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The UK's disastrous first Tour stage

Wed, 2014-07-02 17:33
Why Le Tour's first UK visit was its last for 20 years

Giraffe legs' strong, skinny secret

Wed, 2014-07-02 17:28
Scientists have worked out the unique anatomy that allows giraffes' long, spindly legs to support their weight.

Early bird 'had feather trousers'

Wed, 2014-07-02 17:24
An ancient creature halfway between a dinosaur and a bird had feathered "trousers" on its hindlimbs, a new fossil reveals.

VIDEO: 'Candidates' faces on everything'

Wed, 2014-07-02 16:45
The BBC's Kiki Sriregar looks at the merchandise being sold ahead of the Indonesian presidential election.

NHS surgery 'age discrimination'

Wed, 2014-07-02 16:42
Age discrimination may be preventing older people from having access to vital surgery, a report suggests.

Syria chemical arms leave Italy

Wed, 2014-07-02 16:38
A US ship carrying deadly material from Syria's chemical weapons programme leaves Italy in the final phases of the destruction of the arsenal.

The aircraft carrier that never was

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:52
The massive aircraft carrier that never made it off the drawing board

VIDEO: James Corden's star keeps rising

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:49
Tom Brook speaks to British actor James Corden about his rising profile and cracking the American market.

Egyptians uncertain about future under President Sisi

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:39
Egyptians uncertain about future under President Sisi

Rennard accuser quits Lib Dems

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:36
One of the women who accused Lord Rennard of sexual harassment quits the Lib Dems, saying the peer is a "thorn in the side" of the party.

VIDEO: Passenger plane springs internal leak

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:19
A double-decker Qantas Airways flight bound for Australia sprung a leak and was forced to return to Los Angeles, airline officials have said.

Why US will conquer world football

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:13
Five reasons why US will win World Cup - some day

'It's about effort, not bare skin'

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:03
The very serious business of cosplay - and bare skin

Tackle food waste and feed the world

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:02
Tackle food waste and help feed the world

Millions at risk in South Sudan

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:01
Some four million people in South Sudan are likely to face critical food shortages next month, British aid agencies warn.

South Sudan in pictures: Threat of famine

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:00
Warnings of a widespread famine in South Sudan

VIDEO: 'A challenge to reduce wasted food'

Wed, 2014-07-02 15:00
Working mother Tara Sherbrooke explains why she finds it a "challenge" to reduce the amount of food she wastes.

VIDEO: Shia militia: 'We are thirsty to fight'

Wed, 2014-07-02 14:58
The Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has offered an amnesty to militants willing to "return to their senses" and abandon the Isis-led insurgency.

Libya retakes seized oil terminals

Wed, 2014-07-02 14:35
Libya's government says it has resumed control of two eastern oil terminals, Ras Lanuf and Sidra, that were seized by rebels last year.

Should gay men and lesbians be bracketed together?

Wed, 2014-07-02 14:26
What does this set of initials actually mean?
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