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Australia bans Barrier Reef dumping

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:28
Australian government to legislate permanent ban on dumping of capital dredge spoil to protect Great Barrier Reef from deteriorating further.

Asia shares start week mostly higher

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:16
Asian shares began the week mostly higher, shrugging off Friday's downbeat session on Wall Street amid anticipation of higher interest rates.

Somewhere to work

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:15
Is job security now unrealistic?

Pam 'wiped out' Vanuatu development

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:14
Cyclone Pam has "wiped out" development in Vanuatu, its president says, amid ongoing concern over residents of the Pacific nation's outlying islands.

British Museum tops UK visitor sites

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:06
London's British Museum continues to be the most popular visitor attraction in the UK, according to the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions.

Eighteen minutes to change the world

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:05
18 minutes to change the world

Inactive child 'will be couch potato'

Sun, 2015-03-15 18:02
Children who lead inactive lives are likely to grow up to become middle-aged couch potatoes, a study suggests.

Oxford to rule on coal investments

Sun, 2015-03-15 17:55
The University of Oxford will decide whether to pull out of its investments in coal and oil sands later.

Pioneering surgery 'saves bowels'

Sun, 2015-03-15 17:51
Pioneering surgeons have developed a technique to preserve the bowels when removing dangerous pre-cancerous growths.

VIDEO: Elton calls for D&G boycott

Sun, 2015-03-15 17:51
Elton John has called for a boycott of Dolce & Gabbana after the designers make what he calls "archaic" comments on IVF and same-sex parents.

Saddam's tomb destroyed near Tikrit

Sun, 2015-03-15 17:39
The tomb of ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein has been almost completely levelled in fighting near the city of Tikrit, new footage reveals.

China is third largest arms exporter

Sun, 2015-03-15 17:36
China has overtaken Germany, France and the UK to become the world's third largest exporter of arms behind the US and Russia.

School fund gap 'costs 40 teachers'

Sun, 2015-03-15 17:23
Schools in the worst-funded areas of England get on average nearly £2m less - enough for 40 teachers - than those in the best-funded ones, experts say.

The traditional mystics going online

Sun, 2015-03-15 17:23
The traditional mystics who are going online

Does money make you mean?

Sun, 2015-03-15 17:16
Why being wealthy could make you a meaner person

Venezuela leader to govern by decree

Sun, 2015-03-15 17:00
The Venezuelan National Assembly approves legislation granting President Nicolas Maduro the power to govern by decree until the end of the year.

Toto bass-player Mike Porcaro dies

Sun, 2015-03-15 16:40
Mike Porcaro, bass-player of US rock band Toto which had hits with Africa and Rosanna, dies at 59 after a long battle with Motor neurone disease.

How your pension pot could run dry

Sun, 2015-03-15 16:24
How much money can you afford to take from your pension pot, if you don't want to run out of cash before you die?

High Street shops disappearing faster

Sun, 2015-03-15 16:10
The number of high street shops fell sharply last year after many more stores closed than opened, research suggests.

'Syria trio' and Blair role rethink

Sun, 2015-03-15 16:09
The detention in Turkey of three British teenagers thought to be on their way to Syria and speculation over Tony Blair's role as Middle East peace envoy attract headlines.