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Auschwitz anniversary: The survivor who brought the Holocaust to life

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:10
How a young survivor's drawings helped bring the Holocaust to life

When to hang up the tennis racquet?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:07
Finding a new job after hanging up the tennis racquet

How much money do you need to be "super-rich"?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:05
What does it take to join the wealthy elite?

Where next for the eurozone?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:05
Syriza's election victory in Greece raises some difficult questions for the other countries using the currency and for the European institutions.

Still thirsty after Malawi's flood

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:05
Water everywhere in Malawi and not a drop to drink

VIDEO: Auschwitz survivor's search for twin

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:05
Menachem Bodner is one of many Holocaust survivors searching for relatives 70 years on.

Crime victims let down, says review

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:04
Victims of crime in England and Wales are still being let down by the justice system, says an independent review by Victims' Commissioner Baroness Newlove.

The woman who swapped home for a hut near Chechnya

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:04
The woman who left Germany for a gorge on the Chechen border

How to build world's tallest lift

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:01
How to build the world's tallest lift

Biggest hospital to be handed over

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:01
Scotland's largest hospital is due to be officially handed over to NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

Astana should be banned - Armstrong

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:00
Lance Armstrong is unimpressed with Brian Cookson's start as UCI boss but is sorry today's riders must keep answering drugs questions.

Families hit by cuts report says

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:00
Families with young children and poorer households have been worst affected by government changes to tax and benefits, according to a new report.

UK minister makes Taiwan watch gaffe

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 14:57
A UK government minister apologies after giving a watch to the mayor of Taipei, not realising it was a taboo act in Chinese culture.

Obama's Arctic Refuge Drill Ban Won't Change Much, For Now

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-26 14:52

Oil industry representatives are criticizing the decision, but analysts say the shale revolution will buy the industry time to develop safe technology in the threatened environment.

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VIDEO: Aftermath of fatal fighter jet crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 14:51
Ten people have been killed and 13 injured at a military base in Spain, when a Greek fighter jet lost power and crashed into other aircraft parked on the ground.

VIDEO: Ukraine civilians 'caught in firing line'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 14:45
NATO has dismissed as "nonsense" claims by Vladimir Putin that NATO soldiers are fighting alongside Ukrainian government troops in Eastern Ukraine.

VIDEO: Auschwitz survivors reunited 70 years on

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 14:28
Survivors have returned to Auschwitz to remember those lost and to be reunited with fellow captives, 70 years after the camp was liberated.

Russia's credit rating cut to junk

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 14:11
Russia's credit rating is cut to junk by US ratings agency Standard and Poor's for the first time in a decade.

Court bans child being named Nutella

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 13:59
A French court stops parents from naming their baby girl Nutella after the hazelnut spread, ruling that it would make her the target of derision.

Ex-CIA officer leaked Iran plan

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 13:48
A former CIA officer has been convicted of leaking classified details of a US operation against Iran to a New York Times reporter.