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VIDEO: Time-lapse shows poppy 'picking'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 01:51
The BBC filmed the task of removing the 888,246 ceramic poppies which attracted more than five million visitors to the Tower of London.

Oldham rule out a move for Evans

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 01:50
Oldham Athletic will not invite convicted rapist Ched Evans to train with them, nor will they offer him a contract.

Why are people charged for 'landline rental'?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 01:43
Why you have to have a landline to have broadband

VIDEO: Protecting heads in American football

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 01:40
There are growing concern about the dangers of head injuries in many sports, including American football, the BBC's Alex South reports.

UK manufacturing activity picks up

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 01:38
Manufacturing activity increased in November after solid domestic demand offset weaker orders from overseas markets, a survey indicates.

Gerrard offered new deal - Rodgers

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 01:38
Steven Gerrard is offered a new deal by Liverpool - as Reds boss Brendan Rodgers denies talk of a rift with the midfielder.

Agency mistakes waxwork for prince

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 01:28
A Japanese news agency issues a photo of Prince William's Madame Tussauds wax replica, instead of the prince himself.

VIDEO: AC/DC: 'We just keep going'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 01:24
AC/DC, one of the most successful bands of all time, tell BBC News they're determined to keep going, despite a difficult year for the band

VIDEO: Will new road change Stonehenge?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 01:14
The BBC's transport correspondent Richard Westcott walks among the stones of Stonehenge to gauge how plans to build new roads will change the surroundings.

Nigeria gunmen 'raid Damaturu city'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 01:08
A police base and a university are among facilities attacked by suspected Boko Haram fighters in Damaturu city in north-east Nigeria, residents say.

Child abuse doctor to be sentenced

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 01:02
A paedophile doctor who abused young cancer patients at Addenbrooke's Hospital arrives at Cambridge Crown Court for sentencing.

VIDEO: Landlords to make immigrant checks

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 01:00
Landlords in the West Midlands who fail to check whether prospective tenants are in the country legally will face a £3,000 fine, under a new rule expected to be rolled out across the UK.

Johnson not 'crawling' for new deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 00:50
Liverpool defender Glen Johnson's current deal runs out next summer but he says he will not go "crawling" for a new one.

Teach For America At 25: With Maturity, New Pressure To Change

NPR News - Mon, 2014-12-01 00:48

Now a fixture on the education landscape, TFA faces new challenges — from inside and out.

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Retailers gear up for 'Cyber Monday'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 00:47
Online retailers are hoping that a spending frenzy will continue on a day when internet shopping could reach its pre-Christmas peak.

Hooray for cheap oil

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 00:39
Why a tumbling oil price is good news for most of us, although it means there will be even less money in the chancellor's kitty, in the short term.

Guscott's teams of the autumn Tests

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 00:38
After the autumn Tests ended 5-5 between the home nations and the Rugby Championship, Jeremy Guscott picks his two form XVs.

VIDEO: Harry to reveal 'secret' for HIV

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 00:32
Prince Harry is set to reveal "one of his secrets" as part of a campaign to help reduce stigma associated with HIV.

Hunger Games holds firm at box office

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 00:27
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part One topped the North American box office for a second week in a row over the Thanksgiving weekend.

Police investigate runaway car death

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 00:18
Investigations are continuing after a man was killed and a woman injured after a car rolled down a street, trapping them underneath.