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Mixed-race donor found for student

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 9:09pm
A stem cell donor is found for a mixed-race Leukaemia sufferer following a celebrity-backed campaign which inspired 20,000 new donors in a month.

Flashes of light may stop jet lag

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:45pm
Exposure to short flashes of light at night could help travellers adjust to new time zones and avoid jet lag, according to scientists.

Record rise in 'NHS dissatisfaction'

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:42pm
The biggest-ever rise in public dissatisfaction with the NHS was recorded last year, according to a long-running survey.

When is a theory 'just a theory'?

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:34pm
Is it wrong to call evolution 'just a theory'?

VIDEO: Meet the world's oldest powerlifter

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:24pm
At 93, Danish pensioner Svend Steengaard is the world's oldest licensed powerlifter,

Why do people use flotation tanks?

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:21pm
Why the new-age flotation tank has soared in popularity

What happened on the bombed Somali plane?

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:13pm
A plane made an emergency landing in Somalia with a hole in its side, one passenger missing and lots of unanswered questions.

Portugal wrinkles its nose at UK's EU deal

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:09pm
The EU renegotiation may be centre stage in the UK, but the rest of Europe has other pressing concerns, says Mark Mardell.

VIDEO: The couple trapped on Ukraine's frontline

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:03pm
The elderly couple who will not leave the town of Peski on Ukraine's frontline despite shelling damaging their house.

Is self-publishing coming of age?

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:03pm
How easy is self-publishing?

Three things to watch for in New Hampshire

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:02pm
The New Hampshire primaries will be crucial for both sides of the presidential race. The BBC’s Katty Kay talks about the three things she’ll be watching for on Tuesday night.

Viewpoint: Are Donald Trump and his rivals a big joke?

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:02pm
Are Trump and his rivals a big joke, asks PJ O'Rourke

IS widow charged over US hostage death

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 7:59pm
The widow of a former senior Islamic State leader is charged over the death of US hostage Kayla Mueller last year, the US justice department says.

Man shot dead in Dublin 'reprisal'

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 7:20pm
A man has been shot dead in Dublin in what police believe could be a reprisal for a murder at a boxing match weigh-in on Friday.

Japan and the whale

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 6:30pm
History, food, identity or perhaps bureaucracy?

TV show review after Tweddle injury

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 2:54pm
Beth Tweddle has surgery on her neck after a fall during Channel 4's The Jump, prompting a safety review of the TV show.

VIDEO: Leicester 5,000-1? So are these...

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 2:48pm
A Leicester fan who backed his team at 5,000-1 is on course to pocket £25,000. BBC Sport looks at other things with the same odds...

New campus plan after China TV deal

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 2:18pm
Plans to launch a media school in Cardiff are unveiled after a deal was struck with a Chinese television firm.

VIDEO: Cyclists floored by strong winds

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 1:58pm
British triathletes Alistair and Jonny Brownlee are among 153 cyclists stopped in their tracks by hurricane force winds, causing the abandonment of the Volta a La Marina race in Benidorm, Spain.

Viewpoint: Brain tanning and the alchemy of road kill

BBC - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 1:44pm
What one woman did with a kangaroo carcass