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VIDEO: Iran negotiations in 90 seconds

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 19:38
International negotiations on Iran's nuclear programme are due to finish, but it is thought they could continue into July.

China 'to set out climate pledges'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 19:24
China is set to reveal how much it will cut carbon emissions by beyond 2020, says Premier Li Keqiang during a visit to Europe.

Backpacker inquest gets under way

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 19:19
An inquest is under way in Malaysia into the death of a backpacker whose body was found eight days after he was believed to have gone on a jungle trek.

President Pitches Overtime Rule That Could Raise Wages For 5 Million

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-29 18:20

The regulation, which retailers and restaurants likely will fight, would mean that all employees earning up to $50,440 a year would be guaranteed overtime pay, up from a the current cap of $23,660.

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ILF: What will change?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 17:44
The Independent Living Fund is closing on Tuesday. But what is it and who will it affect?

Is academy status the answer for 'coasting' schools?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 17:42
The government has announced that "coasting" schools are to be given academy status - but, asks Branwen Jeffreys, is that a guarantee of improvement?

How did 'silo' get to mean something else?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 17:35
How did 'silo' get to mean something else?

Chile 2-1 Peru

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 17:28
Eduardo Vargas scores twice as hosts Chile beat 10-man Peru to move into their first Copa America final since 1987.

Asian shares shrug off Greece fears

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 17:10
Shares in Asia open flat or higher in early trading and begin to recover some of Monday's losses.

Police service 'resistant to change'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 16:52
The police service is resistant to change because of an "insular attitude" and chief constables who fail to listen to officers, a review finds.

Kendall: Devolve back-to-work schemes

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 16:44
Labour leadership contenders Liz Kendall and Andy Burnham call for changes to welfare-to-work schemes and employment tribunal fees ahead of another hustings in the contest.

Climate change action needed, MPs say

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 16:32
The UK must take urgent action to prepare for the impacts of climate change in the UK, according to a progress report from MPs.

The Brazilian who wants China to go west

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 16:27
Brazilian Hugo Barra wants to lead a charge of Chinese smartphones in his home country and beyond.

'Leap second' set to delay midnight

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 16:20
Midnight will come later tonight as for the first time in three years an extra second is added to the official time set by atomic clocks.

VIDEO: The US love of bespoke British suits

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 16:17
The US love of bespoke British tailoring

How one country came together after a terror attack

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 16:07
How Kuwaitis came together after terror attack

Pupil-premium impact 'will take time'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 16:00
Funding given to schools for poorer children has "potential", says the government spending watchdog, but will take time to achieve a real change.

Insurer attacked for Facebook tie-up

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 15:33
A health insurer is criticised for advising members to use a Facebook-owned activity tracker without making the social network's involvement more clear.

The animal that was the victim of its own power

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 15:28
How we destroyed the animal we most admired

My 25 years as a prostitute

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-29 15:23
How to survive 25 years of prostitution and start living

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