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VIDEO: Move to decriminalise marijuana in DC

Wed, 2014-02-05 02:58
Washington DC has taken a first step towards decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana, joining a growing number of states that have already done so

UK warns of bank cyber-attack risk

Wed, 2014-02-05 02:55
Vince Cable warns of the vulnerability of Britain's banks and other critical infrastructure to cyber-attack at the first summit of industry regulators and spy chiefs.

AUDIO: Sci-fi films 'lack new ideas'

Wed, 2014-02-05 02:37
Louis Savy and Paul Cornell discuss how science fiction films have to keep up with new technologies and visions of the future.

Jaguar to build XJ model in India

Wed, 2014-02-05 02:29
Jaguar says it will build its XJ saloon car in India, but the company's chief executive tells the BBC he is "absolutely committed" to manufacturing cars in Britain.

Wiggins' children bullied over doping

Wed, 2014-02-05 02:28
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he had to move his children to a new school when his son was bullied amid the Lance Armstrong doping row.

Is UK's housing-finance system broken?

Wed, 2014-02-05 02:25
Tensions over whether making banks safer will restrict flow of credit

Late Pope's private notes go on sale

Wed, 2014-02-05 02:25
A collection of private observations by late Pope John Paul II on religious subjects goes on sale amid controversy in his native Poland.

VIDEO: Why don't more young people vote?

Wed, 2014-02-05 01:34
In the last General Election less than half of 18 to 24 year olds voted. Tim Muffett visits one organisation that is attempting to engage young people in politics.

VIDEO: Going into battle with the paparazzi

Wed, 2014-02-05 01:23
New York artist Adam Harvey explains why he invented an anti-paparazzi device.

Timing of Laudrup sacking 'bizarre'

Wed, 2014-02-05 01:21
Michael Laudrup's sacking as Swansea City manager is "bizarrely timed", according to former Wales striker Iwan Roberts.

Lib Dems 'would stop 45p tax cut'

Wed, 2014-02-05 01:21
Senior Lib Dem Treasury minister Danny Alexander says any cuts to the top rate of tax before the 2015 election will only happen "over my dead body".

Cambodia tests public bus system

Wed, 2014-02-05 01:09
Cambodia starts a trial run of a public bus system in the capital for the first time in over a decade in a bid to reduce traffic jams.

Anti-piracy app launched in UK

Wed, 2014-02-05 01:07
The UK music industry is launching an educational app that aims to put young people in the shoes of aspiring musicians.

Man's fatal head injuries 'mystery'

Tue, 2014-02-04 23:55
Head injuries suffered by a man found in a Birmingham street are a "mystery", police say.

Gatland asks for ref 'clarification'

Tue, 2014-02-04 23:54
Coach Warren Gatland asks referees chief Joel Jutge for clarification after Wales were penalised at the scrum against Italy.

NHS 'getting better', says Hunt

Tue, 2014-02-04 23:51
The NHS in England has "changed for the better" in the year since the Francis Inquiry, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says.

Arrest made over sex worker killing

Tue, 2014-02-04 23:41
A man suspected of murdering a London sex worker and attacking another is arrested.

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.

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