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Scientists raise fear of higher Zika risk

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 03:18
The Zika virus may be even more dangerous than previously thought, affecting one in five pregnant women who contract it, scientists in Brazil say.

Climbers' bodies found after 16 years

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 03:11
The bodies of US climber Alex Lowe and cameraman David Bridges are found on Shishapangma in Tibet, 16 years after they were killed by an avalanche.

VIDEO: May Day marked around the world

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 02:52
May Day marked in different ways around the world.

Peru drug lord deported from Colombia

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 02:07
Colombia deports alleged drug lord Gerson Galvez, known as Caracol or The Snail and described as one of the region's most feared criminals, to Peru.

Legal highs 'destabilising prisons'

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:56
Synthetic cannabis is having a "devastating impact" in UK prisons and the situation is "getting worse, not better", the new chief inspector of prisons says.

Burns survivor completes gruelling race

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:36
An Australian runner who suffered life-threatening burns when she was caught in a bushfire during a race finishes a gruelling Ironman triathlon.

The pioneering women of the BBC's early years

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:06
The women who worked at the BBC in the 1920s

VIDEO: Jimi Hendrix fans beat world record

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:52
Thousands of guitarists set a new Guinness World Record in Poland.

The web boss who went from rugs to riches

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:44
The carpet seller who became a multimillionaire website boss

Five reasons why we love department stores

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:40
Why we still shop in department stores

Puerto Rico set to default on debt

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:36
Puerto Rico's governor says the territory will not make a debt repayment on Monday after a weekend of crunch talks to resolve the financial crisis end without a deal.

Somalia peacekeeping role for UK troops

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:34
A British Army team arrives in Somalia as part of a United Nations mission to counter Islamist militants.

VIDEO: Zika 'more dangerous than thought'

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:33
Scientists in Brazil say the Zika virus may be more dangerous than previously thought.

Lost ships recorded in sea off Scotland

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:29
Lost boats recorded in sea off Scotland

Kerry begins bid to end Syrian fighting

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:26
US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Geneva in an attempt to bolster a fragile, partial ceasefire in Syria as fighting rages in Aleppo.

Legacy of Bin Laden's death

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:16
It is five years since US Navy commandos killed the al-Qaeda leader, Osama Bin Laden, in a pre-dawn raid in Pakistan. Frank Gardner examines his legacy and how Islamic State has built on what Bin Laden began.

Plans to tackle tipping plans unveiled

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:14
Proposals to tackle "unfair" tipping practices and boost transparency for UK workers and consumers are unveiled.

New prostate cancer drugs 'promising'

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:12
A new type of cancer drug could benefit men with aggressive prostate cancer which is no longer responding to treatment, say researchers.

Superhero fans rally to keep The Flash's love interest black

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:10
Superhero fans rally to keep The Flash's love interest black

How Paris is stepping up its drive against the car

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:08
Paris steps up its drive against the car