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VIDEO: Assisted dying 'a dangerous path'

BBC News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 16:01
Paralympic multi-gold medallist Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, has spoken out against the legalisation of assisted dying, warning that a bill proposed by Former Labour Lord Chancellor Lord Falconer does not have "adequate safeguards".

VIDEO: Officials warn of UK heatwave

BBC News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 14:04
Public health officials are warning people to be careful as a heatwave alert is issued for parts of the UK.

VIDEO: Bollywood's answer to Four Lions?

BBC News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 12:53
Bollywood star and producer Farhan Akhtar's latest film Bangistan is being hailed as India's answer to Brit flick Four Lions

VIDEO: An airline black box in 'the cloud'

BBC News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:57
Earlier this year Malaysian Flight 370 disappeared without trace. Soon, proposals will be set out to ensure that never again can an aircraft vanish.

VIDEO: Japan's Mount Fuji made out of rice

BBC News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:54
Artists in Japan use a paddy field measuring 140m by 100m to create a giant scene from a legend about Mount Fuji using different coloured rice plants.

AUDIO: Stirling Prize 'goes beyond aesthetics'

BBC News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:06
Julia Barfield discusses the Stirling Prize shortlist for architecture, which includes the Shard skyscraper and London Aquatics Centre.

VIDEO: Runners named for architecture prize

BBC News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:03
Shortlist for this year's Stirling Prize, which recognises Britain's best new architecture, is announced

VIDEO: Typewriters to fight digital snooping?

BBC News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 09:48
James Bond and Jason Bourne have given us an insight into the secretive world of espionage, but how much of what we see in those films takes place in real life?

VIDEO: 'I'm too nosy to want to die'

BBC News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 08:22
The Assisted Dying Bill is due to receive a second reading in the House of Lords on Friday and for some people it is not a simple argument about choice.

VIDEO: Reporter sings Happy Birthday to Merkel

BBC News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 03:04
A German reporter has given the country's Chancellor an unusual birthday present at a news conference in Brussels.

VIDEO: Kunming attack: Victims on all sides

BBC News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 02:59
China is in the midst of a major security crackdown after a series of terror attacks it blames on Muslims from the Uighur ethnic minority.

VIDEO: Is this the world's oldest cat?

BBC News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 01:55
A Lincolnshire couple are vying to be the owners of the world's oldest cat.

VIDEO: 'Hippie crack' inspires exhibition

BBC News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 01:29
Gilbert and George turn to a funny source of inspiration for their latest exhibition: nitrous oxide, or laughing gas.

VIDEO: Lamb changes view on assisted dying

BBC News - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 00:06
Minister for Care and Support Norman Lamb changes his position on assisted dying, saying there would be "very clear safeguards".

VIDEO: Church 'stole my baby's life'

BBC News - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 22:53
Judge Yvonne Murphy will chair an inquiry into church-run mother and baby homes in the Republic of Ireland, the government has announced.

VIDEO: Will a female Thor defeat her critics?

BBC News - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 20:22
Marvel shake up the the comic book fraternity by casting a woman as Thor.

VIDEO: UK heat linked to Pacific storm

BBC News - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 17:33
How can a super typhoon in the Northwest Pacific spark off thunderstorms in the UK? Peter Gibbs explains.

VIDEO: Close-up: Air strike warning footage

BBC News - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 16:22
As the Palestinian civilian death toll grows, the BBC examines the methods employed the Israel Defense Forces to minimise civilian casualties.

VIDEO: Humanoid robot opens bottles

BBC News - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 14:03
Honda has launched the latest generation of its humanoid robot ASIMO (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility).

VIDEO: Cabinet women role models - McVey

BBC News - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:50
One of the new members of who will sit in the cabinet has said the female ministers named in David Cameron's reshuffle can act as role models to young women.
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