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VIDEO: Michelle Obama's funky dance moves

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 22:14
Michelle Obama danced on stage on Easter Sunday for her "Let's Move!" initiative encouraging children to exercise and eat healthily.

VIDEO: Secrets of American Pie revealed?

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 22:02
The original manuscript to Don McLean's iconic song American Pie is up for auction in New York - with an estimated value of $1.5m.

Nanjing mayor jailed for 15 years

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 21:56
The former mayor of Nanjing, Ji Jianye, is sentenced to 15 years in jail for corruption, the latest official felled by China's crackdown.

Politicians back on campaign trail

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 21:48
Campaigning for the general election steps up a gear after Easter, with 30 days to go until polling day.

Wylfa a 'once in generation' chance

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 21:25
The nuclear power industry linked to the planned new Wylfa plant on Anglesey could be worth £5.7bn to the Welsh economy, says an independent report.

A caddie's 53rd and final Masters

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 21:06
Veteran caddie Carl Jackson on a lifelong love affair with the Masters, two Green Jackets and half a century of social change at Augusta.

Prison radicalisation 'getting worse'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 21:01
Islamic radicalisation in England's prisons is getting worse, the former head of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office warns.

Lost boy found after five days

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 20:38
An 11-year old Australian boy with autism who went missing at a campsite in Victoria, Australia, is found after five days.

Couple's bodies found in trunks

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 20:16
The naked bodies of a man and woman are found in trunks in the Indian state of Haryana in what police suspect is a case of honour killing.

Malaysia passes anti-terror bill

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 19:58
Malaysia passes a controversial anti-terrorism bill, reintroducing detention without trial, which officials say is needed to tackle Islamic extremism.

What do American Pie's lyrics mean?

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 19:49
What do American Pie's lyrics really mean?

The story of two transgender children

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 19:29
The story of two transgender children aged six and eight

Duke Beats Wisconsin, 68-63, To Win NCAA Men's Basketball Title

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-06 19:29

In a back-and-forth game, the Blue Devils eked out a 68-63 win, and an NCAA men's basketball championship, against the Badgers on Monday night in Indianapolis.

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VIDEO: 'Encouraging' Samsung results

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 19:04
The firm has forecast a quarterly operating profit of about 5.9 trillion won ($5.44bn; £3.65bn) for the first three months of 2015.

Australia drug pair in new legal bid

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 18:08
Lawyers for two Australian drug smugglers on death row in Indonesia say they will continue to fight for them, after losing an legal challenge.

Blair to attack Cameron over EU

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 18:03
Tony Blair is to enter the election campaign with an attack on David Cameron's pledge to hold a referendum on Britain's EU membership.

CBI says UK economy growing faster

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 17:30
Business lobby group, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), estimated that the UK's economy expanded by 0.7% in the three months to March, up from 0.6% in the previous quarter.

Parties row over GP opening hours

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 17:25
Almost 600 fewer GP surgeries in England now open at evenings and weekends than in the last Parliament, says Labour, but its figures are disputed by ministers.

VIDEO: Snowden: Now you see him, now you don't

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 17:01
New York park rangers remove a bust of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, which had been sneaked into a Brooklyn park at night by guerrilla artists.

Samsung sees $5.44bn quarterly profit

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 16:19
South Korea's Samsung Electronics has forecast a quarterly operating profit of about 5.9 trillion won ($5.44bn; £3.65bn) for the first three months of 2015.