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Rwanda MPs condemn BBC genocide film

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 01:45
Rwanda's parliament condemns the BBC for broadcasting a TV documentary which questions official accounts of the 1994 genocide in the country.

VIDEO: Meet your virtual girlfriend

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 01:43
Spencer Kelly discovers how technology can ensure you don't have to be alone in a city full of strangers.

Fresh questions for abuse inquiry head

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 01:42
Fiona Woolf, head of the public inquiry into historical sex abuse, faces more questions from MPs over her suitability for the post.

VIDEO: Lady and the legend: Gaga and Bennett

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 01:40
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have been speaking to the BBC about their new collaboration

Air chiefs quit over Total boss death

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 01:32
The chief executive of Russia's Vnukovo airport and his deputy resign after a plane crash this week that killed the head of France's Total, Christophe de Margerie.

BBC 6 Music draws record listeners

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 01:29
BBC Radio 6 Music has won record audience figures, reaching almost two million listeners over the past three months, according to Rajar.

VIDEO: Jeremy Hunt welcomes NHS report

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 01:14
Jeremy Hunt welcomes a report which says drastic change is needed if the NHS is to avoid an annual shortfall.

Youth arrested over Cumbernauld rape

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 01:06
A 16-year-old boy is arrested after a 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped as she walked home in Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire.

Fire victim, 3, ambulance delay probe

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 01:01
The family of a three-year-old girl who died after a house fire are demanding to know why an ambulance was not available to help her.

Balotelli shirt swap 'sheer madness'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:58
Former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson describes Mario Balotelli's half-time shirt swap as "sheer madness".

What's lurking in Sweden's waters?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:48
What's lurking in Sweden's waters?

Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:42
President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.

What price to save NHS?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:38
How much will politicians spend to save the NHS?

Rokoduguni ready to fly for England

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:29
Semesa Rokoduguni is electrifying for Bath and has the attributes to be the same for England, says BBC pundit Jeremy Guscott.

Nato jets 'intercept Russian plane'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:08
Nato warplanes have intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions between the West and Russia.

Flintoff signs for Brisbane Heat

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:07
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff joins Brisbane Heat for the Australian Big Bash T20.

Can TechNorth take off?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:05
Will the government’s tech plans for Northern England work?

Pre-Python TV episodes rediscovered

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:53
Two episodes of 1960s TV comedy At Last The 1948 Show, which starred John Cleese and Graham Chapman before they formed Monty Python, are found.

Japan minister in sex bar funds row

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:51
Japan's new trade minister Yoichi Miyazawa is forced to defend himself after it emerged support staff spent office money at a sex club.

Bilingual pupils 'underachieve less'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:47
Pupils in Welsh-medium primary schools are less likely to underachieve in core subjects than those going to English schools, according to new figures comparing 11-year-olds.
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