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VIDEO: People have 'wrong idea' about agents

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 22:49
In an interview with the BBC's sports editor Dan Roan, Portuguese football agent Jorge Mendes defends the amount of money in the game.

Oyelowo: TV 'ignoring' black actors

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 22:40
Selma star David Oyelowo says British period dramas are failing to cast black actors.

Screen time 'harms teenagers' sleep'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 22:38
The longer a teenager spends using electronic devices such as tablets and smartphones, the worse their sleep will be, a study suggests.

VIDEO: Revitalising areas with £1 homes

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 22:14
Rising property prices have made it increasingly difficult for people to get on the property ladder, but councils in Stoke and Liverpool have been tackling the issue with innovative schemes.

Blood cancer drug offered on NHS

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 22:00
Leukaemia patients in Wales are offered the chance to get a new cancer drug free on the NHS.

Councillors set to face term limits

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 21:37
Councillors face limits on the length of time they can serve, along with pay cuts, as plans for a radical shake-up of local government in Wales are unveiled.

A Sigh Of Relief For The Murdoch Media Empire

NPR News - Mon, 2015-02-02 21:32

The U.S. Justice Department decides not to prosecute Rupert Murdoch's media companies for their role in a cellphone voice mail hacking scandal.

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Huge increase in drug finds in jail

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 21:28
There has been a huge increase in the number of drugs finds in Northern Ireland's only high-security jail over the past two years, the BBC has learned.

Golfer's court battle set to begin

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 21:21
Rory McIlroy's court case against his former management agent is set to begin in the Irish High Court later.

Death penalty for S Korea soldier

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 21:13
A South Korean soldier who shot dead five of his comrades and injured seven others has been sentenced to death, Yonhap reports.

VIDEO: Blizzards cause US travel chaos

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 21:02
Huge swathes of the US have been hit by heavy snow fall after a powerful winter storm.

Balkans genocide verdicts expected

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 20:58
The top UN court is to rule on genocide cases Croatia and Serbia have filed against each other over the breakup of Yugoslavia in the early 1990s.

Zoella and Dame Edna join Bake Off

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 20:35
YouTube star Zoella will join A-listers like Michael Sheen, Dame Edna Everage and Joanna Lumley in a Comic Relief edition of The Great British Bake Off.

Military 'must tackle alcohol abuse'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 20:22
The government's strategy for combating alcohol abuse among UK armed forces personnel is ineffective, a leading psychiatrist says.

'Innocent' on police photos database

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 19:52
Police forces have uploaded up to 18 million "mugshots" to a facial recognition database, despite a court ruling it could be unlawful, Newsnight learns.

When the US offered free childcare

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 19:27
When the US provided free childcare

Abbott deflects Bishop questions

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 19:13
Australian PM Tony Abbott refuses to be drawn on reports he asked deputy Julie Bishop not to challenge him, amid ongoing leadership rumblings.

'Radical change' needed for NHS

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 19:05
MPs say radical change is needed to make the NHS in England financially sustainable.

Australia cuts interest rates to 2.25%

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 18:52
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) cuts its key interest rate by 25 basis points to a record low of 2.25%.

Suge Knight charged with murder

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 18:52
The former American rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is charged with murder following a fatal hit-and-run incident.