Therapies hope for major DNA project

BBC World News - 14 hours 50 min ago
A project aiming to revolutionise medicine by unlocking the secrets of DNA is under way in centres across England.
Categories: BBC World News

Tokyo stocks close down 0.63pc

Japan Economy News - 15 hours 12 min ago
Tokyo stocks closed down 0.63 percent on Friday after a sell-off on Wall Street driven by weak eurozone data, the Argentine debt default and other negative news. (
Categories: Japan News

Broods: New Zealand's next pop export

BBC World News - 15 hours 36 min ago
Meet New Zealand's next big musical exports
Categories: BBC World News

WTO fails to seal global trade deal

BBC World News - 15 hours 38 min ago
The World Trade Organization says its 160 members have failed to agree a global customs pact drawn up in meetings in Bali last December.
Categories: BBC World News

Israel and Hamas 'agree new truce'

BBC World News - 15 hours 50 min ago
Israel and Hamas agree to an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire to begin on Friday morning, the US and UN say.
Categories: BBC World News

Ukraine crisis creates UK tensions

BBC World News - 16 hours 22 min ago
Ukraine crisis creating high-level UK tensions
Categories: BBC World News

Is India's construction boom behind Pune village landslide?

BBC World News - 16 hours 33 min ago
Is India's construction boom behind Pune village landslide?
Categories: BBC World News

Make-up 'godfather' Dick Smith dies

BBC World News - 16 hours 38 min ago
Oscar-winning make-up artist Dick Smith, who memorably transformed Marlon Brando into Vito Corleone in The Godfather, has died aged 92.
Categories: BBC World News

Police urged to carry drugs antidote

BBC World News - 17 hours 18 min ago
US Attorney General Eric Holder has urged federal law enforcement agencies to equip some of their officers with the heroin overdose antidote Naloxone.
Categories: BBC World News

Tesla and Panasonic to build factory

BBC World News - 17 hours 43 min ago
Electric carmaker Tesla is to team up with Japanese electronics firm Panasonic to build a battery manufacturing plant in the US.
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Gas blast rocks Taiwanese city

BBC World News - 18 hours 27 min ago
A huge gas explosion hits the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, causing fatalities and injuries.
Categories: BBC World News

Weir powers to Commonwealth gold

BBC World News - 18 hours 27 min ago
England's David Weir puts in a majestic display to win his first Commonwealth Games title in the men's T54 1500m.
Categories: BBC World News

Amos beats Rudisha to 800m gold

BBC World News - 18 hours 56 min ago
Nijel Amos produces a stunning run down the final straight to beat David Rudisha to 800m Commonwealth gold.
Categories: BBC World News

Poles eat apples to annoy Putin

BBC World News - 19 hours 23 min ago
Why Poles are eating apples to annoy Putin
Categories: BBC World News

Dinosaurs 'shrank' to become birds

BBC World News - 19 hours 40 min ago
Huge meat-eating, land-living dinosaurs evolved into birds by constantly shrinking for over 50 million years, new research shows.
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Greeks cleared of shooting migrants

BBC World News - 20 hours 18 min ago
The owner and head foreman of a farm in southern Greece are cleared over the shooting and wounding of a group of Bangladeshi migrant workers.
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Met Opera in late union talks

BBC World News - 20 hours 32 min ago
The Metropolitan Opera in New York says it hopes last minute negotiations with unions over a pay dispute will avoid a staff lockout.
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Filipinos urged to leave Libya

BBC World News - 20 hours 41 min ago
A top diplomat from the Philippines is to oversee the evacuation of 13,000 citizens from Libya after a Filipino worker was beheaded and a nurse raped.
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Tory disquiet over Israel action

BBC World News - 20 hours 45 min ago
Conservative MPs put pressure on David Cameron to take a more robust stance with Israel over its actions in Gaza.
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Casualties in Gaza too high - US

BBC World News - 20 hours 51 min ago
Civilian casualties in Gaza "too high" and Israel needs to do more to protect civilian life, US Defence Dept says
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