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The joy of bidets

Mon, 2014-07-07 15:13
A passion for that thing Brits don't know how to use

Will today's children die earlier than their parents?

Mon, 2014-07-07 15:04
Will today's children really die earlier than their parents?

Faith & football: Brazil prays for World Cup glory

Mon, 2014-07-07 15:04
Brazil will look to a higher power as they seek to fulfil what they believe is their World Cup destiny, writes Ben Smith.

Firms warn against 'hasty' rate rise

Mon, 2014-07-07 15:04
The Bank of England should not make any "hasty decisions" on raising interest rates, warns the British Chambers of Commerce.

'Major step' towards Alzheimer's test

Mon, 2014-07-07 15:03
British scientists have made a "major step forwards" in developing a blood test for Alzheimer's disease.

Payday complaints double since 2012

Mon, 2014-07-07 15:02
Complaints about payday loans have more than doubled in the last two years, according to the Financial Ombudsman.

Radcliffe to return with 10k race

Mon, 2014-07-07 15:01
Marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe will compete in the Worcester City 10k, her first competitive race since 2012.

Cook needs to score an ugly hundred - Agnew

Mon, 2014-07-07 15:00
England need runs from captain Alastair Cook against India as they look to reverse their slide, says Jonathan Agnew.

VIDEO: Is heightism as unacceptable as racism?

Mon, 2014-07-07 14:59
Newsnight looks at the issue of heightism after David Cameron joked that John Bercow was one of the Seven Dwarfs.

India series to define Cook - Vaughan

Mon, 2014-07-07 14:54
Alastair Cook's England captaincy will be defined by the result of their Test series against India, says Michael Vaughan.

We can cope without Neymar - Scolari

Mon, 2014-07-07 14:32
Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says Brazil will cope without Neymar when they face Germany in Tuesday's Fifa World Cup semi-final.

UK airports give charged gadget advice

Mon, 2014-07-07 14:27
Heathrow and Manchester airports tell travellers to the US they must charge any electronic devices carried as hand luggage ahead of checks.

NFL concussion lawsuit approved

Mon, 2014-07-07 13:55
A federal judge approves a settlement that would see thousands of former US football players compensated by the National Football League for concussion-related injuries.

VIDEO: Syria UK doctor 'did not kill himself'

Mon, 2014-07-07 13:46
Two men, who were in prison with a British doctor in Syria, have spoken for the first time about his death and have cast doubt on the official Syrian explanation.

Civil service job document attacked

Mon, 2014-07-07 13:30
Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude has accused the civil service of drafting a job description for permanent secretaries without "constitutional propriety", BBC Newsnight learns.

Is racism getting worse in Australia?

Mon, 2014-07-07 13:08
Is racism getting better or worse in Australia?

Honduras suspends search for miners

Mon, 2014-07-07 12:52
Rescuers in Honduras suspend a search for eight men trapped in an informal gold mine in the south of the country following a landslide last week.

Cavendish angry over crash claim

Mon, 2014-07-07 12:49
Britain's Mark Cavendish considers legal action after Tour de France rider Alexander Kristoff claims he "crashed on purpose".

'Largest flying bird' identified

Mon, 2014-07-07 12:49
The fossilised remains of the largest flying bird ever found are identified by scientists.

'A life lived in the fast lane - in every respect'

Mon, 2014-07-07 12:46
Charley Hull enters the Women's British Open showing the drive to be a major winner - except on the road, writes Iain Carter.
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