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MPs seek cycling investment increase

Thu, 2014-07-17 17:48
A five-fold increase in spending on cycling infrastructure is needed to increase both actual and perceived road safety for cyclists, MPs say.

Google revenue up on strong ad sales

Thu, 2014-07-17 17:33
Internet giant Google reports a 22% jump in revenue and profits of $3.4bn during the second quarter, helped by strong advertising sales.

Homeless man denies priest killing

Thu, 2014-07-17 17:27
Gary Michael Moran, charged with killing a priest in an attack on a Roman Catholic church in Arizona in June, pleads not guilty.

While Iraq burns, Isis takes advantage in Syria

Thu, 2014-07-17 17:18
While Iraq burns, Isis takes advantage in Syria

Sex exhibition to be held in London

Thu, 2014-07-17 17:13
Sex is set to be the subject of a new exhibition opening at the Wellcome Collection in London in November.

Banksy 'Spy Booth' hoardings removed

Thu, 2014-07-17 17:00
Hoardings which have covered Banksy's "Spy Booth" mural in Cheltenham since June are removed.

Wall Street Market Report

Thu, 2014-07-17 16:57
Wall Street Market Report

Bolivia lowers working age to 10

Thu, 2014-07-17 16:35
Bolivia approves legislation to allow 'self-employed children' to work from the age of 10 provided they go to school and get parental supervision.

VIDEO: Rare blue butterflies given fresh hope

Thu, 2014-07-17 16:04
Creating a haven for one of the UK's rarest species

Music maestro 'addicted' to Proms

Thu, 2014-07-17 16:04
Sir Andrew Davis on why he still gets nervous at the Proms

VIDEO: Injuries after boat crash on Thames

Thu, 2014-07-17 16:00
Hundreds of passengers had to be evacuated from a tourist boat after it collided with a cargo vessel on the Thames.

Asperger's novel wins crime award

Thu, 2014-07-17 15:53
Rubbernecker by Belinda Bauer, about a student with Asperger's syndrome who investigates a murder, wins a top award for crime novel of the year.

Food learning theory for obese women

Thu, 2014-07-17 15:42
Obese women may have a "food learning impairment" that could explain their attitude to food, research from Yale School of Medicine suggests.

Controversial statin rules go ahead

Thu, 2014-07-17 15:42
Doctors are told to offer cholesterol-lowering statins to millions more people in a massive and controversial expansion in prescribing.

The street photos of a 1950s nanny

Thu, 2014-07-17 15:26
The nanny who took more than 100,000 photos of daily life

The virus detective who discovered Ebola

Thu, 2014-07-17 15:25
The young medic who discovered the deadly Ebola bug

Online child abuse reports surge

Thu, 2014-07-17 15:25
Reports of child abuse images found on the internet have surged this month, the BBC has learned.

VIDEO: The whalebone sculptor

Thu, 2014-07-17 15:24
Artist Hamilton Coelho, best known for gigantic whalebone sculptures, gives a tour of his studio and home at the end of the longest beach in the world, Praia do Cassino in Brazil.

Advice for foreigners on how Britons walk

Thu, 2014-07-17 15:23
Advice for foreigners on how Britons walk

Falklands residents' photos on show

Thu, 2014-07-17 15:21
Falklands residents' photos of their home
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