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VIDEO: Pope shops for new glasses in Rome

Thu, 2015-09-03 18:22
Pope Francis drew large crowds on Thursday after slipping out of the Vatican to visit an optician.

VIDEO: Gay marriage row clerk jailed in US

Thu, 2015-09-03 18:21
A US judge has ordered a Kentucky official jailed for contempt of court after she has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licences to gay couples.

Welsh rethink puts RE under microscope

Thu, 2015-09-03 17:45
The possible revamping of religious education in Welsh schools is sparking hopes among those who want to see major changes to RE in schools across the UK.

What should we do about radicals?

Thu, 2015-09-03 17:33
Key approaches to tackling those with radicalised views

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2015-09-03 17:30
What made more money for Bono than U2?

Strictly stars and leotard struggles

Thu, 2015-09-03 17:28
Strictly stars reveal hopes, fears and leotard struggles

VIDEO: Indonesian chilli prices soaring

Thu, 2015-09-03 17:06
Chilli prices have tripled in Indonesia this year, causing real problems for consumers.

Extra screen time 'hits GCSE grades'

Thu, 2015-09-03 16:59
An extra hour of television, internet or computer game time in Year 10 is linked with poorer grades at GCSE, Cambridge University research suggests.

Controlling parents 'harm wellbeing'

Thu, 2015-09-03 16:36
Adults who were psychologically controlled as children by their parents are more likely to have poor mental health, research suggests.

China aviation giant buys Irish firm

Thu, 2015-09-03 16:33
A unit of Chinese aviation and shipping conglomerate HNA Group is buying Irish aircraft leasing firm Avolon for about $2.5bn (£1.6bn).

Science and maths 'vital for adults'

Thu, 2015-09-03 16:27
Adults who lack basic science and maths skills risk being "bamboozled" and making bad decisions, according to a leading scientist.

Care of dying 'still inconsistent'

Thu, 2015-09-03 16:25
Palliative care experts say more investment is needed to improve the care of dying patients.

Aspirin 'might boost cancer therapy'

Thu, 2015-09-03 16:24
Aspirin may be able to boost the effectiveness of cutting-edge cancer medicines that bolster the immune system, scientists say.

Weight loss surgery 'cures diabetes'

Thu, 2015-09-03 16:22
Weight loss surgery cures half of patients with type-2 diabetes, for at least five years, a study suggests.

Singer Wilson crowned prog rock king

Thu, 2015-09-03 16:22
Singer and guitarist Steven Wilson is crowned the current king of prog rock after winning three prizes at the Progressive Music Awards in London.

Frosty relations over future of the Arctic

Thu, 2015-09-03 15:59
The US and Russia are at odds over ownership of highly strategic territory in the Arctic, says Shaun Ley.

VIDEO: Millions moan that there's only one topic on Chinese TV

Thu, 2015-09-03 15:55
When there's (literally) only one thing on TV

Migrant tragedy and refugee pressure

Thu, 2015-09-03 15:39
The front pages contain some moving images of the two boys who died in the migrant drowning tragedy, plus calls for the UK to take in more refugees.

Sturgeon in refugee plea to Cameron

Thu, 2015-09-03 15:31
The Scottish first minister writes to Prime Minister David Cameron calling for the UK to accept its "proportionate share" of refugees fleeing conflict and persecution.

10 moving photos of Europe's migrant crisis

Thu, 2015-09-03 15:20
10 of the most moving photos of Europe's migrant crisis