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UK national sperm bank starts work

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:00
A UK national sperm bank - charged with reversing a growing shortage of sperm - starts work in Birmingham.

Care plan 'to ease hospital pressure'

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:46
Vulnerable patients in England will get better support in the community as part of plans to ease pressure on hospitals, ministers say.

Beach tragedy victim's son's tribute

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:44
A son pays tribute to his father who died along with two others after getting into difficulty off a beach in Cornwall.

Has quantitative easing worked?

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:42
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?

VIDEO: Gyllenhaal makes news in Nightcrawler

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:40
Television news ethics come under fire in Jake Gyllenhaal's latest film, Nightcrawler.

Unexpected ways to wake up your brain

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:35
Is eating sage better for your alertness than coffee?

Samsung profit lowest in three years

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:29
Samsung Electronics sees its quarterly operating profit fall to its lowest level in more than three years because of slowing smartphone sales.

The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him magic powers

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:29
The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him special powers

How will future city signs look?

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:29
Jetpacks, driverless cars and solar roads

Pellegrini 'worried' before derby

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:26
Manager Manuel Pellegrini is "worried" by Manchester City's form ahead of Sunday's derby against Manchester United.

Money in politics: More than a game

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:17
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?

I know what I am doing - Pardew

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:15
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew says he is confident in his ability after knocking Manchester City out of the League Cup.

The Rumble in the Jungle revisited

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:06
On the 40th anniversary of Muhammad Ali v George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire, BBC Sport speaks to those who were there.

Sickness benefit cuts 'considered'

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:06
Papers seen by the BBC suggest cuts to the Employment and Support Allowance are being contemplated but ministers say it is not policy.

Omagh bomb information withheld

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 18:05
The RUC Special Branch withheld some intelligence information from detectives trying to catch those responsible for the Omagh bombing, a report has found.

Big firms 'must condemn GamerGate'

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:59
The developer forced to leave her home due to threats

Burgess will succeed, says Robinson

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:50
Dual-code great Jason Robinson believes "there is no doubt" Bath-bound convert Sam Burgess "will play a massive part for England".

Ferdinand suspended & fined £25,000

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:43
QPR defender Rio Ferdinand is suspended for three matches and fined £25,000 by the FA for comments he made on Twitter.

Police apology over murderer's guns

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:29
Surrey Police apologises to the family of two women for returning guns to a man convicted of murdering them at a puppy farm near Farnham.

Young Fathers win Mercury Prize

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:03
Edinburgh-based hip-hop trio Young Fathers win the £20,000 Barclaycard Mercury Prize with their album Dead.