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Roman gums 'healthier than ours'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:45
People living in Roman Britain had healthier gums than their modern-day descendants, a feat of archaeological dentistry shows.

VIDEO: 'Do you think I lack imagination?'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:41
Russell Brand speaks to Newsnight about his "alternative to corporate hegemony".

Spanish art gems head for UK town

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:39
A new art gallery showing major works of art from Spain's "golden age" is to open in a former bank in Bishop Auckland, County Durham.

Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:37
The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.

Spurs boss hails Lamela wonder goal

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:26
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says Erik Lamela's Europa League wonder-strike was the best goal scored by one of his players.

Job centres to get digital makeover

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:12
Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres.

Are robots too cute for comfort?

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:09
Why big-eyed droids are cause for concern

First Ebola case in Mali confirmed

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:04
Mali says a two-year-old girl - believed to have recently visited Guinea - becomes the country's first person to be infected by the deadly virus.

Call to scrap term-time holiday ban

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:03
Council leaders call for a more "common-sense approach" to term-time holidays.

Star MI5 wartime agent was bank clerk

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 00:01
A wartime MI5 agent who secretly penetrated the ranks of the UK's Nazi sympathisers has been identified as an unassuming suburban bank clerk, new files show.

US returns ancient artefacts to Peru

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:53
The US returns about 20 ancient Peruvian artefacts - some more than 1,800 years old - that had been looted from pro-Columbian graves.

UK gives extra £80m for Ebola fight

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:51
Prime Minister David Cameron pledges an extra £80m of aid for the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Predictions: Lawro v Mark Wright

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:49
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Towie star Mark Wright and his Strictly Come Dancing partner Karen Hauer.

Martinez hails 'incredible' support

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:33
Boss Roberto Martinez says he is "immensely proud" as up to 10,000 fans Everton travel to watch the 0-0 draw with Lille.

EU 'surcharge' row, and Ottawa hero - front pages

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:10
A demand by the European Union that the UK should pay it an extra £1.7bn leads many papers, along with reaction to the Ottawa shootings.

SF: Cahill 'should meet Gerry Adams'

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:07
A Sinn Féin minister says Maíria Cahill, the woman who claims she was raped as a teenager and later interrogated by the IRA, should meet with the party's leader Gerry Adams.

Salmond considers Westminster return

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 23:06
Alex Salmond says he has not made up his mind whether or not to stand for a Westminster seat at the next general election.

Microsoft profits fall on Nokia deal

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 22:53
Microsoft reports a fall in profits as a result of the cost of job cuts and its purchase of Nokia's smartphone business earlier this year but rising revenue cheers investors.

Art forger collection fetches £50,000

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 22:39
A collection of art by a master forger whose work fooled dealers and galleries around the world sells at auction for more than £50,000.

UCI & Wada to appeal Kreuziger case

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 22:34
Wada and UCI will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after Czech cyclist Roman Kreuziger is cleared of doping offences.