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The awkward jigsaw of England's boundaries

Thu, 2014-11-06 17:01
What regions should England be broken up into?

In pictures: Blood Swept Lands And Seas Of Red

Thu, 2014-11-06 16:56
Poignant poppies installation resonates with UK public

Bats jam rivals' senses in food race

Thu, 2014-11-06 16:49
A species of bat has been observed for the first time interfering with the sound signals of competitors to "steal" food.

'Ghostly presence' created in lab

Thu, 2014-11-06 16:35
Scientists say they have identified parts of the brain that generate feelings of a phantom-like presence and create an experiment that makes people feel like a ghost is nearby.

VIDEO: Rise and fall of the Berlin Wall - in 60 secs

Thu, 2014-11-06 16:15
The 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is being celebrated in Berlin this weekend. The BBC examines its rise and fall, in 60 seconds.

Rejuvenation of the Chinese nation

Thu, 2014-11-06 16:11
China's leader is not a fan of Western democracy, instead he places his faith in rejuvenated authoritarianism.

ISI chief faces daunting challenges

Thu, 2014-11-06 16:09
Pakistan's ISI chief Rizwan Akhtar has a reputation for being cool under pressure - he will need to be, says Owen Bennett-Jones.

Parkinson's stem cell 'breakthrough'

Thu, 2014-11-06 15:56
Researchers in Sweden claim a "breakthrough" in how stem cells could be used to treat Parkinson's disease.

VIDEO: China's President Xi Jinping - 60 secs

Thu, 2014-11-06 15:49
Xi Jinping: China's president - in 60 seconds

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2014-11-06 15:42
What did Benedict Cumberbatch's engagement reveal about the star?

The WW1 film over 20 million people went to see

Thu, 2014-11-06 15:41
The WW1 film over 20 million people went to see

Most drivers 'ashamed' to drink-drive

Thu, 2014-11-06 15:40
Nearly all motorists would be ashamed to be caught over the limit, according to research to mark 50 years of campaigns against drinking and driving.

The man and the boy who saved each other

Thu, 2014-11-06 15:38
The man and the boy who saved each other from the waves

Hodgson criticises Wembley NFL game

Thu, 2014-11-06 15:32
England boss Roy Hodgson questions the FA's decision to allow an NFL game at Wembley six days before his side host Slovenia.

Hillary Clinton’s dry run for 2016

Thu, 2014-11-06 15:29
Were the US mid-terms Hillary Clinton's dry run for 2016?

Sturgeon to be 'open' first minister

Thu, 2014-11-06 15:24
Nicola Sturgeon pledges to be "the most accessible first minister ever" when she takes over from Alex Salmond.

VIDEO: Potter versus 3D printer

Thu, 2014-11-06 15:19
Old and new craftsmen go head to head

Executive reaffirms college plan

Thu, 2014-11-06 15:11
The Northern Ireland Executive says it remains determined to deliver on its commitment to build the new training college for the police, fire and prison service.

VIDEO: WW1: The Zimmermann Telegram

Thu, 2014-11-06 15:03
How a decrypted German telegram intended for Mexico pushed the United States into World War One and prompted a wave of hostility on the US-Mexico border.

Recycling Ivory Coast's mobile waste

Thu, 2014-11-06 15:01
How Ivory Coast is tackling its old phone problem