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Vitamin D pills 'could stop colds or flu'

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:39pm
Food should be fortified with the vitamin for improved health, researchers claim.

Frail, elderly people 'left to struggle alone'

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:46pm
The number of over 65s not getting enough help rises as care services are "close to collapse", says charity.

US actor Ashton Kutcher urges end to child sexual exploitation

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:19pm
A visibly emotional Ashton Kutcher says he has seen things "no person should see".

Kitchen sync

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:17pm
Meet David, the blind cook and his autistic helper Peter

'Say the big words'

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 9:59pm
Families describe the moment they shared the news that no-one wants to hear

Joseph D'Urso: Did they really say that?

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 9:13pm
What is the best way to counter the rise of the fake political quote?

Warning signs

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 9:03pm
Every year in the UK, 3,000 people's sight is damaged by a condition called giant cell arteritis. Dr Saleyah Ahsan explains what to look out for.

Portrait of the artist

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 8:28pm
Artist Christian Fuchs is obsessed with his ancestors and spends months painstakingly recreating portraits of them, which he poses for himself

Redrawing women

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 8:25pm
Women are fighting back against sexism in an industry steeped in a history of hyper-sexualised female characters.

Clubbed to death

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 8:18pm
Following the demise of the seal-hunting trade, Norway is focusing on a new Arctic gold rush.

Ian Pollock: Glasses mega-merger in focus

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 8:14pm
Will a merger of Essilor and Luxottica be too big for the public good?

Treasure in the Thames

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 8:08pm
Why is mudlarking becoming more popular in London?

School's out

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 8:05pm
Teacher Daniel Gray decided it was time to speak out about his sexuality. But how did the school respond?

Poldark's Levant Mine parking fees 'insensitive'

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 8:00pm
Thirty-one men died in 1919 at the Cornish mine, where scenes from the hit TV drama were filmed.

Welsh Open 2017: Ronnie O'Sullivan knocked out by Mark Davis in second round

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 7:53pm
Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan blows a 3-0 lead to lose to Mark Davis in the Welsh Open second round.

Bayern Munich 5-1 Arsenal

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 6:18pm
Arsenal's Champions League hopes lie in tatters at the last-16 stage yet again after they suffer a first-leg battering at Bayern Munich.

RBS accused of fraud and forgery by customers and ex-employee

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 6:08pm
RBS customers and a former employee of RBS accuse it of manipulating documents, which the bank denies.

Last orders for 'boozy lunches' in The City?

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 5:43pm
Lloyd's of London has introduced a working hours booze ban for its 800 staff. So is time running out for "boozy lunches"?

Trump and Netanyahu - in 90 seconds

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 4:24pm
President Trump prodded PM Netanyahu to compromise with Palestinians on a peace plan.

Is Russia's Arctic presence 'aggressive?'

BBC - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 4:21pm
The BBC's Jonathan Beale reports from the Arctic circle, where Russia is building up its forces.