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Man charged over pipe bomb find

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 03:58
An 18-year-old man is charged with possession of weapons, including five pipe bombs.

Universities warned over boycott pay

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 03:50
Universities are threatened with further industrial action over pay-docking, as a marking boycott gets under way.

Happiness 'dips in midlife for rich'

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 03:29
Happiness nose dives as you hit middle age - but only if you live in affluent Western countries, latest research suggests.

Cosmetic jabs 'safe if done right'

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 03:22
Minor cosmetic procedures such as Botox injections and fillers are very safe when carried out by trained professionals, say researchers.

Plant protein could be used in blood

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 03:13
A protein found in sugar beet that is related to haemoglobin in human blood could be used as a blood substitute, say researchers in Sweden.

Forests 'protected from new homes'

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 03:08
The government promises not to transfer any publicly owned forests to the organisation responsible for encouraging house building.

Interstellar tests brain and stamina

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 02:42
Space epic tests brain and stamina

Volunteering to test Ebola vaccine

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 02:42
The doctors choosing to test new vaccine for deadly virus

AC/DC drummer on murder plot charge

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 02:38
The drummer of heavy metal group AC/DC, Phil Rudd, is charged by New Zealand police with attempting to arrange a murder.

Australia rejects asylum offer claim

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 02:29
Australia rejects a claim that it offered to accommodate asylum seekers if they withdrew statements about a death at a detention facility.

Picture power: Slow destruction

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 02:25
A look at photographer Marco Garcia

What's in a scientific name?

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 02:23
Scientific names give new perspective to natural world

East Germany's trade in human beings

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:57
How East Germany secretly sold people it didn't want

Disconnected ready to make Westminster pay

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:55
Mark Mardell says mainstream politicians patronise the electorate at their peril.

Hybrid warfare: The new conflict

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:42
Vladimir Putin is accused of a new type of hybrid warfare, in which propaganda and provocation take centre stage, says Bridget Kendall.

Mayor makes poppy display appeal

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:28
London mayor Boris Johnson calls for the field of ceramic poppies at the Tower of London to remain in place beyond Armistice Day.

When soldiers roamed around Stonehenge

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:24
How Stonehenge site became the world's largest military camp

'Ethical duty' to cut NHS waste

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:22
Doctors across the UK are being told they have an ethical duty to prevent waste in the NHS.

Clegg seeking Northern rail boost

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 00:53
Commuters in the north of England are using "decrepit" trains that would be unacceptable in London, Nick Clegg is to claim as he pushes for more investment.

Survivors want level crossing closed

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 00:43
Survivors fear 2004 level crossing disaster could happen again