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Curbing wind energy to push up bills

Wed, 2014-04-09 17:15
Researchers say that plans to restrict wind farms to the seas around Britain will require significantly larger subsidies.

'Millions wasted' on flu drug

Wed, 2014-04-09 16:56
Hundreds of millions of pounds have been wasted on Tamiflu, a drug for flu that may work no better than paracetamol, a landmark analysis says.

British man shot dead in Bahamas

Wed, 2014-04-09 16:39
A British man has been shot dead by masked robbers who burst into his mother's home in the Bahamas, local police say.

'RoboClam' could anchor submarines

Wed, 2014-04-09 16:33
A new burrowing robot for anchoring miniature submarines has been developed, inspired by the Atlantic razor clam.

VIDEO: 'How about never - is never good for you?'

Wed, 2014-04-09 16:32
The secret to the New Yorker's funniest cartoons

On the benefits cap front line

Wed, 2014-04-09 16:27
Panorama meets the families living with welfare reform

VIDEO: 'You can't afford to live in London'

Wed, 2014-04-09 16:26
BBC Panorama followed council officers in the London borough of Brent for seven months to find out how the government's benefits cap is affecting families.

Some Ebola patients 'recovering'

Wed, 2014-04-09 16:26
At least seven patients infected with Ebola in Guinea have recovered from the virus and been allowed to return home, a medical charity says.

VIDEO: Global solar-powered plane unveiled

Wed, 2014-04-09 16:23
Secrets of the solar-powered plane set to fly around the world

What's lurking inside the Bank of England's vaults?

Wed, 2014-04-09 16:19
What's lurking inside the Bank of England's vaults?

Texas executes Mexican killer

Wed, 2014-04-09 16:17
A man who escaped prison while serving a murder sentence in Mexico is executed by the US state of Texas for a separate 1997 killing.

EU braces for Russian reaction

Wed, 2014-04-09 16:14
EU braced for comeback from Moscow over support for Ukraine

Rio 2016 promises 'great Games'

Wed, 2014-04-09 16:01
Organisers of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro respond to criticism about construction work delays, saying they will deliver 'great Games'.

Victim fury over 'corrupt Met plot'

Wed, 2014-04-09 15:52
The victims of an alleged police kidnap and robbery plot speak of their outrage and say they now intend to sue the Met.

Mass stabbing at US high school

Wed, 2014-04-09 15:51
Twenty-two people are wounded in a mass stabbing attack at a Pennsylvanian high school, as a teenager is charged with attempted homicide.

BBC 'complacent' over IT failure

Wed, 2014-04-09 15:46
Confusion and a lack of planning were the reasons the BBC's £98.4m Digital Media Initiative failed, according to a report.

Mental health cuts cost NHS millions

Wed, 2014-04-09 15:44
Mental health cuts are costing the NHS millions long-term as reduced preventive measures mean more people are ending up in hospital, a report says.

VIDEO: Violence on Venezuelan streets

Wed, 2014-04-09 15:34
For two months Venezuela has been witness to demonstrations and violent street protests triggered by high levels of crime, surging inflation and food shortages.

A shark cull divides a nation

Wed, 2014-04-09 15:32
Is a shark cull the right way to deal with attacks on humans?

European football's most wanted?

Wed, 2014-04-09 15:31
Low-budget teams like Atletico Madrid aren't supposed to do this well, yet coach Diego Simeone is targeting the top
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