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British geologist Patrick Moore describes how his room was shaken by the 8.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Chile.
Meet the young British artists using computer coding skills to create conceptual art.
How this 21-year-old coped with the horrors of WW1
Filipino fishermen back at sea after deadly typhoon
General Motors boss Mary Barra faced harsh questioning by US lawmakers and victims' families over an ignition switch fault in some cars linked to at least a dozen deaths.
General Motors chief executive Mary Barra apologises to the US Congress for an ignition switch fault in some cars linked to at least a dozen deaths.
How weighty texts can be shrunk to bite-size nuggets
Nixon, Reagan and Sarkozy's TV debate tips for Clegg and Farage
Choreographer Matthew Bourne on casting 300 novice dancers
The schools assessing pupils' other talents
A new genetic analysis confirms where modern lions came from, scientists say.
Questions are being raised about the government's drive in England to increase dementia diagnosis rates.
Almost one in 10 university degrees claimed by graduates have "errors", such as wrong grades or subjects, according to the agency which carries out checks for employers.
Royal Navy submarine HMS Tireless has joined the hunt for the missing Malaysian Airlines plane in the Indian Ocean, the Ministry of Defence says.
The number of overseas students taking up courses at universities in England has fallen for the first time in 29 years.
Winning images from The Mammal Society’s second annual competition
The BBC has to adopt "clear editorial guidelines" for its reporting on the issue of climate change, MPs say.
Inside America's $2 billion immigrant detention industry
Voter registration in Scotland is the highest it has ever been as millions sign up to have their say in the independence referendum.