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The fight to save Polish as an A-level subject

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:58
The fight to save Polish as an A-level subject

Search for justice after China school abuse

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:53
Search for justice after China school sex abuse

Murder police step up DNA screening

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:52
Police hunting the killer of an artist in a Sussex village are to knock on doors to urge more men to have their DNA screened.

VIDEO: 'No justice' after son's school rape

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:52
The BBC's Celia Hatton reports on sexual abuse at one school in China - and why the victims are still seeking justice.

Skin cancer 'linked to holiday boom'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:39
A boom in cheap package holidays in the 1960s is partly behind the "worrying rise" in skin cancers in pensioners, Cancer Research UK suggests.

Teachers issue energy drinks warning

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:24
Teachers warn of the risks of pupils staying up late at night and then relying on a boost from energy drinks before school the next morning.

Jamaica probes police 'robber' death

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:22
Jamaica investigates the killing of a policeman shot dead by an off-duty officer after reportedly attempting an armed robbery at a bar.

Teachers 'fear debates on extremism'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:21
The NUT says teachers are fearful of discussing controversial issues, such as Islamist extremism, in the classroom.

California vaping: The new subculture

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:09
The new subculture making waves in Los Angeles

The Victorian craze that sparked a mini-sexual revolution

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:04
The Victorian craze that sparked a mini-sexual revolution

Man murdered in stabbing attack

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 16:02
A man is killed and a woman injured in an attack at a house in Greater Manchester.

Pension cash changes come into force

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 15:56
Sweeping changes to pension rules come into force as a 57-year-old man in Devon emerges as one of the first people to cash in their savings.

Report On Retracted 'Rolling Stone' Rape Story Cites 'Systematic Failing'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-05 15:52

The now-retracted 2014 article on campus rape, according to a report by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, involved errors made at "basically every level of the newsroom."

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PA rejects Israel tax transfer

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 15:51
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas says he will return tax revenues unfrozen by Israel because money has been deducted.

Prince Harry arrives in Australia

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 15:41
Prince Harry has arrived in Australia ahead of a four-week placement with the Australian Defence Force.

Sea eagles in Orkney nesting bid

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 15:34
A pair of young sea eagles appear to be setting up home in Orkney, having built an eyrie among crags on the island of Hoy.

Holmes seals play-off win in Houston

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 15:34
American JB Holmes wins a three-way play-off against Jordan Spieth and Johnson Wagner to claim the Houston Open.

Small shop tobacco displays banned

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 15:26
Legislation banning the display of cigarettes and other tobacco products in small shops in Scotland comes into force.

Spanish cavers die in Morocco ravine

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 15:25
Two Spanish cavers die and one survives in a complicated rescue effort in Morocco's Atlas mountains.

Parties launch week two of campaign

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 15:22
Scotland's political leaders kick off the second full week of general election campaigning when they hit the streets today.