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Visual process 'key for sharp mind'

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:12
Being able to glean a lot of information at a glance is critical for keeping a sharp mind, according to research published in Current Biology.

VIDEO: Highlights from WW1 centenary events

Mon, 2014-08-04 08:02
BBC News compiles some of the highlights of the events being held around the world to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

Anger at Egypt orphanage 'brutality'

Mon, 2014-08-04 07:58
A video showing the manager of an orphanage in Egypt beating children in his care has provoked outrage in the Egyptian media.

Three-day water ban in Ohio lifted

Mon, 2014-08-04 07:46
The mayor of Toledo brings to an end a water ban for about 400,000 people, caused by toxic algae, and drinks a glass of tap water to make his point.

Woman raped in hospital toilet

Mon, 2014-08-04 07:39
A woman is raped in a disabled toilet at a Leeds hospital.

Boys unearth gold from 2,300 BC

Mon, 2014-08-04 07:16
A group of Cumbrian schoolboys unearths a rare 4,000-year-old ornament during a dig in Northumberland.

Thai surrogate baby case disputed

Mon, 2014-08-04 07:06
An Australian couple deny abandoning a baby boy with Down's Syndrome, but the Thai surrogate mother he was born to disputes their account.

France condemns Israel over Gaza

Mon, 2014-08-04 06:54
France condemns Israel in unusually strong terms over its conduct in Gaza, with its foreign minister speaking of a massacre by the Israeli military.

Limited truce slows Gaza violence

Mon, 2014-08-04 06:47
Israel's unilateral "humanitarian window" for parts of Gaza ends, having slowed the violence over its seven-hour duration.

Glasgow clears up after Games party

Mon, 2014-08-04 06:32
Flags are being taken down, roads re-opened and venues cleared across Glasgow as the city returns to normal after the Commonwealth Games.

Monday's gossip column

Mon, 2014-08-04 06:31
Arsenal bid for Carvalho, Liverpool keen on Lavezzi and Sunderland to hold Rodwell talks.

Google 'reveals child porn user'

Mon, 2014-08-04 06:19
Google reveals the identity of a user after discovering child abuse imagery in the man's Gmail account in Houston, Texas, according to a local news report.

Surfing seal causes seaside surprise

Mon, 2014-08-04 05:57
A young seal joins two surfers for their session in the waves off the east coast of England.

Man City to pay all of Lampard's wages

Mon, 2014-08-04 05:53
Manchester City will pay Frank Lampard's wages during his loan spell, amid claims the deal bypasses fair play rules.

Liberia orders Ebola cremations

Mon, 2014-08-04 05:51
Liberia's government orders that all bodies of people killed by Ebola must be cremated as Nigeria records its second case of the virus.

Vietnam's 'online army'

Mon, 2014-08-04 05:41
The battle over blocked accounts and 'opinion shapers' in Vietnam

Pompey in World War One kit tribute

Mon, 2014-08-04 05:40
Portsmouth honour members of the 'Pompey Pals' who fell during World War One by including their names on the new home kit.

Russians stranded as tour firm fails

Mon, 2014-08-04 05:40
As many as 27,000 Russian tourists are stranded abroad after a Russian tour firm, Labirint, suspended operations amid financial turmoil.

Steroids trafficker's lifetime ban

Mon, 2014-08-04 05:36
A south Wales steroid trafficker becomes the first person to be given a lifetime sports ban by UK Anti-Doping.

VIDEO: Scientists film UK undersea mountain

Mon, 2014-08-04 05:24
Marine scientists have explored an underwater mountain off the west coast of Scotland for the first time.

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