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Three people pulled alive from rubble eight days after Nepal earthquake

Monday, 4 May 2015 1:06 PM

Three people have been pulled out alive from the rubble of their home eight days after Nepal's devastating earthquake.

Politics & Economics»

Rescue operation saves 2,400 from Mediterranean Sea

Monday, 4 May 2015 1:06 PM

The latest episode in the Mediterranean migrant crisis saw 13 separate rescue operations rescuing around 2400 people from the sea.

Politics & Economics»

Yemen: Saudi-led coalition faces claims of ground offensive and cluster bomb use

Monday, 4 May 2015 1:06 PM

Dozens of Arab special forces soldiers have arrived in the Yemeni port city of Aden, according to the Southern Popular Resistance.

Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabian-led air strikes hit a residential area of Sanaa

Sunday, 3 May 2015 12:32 PM

Air strikes by the Saudi Arabian- led coalition struck a residential area of the Yemeni capital Sanaa overnight on Thursday.

Energy»

Tesla unveils batteries for homes

Sunday, 3 May 2015 12:32 PM

The electric car maker will sell batteries homeowners can use to store solar energy. Analysts say this could generate big revenues.

Culture & Society»

Up to 1,000 Europeans still missing in Nepal

Sunday, 3 May 2015 12:32 PM

Up to a thousand EU citizens are among several thousand people still missing in Nepal. Most of the missing Europeans are thought to have been around popular trekking routes in the Himalayas, where others have been airlifted out of the area.

Culture & Society»

Facebook SOS: Nepal earthquake volunteers found on social media

Thursday, 30 April 2015 12:57 PM

In what is left of Kathmandu's Durbar Square, local and foreign volunteers have been helping soldiers and aid workers clear rubble from around an ancient temple.

Technology»

Scientists create 'ghosts' in the lab by tricking the brain

Thursday, 30 April 2015 12:57 PM

Scientists elicit the sensation of an apparition or 'ghost' in a laboratory setting using a robotic device to trick the brains of test subjects.

Technology»

Hands free talk with global reach and style

Thursday, 30 April 2015 12:57 PM

A San Francisco company's global network and wearable technology allows people to communicate with a touch of a button.

Politics & Economics»

Focus: Expert discusses Saudi Arabia's power reshuffle

Thursday, 30 April 2015 12:57 PM

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has named his powerful interior minister as heir in a major reshuffle that also saw the world's longest-serving foreign minister replaced. David Hearst, the editor of Middle East Eye, analyses the significance of the move.

Transport»

EU cars will get automatic emergency call device from 2018

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 12:45 PM

New cars and light vans will have to be fitted with devices that will automatically alert rescue services when a vehicle crashes from 2018.

Gadgets»

Apple profits up amid surging iPhone sales

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 12:45 PM

Apple is reporting a profit of almost 12.5 billion euros for the first three months of 2015, on the back of surging iPhone sales.

Healthcare»

HIV self-test kit goes on sale in UK

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 12:45 PM

The first legally approved HIV self-test kit has gone on sale in the UK allowing people to test for the virus at home and get the results within 15 minutes.

Technology»

Motion capture on a whole new level

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 12:45 PM

What's the use of a motion capture system that has more than 500 cameras embedded into a two story dome? Improve athletic performance and detect early signs of autism for starters.

Politics & Economics»

UN inquiry says Israel killed 44 Palestinians at UN facilities in Gaza war

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 12:45 PM

A UN inquiry has found that Israel killed at least 44 Palestinians at UN facilities during the Gaza war last year.


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