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Lynda Bellingham on Christmas hopes

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 16:04
Late actress Lynda Bellingham had shared her hopes for a final Christmas in a special edition of Loose Women being broadcast today.

VIDEO: Making sure war dead live on in memory

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 16:02
How the Commonwealth War Graves Commission continues to keep its promise to remember the dead "in perpetuity".

Whitehall in confusion, MPs warn

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 16:00
Taxpayers are getting poorer value for money from government projects because of "confusion" over decisions, MPs warn.

VIDEO: The famine report that shocked the world

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 16:00
How a government minister sought relief for a country in crisis

Legendary 'Washington Post' Editor Ben Bradlee Has Died

NPR News - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:58

Bradlee was the editor who ushered in the paper's golden era, overseeing its reporting during the Watergate scandal.

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Clegg targets teachers' workload

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:56
Teachers in England are being asked to examine how they spend their working day, as Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg vows to cut down on "pointless paperwork".

Schools 'should check kids' teeth'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:54
Schools and nurseries need to step in to tackle the worrying trend of tooth decay in children, says the advisory body, NICE.

Mentally ill put in police cells

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:54
Too many people in the middle of a mental health crisis end up locked in police cells after being turned away from hospitals, says a report.

NICE conflicts of interests claim

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:52
A group of leading doctors and researchers has called on MPs to investigate potential conflicts of interest at the medicines watchdog, NICE.

VIDEO: A look back at legendary de la Renta

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:52
Our Arts Editor Will Gompertz takes a look back at the life of one of the biggest names in fashion, Oscar de la Renta.

VIDEO: US probes 'stray air drop video'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:35
The US defence department has said it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants in control of US weapons intended for Syrian Kurdish fighters.

Smith Commission to hold first talks

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:25
A commission to consider more powers for the Scottish Parliament is to hold its first full meeting later.

Rokoduguni set for England call-up

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:16
Bath's Fijian-born army soldier Semesa Rokoduguni is set to be named in England's squad for the November internationals.

NBC News Photojournalist Is Now Ebola Free, Says Hospital

NPR News - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:13

The Nebraska Medical Center says Ashoka Mukpo was cleared by the CDC and will be discharged on Wednesday.

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Father of IS hostage John Cantlie dies

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:12
Paul Cantlie, the father of Islamic State hostage John Cantlie, has died, less than two weeks after making a plea for his son to be released.

Debt campaigners tear up student loans

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:10
The people who buy and then cancel student debt

Can data predict the perfect entrepreneur?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:10
Why being over 40 makes you the perfect entrepreneur

Wind farms outstrip nuclear power

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:07
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.

How safe is mouldy food to eat?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:07
How safe is it to eat mouldy food?

VIDEO: Hotel claw hammer attacker guilty

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:05
A man who beat three sisters with a hammer in a central London hotel has been found guilty of attempted murder.
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