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Singapore: Jubilee gifts for babies born in 2015

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 15:37

Singapore celebrates its golden jubilee in 2015, and the government is planning to give new arrivals a special treat to mark the occasion.

Glittering bread

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 14:06

Whole wheat flour, spelt and water are the usual ingredients used to make bread, but add a touch of edible gold and you’ve got wealthy clients from all around the world stepping on each others’ toes trying to secure a loaf of the world’s most expensive bread.

Drunk Birds ‘Slur’ just like people : research

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 12:50

Drunk birds and drunk people have a lot in common. That’s the finding of a new study by Oregon Health and Science University researchers, who fed juice spiked with alcohol to zebra finches in order to understand how booze affects their birdsongs.

AirAsia QZ8504: 'Debris' seen by Indonesia search teams

Tuesday, 30 December 2014 13:41

Indonesian officials say search teams have spotted debris at sea in the hunt for missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501.

AirAsia QZ8501: Indonesia plane search resumes

Monday, 29 December 2014 09:57

The search has resumed for AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501, a day after it went missing with 162 people on board.

Hong Kong crash sparks money grab

Friday, 26 December 2014 17:46

Hong Kong police have appealed to the public to return millions of dollars taken after a van transporting HK$525m ($68m; £44m) crashed on a major road.

Christmas eve pilgrims gather in Bethlehem

Thursday, 25 December 2014 12:03

Christians from across the world have gathered in the West Bank town of Bethlehem to mark Christmas Eve in the place they believe Jesus was born.

Obama hails The Interview screenings

Wednesday, 24 December 2014 11:55

US President Barack Obama has welcomed a decision by Sony to screen a comedy about North Korea in some US cinemas.

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