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Science chief warns on acid oceans

2 hours 23 min ago
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.

EU 'surcharge' and Stardust tributes - paper review

2 hours 41 min ago
Anger over the EU's demands for an extra £1.7bn from the UK and tributes to the late pop star Alvin Stardust feature in Friday's newspapers.

UK told to pay £1.7bn extra to EU

Fri, 2014-10-24 04:53
The UK has been told it must pay an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) towards the European Union's budget because the economy has performed better than expected in recent years.

Governor quits over Mexico missing

Fri, 2014-10-24 04:49
The governor of Mexico's southern Guerrero state - where 43 students went missing after deadly clashes with police last month - stands down.

Qantas back on track to profit

Fri, 2014-10-24 04:28
Australia's troubled national carrier Qantas says it is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September.

China 'punishes 17' for deadly clash

Fri, 2014-10-24 03:44
Chinese authorities have arrested one official and punished 16 others following a deadly clash in a Yunnan village, state media say.

NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

Fri, 2014-10-24 03:39
A US doctor who returned to New York from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa becomes the first person to test positive for the virus in the city.

Video of Ottawa attack released

Fri, 2014-10-24 03:01
Authorities in Canada release video showing the moments before a lone gunman stormed into Canada's parliament and was shot dead.

US command of S Korea troops to stay

Fri, 2014-10-24 02:56
The US will maintain control of South Korean troops in the event of war with the North, the two sides say, delaying again a long-planned command transfer.

VIDEO: Security for polio workers in Pakistan

Fri, 2014-10-24 01:27
The number of cases of polio in Pakistan has topped 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years.

EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut

Fri, 2014-10-24 01:01
The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions among members.

VIDEO: Sargy Mann: Painting with inner vision

Fri, 2014-10-24 00:38
Meet the artist who has been blind for 25 years

Quiz of the week's news

Fri, 2014-10-24 00:37
Why is Florida angry with Breaking Bad?

The undercover cop, his lover, and their son

Fri, 2014-10-24 00:36
The undercover cop, his lover, and their son

How to solve brain-teasers set by a top puzzle master

Fri, 2014-10-24 00:32
How to solve brain-teasers by one of the greatest maths minds

The day UFOs stopped play

Fri, 2014-10-24 00:31
The day UFOs stopped play - and a crowd of 10,000 gasped

Disabled graduates: Life after university

Fri, 2014-10-24 00:27
Life after university for disabled graduates

VIDEO: The smartphone that answers back

Fri, 2014-10-24 00:23
How one manufacturer is making its smartphone really stand out from the crowd.

Public service worker attacks rise

Fri, 2014-10-24 00:22
Violence against public service workers in Scotland rose again last year to 37,052, more than 100 attacks every day.

Piracy row Scot 'struggles' in India

Fri, 2014-10-24 00:21
A Scottish man trapped in India by a dispute over anti-piracy operations says he is struggling to support himself.