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Your pavement squiggles decoded

Thu, 2014-04-03 16:11
Readers' pictures of road squiggles - decoded by experts

White House anger over Obama selfie

Thu, 2014-04-03 16:10
The White House criticises Samsung for promoting a "selfie" photo taken by Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz with President Barack Obama.

Living with landmines

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:48
Tackling the hidden weapons left behind

Shock of the Fall up for book prize

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:43
The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer, this year's Costa winner, leads the longlist for this year's Desmond Elliott prize for first-time writers.

Lung cancer survival rates 'poor'

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:41
Half of people with lung cancer die within six months of diagnosis, says a report from Macmillan Cancer Support which looked at cancer survival rates.

Afghan elections: What is at stake

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:34
What is at stake and who are the main players?

Planning rules 'have perverse effect'

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:30
Government planning targets "may be driving perverse behaviour" by councils in England, MPs say.

Parenting scheme a 'flop' - Labour

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:27
Labour dubs a government parenting class scheme a "flop" after just 4% of eligible parents in the pilot areas sign up to it.

New-look Aberdeen centre unveiled

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:22
Images of the planned new £107m look for the site of the former Aberdeen City Council headquarters are unveiled.

'New' oral cancer risks identified

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:18
Poor oral health and irregular dental checks can increase the risk of oral cancer, a new study finds.

High Street shows 'great resilience'

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:12
About one in five High Street shops affected by the biggest retail collapses of the last five years is still vacant, research from Deloitte suggests.

Troubled families plans 'off course'

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:11
The government is "on course to miss" its target of turning around the lives of 120,000 troubled families by 2015, MPs warn.

VIDEO: Mohammed al-Hawajri: An artist in Gaza

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:11
How a Palestinian artist overcomes the blockade of Gaza

The woman who got 'slothified'

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:10
The woman who lost a dog and gained 200 sloths

Police force goes to IPCC on Savile

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:06
North Yorkshire Police refers itself to the police watchdog over its handling of abuse claims made against the late DJ Jimmy Savile.

Nasa trains robot doctor in space

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:02
Nasa's robot doctor will see you now

How Nigeria will become Africa's biggest economy

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:02
How Nigeria will suddenly become Africa's biggest economy

Does success lie up in the clouds?

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:00
The technologies giving small firms freedom to grow

The misty world of marijuana stocks

Thu, 2014-04-03 15:00
The investors flocking to cash in on cannabis stocks

VIDEO: China spends to boost economy

Thu, 2014-04-03 14:48
The Chinese government embarks on a new mini-stimulus programme to boost economic growth.

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