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New species of frog in urban jungle

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:36
Scientists confirm that a frog found living in New York City wetlands is a new species.
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Australia bank plans UK asset sale

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:15
National Australia Bank is considering floating its Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking operations on the stock market as part of an exit from the UK.
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Stocks rise after Fed ends stimulus

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:55
Asia stocks mostly open higher after the US dollar jumps in value following the end of the Federal Reserve's bond-buying stimulus program.
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Sri Lanka rescue effort intensified

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:51
Rescue workers in Sri Lanka intensify their search for survivors of a tea plantation landslide which is feared to have buried more than 100 people.
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VIDEO: South Sudan food crisis - in 60 seconds

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:17
South Sudan's food crisis - in 60 seconds
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Schools 'progressing too slowly'

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:17
There are "significant gaps" in raising standards in schools in England, a report by the spending watching the National Audit Office says.
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A South Sudanese psychiatrist's Herculean task

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:14
Meet one of only two psychiatrists in war-ravaged South Sudan
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Care plan 'to ease hospital pressure'

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:46
Vulnerable patients in England will get better support in the community as part of plans to ease pressure on hospitals, ministers say.
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Has quantitative easing worked?

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:42
The US Federal Reserve is widely expected to announce the end of its "quantitative easing" policy this week. Has it worked? Or has it set the scene for another financial crisis?
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Unexpected ways to wake up your brain

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:35
Is eating sage better for your alertness than coffee?
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Samsung profit lowest in three years

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:29
Samsung Electronics sees its quarterly operating profit fall to its lowest level in more than three years because of slowing smartphone sales.
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The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him magic powers

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:29
The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him special powers
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How will future city signs look?

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:29
Jetpacks, driverless cars and solar roads
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UN rebuke over Jerusalem settlements

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:25
Israel faces strong criticism at the UN Security Council over plans to build hundreds of homes in occupied East Jerusalem.
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In pictures: Relics found in Mexico

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:18
Mexican archaeologists uncover treasures from Teotihuacan
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Money in politics: More than a game

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:17
This year's mid-term elections are set to become the most expensive in US history. Where is this money coming from and what is it doing to campaigns, candidates and the political process?
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VIDEO: Why is the US election so costly?

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:16
The US mid-term election is projected to be the most expensive ever, and the BBC takes a look at where the millions of dollars comes from.
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I know what I am doing - Pardew

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:15
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew assures critical fans of his ability after his side knock holders Manchester City out of the League Cup.
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No impact study for wetlands dumping

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:10
The Australian government will not conduct a full environmental impact assessment for the disposal of dredge spoil on sensitive wetlands near the Great Barrier Reef.
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The Rumble in the Jungle revisited

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:06
Forty years since Ali took on Foreman in Kinshasa
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