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Sending Ice to Antarctica
Offbeat  (tags: Scientists, Ice, Antarctic )

- 3 hours ago -
Scientists are planning to ship ice to the Antarctic. They're afraid that mountain glaciers around the world are melting as a result of climate change and want to store samples of ice in a new vault in the coldest place on Earth.
EU Referendum: Does the Wording of the Question Matter?
Offbeat  (tags: EU referendum, EU Membership, UK )

- 19 hours ago -
"Should the UK remain a member of the EU?", David Cameron is thought to favour a question along these lines for the referendum on the UK's European Union membership
Queen's Speech 2015: Pomp and Ceremony Ahead of Speech
Offbeat  (tags: Pomp, Ceremony, State Opening of Parliament )

- 20 hours ago -
Huw Edwards commentates as the Queen arrives to deliver her speech, setting out the plans of the Conservative government
Cold Sore Virus 'Treats Skin Cancer'
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Health Care, Cancer, Cold Sore )

- 3 hours ago -
A genetically-engineered version of a virus that normally causes cold sores shows real promise for treating skin cancer, say researchers.
Swiss Police Arrests Fifa Officials in Zurich
Offbeat  (tags: World Soccer, FIFA, Governing Body, Extradition, Zurich, USA )

- 2 hours ago -
NY Times reporter Matt Apuzzo, one of the New York Times journalists who broke the story: "These are big names in the soccer world"
BB King's Death Investigated After Poison Claims
Offbeat  (tags: Entertainment, blues legend, BB King's death, investigated, USA )

- 1 day ago -
US authorities are investigating the death of blues legend BB King after two of his daughters claimed he was poisoned.
Queen's Speech: What Is It and Why Is It Important?
Offbeat  (tags: State Opening of Parliament, Queen's Speech, Pageantry, Political Significance )

- 1 day ago -
The Queen's Speech is the centrepiece of the State Opening of Parliament, which takes place this year on 27 May. It is one of the highlights of the parliamentary year, full of both pageantry and political significance.
A Guide to the UK's Planned in-Out EU Referendum
Offbeat  (tags: Membership, EU, Politics UK, Referendum )

- 1 day ago -
The UK is set to have a referendum by the end of 2017 on whether or not to remain a member of the European Union.
The Vocabularist: Where Does the Word 'Deflation' Come From?
Offbeat  (tags: Dictionary, Words )

- 1 day ago -
Whether to use the word "deflation" caused furrowed brows in the past week when average prices fell for the first time since 1960.
Massive India Heatwave 'Kills 500'
Offbeat  (tags: Heatwave, India )

- 1 day ago -
At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India, with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.
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