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VIDEO: Wild forest lab studies immunity

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 9:16am
Patches of Kielder forest are being turned into a wild laboratories, to work out the environmental triggers for common diseases.

London school places crisis worsens

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 9:11am
Pupils in London face a growing funding gap, with the school-age population forecast to rise by 12% in five years, suggests a report.

Cleared Irish nanny deported from US

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 8:57am
Irishwoman Aisling Brady McCarthy, who spent over two years in jail in the US before a murder charge against her was dropped, returns to Ireland.

Sue Perkins reveals brain tumour

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 8:40am
The Great British Bake Off presenter Sue Perkins says she has been living with a brain tumour for eight years.

Bill Turnbull leaving BBC Breakfast

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 8:40am
Bill Turnbull announces he is leaving BBC Breakfast after nearly 15 years saying that was "more than enough for me and the audience"

Trespassers cause Eurostar delays

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 8:32am
Disruption to some Eurostar services continues after trespassers on tracks near the Channel Tunnel in France caused major delays overnight.

Stone Age 'hunting camp' unearthed

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 8:26am
Remains of a Stone Age campsite that dates back to about 7000BC are unearthed in County Durham.

Eight dead in Paris apartment fire

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 8:24am
A fire in an apartment in Paris kills eight people, including two children, French officials say, amid reports that it may have been started deliberately.

Been and Gone: The director of I, Claudius and the gangster's moll

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 8:15am
The director of I, Claudius and other deaths of the past month

VIDEO: Scientists trapped by hungry polar bears

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 8:02am
A team of Arctic researchers as asked the Russian government for help after their remote weather station became surrounded by hungry polar bears.

VIDEO: Strictly stars in the spotlight

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 7:53am
The official launch party for Strictly Come Dancing has been held in London, as the contestants reveal what they are looking forward to.

Durban hosts 2022 Commonwealth Games

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 7:47am
Durban will be the first African city to host the Commonwealth Games as it is confirmed as the venue for 2022.

Abuse case ex-teacher 'shot himself'

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 7:38am
A former Manchester music teacher facing sex abuse allegations apparently shot himself dead after officers arrived at his US home to arrest him.

VIDEO: Who is DR Congo's 'Terminator'?

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 7:24am
Former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda is due to go on trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague for war crimes.

VIDEO: Cleaning up the Swiss Alps

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 7:08am
Groups of volunteers have been cleaning up the Swiss Alps to collect the tonnes of rubbish left by skiers, hikers and tourists.

Walkie Talkie 'UK's worst building'

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 6:12am
A City of London skyscraper, nicknamed the Walkie Talkie, wins the Carbuncle Cup, is judged to be the UK's worst new building.

Umunna urges Labour to back new leader

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 5:15am
Former Labour leadership contender Chuka Umunna urges his party to unite around its new leader, whoever wins the contest.

Thousands more migrants reach Athens

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 4:44am
Boats carrying thousands of migrants arrive overnight in mainland Greece, as the EU struggles to cope with an unprecedented influx.

Murray sees off Kyrgios in US Open

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 3:39am
Britain's Andy Murray wins a pulsating night match against Nick Kyrgios to reach the US Open second round in New York.

Alarm bells over no-siren police cars

BBC World News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 3:26am
Police cars with no sirens are being used for emergency responses, delaying officers and potentially helping criminals escape arrest, the Police Federation says.

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