Dec 12, 2013
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Chinese state media ridiculed for looking on sunny side of smog
Will tinkering save the UK economy?
Crisis in Central African Republic explained - in two minutes
Research into the biggest care problem of a generation
How accurate are the Pisa tests for schoolchildren?
French novels much loved by readers
Dropping Swann could help England's Ashes hopes
Nasa's Iris mission has observed the region between the Sun's surface and its outer layers, where temperatures reach 2,000,000C.
Sir Terry Pratchett, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease in 2007. He told Newsnight's Jeremy Paxman he is often angry with the government on the issue of Dementia funding.
Police release CCTV footage showing a burglar standing over a 68-year-old woman as she sleeps in her home in Derbyshire.
The coldest temperature ever of -93C has been recorded in the heart of Antarctica.
A Norfolk couple who watched their home fall into the sea during last week's tidal surge say some of their last few belongings have now been stolen.
Two Bangladeshi cameramen, who gained access to leather factories near Dhaka to reveal squalid working conditions, have been awarded the Rory Peck award for examining humanitarian or social issues.
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