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Tony Abbott's stumbling blocks with Australian voters

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 22:32
As Australian PM Tony Abbott's approval rating tumbles below 30% with rumblings of a leadership challenge, what are the key issues that have alienated voters?

Education plan 'could lead to cuts'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 22:10
Plans for education spending in England by the Conservatives could mean bigger cuts for the Welsh government, the Liberal Democrats claim.

Hospital helipads to go 24 hours

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 22:08
More medical helicopter landing sites are being identified and others improved so they can be used around the clock as part of a new flying doctors' service which starts in April.

Young traditional musician named

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 21:53
A 25-year-old singer from Dumfries scoops the title of BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician for 2015.

Obama Addresses Vaccinations, Other Issues In NBC Interview

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-01 21:49

President Obama encouraged parents to vaccinate their children and said the U.S. is doing everything it can to rescue a young woman held by the Islamic State, speaking in a wide-ranging interview.

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Transfer deadline day: Confirmed deals

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 21:45
Track all the latest signings throughout deadline day in England, Scotland and across Europe.

VIDEO: Secrets of ancient scrolls unlocked

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 21:39
Scientists in France have a found a way to look inside fragile charred scrolls from the ancient Roman library in Herculaneum.

Abortion case goes to High Court

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 21:10
The Human Rights Commission is to apply to the High Court on Monday for a judicial review of abortion law in Northern Ireland.

Legal bid over loyalist gang probe

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 21:06
The brother of a boy killed by a loyalist gang allegedly containing members of the RUC and UDR is due to launch a legal challenge against Northern Ireland's chief constable later.

Patriots beat Seahawks 28-24

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 20:56
New England Patriots overcome the row over 'deflate-gate' to beat Seattle Seahawks and win the Super Bowl 28-24.

China executes two cult killers

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 20:46
Two members of a cult in China have been executed for murdering a woman in a McDonald's restaurant in Shandong.

Strauss-Kahn pimping trial to begin

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 20:27
The trial of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, on charges of procuring women for sex parties, is set to begin in France.

Smoke-free zones trialled in Bristol

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 20:15
Two city squares in Bristol could become Britain's first major public outdoor spaces to go smoke-free when a voluntary pilot launches later.

Liberia's Ebola vaccine trial begins

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 20:07
The first large-scale trials of an experimental vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus are due to begin in Liberia.

'Serious errors' in boy's heart care

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 19:42
A family whose son died after surgery at a paediatric heart unit in Leeds is told serious mistakes were made in his treatment.

Dazzling new look for Mersey ferry

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 19:03
A Mersey ferry is to undergo a transformation into a brightly coloured "dazzle ship" thanks to the man behind a famous Beatles album cover.

Police probe Bangkok mall blasts

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 19:03
Police in Thailand are investigating two bomb explosions outside a luxury shopping mall in Bangkok, the first such incident since a military coup in May.

Venezuelan shop owners arrested

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 18:08
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says the owners of an unnamed chain of shops have been arrested for artificially creating long queues.

Stroke campaign 'reduced disability'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 18:04
Campaign to raise awareness of stroke symptoms saves thousands from lasting damage, Public Health England says.

Doctors urged to tell patients names

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 18:00
More than 90 NHS organisations back a terminally ill doctor's campaign to encourage healthcare staff to introduce themselves to patients.