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Centenarians 'are outliving disease'

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:41
Centenarians have found a way to beat the common diseases of old age, such as cancer and heart disease, new research suggests.

Minister attacks myth of girls' jobs

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:39
A government minister is set to challenge a "persistent and debilitating myth that girls don't do science".

Practical skills 'needs more focus'

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:39
Too much attention has been paid to increasing the number of young people gaining a degree at the expense of vocational education, a report claims.

VIDEO: Bonham Carter: 'Tarantula bit my friend'

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:38
Actress Helena Bonham Carter and director Jean-Pierre Jeunet talk about their latest film The Young And Prodigious T.S. Spivet and why they want to work with each other again

VIDEO: The bike that 'teaches you to ride'

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:38
Can this machine really teach you to cycle in a few hours?

Exam subject range set to be cut back

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:38
Exam reforms in England will see tougher qualifications for some subjects - while others could be scrapped as GCSEs and A-levels.

Fatal probe sees busy road closed

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:34
Part of a busy Aberdeen road will be closed to allow further investigations into the death of a woman who was hit by a lorry.

Koalas hug trees to lose heat

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:33
Hugging trees helps koalas to keep cool, a study using thermal imaging cameras reveals.

BT signs £300m wind farm energy deal

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:29
BT agrees a £300m deal to buy enough energy to meet the needs of all its Scottish operations from a wind farm in the Borders.

The man who prepared France for D-Day

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:24
The man who told ordinary French people what to do on D-Day

Independence fiscal forecast updated

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:22
An independent Scotland could face bigger spending cuts and higher tax rises than previously predicted, according to latest update from the IFS.

People 'more negative about Russia'

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:07
People's views of Russia have strongly deteriorated since last year, the latest 24-country poll conducted for the BBC World Service suggests.

Can you lose your language?

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:07
Is it possible to forget one's native tongue?

VIDEO: Berners-Lee: An unlikely fraud victim

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:06
Mary Berners-Lee, the mother of the man who invented the world wide web, tells BBC Watchdog how she fell victim to courier fraud.

VIDEO: Why koalas hug trees on hot days

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:05
Hugging trees helps koalas to keep cool, a study using thermal imaging cameras reveals.

US online courses open up to Iran

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:00
The US online college cleared to take Iranian students

Driving ex-soldiers back to work

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:00
The chauffeur company getting ex-soldiers back to work

The cheapest places to buy citizenship

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:00
Where is the cheapest place to buy a passport?

VIDEO: Game not over: Tetris turns 30

Tue, 2014-06-03 15:00
One of the world's most popular and enduring video games, Tetris, celebrates its 30th anniversary this week.

VIDEO: China's post Tiananmen generation

Tue, 2014-06-03 14:49
The BBC's China Editor Carrie Gracie has been back to Beijing to find out what young people today think 25 years after Tiananmen Square.

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