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VIDEO: Life as a world champion whistler

Thu, 2015-04-16 17:01
What's it like to be crowned the world's best whistler?

VIDEO: Greece turning to commune life

Thu, 2015-04-16 17:01
As Greece's talks with the EU drag on, communes are springing up across the country as people take matters into their own hands.

Why use negative interest rates?

Thu, 2015-04-16 16:56
Interest rates have fallen below zero for a growing number of borrowers, meaning that in effect they are being paid to borrow someone else's money. Why?

Patriotic fervour on the rise in Russia

Thu, 2015-04-16 16:51
A groundswell of Russian patriotism has been triggered by the Ukraine crisis and the response of the West, says Bridget Kendall.

How close is Greece to Grexit?

Thu, 2015-04-16 16:40
If Greece fails to come to a deal with its eurozone partners on 24 April, how likely is it to default on its loans and perhaps leave the euro?

Funeral celebrates Becky Watts' life

Thu, 2015-04-16 16:38
The funeral of Bristol teenager Becky Watts, who was found dead after going missing earlier this year, is due to take place later.

Dead fish clog Rio Olympic venue

Thu, 2015-04-16 16:30
Brazilian workers remove more than 33 tonnes of dead fish from a lagoon in Rio where Olympic rowing and canoeing events are due to take place in 2016.

Disaster doctor sent into hospital

Thu, 2015-04-16 16:20
A doctor usually deployed for major disasters is sent into Worcestershire Royal Hospital's A and E department.

'Preventable rabies kills 160 per day'

Thu, 2015-04-16 16:19
More than 160 people die every day from rabies, despite it being a preventable disease, says a report by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control.

Fewer drivers punished for mobile use

Thu, 2015-04-16 16:03
The number of drivers given penalty points for using mobile phones at the wheel fell by 24% last year in England and Wales, police figures suggest.

A rescue in the rubble of Oklahoma City

Thu, 2015-04-16 15:57
Saving a woman's life after the Oklahoma bombing

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2015-04-16 15:56
What's the secret of the candy-striped house?

The officer who refused to lie about being black

Thu, 2015-04-16 15:53
The officer who refused to lie about being black

Sturgeon's offer to Miliband examined

Thu, 2015-04-16 15:48
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon's use of a TV election debate to set out of the terms of her proposals to work with Ed Miliband attracts headlines.

Vigil to be held for Karen Buckley

Thu, 2015-04-16 15:22
A candlelit vigil is to be held in Glasgow's George Square after the death of student Karen Buckley whose body was found by police on Thursday.

Labour to launch Scottish manifesto

Thu, 2015-04-16 15:19
Jim Murphy is to unveil Scottish Labour's manifesto with a claim that people north of the border could "unlock change" by voting for his party on 7 May.

Festival payment complaints persist

Thu, 2015-04-16 15:18
The Big Burns Supper festival encounters fresh complaints about the time it has taken to pay some of the acts at this year's event.

Children 'put off sport by parents'

Thu, 2015-04-16 15:18
Children as young as eight are being put off sport by the behaviour of their parents, a new study has found.

Could a ‘miracle tree’ help end malnutrition

Thu, 2015-04-16 15:08
Could the moringa help eradicate malnutrition in Zambia?

AA: Drivers' pockets being plundered

Thu, 2015-04-16 15:03
The AA has accused fuel retailers of "plundering drivers' pockets" by putting up the price of petrol and diesel disproportionately.