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Invisible barcode could fight crime

Thu, 2014-06-05 05:37
An invisible barcode is being developed that can trace explosives, drugs and bank notes, scientists report.

VIDEO: Inquiry urged over Irish child deaths

Thu, 2014-06-05 05:18
Ireland's government is being urged to hold an inquiry after the remains of nearly 800 children were found at a former home for unmarried mothers

VIDEO: US government defends Taliban deal

Thu, 2014-06-05 05:13
The US Secretary of Defence, Chuck Hagel, has defended the deal with the Taliban, that led to the release of the American soldier Bowe Bergdahl.

Ballot probe reverses Oxford NUS vote

Thu, 2014-06-05 05:12
Oxford University's student union is likely to remain part of the National Union of Students after allegations of vote rigging in last month's referendum on splitting away.

Spectacular wave tank opens with show

Thu, 2014-06-05 05:01
A giant new wave and tidal energy research facility - the first of its kind in the world - has opened at Edinburgh University.

McEnroe backs Murray for Wimbledon

Thu, 2014-06-05 04:59
Seven-time Grand Slam champion John McEnroe says Andy Murray's clay-court form "bodes well" for Wimbledon.

VIDEO: Record sales at John Lennon auction

Thu, 2014-06-05 04:50
An auction drawings and manuscripts by John Lennon has made thousands more than pre-sale estimates

Harris 'not a liar for forgetting'

Thu, 2014-06-05 04:48
TV presenter Sue Cook tells a court that Rolf Harris should not be accused of lying after he forgot about a game show appearance in the 1970s.

Funnel cloud causes tornado fears

Thu, 2014-06-05 04:46
A funnel cloud is spotted in the skies in parts of the East Midlands, causing some people to think they had witnessed a tornado.

Drug deaths 'serial killer on loose'

Thu, 2014-06-05 04:46
Twenty deaths have now been linked to a new unregulated drug introduced in Northern Ireland last year that has been likened to a serial killer.

Edinburgh tram inquiry announced

Thu, 2014-06-05 04:43
Edinburgh's troubled tram project will be investigated by a judge-led inquiry, Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond announces.

Race track could get government loan

Thu, 2014-06-05 04:41
A £280m race track planned for Ebbw Vale could get a Welsh government loan to help the scheme get off the ground.

Plunkett deserves to edge out Stokes - Agnew

Thu, 2014-06-05 04:27
Liam Plunkett deserves the call ahead of Ben Stokes in the England Test team to face Sri Lanka, says Jonathan Agnew.

VIDEO: Manhunt as police shot in Canada

Thu, 2014-06-05 04:21
Three Canadian police officers have been killed and two wounded by a gunman in the town of Moncton in New Brunswick.

How do you feed very sick babies?

Thu, 2014-06-05 04:20
How are premature babies fed and what is involved?

VIDEO: The £12,000 cinema... in a shed

Thu, 2014-06-05 04:20
Sheds are often used as workshops or to store tools, but one pensioner in Oadby, Leicestershire, has spent £12,000 to build a 12-seater cinema in his back garden.

Tech firms battle with NSA fallout

Thu, 2014-06-05 04:20
How Snowden's leaks have made life hard for hi-tech firms

VIDEO: PM wants Lansley as UK commissioner?

Thu, 2014-06-05 04:01
Andrew Lansley implies the prime minister asked him to be the UK's next European Commissioner.

Day in pictures: 5 June 2014

Thu, 2014-06-05 03:58
News photos from past 24 hours: 5 June

AUDIO: The decline of teen magazines for girls

Thu, 2014-06-05 03:51
Marina Gask and Daisy Buchanan discuss the decline of teen magazines in the digital age.
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