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Cunning elite hoard wealth in Angola

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 12:24am
Angola is an economic success story, writes Mary Harper - but also a land many inhabit in poverty, while a super-wealthy elite thrives.

VIDEO: The predictive powers of fridges

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 12:22am
What does your food shopping say about you?

Analysis: 'Hell yes, I'm tough enough'

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 12:13am
As Ed Miliband says he is tough enough to run the country, will the image convince the public?

Vladimir Putin's formative German years

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 12:12am
The shock that left a young KGB officer in fear of people power

Policeman arrested over wife murder

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 12:07am
A serving police officer is arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife at their Northampton home.

VIDEO: The life of a rare fruit collector

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 12:06am
Helton Josue Teodoro Muniz is one of the world's great rare fruit collectors, yet he was born with a motor neurone deficiency and it is difficult for him even today to hold a seed.

VIDEO: Would you buy a phone made of grass?

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 12:06am
BBC News talks to designer Sean Miles of Design Works, who has moulded a phone from recycled parts and natural materials, including grass.

Election 2015: Who won the interview contest on social media?

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 12:05am
Which party leader won the first TV contest on social media?

Can data help create English football stars?

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 12:00am
Can data help create England's next football stars?

Polar ice shelf thinning speeds up

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 11:52pm
Eighteen years of satellite data reveal an acceleration in the thinning of many of Antarctica's floating ice shelves.

Argentine president's case dismissed

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 11:51pm
A court of appeals in Argentina has upheld a decision to throw out controversial allegations against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

Man dies after tree falls on van

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 11:47pm
A man dies and a woman is seriously injured after a tree falls on a van in County Armagh.

VIDEO: Relatives visit Germanwings crash site

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 11:16pm
Relatives of those who died in the Germanwings plane crash, including the parents of the co-pilot, have arrived in the southern French Alps.

England v Lithuania

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 10:57pm
Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's European Championship Qualifying game between England and Lithuania.

France 1-3 Brazil

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 10:13pm
Brazil record their seventh win since their 2014 World Cup humiliation as they come from behind to beat France in Paris.

Australia gets controversial data law

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 9:55pm
The Australian Senate approves legislation requiring internet and mobile phone providers to store customers' metadata for two years.

VIDEO: Manhattan building on fire

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 9:24pm
A building has collapsed and another is on fire in New York City after an apparent explosion.

Building collapses in New York blast

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 9:07pm
Emergency services are on the scene of a major fire and partial building collapse in New York City.

Dark matter flits through collisions

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 8:31pm
A long-running study shows dark matter coasts unscathed through galactic collisions, betraying a ghostly lack of interaction with the known Universe.

Yemen leader Hadi enters Saudi Arabia

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 8:12pm
Yemen's President Hadi arrives in the Saudi capital Riyadh, as Saudi Arabia continues air strikes against Shia Houthi rebels.

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