BBC World News

City phone calls need area code

Local landline calls in the Aberdeen area and four other UK cities now require the area code to be dialled under changes aimed at freeing up more numbers.

Business booming for female comics

Female comics are enjoying a surge in popularity with audiences flocking to see acts including Miranda Hart and Sarah Millican, according to a set of new findings.

Dalit widows appointed priests

Two Dalit widows are appointed priests at a temple in south-west India, in a rare move for a country where caste prejudice is still rife.

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