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The great 1980s Dungeons & Dragons panic

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 17:00
What was behind the 1980s Dungeons and Dragons panic?

Obama's health secretary resigns

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 16:56
US Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigns following problems with the launch of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

McIlroy content with Masters opener

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 16:54
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy is pleased to finish one under after the first round at Augusta, three shots off the lead.

England 'being caught up on NHS'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 16:50
The NHS in England is continuing to perform marginally better than the other UK nations, but the gap is narrowing, a review suggests.

So which nation has the best NHS?

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 16:47
Which United Kingdom nation has the best health service?

Doctors implant lab-grown vagina

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 16:45
Four women have had new vaginas grown in the laboratory and implanted by doctors in the US.

Call for vote on Ecuador Amazon oil

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 16:24
Environmentalists in Ecuador say they have enough signatures for a referendum on controversial oil drilling plans for an Amazon national park.

VIDEO: Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 16:16
A woman has thrown a shoe at former First Lady Hillary Clinton as she was giving a speech in Las Vegas.

Half of prostate cancer misdiagnosed

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 16:11
Prostate cancer tests, which predict how aggressive a tumour is, underestimate the severity of the disease in half of cases, scientists say.

Haas leads Masters after first round

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 16:04
American Bill Haas holds a one-shot lead over defending champion Adam Scott, 2012 winner Bubba Watson and Louis Oosthuizen.

Irish culture celebrated in London

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 16:00
A host of Irish musicians and stars of the stage and screen take part in a London concert to mark the first UK state visit of an Irish head of state.

UN approves peacekeepers for CAR

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 15:43
The UN Security Council votes to send a 12,000-strong force to the Central African Republic (CAR) to help end continuing religious violence.

Viewpoint: CAR needs help - Ban Ki-Moon

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 15:43
CAR 'must not become another Rwanda', writes UN chief

Great Train Robbery in miniature

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 15:24
Model railway enthusiasts from Luton re-create one of the most infamous heists in history.

Class bears 'prompt parent rivalry'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 15:13
Classroom teddy bears that go home to stay with pupils for the weekend are prompting new levels of competitive parenting, the TES says.

Immigration talk 'deters students'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 15:11
"Overblown rhetoric" on efforts to bring down immigration has contributed to a drop in students doing technology, engineering and maths courses at UK universities, peers say.

VIDEO: First look at the Samsung S5

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 15:09
Rory Cellan-Jones tries out Samsung's latest S5 phone, as it makes its global launch on Friday.

UN set to warn over 'dash for gas'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 15:06
The United Nations is likely to warn governments that a "dash for gas" will not solve climate change, the BBC's Roger Harrabin reports.

Mixed emotions as Liverpool target title

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 14:58
Alan Hansen outlines the feelings in Liverpool ahead of a potential title decider and the 25th anniversary of Hillsborough

Warning over 'disturbances' in town

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-10 14:29
Police warn motorists to avoid part of Carrickfergus, County Antrim, due to disturbances.

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