinary."

FBI warns of destructive malware

Mon, 2014-12-01 15:55
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warns US businesses that cyber hackers have used malicious software to launch destructive attacks.