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VIDEO: New record depth for deepest fish

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:59
Fish have been filmed more than 8km down in the Mariana Trench - the deepest place on Earth.

US Secret Service is too 'insular'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:49
The agency guarding the US president is too insular and must recruit its next head externally, a review prompted by a White House security breach says.

Sony hack is 'US security issue'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:49
The cyber attack on Sony that forced a major film release to be pulled is being viewed as a national security matter, the White House says.

EU needs 'long-term' Russia strategy

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:36
The European Union needs a "plan for years" towards Russia, Donald Tusk says, chairing his first summit as European Council president.

Shrink ship bubbles ‘for climate fix’

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:26
Shrinking the bubbles generated by ships could counteract the impact of climate change, a study suggests.

VIDEO: Testing Skype's real-time translator

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:16
Microsoft has launched a test version of the Skype Translator which decodes conversations in Spanish and English in near real time.

Quiz of the year pt 1: Who said that?

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:14
Do you remember who said what from 2014?

VIDEO: DIY electronics making home 'smart'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:11
The do-it-yourself electronics maker littleBits has released a "smart home" automation kit.

Global debt: How worried should we be?

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:10
The BBC's Andrew Walker considers how big a problem global debt really is.

Is Putin to blame for the plunging rouble?

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:09
Did Vladimir Putin think high oil prices would last for ever?

Nick Hewer to leave The Apprentice

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:04
Lord Sugar's adviser on The Apprentice Nick Hewer announces he is to leave the BBC One show after a decade.

Budapest's underground escape craze

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:01
The underground escape games taking Hungary by storm

VIDEO: A night on the SOS bus

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:00
BBC News spends a night on Norwich's SOS bus as peak Christmas Party season gets under way.

VIDEO: Escape games boom in Budapest

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:00
Why are people flocking to Hungary in order to try and escape from locked rooms?

Israel brands peace plan 'gimmick'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 23:14
Israel says a Palestinian effort to set a three-year deadline for it to end its occupation of Palestinian territories is a "gimmick".

Carbon mission returns global maps

BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 22:36
Nasa's Orbiting Carbon Observatory produces its first global maps of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere.

Staff 'bussed in to plug jail gaps'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 22:34
Nearly 250 prison officers are being bussed across the country to fill gaps at other jails because staff shortages are so acute this Christmas, according to leaked documents.

Putin's news conference: Five things we learned

BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 22:11
Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the economy, Ukraine and his love life over the course of a three-hour news conference. Here are five things we learnt this year.

Two US states sue over marijuana

BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 21:53
Nebraska and Oklahoma are asking the US Supreme Court to nullify a 2012 law that made marijuana legal in the US state of Colorado.

'Slenderman' accused to stand trial

BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 21:46
Both girls accused of stabbing a Wisconsin classmate in order to please an online fictional character are competent to stand trial, a judge says.
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