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VIDEO: Gyllenhaal makes news in Nightcrawler

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:40am
Television news ethics come under fire in Jake Gyllenhaal's latest film, Nightcrawler.

Unexpected ways to wake up your brain

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:35am
Is eating sage better for your alertness than coffee?

Australia bank plans UK asset sale

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:33am
National Australia Bank is considering floating its Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking operations on the stock market as part of an exit from the UK.

Samsung profit lowest in three years

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:29am
Samsung Electronics sees its quarterly operating profit fall to its lowest level in more than three years because of slowing smartphone sales.

The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him magic powers

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:29am
The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him special powers

How will future city signs look?

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:29am
Jetpacks, driverless cars and solar roads

Pellegrini 'worried' before derby

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:26am
Manager Manuel Pellegrini is "worried" by Manchester City's form ahead of Sunday's derby against Manchester United.

Money in politics: More than a game

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:17am
This year's mid-term elections are set to become the most expensive in US history. Where is this money coming from and what is it doing to campaigns, candidates and the political process?

I know what I am doing - Pardew

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:15am
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew says he is confident in his ability after knocking Manchester City out of the League Cup.

Drugs strategy and tax pledges

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:15am
The government's strategy on illegal drugs, tax pledges and care for the elderly are among the stories on the front pages.

The Rumble in the Jungle revisited

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:06am
Forty years since Ali took on Foreman in Kinshasa

Sickness benefit cuts 'considered'

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:06am
Papers seen by the BBC suggest cuts to the Employment and Support Allowance are being contemplated but ministers say it is not policy.

Omagh bomb information withheld

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:05am
The RUC Special Branch withheld some intelligence information from detectives trying to catch those responsible for the Omagh bombing, a report has found.

Report doubts drug use and penalties

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:01am
A Home Office study of drug policies used across the world suggests there is no link between how tough penalties are and the level of drug use.

Big firms 'must condemn GamerGate'

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 11:59pm
Games publishers must "stand-up and condemn" the movement referred to as "GamerGate", says a developer forced to leave her home due to threats.

Burgess will succeed, says Robinson

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 11:50pm
Dual-code great Jason Robinson believes "there is no doubt" Bath-bound convert Sam Burgess "will play a massive part for England".

Police apology over murderer's guns

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 11:29pm
Surrey Police apologises to the family of two women for returning guns to a man convicted of murdering them at a puppy farm near Farnham.

US attends Ebola conference in Cuba

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:55pm
Two health officials from the United States attend an Ebola conference in Cuba despite frosty relations between the two long-standing adversaries.

Lava flow creeps toward Hawaii homes

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:55pm
Rain has helped tamp down smoke from a creeping lava flow, which continues to threaten residents of a Hawaiian village.

Manchester City 0-2 Newcastle United

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:05pm
Holders Manchester City are knocked out of the League Cup as Newcastle earn their first win in 12 attempts at the Etihad.