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Weekendish: Mathematical adventures and aging

Fri, 2014-05-09 09:06
Some of the best from the website this week

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:49
People are more co-operative with warm things in their hands, and other nuggets from the week's news.

Man jailed over NHS job applications

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:43
A man who made 1,000 applications to get a job as an NHS doctor using false details is jailed for 15 months.

Rival leaders to hold S Sudan talks

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:40
South Sudan's president and rebel leader are to meet for the first time since violence erupted in December, claiming thousands of lives.

VIDEO: Devastation in Homs filmed by BBC

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:36
The BBC's Arabic service has visited the Old City of Homs in Syria, as government troops entered previously rebel-held areas of the city.

Whyte & Mackay brand sold for £430m

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:31
United Spirits (USL) says it has agreed to sell its Whyte & Mackay whisky business to a Philippine-based brandy producer for £430m.

Court orders Huhne to pay case costs

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:28
Ex-minister Chris Huhne is ordered to pay £77,750 in costs for his prosecution for perverting the course of justice.

Balls accepts 'car bump' mistake

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:28
Ed Balls say he will accept penalty charge after an "accidental bump" with a car in his constituency.

Week in pictures: 3-9 May 2014

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:20
Best news photos from around the world

Eurovision: Facts and figures

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:17
Winners, losers, voters and viewers

Canada 'sees little job growth'

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:16
The Canadian economy shed 29,000 jobs in April and has seen little overall employment growth since August, according to a new government report.

Russia's Putin visits annexed Crimea

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:06
Vladimir Putin marks the Soviet WW2 anniversary in annexed Crimea, amid violence in Ukraine's Mariupol between pro-Russian separatists and troops.

The paradox of growing old

Fri, 2014-05-09 08:01
Mary Beard on the paradox of growing old in the modern world

Miliband 'happy' to meet Pfizer boss

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:51
Labour leader Ed Miliband says he hopes to meet the US drugs firm next week to discuss its proposed bid for AstraZeneca.

Arrest over mutilation 'conspiracy'

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:44
A woman is arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation.

Images of man after park sex attack

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:30
Police investigating a sex attack in Glasgow Green release CCTV images of a man they want to trace in connection with the attack.

Rodgers set for new Liverpool deal

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:22
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers reveals that the "framework" of a new contract has been agreed with the club.

Harris 'assaulted daughter's friend'

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:21
Entertainer Rolf Harris groomed and repeatedly molested a friend of his daughter, a prosecutor says, describing him as a "Jekyll and Hyde" character.

VIDEO: Deadly gun battle on Mariupol streets

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:21
At least 20 pro-Russian protesters have been killed in violence in the south of Ukraine, the country's Interior Minister has said.

'Killer robots' to be debated at UN

Fri, 2014-05-09 07:19
The use of killer robots will be debated for the first time at the United Nations Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons.
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