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North Sea oil rig

Oil summit to hear pleas for action

An oil industry body is to call for "meaningful action" from government at a summit to help tackle challenges facing North Sea operators.


Novak Djokovic and andy Murray

Murray 'melted down' in final - Cash

Andy Murray needs "a good, hard look in the mirror" after his Australian Open final defeat, says former finalist Pat Cash.


Mystery plague of toxic sea slugs

Mystery plague of toxic sea slugs

A plague of unidentified sea slugs has appeared off the coast of Argentina


Not qualified? Don’t worry

Not qualified? Don’t worry

How to land an out-of-your-league job and turn negatives into positives


Audi's wearable showroom

Audi's wearable showroom

Virtual reality headset lets car-shoppers build a dream


Nine films to watch in February

Nine films to watch in February

Action, comedy and thriller


The man who studies evil

The man who studies evil

He spots the ‘everyday sadists’ among us


The lasting benefits of travel

The lasting benefits of travel

Why seeing the world is on most bucket lists

turning points

Turning points

The 25 milestones that shaped Earth's history

From leaps forward in evolution to devastating asteroid impacts, BBC Earth takes a look at some of the world's biggest turning points.


Woman eating a cake

Funniest reasons for getting fired

Food fights, foul language and French fiction: BBC Capital found some of the more unusual mistakes that have cost people their jobs.

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PARS drone

Droning, not drowning

Drowning kills nearly 400,000 a year, making it a leading cause of accidental death. But new advances, like a flying robot that drops flotation equipment, may soon provide lifesaving relief.




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