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'Brain hub predicts negative events'

SCIENCE & NATURE - Mon, 2014-07-28 20:40
Scientists have identified a part of the brain that may help us predict when things are about to go wrong and could play a part in depression.

VIDEO: US films take on drone strike debate

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-07-28 20:23
The BBC's Tom Brook takes a look at US films and television shows that are taking on the debate over President Obama's use of drones.

Wide-eyed lemurs on the web

SCIENCE & NATURE - Mon, 2014-07-28 19:59
Fifty years of data about endangered primates goes online

LA Clippers sale 'can go ahead'

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-07-28 19:11
A US judge rules that the LA Clippers basketball team can be sold, despite the objections of banned co-owner Donald Sterling.

The 'mistake' behind a top handbag firm

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-07-28 19:03
How did Michael Jackson help inspire a handbag firm?

Nollywood finds its global audience online

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-07-28 19:01
Nigeria's film industry finds new audiences online

Nollywood finds its global audience online

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-07-28 19:01
Nigeria's film industry is now equal to 1.4% of GDP, and is set to grow even bigger as online video brings it to international audiences.

VIDEO: The handbag firm begun 'by mistake'

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-07-28 19:01
Nina Lekhi says she started her handbag company, Baggit 'by mistake'. It is a 'mistake' that is now one of India's most well-known brands and is worth some $150m.

Lloyds fined £218m over Libor

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-07-28 18:22
Lloyds Banking Group is fined £218m for "serious misconduct" relating to key interest rates including Libor.

China activists fight gay 'conversion therapy'

HEALTH - Mon, 2014-07-28 17:31
The Chinese doctors who say they can 'cure' homosexuality

Qatar 2022 'dismay' at workers' pay

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-07-28 16:25
Organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar say they are "heavily dismayed" by claims that migrants who worked on their offices are still waiting to be paid.

VIDEO: Dolphin filmed in the River Severn

SCIENCE & NATURE - Mon, 2014-07-28 15:46
Marine experts have said a dolphin spotted in the River Severn in Gloucestershire will make its own way back to the sea.

How faces drive first impressions

SCIENCE & NATURE - Mon, 2014-07-28 15:23
UK scientists model the physical attributes that underpin our social judgements about strangers.

Russia plans $50bn Yukos appeal

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-07-28 14:54
Russia will appeal against a court decision ordering it to pay the biggest compensation package to date, amounting to $50bn (£29.5bn) in damages.

Beauty spots still at fracking 'risk'

SCIENCE & NATURE - Mon, 2014-07-28 14:15
Government guidance that fracking licences can only be issued for beauty spots in "exceptional circumstances" receives a mixed response from campaigners.

Strike ends in South Africa

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-07-28 14:01
A four-week strike in South Africa's steel and engineering industries has come to an end after the country's biggest trade union sealed a deal with employers.

Tomorrowland music festival makes global impact

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-07-28 13:26
Fans throng Belgian town for Tomorrowland music event

Perils of the English countryside

SCIENCE & NATURE - Mon, 2014-07-28 12:53
The risks of walking in the English countryside

Fall in people buying books as gifts

ENTERTAINMENT - Mon, 2014-07-28 12:29
A UK survey of book buying habits finds the fall in people buying books as gifts is a 'concerning trend' for the industry.

Emirates to stop flying over Iraq

BUSINESS - Mon, 2014-07-28 11:24
Emirates Airline will stop flying over Iraq to protect its passengers from the threat of Islamic militants on the ground, according to reports.