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African solar plan to power UK homes

SCIENCE & NATURE - Mon, 2014-10-20 02:33
Investors are seeking funding from the UK government for an ambitious plan to import solar energy generated in North Africa.

Where the Beatles lived in Liverpool

ENTERTAINMENT - Sun, 2014-10-19 22:08
The Liverpool homes where the Beatles grew up

VIDEO: Mobile screens to help the short sighted

HEALTH - Sun, 2014-10-19 21:50
Scientists at MIT are working on trying to create "superhuman vision".

VIDEO: Nigeria's 'hero doctor' who spotted Ebola

HEALTH - Sun, 2014-10-19 21:26
The WHO is expected to declare Nigeria free from Ebola on Monday with no reported cases of the virus for six weeks due to a rapid and thorough response from healthcare professionals.

VIDEO: Plastic food packaging health fears

SCIENCE & NATURE - Sun, 2014-10-19 20:28
BBC Inside Out examines whether health fears over plastic food packaging are justified and asks if BPA should be banned in the UK.

Klinghoffer opera 'must be performed'

ENTERTAINMENT - Sun, 2014-10-19 20:03
Controversial opera prompts protests in New York

Sugar cane offers sweet prospects

BUSINESS - Sun, 2014-10-19 19:36
How Mauritius' sugar cane is proving flexible

The king of discount voucher codes

BUSINESS - Sun, 2014-10-19 19:26
The man who has made millions from money off vouchers

Why firms don't want you to be brilliant

BUSINESS - Sun, 2014-10-19 19:21
Why being brilliant is not enough at work

On the tracks of Australia's last record maker

ENTERTAINMENT - Sun, 2014-10-19 19:21
Getting into the groove with Australia's last record maker

VIDEO: Take a look at the Dr Who video game

ENTERTAINMENT - Sun, 2014-10-19 19:06
How the Time Lord and a Dalek help children learn to program

UK growth 'to fall to 2.4% in 2015'

BUSINESS - Sun, 2014-10-19 19:04
The UK economy will grow by 2.4% next year, well below the 3.1% growth expected this year, forecasting group EY Item Club says.

Comet Siding Spring skims past Mars

SCIENCE & NATURE - Sun, 2014-10-19 18:10
A recently discovered comet known as Siding Spring passes Mars, giving scientists a unique chance to study the object.

Brad Pitt's Fury closes festival

ENTERTAINMENT - Sun, 2014-10-19 16:17
Brad Pitt says he hopes his new film Fury recognised the trauma suffered by soldiers in World War Two as it closes this year's BFI London Film Festival.

VIDEO: Pitt: Fury 'depicts reality of war'

ENTERTAINMENT - Sun, 2014-10-19 14:23
The London Film Festival closed on Sunday evening with a screening of Brad Pitt's new film Fury.

Sex emerged in ancient Scottish lake

SCIENCE & NATURE - Sun, 2014-10-19 14:17
The first animals to copulate were small fish that lived 385 million years ago in what is now Scotland, a study suggests.

Easy Rider motorcycle sold for $1.35m

ENTERTAINMENT - Sun, 2014-10-19 12:35
A customised motorcycle said to have featured in 1969 film Easy Rider is auctioned for $1.35m (£838,821), despite claims it is not authentic.

Sinden honoured at theatre awards

ENTERTAINMENT - Sun, 2014-10-19 11:04
Actor Sir Donald Sinden is honoured posthumously at the UK Theatre Awards with an accolade named after fellow actor knight Sir John Gielgud.

Germany 'must increase investment'

BUSINESS - Sun, 2014-10-19 10:36
The German government must increase investment to improve competitiveness, says finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.

All nations 'have a stake' in Ebola

HEALTH - Sun, 2014-10-19 09:06
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says all nations have a stake in the fight against Ebola, which "respects no borders".