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Why Sikh doctor Prabhjot Singh said he was "grateful" for the racist attack he endured
Chief Economist at Berenberg Bank, Holger Schmieding, gives his predictions for 2014.
From the emotional stimuli of music to how the brain identifies musical patterns
Fritz Haber harnessed nitrogen to feed billions, but was also the pioneer of gas warfare
Nick Thorpe meets Roma families on the margins of Spanish society after leaving Romania
Do our hands mark us out as human? Plus hand transplants and hands that make music
The most informative, interesting and idiosyncratic statistics of the year
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
Coffee and bananas in peril, and electric bees and wild pollinators
The countries listeners are likely to be hearing about - and from - in the next 12 months
Why is Mexico importing more workers than it's exporting?
Millions of people took to the streets of Iran's main cities in December 1978.
Is producing surrogate babies to order exploitative or a positive public service?
News and issues making the headlines each day.
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American model Georgia Durante impressed the mob with her driving skills
Second suicide attack in Russia; Schumacher fights for his life; The Lady from Tel Aviv
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The daily drama of money and work from the BBC.
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So now President Hollande may have got his way, but what does it mean for France?
Suicide bomb attacks in Volgograd /Michael Schumacher critical after ski accident
Penguins, seals and a stranded vessel - join the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 2013
South Sudan president rules out power-share; ski safety; Trayvon Martin Nativity scene
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America's central bank - the US Federal Reserve - is 100 years old. Listen to its story
Small foreign-owned businesses in Zimbabwe have less than 24 hours to meet new rules
Tuesday 31 December 2013