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What are the hazards facing a plane stowaway?

Tue, 2014-04-22 01:28
How can the human body endure clinging to a plane wheel?

VIDEO: Autistic workers get chance to shine

Tue, 2014-04-22 01:24
Group prepares autistic workers for tech jobs

10 strange things on Taobao

Tue, 2014-04-22 01:18
Ten strange things on China's biggest online marketplace

Rome's international community of the dead

Tue, 2014-04-22 01:14
An international community of the dead in Italy's capital

The man who takes troubled youths to therapy camp

Tue, 2014-04-22 01:06
The man who takes wayward children to therapy camp

Making work more than just a job

Tue, 2014-04-22 00:33
Making work about more than just a salary

Executions delayed in 'secrecy' row

Tue, 2014-04-22 00:26
Oklahoma's highest court delays the execution of two murderers who challenged state secrecy over the drugs used to kill death row inmates.

Wasley shocks Ding at Crucible

Tue, 2014-04-22 00:20
World Championship debutant Michael Wasley causes a major shock as he beats world number two Ding Junhui in the first round.

Will the wind in Spain blow slower?

Tue, 2014-04-22 00:19
The wind energy sector blowing hot and cold

US defendant shot dead in court

Tue, 2014-04-22 00:16
A man accused of robbery and assault is shot and killed in a Salt Lake City courthouse after he lunged at a witness giving evidence.

Back to the future with Isaac Asimov

Tue, 2014-04-22 00:13
What 2014 looked like 50 years ago

Burnley promotion historic - Dyche

Mon, 2014-04-21 23:15
Burnley manager Sean Dyche describes his side's promotion to the Premier League as a historic achievement.

Photos show 'Russia army' in Ukraine

Mon, 2014-04-21 22:48
The US State Department releases photos that it says shows Russian soldiers among the militants holding official buildings in eastern Ukraine.

Netflix profits up, price hike planned

Mon, 2014-04-21 22:08
Internet streaming video service Netflix reports profits of $53m during the first quarter, and says it will soon increase subscription prices.

Netflix reports rise in profits

Mon, 2014-04-21 22:08
Internet streaming video service Netflix reports profits of $53m during the first quarter, and says it will soon increase subscription prices.

Manchester City 3-1 West Bromwich Albion

Mon, 2014-04-21 22:04
Pablo Zabaleta, Sergio Aguero and Martin Demichelis score first-half goals as Manchester City beat West Brom 3-1.

Manchester City 3-1 West Bromwich Albion

Mon, 2014-04-21 22:04
Pablo Zabaleta, Sergio Aguero and Martin Demichelis score as Manchester City beat West Brom to keep alive their title hopes.

VIDEO: Mixed emotions at Boston marathon

Mon, 2014-04-21 21:32
Spectators cheer on the runners, reporting feelings of solidarity and defiance one year on from the bombings which killed three and injured more than 260.

VIDEO: Mixed emotions at Boston marathon

Mon, 2014-04-21 21:32
Spectators cheer on the runners, reporting feelings of solidarity and defiance one year on from the bombings which killed three and injured more than 260.

'Gay leader' scout troop disbanded

Mon, 2014-04-21 20:53
The Boy Scouts of America revokes the charter of a scouting group at a church in the US state of Washington after learning its leader is gay.

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