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Children on screens six hours a day  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:13:07 GMT
A market research firm which has been collating the media habits of children for 20 years has published a comprehensive report on children's media habits. 
Top Gear: Tymon 'won't press charges'  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:00:24 GMT
Oisin Tymon, the Top Gear producer physically and verbally attacked by Jeremy Clarkson, tells police he does not want to press charges. 
Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer dies  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:27:01 GMT
Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer, who was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature, dies at the age of 83. 
Graphene light bulb set for shops  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:51:01 GMT
A light bulb made from graphene - said by its UK developers to be the first commercially viable consumer product using the super-strong carbon - is to go on sale later this year. 
Greens ‘want 1% of GDP for science’  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:32:19 GMT
A pledge by the Greens to double science funding contrasts with the statements offered by five other party leaders, answering a call to set out their policies on science. 
Office workers 'too sedentary'  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:54:21 GMT
Office workers need to get up and move around more, according to a new campaign. 
Sierra Leone in Ebola lockdown  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:59:13 GMT
The authorities in Sierra Leone enforce a three-day national lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, except for short windows to pray. 
New Zealand 'start as underdogs'  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:34:00 GMT
Before Sunday's Cricket World Cup final, BBC Sport rounds up the best quotes, stats and video to preview the MCG showcase. 
Four miss England's trip to Italy  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:33:02 GMT
Danny Welbeck, Raheem Sterling, Leighton Baines and James Milner have been ruled out of England's friendly with Italy on Tuesday. 
The beast of the Danube  Mon, 23 Mar 2015 01:46:19 GMT
The Danube salmon's last hunting grounds in Europe can be found in the Balkans - but a rash of dam-building poses a risk to its habitat. 
The men who uncovered Assyria  Sun, 22 Mar 2015 00:41:43 GMT
Islamic State is destroying ancient cities excavated by three remarkable men in the middle of the 19th Century - among them the first Iraqi archaeologist. 
Wedding set for supermarket aisle  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:29:09 GMT
A couple will tie the knot in a very public way later when they hold their wedding in their favourite supermarket's Easter egg aisle. 
Nappy-wearing goat back with mum  Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:30:52 GMT
A nappy-wearing sickly kid goat nursed back to health is now behaving "like a proper goat, not a dog" her owner says. 
US issues Uganda attack warning  Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:15:39 GMT
The US embassy in Uganda warns that Westerners - including Americans - may be targeted for terror attacks in the capital, Kampala. 
Singapore advises against Lee queues  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:13:24 GMT
Singapore urges people not to join the queue to view Lee Kuan Yew lying in state, while India declares a day of national mourning for the statesman. 
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