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Berry takes on Cowell at NTA awards

Mon, 2015-01-05 16:15
Mary Berry takes on Simon Cowell at the 20th National Television Awards

Toyota opens up hydrogen patents

Mon, 2015-01-05 16:08
Almost 6,000 patents relating to hydrogen fuel cells owned by Toyota are being made available to anyone to use royalty free.

Managing pain with the power of the mind

Mon, 2015-01-05 16:03
Can you breathe away pain?

Councils face huge road repair bills

Mon, 2015-01-05 16:00
Councils across England are facing bills of up to £100m to complete huge backlogs of road repairs.

The unkillable soldier

Mon, 2015-01-05 16:00
The soldier who fought on after losing an eye and a hand

Common cold 'prefers cold noses'

Mon, 2015-01-05 15:46
The virus behind the common cold is much happier in a cold nose, US researchers show.

Middle East: Obama's problem that will not go away

Mon, 2015-01-05 15:44
President Obama wants to focus on the Asia-Pacific, but finds himself mired in the problems of the Middle East, says Jonathan Marcus.

VIDEO: Electric roller skates 'save time'

Mon, 2015-01-05 15:43
A French inventor has unveiled what he is claiming is a "personal transportation system" at the Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas.

Cancer cases to reach 'record high'

Mon, 2015-01-05 15:42
A record 2.5 million people will be "living with cancer" in the UK in 2015, according to the charity Macmillan Cancer Support.

VIDEO: Picture This: Cowboys and East Indians

Mon, 2015-01-05 15:37
In her book of short-stories, Nina McConigley describes what it is like to be the "wrong kind of Indian" in Wyoming

Lib Dems in NHS funding pledge

Mon, 2015-01-05 15:34
The Liberal Democrats would plug the NHS funding gap by ploughing the proceeds of economic growth into public services, the party says.

NY mayor rejects police funeral snub

Mon, 2015-01-05 15:27
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio rebukes police officers who turned their backs on him as he spoke at the funerals of two officers.

Islamic State and the idea of statehood

Mon, 2015-01-05 15:19
Islamic State has the flag and the territory, so why isn't it a country?

Scottish firms 'gloomier' on exports

Mon, 2015-01-05 15:13
Scottish firms have become much gloomier about their export prospects, according to a survey by Bank of Scotland.

Golf in 2015: 10 key questions

Mon, 2015-01-05 15:11
A career Grand Slam for Rory McIlroy? A successful comeback for Tiger Woods ? Iain Carter asks what 2015 might hold.

The people pushed out of Ethiopia's fertile farmland

Mon, 2015-01-05 15:04
The people pushed out of Ethiopia's fertile farmland

Lookahead 2015: 'The future is here'

Mon, 2015-01-05 15:04
Data breaches, citizen coders and smart car parks

'Burglar's shopping list' flaw fixed

Mon, 2015-01-05 15:02
An online service recommended by most of the UK's police forces has fixed a privacy flaw after being alerted by an expert.

A&E performance 'to hit new low'

Mon, 2015-01-05 15:02
A&E waiting times in England have fallen to their worst level for a decade, figures out later are expected to show.

First-time buyers highest since 2007

Mon, 2015-01-05 15:01
The number of first-time buyers in 2014 rose to its highest level in seven years, according to one of the UK's largest lenders, the Halifax.

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