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Actress's son 'bullied after hacking'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:29
Ex-Coronation Street star Shobna Gulati says her son was bullied because of stories Mirror Group journalists wrote after hacking her phone.

Moores wants to remain England coach

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:13
Peter Moores wants to stay as England coach despite his side's shock World Cup exit at the hands of Bangladesh.

Wales call in Scarlets hooker Owens

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:06
Wales bring in hooker Ken Owens before Saturday's Six Nations game with Ireland, while prop Tomas Francis also trains.

German woman, 19, killed fighting IS

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:06
A 19-year-old German woman is the first female foreign fighter to be killed fighting Islamic State alongside Kurdish militia groups.

The Princess and the homeless Vogue reader

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:06
Magazine editor prompts row with her homeless picture

Penn: 'No apologies' for Oscar joke

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:02
Actor Sean Penn says he has "absolutely no apologies" to make over his controversial "green card" quip at the Academy Awards.

BBC reporter takes over as linesman

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 04:56
A BBC Three Counties reporter sent to cover his local Conference South club ends up officiating at the match.

Day in pictures: 9 March 2015

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 04:55
Images from around the world: 9 March

Anti-Smog Film Is Pulled In China; Protesters Reportedly Detained

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-09 04:54

A human rights group says police in China detained two people for protesting the government's approach to smog. A popular film about the same topic was recently removed from major websites.

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Q&A: Free schools

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 04:49
The key questions about free schools, which can be set up by parents and community groups in England.

Feminist site knocked offline

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 04:46
A blog encouraging female contributors to write about their experiences was knocked offline during a day for the global celebration of women.

Armstrong hopes for 'dope free' cycling

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 04:44
Lance Armstrong says he hopes for a "dope-free" future for cycling as a report says the sport is struggling with the issue.

UK savings rate 'at 10-year high'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 04:28
Britons are managing to save more money than at any time in the last decade, according to National Savings and Investments (NS&I).

Musicals lead Olivier nominations

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 04:14
West End musicals Memphis and the Carole King-inspired Beautiful lead the nominations at this year's Olivier Awards.

Putin reveals secret Crimea takeover

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 04:07
Russian President Vladimir Putin reveals he planned the annexation of Crimea four days before unidentified gunmen appeared in the region.

Major opera directors defend ENO

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 04:06
Thirty-three of the world's top opera directors sign an open letter in support of the English National Opera (ENO) following criticism and cuts in its Arts Council funding.

Sinn Féin to oppose welfare bill

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 04:02
Sinn Féin has said it will oppose the passage of the welfare bill in the assembly after accusing the DUP of acting in bad faith on the issue.

Treasury not prepared for new crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 03:54
The Treasury has not learned lessons from the 2007-08 financial crash, a Parliamentary report says, and could be exposed to more economic shocks.

Call for landowners to host lynx

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 03:54
A project to reintroduce wild lynx to the UK could see them return to Wales after a 1,300 year gap if the right site can be found.

Eurovision: UK duo defend their song

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 03:45
The duo behind the UK's Eurovision entry say they don't mind criticism of their song, Still in Love With You.