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Slumbering lions win top photo prize

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:24
A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.

Physics reveals how nature sparkles

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:15
Researchers reveal that the same physical mechanism is behind many of nature's most dazzling shines.

Organic genderless gingerbread debated

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:14
How organic, vegan gingerbread 'people' divided online opinion

VIDEO: The city hoping to be independent state

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:06
Steve Rosenberg visits two cities in rebel held Ukraine which will be boycotting the forthcoming parliamentary elections.

Magic Faraway Tree set for big screen

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:05
Enid Blyton's Magic Faraway Tree books are being adapted for cinema for the first time.

VIDEO: Making sure war dead live on in memory

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:02
How the Commonwealth War Graves Commission continues to keep its promise to remember the dead "in perpetuity".

Whitehall in confusion, MPs warn

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:00
Taxpayers are getting poorer value for money from government projects because of "confusion" over decisions, MPs warn.

VIDEO: The famine report that shocked the world

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:00
How millions responded to Ethiopia’s cry for help

Clegg targets teachers' workload

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:56
Teachers in England are being asked to examine how they spend their working day, as Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg vows to cut down on "pointless paperwork".

Schools 'should check kids' teeth'

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:54
Schools and nurseries need to step in to tackle the worrying trend of tooth decay in children, says the advisory body, NICE.

Mentally ill put in police cells

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:54
Too many people in the middle of a mental health crisis end up locked in police cells after being turned away from hospitals, says a report.

NICE conflicts of interests claim

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:52
A group of leading doctors and researchers has called on MPs to investigate potential conflicts of interest at the medicines watchdog, NICE.

VIDEO: A look back at legendary de la Renta

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:52
Our Arts Editor Will Gompertz takes a look back at the life of one of the biggest names in fashion, Oscar de la Renta.

VIDEO: US probes 'stray air drop video'

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:35
The US defence department has said it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants in control of US weapons intended for Syrian Kurdish fighters.

Father of IS hostage John Cantlie dies

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:12
Paul Cantlie, the father of Islamic State hostage John Cantlie, has died, less than two weeks after making a plea for his son to be released.

Can data predict the perfect entrepreneur?

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:10
Why being over 40 makes you the perfect entrepreneur

Wind farms outstrip nuclear power

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:07
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.

How safe is mouldy food to eat?

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:07
How safe is it to eat mouldy food?

VIDEO: Hotel claw hammer attacker guilty

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:05
A man who beat three sisters with a hammer in a central London hotel has been found guilty of attempted murder.

Tales from the India Office

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:04
Tales from the days when British diplomats ran the Gulf