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Viewpoint: Christmas is not for trivialising war

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:45
Why Germany barely remembers the 1914 WW1 Christmas Truce

The videos which make their viewers tingle

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:45
The people who get a strange tingling feeling

VIDEO: Tech companies help the homeless

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:44
Technology companies in California are trying to engage in the communities they inhabit, by helping the homeless, as Richard Taylor reports.

VIDEO: Into The Woods film premieres in NY

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:43
A film adaptation of the musical Into the Woods has been given a big world premiere in New York.

VIDEO: Afghanistan's answer to Bruce Lee

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:43
A Kung Fu fan from Kabul has shot to social media fame after posting a picture of himself striking a pose next to martial arts legend Bruce Lee.

Bush, the CIA, and 'two weeks of storms'

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:38
There is no common thread to Thursday's front pages, but many papers touch on torture, the "war against terror", and Iraq.

The most stunning drone pictures of 2014

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:36
A selection of this year's most striking drone pictures

JK Rowling crime novels set for TV

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:35
A series based on the detective novels written by JK Rowling under the name Robert Galbraith is to be made for TV, the BBC announces.

UK families' 'long homework hours'

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:32
An international comparison shows that teenagers in the UK, particularly from wealthier families, spend more time on homework than many European countries

'Sugar worse than salt' row erupts

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:29
Scientists have clashed over claims that sugar may be worse for blood pressure and heart health than salt.

Scientists make 'feel full' chemical

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:29
Scientists have created a chemical that can be added to food to make people feel fuller.

Superbugs to kill 'more than cancer'

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:29
Drug resistant infections will kill an extra 10 million people a year worldwide by 2050 unless action is taken, a study says.

Jihadists 'left 5,000 dead' in month

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:18
More than 5,000 people worldwide died in November as a result of jihadist violence, a BBC investigation reveals.

VIDEO: Salmond: SNP could work with Sinn Fein

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:12
The former first minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond has told BBC Newsnight he believes that SNP could play a decisive role in forming the next UK government - for the first time in a generation.

The value of celebrity endorsements

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:10
Do we buy more of a product if a celebrity promotes it?

VIDEO: Kabul suicide bomb caught on CCTV

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:09
Kabul's former police chief, Zahir Zahir talks about the suicide bomb in early November which he narrowly avoided.

Button secures 2015 McLaren seat

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:05
Britain's Jenson Button is to partner Spain's Fernando Alonso at McLaren for the 2015 Formula One season.

Cameron determined to clinch NI deal

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:03
Prime Minister David Cameron has said he is determined to do everything he can to secure agreement in the cross-party talks in Northern Ireland.

Deadly month of jihadist attacks

Wed, 2014-12-10 15:01
Tracking a month of jihadist attacks

NHS patients and private hospital referrals

Wed, 2014-12-10 14:44
Chris Cook reflects on analysis of NHS patients referred to private hospitals for two common surgeries.

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