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VIDEO: Learning how to leap around a city

ENTERTAINMENT - Sat, 2014-10-25 04:56
The UK's first specialised Parkour, or freerunning, academies have opened to encourage people to learn how to do it in a safe environment.

VIDEO: Record skydive from edge of space

SCIENCE & NATURE - Sat, 2014-10-25 02:36
Google executive Alan Eustace has broken the world altitude record for a parachute jump by leaping from 135,890 feet (41,419 metres) beating Felix Baumgartner's record.

'Many exposed' to Mali Ebola girl

HEALTH - Sat, 2014-10-25 00:04
The authorities in Mali confirm the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl, and say many people were exposed to her.

Baffling ballet

SCIENCE & NATURE - Fri, 2014-10-24 22:20
Can science explain the flocking habits of starlings?

Cancer-killing cells made in the lab

HEALTH - Fri, 2014-10-24 19:27
Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.

Picasso Museum sees grand reopening

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-10-24 19:21
Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after five years

VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-10-24 19:13
Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.

Google boss sets new skydive record

SCIENCE & NATURE - Fri, 2014-10-24 18:35
Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.

Elections highlight economic divisions in Brazil

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-10-24 17:25
Brazil's election highlights huge economic disparities

Banana splits as Chiquita chops deal

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-10-24 17:09
Shareholders in US banana distributor Chiquita vote against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes in favour of a higher offer.

Ukraine-Russia 'consensus' over gas

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-10-24 14:29
Ukraine and Russia find "consensus" on a deal to end their gas dispute, according to the boss of Ukraine's state gas firm.

Hailo says Uber blocked investors

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-10-24 13:41
After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering funding.

Dolce & Gabbana cleared in tax case

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-10-24 13:06
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.

Aaron Paul tweets Breaking Bad doll support

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-10-24 12:38
Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul tweets support for the toy store that was criticised for stocking dolls of the TV series' characters

Autumnwatch returns to Leighton Moss

SCIENCE & NATURE - Fri, 2014-10-24 11:56
Stags, starlings and more turn out for Autumnwatch

Sci-fi short promotes comet mission

SCIENCE & NATURE - Fri, 2014-10-24 11:15
The European Space Agency releases a short sci-fi movie to promote its audacious bid to land on a comet next month.

'Hold Qatar World Cup in May'

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-10-24 10:15
Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.

Ford profits fall on new truck costs

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-10-24 10:10
Ford reports a sharp fall in profits, largely due to the cost of developing its new F-150 pickup truck.

VIDEO: Ashya King 'has really come along'

HEALTH - Fri, 2014-10-24 10:07
Ashya King's father said his son "has really come along" while under going proton beam therapy in Prague.

'Millions of Ebola vaccines' in 2015

HEALTH - Fri, 2014-10-24 09:57
Millions of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced.