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Falling oil price costs Russia $100bn

The falling oil price is costing Russia up to $100bn a year, while Western sanctions have hit the country by a further $40bn, its finance minister says.


Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor

Aston Villa 1-0 Southampton

Can Villa finally win? Or will the Saints close the gap on Chelsea? Updates and radio commentary, social media and pundit analysis.


Fighter Jet

Flying the 'Nintendo' fighter jet

When the F-35 Lightning II fighter jet comes into service, it'll be among the most advanced in the world. But what will it be like to fly? BBC Click's Dave Lee finds out.


New species found under our noses

New species found under our noses

Sometimes new species turn up unexpectedly close to home


Don’t forget this on your CV

Don’t forget this on your CV

You might be tempted to leave this off your resume. Don’t


The hidden perks of luxury cars

The hidden perks of luxury cars

It’s not all about leather, wood and horsepower


Hunger Games: Not for real adults

Hunger Games: Not for real adults

The new blockbuster reviewed


Could Terminator actually happen?

Could Terminator actually happen?

How computers may become sentient


London's 200-year-old hidden canal

London's 200-year-old hidden canal

4,000 miles of waterways, built by hand

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Sound of success: Orchestrating global fame

Fifteen years after it was founded, the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra is now one of Turkey’s finest orchestras. What comes next for this young and hungry group of musicians?

Electric vehicles

Local Motors Verrado electric drift trike

A must-have toy for grown-ups

From dirt-track racers to Group B monsters, sideways driving has long been held as a form of automotive nirvana. Electric 'drift trikes' are taking off, and a start-up is leading the charge.

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Stockholm's stunning rooftop tour

In the heart of the Swedish capital, visitors can clamber across the top of the Old Parliament building for an incredible 360-degree view - but it's not for the faint of heart.




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