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Hepatitis C trial a 'turning point'

Fri, 2014-04-11 21:01
A new treatment for hepatitis C cured 90% of patients with the infection in 12 weeks, say scientists after studies in Europe and the US.

Queensland surveys Cyclone Ita harm

Fri, 2014-04-11 20:00
Residents in northern Queensland survey the damage after Cyclone Ita brought winds of up to 230km/h to parts of north-eastern Australia.

VIDEO: Get set, freeze! North Pole marathon run

Fri, 2014-04-11 19:30
Runners who find the considerable challenge of competing a marathon distance too easy have competed with the extra tests of sub-zero temperatures.

'Frustrated' McIlroy makes Masters cut

Fri, 2014-04-11 17:22
Rory McIlroy shoots 77 to narrowly make the Masters cut as only two British players remain under par at Augusta.

Surf reef reopens after repairs

Fri, 2014-04-11 17:01
Europe's first artificial surf reef is reopened three years after it was closed over safety fears.

Backlash over Norway memorial plan

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:47
Disquiet over plans for Norway massacre memorial

CalMac considers river bus service

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:42
CalMac, the Hebridean ferry operator, is considering a Clyde river bus sailing into the centre of Glasgow.

VIDEO: Video gamers storm London Book Fair

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:05
BBC News investigates why video game developers have been given a pavilion for the first time at the London Book Fair.

US urges nations to assist Ukraine

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:05
The US urges other nations to contribute more to the economic rescue of Ukraine, as Russian President Vladimir Putin moves to assure the EU it will not cut gas supplies.

Inside the growing tiny house movement

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:02
Why are these Americans building mini homes?

Watson shines to set Masters lead

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:02
The 2012 Masters champion Bubba Watson produces five birdies in a row to set the clubhouse lead at seven under.

Top 10 Tips: Roger Deakins

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:01
James Bond cinematographer Roger Deakins talks to the BBC

The man who was covered in bees

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:00
The curious case of the Victorian man covered in bees

Miliband on Israel and plan to be PM

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:55
Labour leader Ed Miliband on Israel and his plan to be PM

Clashes as squatters evicted in Rio

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:51
A huge police operation to evict hundreds of families from abandoned buildings in Rio de Janeiro has ended with violent clashes and some injuries.

Mickelson rues lack of Masters sharpness

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:40
Former champion Phil Mickelson rues a lack of sharpness as he misses the cut for the first time in 16 years.

A metal so light it floats on oil

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:39
An element that floats on oil - and is in all our smartphones

VIDEO: Tory MPs given anti-bullying code

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:04
The Conservative Party has issued a code of conduct to all its MPs telling them not to "bully, abuse or harass" staff.

Botched DIY 'doubles building bill'

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:00
What happens when builders have to solve botched DIY jobs

Parents 'asked for text book cash'

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:00
Many parents are being asked to make voluntary contributions to the cost of text or revision books, a survey suggests.
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