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Shoppers 'using cash less than ever'

Mon, 2014-06-02 00:10
Cash use by shoppers has fallen by 14% over the last five years, according to figures from the British Retail Consortium.

Airline profits 'to be hit by China'

Mon, 2014-06-02 00:00
The global airline industry cuts its profit forecast for 2014 amid fears over China's economic growth, says the International Air Transport Association.

The 20th Century's first arms race

Sun, 2014-06-01 23:58
How the mania over Dreadnought battleships changed naval warfare

Russia extends Ukraine gas deadline

Sun, 2014-06-01 23:55
Russia's Gazprom gives Ukraine another week to settle its gas bill after receiving a part payment of $786m.

Brady Bunch star Ann B Davis dies

Sun, 2014-06-01 23:41
Ann B Davis, the American actress best known for her role as Alice Nelson, the housekeeper in The Brady Bunch, dies at the age of 88.

VIDEO: Solar plane takes off on test flight

Sun, 2014-06-01 23:22
A solar-powered plane that will try to fly around the world in 2015 is making its first test flight after taking off in Switzerland.

Savile abuse reports 'reach 500'

Sun, 2014-06-01 23:02
There have been at least 500 reports of abuse by Jimmy Savile, NSPCC research for the BBC's Panorama finds.

British rivers cleanest in 20 years

Sun, 2014-06-01 22:19
Britain's urban rivers are the cleanest they have been for more than two decades, a study finds.

Solar plane makes inaugural flight

Sun, 2014-06-01 22:05
Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered plane that will attempt a global flight in 2015, takes to the skies above Switzerland for the first time.

All-women row MP backs local party

Sun, 2014-06-01 22:01
The Labour MP at the centre of a row over an enforced all-women shortlist to replace her says local party members should make their own decisions.

Volcanic ash affects Bali flights

Sun, 2014-06-01 21:51
Air passengers travelling to Bali face more disruption as two flights are cancelled and several delayed because of a volcanic ash cloud.

A football fiasco? - the papers

Sun, 2014-06-01 21:48
Monday's papers pore over details surrounding the decision to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup, with EU politicking also much discussed.

VIDEO: BBC commentators' World Cup picks

Sun, 2014-06-01 21:30
BBC Sport commentators pick the players and teams to watch at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and assess the hosts' chances of winning the tournament.

VIDEO: World Cup moments: Zidane's headbutt

Sun, 2014-06-01 21:19
BBC Sport counts down 100 of the greatest World Cup moments, as the 2014 tournament in Brazil draws nearer.

Memorial to mark RAF Chinook crash

Sun, 2014-06-01 21:04
Memorial services are held in Northern Ireland and Scotland to mark the 20th anniversary of an RAF air crash in which 29 people died.

Taking the ghost train to Ukraine

Sun, 2014-06-01 21:02
A surreal trip from Russia to eastern Ukraine

Thailand junta announces crisis plan

Sun, 2014-06-01 21:01
Thailand's ruling military junta announces a series of measures designed to avert an economic crisis, after a quiet weekend in protest-hit Bangkok.

Telangana born as India's 29th state

Sun, 2014-06-01 20:49
India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh formally splits in two, with the northern area carved out to create a new state called Telangana.

Mental health beds 'crisis' warning

Sun, 2014-06-01 20:12
Pressure on mental health beds is so severe that some patients are being sectioned to secure necessary care, according to a survey of junior doctors.

Being bilingual 'slows brain ageing'

Sun, 2014-06-01 20:08
Learning a second language can have a positive effect on the brain, even if it is taken up in adulthood, a University of Edinburgh study suggests.
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