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Has Yemen war handed Aden to jihadists?

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 03:00
The once tranquil port of Aden in Yemen is being steadily infiltrated by jihadists from both al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsular and the so-called Islamic State, writes the BBC's Frank Gardner.

Can we live with nuclear technology?

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 02:43
As Japan restarts its nuclear power industry, four years after the Fukushima disaster, have we learned to make peace with the technology?

Europe in disarray over migrants

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 02:39
Europe's leaders face some hugely sensitive decisions that will determine whether an open Europe can survive, says Gavin Hewitt.

VIDEO: When New York’s women went on strike

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 02:34
In August 1970, Carole de Saram joined thousands of women on a strike in New York City.

UK's in-out vote rules facing changes

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 02:29
The government announces "significant" changes to its plans for the rules on an in-out EU referendum, the BBC understands.

Last Shoreham victim set to be named

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 02:11
The identity of the last unnamed victim of the Shoreham air crash is set to be revealed later as the inquests open into the deaths of the 11 people who were killed in the disaster.

Intel launches Skylake processors

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 02:00
Intel takes the wraps off its new family of Skylake computer chips, explaining why the processors should outperform its earlier processors.

Asian shares continue their slide

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 01:53
Asian markets head lower on Wednesday, following the lead from Wall Street where worries about China's growth also took their toll.

US swoop on secret 'steroids labs'

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 01:42
US federal agents arrest more than 90 people and shut down 16 underground labs making illegal steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs.

VIDEO: The stick figures on London's streets

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 01:36
The watchful eyes on Britain's streets

Why don't people talk about their dreams?

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 01:35
Have people stopped telling each other about their dreams?

Demand to open doors to Syrians spreading online

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 01:27
Is sympathy for Syrians spreading online?

The last woman who makes sea silk

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 01:19
The last woman who makes sea silk, a cloth that cannot be sold

VIDEO: Modern Labour 'couldn't have created NHS'

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 01:18
There is 'no way' the modern Labour Party could have created the NHS, one of the party's four leadership candidates, Andy Burnham, says.

Cameron launches wave of free schools

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 01:16
David Cameron is announcing the latest wave of free schools in England, as a step towards his manifesto pledge of 500 more over the next five years.

VIDEO: The lawyer whose yacht is his office

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 01:07
As part of the BBC's series on unusual workplaces, we talk to the New York lawyer whose yacht is now his office.

Learning difficulties 'over-medicated'

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 00:55
People with learning difficulties in the UK are being inappropriately over-medicated, patient records reveal.

NHS staff offered Zumba to keep well

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 00:44
NHS staff will be offered exercise classes in a bid to keep them fit and in work, NHS England's chief executive is set to announce.

VIDEO: Indonesians protest against job cuts

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 00:38
Indonesians take to the streets to demonstrate against job cuts, low wages and rising food prices.

House rises from ashes in Minecraft

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 00:24
One of Scotland's grandest country houses is recreated in the video game Minecraft to mark Doors Open Day.