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Police catch teen couple on the run

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 17:14
Police in Florida arrest two teenagers who have been on the run for two weeks after eluding officers in several US states.

VIDEO: Ukraine claims airport victory

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 16:57
The Ukrainian military says it has reclaimed almost all of Donetsk airport from separatist rebels after launching what it described as a "massive operation" overnight.

From Wax Cylinders To Records, Saving The Sounds Of History

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-18 16:44

Many of the items in The British Library's vast collection of recorded sound are in danger of disappearing. Some just physically won't last much longer; others are stored in long-dead formats.

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Five things about the Zambian election

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 16:42
Ahead of Zambia's presidential election - called after Michael Sata died in office last year - the BBC's Nomsa Maseko looks at five things you need to know about the poll.

Is lack of democracy a problem for China?

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 16:34
The Chinese government may not embrace full democracy - but it will have to respond to growing demands for liberalisation from its population, says Jonathan Fenby.

The turning point for democracy that gets overlooked

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 16:27
The man behind democracy's forgotten turning point

Families 'face income stagnation'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 16:24
Families with children are at greater risk than any other group of having less money than they need to live on, suggests a study.

Free online textbooks from top school

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 16:23
A leading private school offers revision help by publishing free online textbooks to cover an entire exam course.

Eurostar to resume after disruption

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 16:18
Eurostar says it plans to run a full timetable on Monday, after passengers on the cross-Channel rail service suffered a weekend of delays and cancellations.

Changes proposed for court witnesses

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 16:00
Victims and witnesses should be warned of likely questioning in court of their sexual history or bad character, the director of public prosecutions says.

MH17: Quest for justice goes on

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:53
Relatives seek answers over MH17 Ukraine crash

Jihadist's mother warns of UK attacks

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:50
The mother of a former jihadist warns that unless more provision is made to rehabilitate people returning from war-torn Syria, the UK risks future terror attacks.

Dentists 'not clear about costs'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:49
People could be paying too much for dental treatment because dentists are not being clear about their prices, research by Which? has found.

'Designer baby debate should start'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:47
Rapid progress in genetics is making "designer babies" more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scientists have told the BBC.

BBC launches award to honour Komla Dumor

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:46
The BBC launches an award for reporters based in Africa in honour of its presenter, Komla Dumor, a year after his unexpected death, aged 41.

Miliband pledges mental health push

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:41
Labour says it will "end the scandal of neglect" of child mental health issues if it is in government after the general election.

Getting racists sacked: #FreeSpeechStories

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:38
Should you lose your job for online hate?

In Cold Blood - the book that changed me

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:31
How the story of a brutal murder changed my life

VIDEO: Painting Bangladesh's colourful rickshaws

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:25
Decorating the armada of rickshaws on Bangladesh's roads

Student photographer's MLK images

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 15:18
A student photographer's iconic images of Dr King on the march