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Tories to offer English laws 'veto'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 17:20
English MPs would be given a veto over laws that apply only in England, under plans to be put forward by the Conservatives.

Babies created from three people

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 17:11
The UK is set to become the first place in the world to approve the creation of babies from the DNA of three people. BBC News explores the technology.

Why engineering should be a woman's game

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 17:09
More girls should be encouraged to study engineering, says Dame Ann Dowling - we need them.

Immigrant children 'were detained'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 17:03
Three children were detained at an immigration centre in Oxfordshire, an inspection finds.

Lenovo profits beat expectations

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 16:39
Technology group Lenovo posts better-than-expected profit after sales in its smartphone division more than doubled.

Reinvigorated Obama snaps into action

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 16:25
President Obama has confounded predictions that the rest of his term would amount to two years of drift, says Jamie Coomarasamy.

RadioShack suspended from NYSE

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 16:03
RadioShack shares have been suspended from trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) even as it continues to seek a rescue from possible bankruptcy.

US drops News Corp hacking probe

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 15:53
Rupert Murdoch's media company News Corp will not be prosecuted in the US over the phone hacking scandal that rocked the company in the UK.

Transfer window: 10 unusual facts

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 15:48
Ultimate frisbee, debut-delaying socks, and ocean-inspired names - read our alternative facts on the transfer window signings.

U.S. Walks Back Decision To Classify Info On Afghan Security Forces

NPR News - Mon, 2015-02-02 15:39

A government watchdog had said that classifying the information would harm its ability to publicly account for the billions of dollars spent each year on Afghan forces.

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How accurate are 'due dates'?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 15:33
But what's the chance both babies will be born on the same day?

Crowds expected for Sir Jack funeral

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 15:32
Thousands of people are expected to line the streets of Wolverhampton later for the funeral of Sir Jack Hayward, the millionaire former Wolves FC owner.

The men of steel with a softer side

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 15:27
The Indian men of steel with a soft centre

Bosses 'hit back at Miliband' - papers

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 15:13
Labour leader Ed Miliband's relationship with business leads some papers, while others focus on the circumstances of struggling Britons.

Minimising the hacker threat

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 15:02
If a cyber-attack is unpreventable, what can you do?

Man Utd sign rookie Bolton defender

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 15:00
Manchester United sign 21-year-old Bolton Wanderers defender Andy Kellett on loan until the end of the season.

Austria sees first Pegida march

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 14:42
The anti-Islamist group Pegida, which began in Germany, hold its first rally in Austria, but marchers find themselves outnumbered by rival protesters.

VIDEO: Footage shows huge starling formation

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 14:32
A murmuration, or flock, of starlings flew spectacularly in the sky near Rahat in Israel.

VIDEO: F1 testing: Vettel sets pace in Jerez

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-02 14:30
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel sets the pace again on day two of the first pre-season test in Jerez as McLaren-Honda continued to struggle.