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Sex education given an ancient twist

Fri, 2014-04-04 18:34
Academics launch scheme to use ancient artefacts to prompt discussion of "difficult topics" in school sex education classes.

US lets Boeing sell parts to Iran

Fri, 2014-04-04 18:16
The US Treasury grants plane manufacturer Boeing a licence to export some commercial parts to Iran, in its first public dealings since 1979.

'Dozing' Chicago train driver sacked

Fri, 2014-04-04 16:53
The "sleeping" operator of a Chicago train that derailed last month injuring 32 people has been sacked, officials say.

Fort Hood gunman 'not in right mind'

Fri, 2014-04-04 16:23
The father of a soldier who killed three men at a US Army base says he was not in his right mind, as officials say an earlier argument played a part.

Can Afghanistan hold a credible election?

Fri, 2014-04-04 15:35
Can Afghanistan overcome the security and fraud challenges

VIDEO: Afghan women secure polling stations

Fri, 2014-04-04 15:23
Western security forces train thousands of temporary female police officers to help make sure women are able to cast their votes at polling stations ahead of upcoming presidential elections.

The photographs that reunited families

Fri, 2014-04-04 15:21
How a humble Polaroid photo changed lives in Rwanda

VIDEO: How to play the dervishes

Fri, 2014-04-04 15:07
A brand new instrument, known as the dervishes, has been created for the first opera from sound artist Matthew Herbert.

Brazil 'rescues' cruise ship workers

Fri, 2014-04-04 14:45
Brazilian police say they have picked up 11 crew members working in "slave-like conditions" on an Italian cruise ship.

George W Bush paintings on display

Fri, 2014-04-04 14:41
An exhibit of paintings of world leaders by former US President George W Bush is to open at his presidential library in Texas.

Injured Rooney doubt for Bayern tie

Fri, 2014-04-04 14:26
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney may miss the second leg of the Champions League quarter-final with a toe injury.

VIDEO: George W Bush exhibits paintings

Fri, 2014-04-04 14:15
An exhibit of paintings of world leaders by former US President George W Bush is to open at his presidential library in Texas.

Harris replaces Noble at Salford

Fri, 2014-04-04 13:50
Iestyn Harris is the new head coach of Salford Red Devils, with Brian Noble offered a director of football role.

Chinese man 'broke Iran sanctions'

Fri, 2014-04-04 13:36
A Chinese national faces US criminal charges that he conspired to export devices to Iran that could be used in uranium enrichment.

VIDEO: Princess Anne: Gas is nicer way to cull

Fri, 2014-04-04 13:26
Gassing is the most humane way to cull badgers to reduce the spread of TB to cattle, the Princess Royal has said.

Why does my phone think it's abroad?

Fri, 2014-04-04 13:15
I'm in UK, so why does my phone think it's abroad?

US approves S Sudan sanctions

Fri, 2014-04-04 12:48
US President Barack Obama signs an order authorising sanctions against anyone aggravating the conflict in South Sudan.

George W Bush paintings on display

Fri, 2014-04-04 12:32
George W Bush reveals his personal portrait gallery

Firefighter dies in fall outside pub

Fri, 2014-04-04 12:26
A man found dead in the basement area of an Edinburgh pub was a 46-year-old off-duty firefighter, it emerges.

The world's biggest election loser?

Fri, 2014-04-04 12:02
But is Dr K Shyam Babu Subudhi the world's biggest election loser?
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