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VIDEO: How do the Dutch cope with floods?

Tue, 2014-02-04 23:25
As much of Europe battles floods from excess rain and rising tides, Anna Holligan looks at how the Dutch deal with excess water.

VIDEO: Is seaweed key to combating disease?

Tue, 2014-02-04 23:17
Seaweed could hold a vital key to fighting diseases that are resistant to antibiotics, scientists in Wales say.

Investigation after prisoner death

Tue, 2014-02-04 22:58
An investigation is under way after the death of a 36-year-old inmate at Parc Prison in Bridgend, says the Prison Service.

Principality profits up to £28.7m

Tue, 2014-02-04 22:42
One of the UK's biggest building societies reports increased profits and mortgage lending as the housing market picks up.

US condemns Aleppo barrel bomb raids

Tue, 2014-02-04 22:08
The US secretary of state condemns the use of barrel bombs in the Syrian city of Aleppo, as forces loyal to President Assad step up attacks.

Prince wades in as weather worsens - papers

Tue, 2014-02-04 21:55
Images of Prince Charles visiting flood-hit Somerset appear on front pages, while papers consider Microsoft's new CEO and Kevin Pietersen's England axe.

Pledge to help troubled Mexico state

Tue, 2014-02-04 20:41
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto pledges a budget boost in in the troubled western state of Michoacan where vigilantes have been battling a drugs cartel.

YouTube starts auditing video views

Tue, 2014-02-04 19:34
The video-sharing website YouTube says it is starting to "audit" the number of views a video has received.

Apprenticeship vacancies 'rise 24%'

Tue, 2014-02-04 19:06
Apprenticeships are growing in popularity among both employers and young people, according to figures from the National Apprenticeship Service.

'Obamacare' will reduce US workforce

Tue, 2014-02-04 18:57
The Obama health law will cut the number of full-time workers by 2.3 million as some curtail hours to hold on to subsidies, budget analysts say.

ANZ customers win partial victory

Tue, 2014-02-04 18:54
Australia's Federal Court says late fees charged by banking giant ANZ to customers were unconscionable and exorbitant.

'Nudge unit' privatisation unveiled

Tue, 2014-02-04 18:40
A Cabinet Office policy unit aimed at "nudging" people into making better lifestyle choices has been re-launched as a joint venture mutual company selling its services to government.

Colombia army dismissal over spying

Tue, 2014-02-04 18:12
Colombia's government dismisses the army's head of security following reports that army agents spied on officials negotiating with Farc rebels.

Speedy cyclists are better looking

Tue, 2014-02-04 17:48
Top performers in the Tour de France were considered better looking in an experiment that shows the power of evolution, say scientists.

'Animal Pompeii' wiped out creatures

Tue, 2014-02-04 17:47
Scientists believe fossil beds in northern China are packed with the victims of a volcanic explosion much like that that hit the Roman City of Pompeii.

Pain 'dimmer switch' discovered

Tue, 2014-02-04 17:42
Pain sensitivity is controlled by a genetic "dimmer switch", which can potentially be re-set, a study on twins suggests.

Morgan Stanley pays out $1.25bn

Tue, 2014-02-04 17:28
Investment bank Morgan Stanley agrees to pay $1.25bn to settle a lawsuit over the sale of mortgage-backed securities.

Jackdaws protect nests 'with eyes'

Tue, 2014-02-04 17:26
Jackdaws' bright eyes frighten off their competitors, according to scientists.

In pictures: Soviet posters of the silent screen

Tue, 2014-02-04 17:15
Soviet film posters of the 1920s

Young discouraged from skills route

Tue, 2014-02-04 17:12
Many young people who chose a vocational route over an academic one say they were actively discouraged from following that path, a survey suggests.

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