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Birdman set to soar at Spirit Awards 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:45:04 GMT 
    Showbusiness satire Birdman leads the flock at this year's Spirit Awards after being nominated for six prizes, including best film.

International Emmys for UK shows 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:15:45 GMT 
    British TV productions win three awards at the International Emmys in the US, including a best drama prize for axed Channel 4 series Utopia.

Gravity map traces ocean circulation 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:37:30 GMT 
    Scientists use gravity data to produce what they say is the most accurate space view yet of global ocean currents and the speed at which they move.

Stone age axe found with wood handle 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:05:18 GMT 
    Archaeologists in Denmark have uncovered an incredibly rare find: a stone age axe held within its wooden handle.

Ebola 'stable' in Guinea - WHO 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:33:53 GMT 
    The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says.

Brain's dementia weak spot found 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:06:07 GMT 
    The brain has a weak spot for Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia, according to experts who have pinpointed the region using scans.

Wednesday's gossip column 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:37:48 GMT 
    Sneijder unsettled at Galatasaray, Cech set to wait for move, Herrera and Evans edge close to fitness, Hull keen on Lennon, plus more.

Aguero a special talent - Kompany 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:35:34 GMT 
    Man City captain Vincent Kompany says Sergio Aguero is a "special" player after his hat-trick secures a 3-2 win over Bayern Munich.

The mysterious disappearance of a celebrity preacher 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:19:57 GMT 
    Aimee Semple McPherson was one of the most glamorous women in the US in the 1920s - but there is still one unexplained mystery in the evangelist's life.

The battle for control of the cigarette packet 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:15:37 GMT 
    As cigarette packet health warnings grow ever bigger and gorier, tobacco companies have been finding other ways to give their products a distinctive look and feel.

Tourists flock to 'see democracy' 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:49:55 GMT 
    Taiwan's local elections are a tourist attraction for Chinese visitors.

Anger at 'no single women' signs 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:32:23 GMT 
    Restaurants in conservative Arab kingdom worried about 'flirting'.

Many dead in twin Nigeria blasts 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:03:54 GMT 
    Two female suicide bombers blow themselves up at a crowded market in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing 78 people, hospital staff say.

Bangladesh 'Hajj critic' is arrested 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:28:25 GMT 
    A senior Bangladeshi politician who criticised the annual Hajj pilgrimage made by Muslims to Mecca is arrested in Dhaka for insulting Islam.

Hungary police 'blame rape victims' 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:47:19 GMT 
    Police in Hungary are accused of blaming victims of sexual assault after releasing advice that warns young women of the risks of flirting.
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