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Odebrecht: Brazilian construction giant in the crosshairs

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 18:13
The arrest of Latin America's top construction industry boss Marcelo Odebrecht is throwing Brazil's political scene into disarray, says Daniel Gallas.

Brain game for schizophrenia patients

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 17:58
A computer-based brain training game could improve the daily lives of people with schizophrenia, say University of Cambridge researchers.

Reading 'boosts social relations'

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 17:58
A new study says reading for pleasure can help people relate to each other and increase their empathy.

Australian Speaker Bishop quits

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 17:51
The speaker of the lower house of the Australian parliament, Bronwyn Bishop, resigns over an expenses scandal.

The Twitter bot that 'corrects' people who say 'illegal immigrant'

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 17:46
The robot that asks people not to say 'illegal immigrant'

The eurozone's nagging problems

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 17:38
The crisis may have passed but high debt burdens and low growth mean eurozone economies are in far from rude health, says Andrew Walker.

Atari's boss on why life is 'a game'

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 17:32
Atari's founder on treating business like a game

Bank lending 'to rise this year'

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 17:30
Bank lending to businesses is expected to rise this year for the first time since 2008, according to the EY Item Club.

Which was the best travel photograph of the year?

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 17:30
Stunning photography from some of the planet's remotest locations.

How a group of grannies got their first holiday

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 17:15
How a group of grannies funded their first trip to the sea

Fresh appeal over mother's murder

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 17:02
Detectives investigating the murder of Lucy Hargreaves, who was shot and set alight in her Walton home, appeal for information on the 10th anniversary of her death.

£3m plan to tackle Rotherham abuse

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 17:02
Barnardo's receives £3m to fund a team of specialists to tackle child sex abuse in South Yorkshire.

Dugdale wants new Lords in Glasgow

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 17:01
Scottish Labour's Kezia Dugdale calls for the abolition of the House of Lords and its replacement by an elected second chamber based in Glasgow.

VIDEO: From prisoner to programmer

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 17:01
Can coding stop criminals re-offending?

Exam stress: Is 'clearing' fair to Scottish students?

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 17:01
Many spare places at Scottish universities are now only available to students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Ancient hillfort to be excavated

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 17:01
Little is known about Dun Deardail, which sits on a hill overlooking the River Nevis in Lochaber.

Crash grounds Russian helicopters

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 16:56
The Russian defence ministry grounds its fleet of Mi-28 attack helicopters after a fatal accident at an air show on Sunday.

TV star Cilla Black dies aged 72

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 16:28
Singer and TV star Cilla Black, who enjoyed a 50-year showbusiness career, dies at her home in southern Spain.

VIDEO: The tram that survived Hiroshima

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 16:06
The tram that survived the Hiroshima bomb

Suicide attack hits Turkish troops

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 15:00
Two Turkish soldiers are killed and dozens are wounded in a suicide attack near the border with Iran blamed on Kurdish PKK militants.