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article 30 October 2014 UK
News
National sperm bank 'on a mission to change sperm donation'

With a nationwide donor shortage and increasing demand for sperm, the directors of the new national sperm bank in Birmingham say it will "revolutionise access to donor sperm".

article 28 October 2014 UK, India
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Blackout Britain - will it happen here this winter?

The energy secretary says there will be no UK blackouts this winter. As Ofgem presents its analysis of our energy needs this winter, we look at some of the biggest power outages of the last 50 years.

video 25 October 2014 World, Sierra Leone

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At the sharp end of Sierra Leone's Ebola battle - video

Tom Clarke visits Freetown in Sierra Leone, where every 10 cases of Ebola infection lead to 17 more. Are community care units the answer?

article 25 October 2014 World, United States
Google boss breaks space jump record - video
Google boss breaks space jump record - video

Alan Eustace, a top executive for technology giant Google, breaks the sound barrier as he jumps from space to beat Felix Baumgartner's record skydive two years ago.

article 24 October 2014 UK
News
Ashya's father: 'We don't feel safe going back to England'

Brett King says his family will not be returning to the UK "at the moment" following his five-year-old son Ashya's treatment for a brain tumour in Prague.

video 23 October 2014 World

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Ebola survivors shunned by communities in fear

The overwhelming joy of Ebola survivors is being undermined by the stigma they face in the communities they return to. Science Editor Tom Clarke reports from Sierra Leone on the cruelty of Ebola.

article 21 October 2014 UK
News
Do the media talk down to teenagers over drugs?

As a study suggests teenage cannabis users risk "impairing" their educational ability, a leading researcher claims young people are being let down by media reporting on the dangers of drugs.

post 17 October 2014
Read more from Geoff White on Technology Whisper it quietly: who can you trust online?

The reason so many online services are free is because they are selling your data out the back door: to advertising agencies or, in the case of Whisper, to websites like Buzzfeed.

post 17 October 2014
Read more from Geoff White on Technology How your desk is a jackpot for spies...

The humble desk has a double life. On the one hand it is home to coffee rings and chewed biros. On the other, it is a window spies can use to access your private information. So how safe are you?