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Bamboo back in business for Taiwan

Wed, 2014-04-09 10:37
How Taiwan successfully regrew its bamboo industry

Former Trinidad leader Robinson dies

Wed, 2014-04-09 10:36
The former leader of Trinidad and Tobago, Arthur Robinson, who helped to establish the International Criminal Court, dies at the age of 87.

Car bombings 'kill 25' in Homs

Wed, 2014-04-09 10:34
Two car bombs kill at least 25 people in Homs, Syrian state media say, hours after government forces reportedly capture a key town.

Welshman returns with action sequel

Wed, 2014-04-09 10:33
Meet the Welshman who makes hit thrillers in Indonesia

Ministers end ban on G4S contracts

Wed, 2014-04-09 10:25
G4S will be able to bid for government contracts again after it was barred in the wake of a dispute about overcharging.

Who will win the 2014 Masters?

Wed, 2014-04-09 10:19
Experts including Paul Azinger, Ken Brown and Peter Allis reveal who they think will win the 2014 Masters, which starts on Thursday

VIDEO: MPs' expenses under the spotlight

Wed, 2014-04-09 10:19
The prime minister says MPs' expenses rules have been improved since 2010, but says there is more to do to "reassure the public".

UN 'failed to stop Darfur attacks'

Wed, 2014-04-09 10:14
UN peacekeepers failed to protect civilians in Sudan's Darfur region, even when they were shot in front of them, a former UN spokeswoman says.

Man cleared of PC Blakelock killing

Wed, 2014-04-09 10:12
Nicholas Jacobs is cleared of killing police officer Keith Blakelock during riots at Broadwater Farm, north London, in 1985.

PM defends MPs after Miller quits

Wed, 2014-04-09 10:08
David Cameron defends Parliament after Maria Miller's resignation but Labour say he does not "get" public anger.

Pistorius feels bite of 'bull terrier'

Wed, 2014-04-09 10:08
South African prosecutor takes on Oscar Pistorius

Aircraft makes emergency landing

Wed, 2014-04-09 09:58
A pilot escapes serious injury after his light aircraft is forced to make an emergency landing in a field in Aberdeenshire.

VIDEO: Charge your smartphone in 30 secs

Wed, 2014-04-09 09:55
New technology means you could charge your empty mobile phone battery in 30 seconds.

Murder inquiry into death of baby

Wed, 2014-04-09 09:48
Police begin a murder investigation following the death of a baby who was critically injured in east Belfast last month.

Tebbitt's shooting jibe 'shocking'

Wed, 2014-04-09 09:36
Sinn Féin criticises a Conservative peer for saying that he hoped Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness would be shot in the back for attending a state banquet hosted by the Queen.

'Too few top-table women' - Labour

Wed, 2014-04-09 09:35
Labour claims David Cameron has downgraded women in his mini-reshuffle prompted by Maria Miller's resignation.

Google invests in more robots

Wed, 2014-04-09 09:23
Google's investment arm has taken a financial stake in a robot-maker that is seeking to disrupt the service industry.

Iran 'won't give up nuclear plans'

Wed, 2014-04-09 09:12
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei backs negotiations with world powers but warns Tehran will never give up its nuclear plans.

Homophobic gesture footballer guilty

Wed, 2014-04-09 08:34
A footballer who made a homophobic gesture to Brighton fans is found guilty of using abusive or insulting behaviour, in a landmark legal case.

Ukraine ultimatum to east activists

Wed, 2014-04-09 08:20
Ukraine tells pro-Russia activists occupying buildings in eastern cities the situation will be resolved "by negotiations or force" within 48 hours.
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