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Rio dismisses sailing venue worries

Sun, 2014-08-03 16:13
The organisers of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro dismiss concerns about pollution in the bay where sailing events will be held.

How to slack off successfully at work

Sun, 2014-08-03 16:01
How to get away with doing nothing at work

Phone calls 'do not cut GP pressure'

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:53
GP consultations by telephone, rather than face-to-face, do not reduce the pressures on busy surgeries, a study shows.

WW1: From the trenches to Versailles

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:48
From the trenches to Versailles with the BBC's Fergal Keane

Being an atheist in the US

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:39
Helping atheists to "come out of the closet' in the US

Silicon dairy farming in rural Ireland

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:35
Traditional farming meets new tech in rural Ireland

VIDEO: Ireland's Silicon Valley for cows?

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:35
How technology and tradition have combined in rural Ireland to create a world leading dairy business.

World War One centenary commemorated

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:28
Commemorative events are being staged across Scotland to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

Europe on the Pearl River

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:26
The island where Chinese newlyweds love to pose for photos

The French spy who wrote Planet of the Apes

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:23
The French spy who wrote Planet of the Apes

VIDEO: Artist's corner shop of felt goods

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:15
The corner shop where everything for sale is made of felt

Energy cost 'biggest fear' in Europe

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:08
Homeowners in Europe are more worried about energy bills than paying the rent or mortgage, a survey suggests.

Energy probe could be 'compromised'

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:04
The forthcoming competition inquiry into the UK's energy companies should also investigate the wholesale gas market, a senior MP warns.

Lineker sickened by corruption claims

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:03
Ex-England striker Gary Lineker says he is sickened by alleged corruption in world football and criticises Fifa chief Sepp Blatter.

'Standout Games' draw to a close

Sun, 2014-08-03 14:12
Glasgow 2014 is hailed as "the standout Games in the history of the movement" as the 11-day event comes to a conclusion.

Ukraine army 'heading for victory'

Sun, 2014-08-03 13:36
Ukrainian Defence Minister Valeriy Heletey tells the BBC his forces are gaining ground against rebels in the east and will be victorious "very soon".

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