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Social worker 'mindset change need'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 23:33
Social workers in Wales need a "change of mindset" if they are to make best use of new research on children's social care, says an expert.

Wojciech Jaruzelski, Poland's Last Communist Leader, Dies At 90

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 23:21

The general in tinted glasses, who was best known for his 1981 martial law crackdown on the Solidarity union, died Sunday after a long struggle with cancer and a recent stroke.

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Queen's Baton Relay heads north

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 23:14
The Queen's Baton Relay is heading to the Urdd Eisteddfod where it will be carried by former athlete Iwan Thomas.

What UKIP victory means

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 22:48
UKIP victory will have immediate impact on big three parties

VIDEO: Farage: 'My dream has become reality'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 22:43
Nigel Farage hails a historic victory as UKIP tops the polls in the European elections, with Labour second and the Lib Dems losing all but one of their seats.

Xinjiang 'terror groups' broken up

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 22:36
Police break up 23 extremist groups and arrest more than 200 suspects in the restive Xinjiang region this month, state media said.

BNP leader loses North West seat

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 22:11
BNP leader Nick Griffin fails to get re-elected as an MEP in the North West as Labour tops the poll in the Euro elections.

Hunter-Reay Holds Off Castroneves To Win Indy 500

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-25 22:05

America has its first Indianapolis 500 winner in eight years. Ryan Hunter-Reay made a dramatic pass of Helio Castroneves on the final lap to win Sunday's race in the second-closest finish in history.

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VIDEO: Radio 1's Big Weekend Sunday best bits

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 21:54
Katy Perry has closed Radio 1's Big Weekend in Glasgow with a career spanning set.

Japan girl group attacked with saw

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 21:12
Two members of popular Japanese pop group AKB48 are injured after a man attacks them with a saw at a fan event.

What UKIP victory means

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 21:02
UKIP's victory in the European election will have an immediate impact on the big three parties at Westminster.

Far-right surge and US revenge killings - the front pages

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 20:51
Far-right success in the European elections, along with UKIP's gains in the UK, dominate the front pages, but the Californian killings continue to feature.

S Korea bus station fire kills seven

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 20:32
At least seven people are killed and 20 others injured in a fire at a bus terminal near Seoul, officials say.

Australian bank upbeat on Thailand

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 19:50
Australia's ANZ gains approval to operate a subsidiary in Thailand, paving the way for a full banking licence in the future as the South East Asian country struggles to prevent an investor exodus.

VIDEO: Helping families cope with military suicide

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 18:17
The BBC speaks to the widow of a US Marine about her journey from grieving mother and widow to counsellor and outspoken activist.

Refugees 'struggle for cancer care'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 17:20
There is a "high demand" for cancer treatment from refugees, which is often difficult to meet, experts say.

UKIP gains seats and share in vote

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 16:53
UKIP gains two seats and boosts their share of the vote in the South East as the party topped the European election results in the region.

Ukraine's Poroshenko pledges peace

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 16:47
Petro Poroshenko, the businessman who looks on course to win Ukraine's presidential election, says he wants to "end war and bring peace".

VIDEO: End of the road for India's Ambassador?

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 16:40
India's oldest car maker has halted production of the Ambassador, a vehicle that for decades symbolised the country's political class.

Mexican rebel head Marcos steps down

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-25 16:03
The head of the Zapatista rebels in southern Mexico, Subcomandante Marcos, says he will step down from the leadership of the guerrilla group.
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