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Governor's son in Sao Paulo shootout

BBC - Tue, 2014-02-04 00:01
Police in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo say the state governor's son and granddaughter were caught up in a gunfight between their guards and gunmen.

Carers 'pushed to brink' by cuts

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 23:37
Spiralling costs and cuts to support are leaving carers in Scotland struggling with alarming levels of hardship, according to a charity.

VIDEO: Cancer cases to soar, warns WHO

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 23:20
The world is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered, World Health Organization (WHO) scientists say.

The legacy of TV's Millionaire quiz

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 23:09
What 15 years of Millionaire has given us

VIDEO: Slovenia hit by severe blizzards

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 23:07
A quarter of Slovenians have been left without electricity, as parts of Europe battle some of the worst winter blizzards for decades.

Joan Mondale, Ex-Vice President's Wife, Art Advocate, Dies At 83

NPR News - Mon, 2014-02-03 22:51

Joan Mondale was so passionate that she earned the nickname "Joan of Art" and, in the process of pushing her cause, transformed the role of the second lady. Even when her husband was campaigning as Jimmy Carter's vice president, she tried to keep up with regular ceramics classes.

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Gay snowboarder will limit Sochi protest

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 22:38
Gay snowboarder Belle Brockhoff says she will not "wave a rainbow flag" at Sochi 2014 to avoid jeopardising her Olympic dream.

World facing cancer 'tidal wave'

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 22:33
The globe is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar must be considered, says the World Health Organization.

No apology to Allister over letter

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 22:31
The Sinn Féin education minister is refusing to say sorry to the TUV leader for taking 57 days to answer a letter.

Pensioners 'plot' and castaway doubts - the papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 22:13
Mixed news for pensioners on the front pages, while papers scrutinise "castaway" Jose Salvador Albarengo's story and the deselection of Tory MP Tim Yeo.

Man held over six shot dead in China

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 22:10
Police in China arrest a man accused of shooting six people dead last week because he suspected two men of having affairs with his wife.

Bill of rights for cancer patients

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 22:09
A world-renowned cancer specialist from Queen's University in Belfast leads the fight to improve cancer survival rates in Europe.

VIDEO: Five questions from 10 years of Facebook

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 21:56
The social media website Facebook is 10 years old. Vice President Nicola Mendelsohn answers five key questions about the company's first past, present and future.

Ten killed in India bus accident

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 20:19
At least 10 people are killed after the bus they were travelling overturned in India's western state of Maharashtra, media reports say.

US teacher charged with child abuse

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 20:11
A teacher in the US state of California has been arrested on sexual abuse charges after a former student aired allegations in a YouTube video.

Clegg calls for new drugs approach

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 19:31
The UK should abandon its current drugs policy because the war on drugs is not being won, Nick Clegg says on a visit to Colombia.

VIDEO: A decade of Facebook: By the numbers

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 19:26
Facebook by the numbers at year 10

Hair tongs and mugs top burns list

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 18:35
Hair straighteners and hot mugs are the leading causes of childhood scalds and burns, and one year olds are at greatest risk, data reveals.

VIDEO: Who were the real 'Monuments Men'?

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 18:22
As 'The Monuments Men' film starring George Clooney premieres in New York, an exhibit in Washington DC, showcases the real men and women who fought to save art from the Nazis during World War II.

Suspended sentence for cat killer

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 18:04
A Derbyshire man is given a suspended sentence for strangling his family's pet cat.

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