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Hungary migrant standoff continues

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 4:39am
A tense standoff on a migrant train near Budapest continues, as Hungarian MPs prepare for a key vote and fresh European crisis talks are scheduled.

Joe Biden: No idea if I will run

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 3:53am
US Vice President Joe Biden says he "just does not know" if he has the "emotional energy" to run for president.

Pope pops out to buy new glasses

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 3:24am
Pope Francis draws crowds for an unusual reason - after slipping out of the Vatican to buy new glasses from a Rome optician.

VIDEO: Mother gives birth to own grandchild

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 3:23am
A 51-year-old woman in the US has been talking about how she gave birth to her own granddaughter.

VIDEO: Pope shops for new glasses in Rome

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 3:22am
Pope Francis drew large crowds on Thursday after slipping out of the Vatican to visit an optician.

VIDEO: Gay marriage row clerk jailed in US

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 3:21am
A US judge has ordered a Kentucky official jailed for contempt of court after she has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licences to gay couples.

Welsh rethink puts RE under microscope

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 2:45am
The possible revamping of religious education in Welsh schools is sparking hopes among those who want to see major changes to RE in schools across the UK.

What should we do about radicals?

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 2:33am
Key approaches to tackling those with radicalised views

Quiz of the week's news

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 2:30am
What made more money for Bono than U2?

Strictly stars and leotard struggles

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 2:28am
Strictly stars reveal hopes, fears and leotard struggles

VIDEO: Indonesian chilli prices soaring

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 2:06am
Chilli prices have tripled in Indonesia this year, causing real problems for consumers.

Extra screen time 'hits GCSE grades'

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 1:59am
An extra hour of television, internet or computer game time in Year 10 is linked with poorer grades at GCSE, Cambridge University research suggests.

Controlling parents 'harm wellbeing'

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 1:36am
Adults who were psychologically controlled as children by their parents are more likely to have poor mental health, research suggests.

Science and maths 'vital for adults'

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 1:27am
Adults who lack basic science and maths skills risk being "bamboozled" and making bad decisions, according to a leading scientist.

Care of dying 'still inconsistent'

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 1:25am
Palliative care experts say more investment is needed to improve the care of dying patients.

Aspirin 'might boost cancer therapy'

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 1:24am
Aspirin may be able to boost the effectiveness of cutting-edge cancer medicines that bolster the immune system, scientists say.

Weight loss surgery 'cures diabetes'

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 1:22am
Weight loss surgery cures half of patients with type-2 diabetes, for at least five years, a study suggests.

Singer Wilson crowned prog rock king

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 1:22am
Singer and guitarist Steven Wilson is crowned the current king of prog rock after winning three prizes at the Progressive Music Awards in London.

Frosty relations over future of the Arctic

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 12:59am
The US and Russia are at odds over ownership of highly strategic territory in the Arctic, says Shaun Ley.

VIDEO: Millions moan that there's only one topic on Chinese TV

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 12:55am
When there's (literally) only one thing on TV