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Campaigns step up with 10 days to go

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 17:20
Scotland's political parties are continuing to appeal for votes as the general election campaign period enters its final full week.

'Child abuse ongoing' victim warns

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 17:09
A victim of a sex grooming ring in Oxford believes the city's children are still being targeted by sex gangs.

Labour 'to help first-time buyers'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 16:53
First-time buyers would be exempt from stamp duty when buying homes for less than £300,000 under a Labour government, Ed Miliband will say.

From the carbon bubble to 'dirty energy'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 15:45
Five questions about keeping fossil fuels in the ground.

Does digital mean the end of history?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 15:41
Has the digital transformation of society put the future of recorded history in jeopardy? Could we be heading for a "digital dark age"?

VIDEO: Smart card is 'wallet replacement'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 15:39
The Stratos card aims to be a single credit-card sized replacement for all the existing cards in a person's wallet.

'Grief and fear amid the ruin'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 15:28
Monday's newspapers focus on the efforts to rescue trapped survivors of the Nepal earthquake. And there is news of a Labour plan to cut stamp duty for first-time property buyers.

The best place for a traveller to fall ill?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 15:25
Could this be the best place for a traveller to fall ill?

The photographer who captures the horrors of the Mediterranean

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 15:22
The photographer who shows the horrors of the Mediterranean

The woman who adopts dead babies

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 15:20
The woman who adopts dead babies found in the rubbish

America's place in a multi-polar world

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 15:10
The creation of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a stark reminder that the US is no longer the world's sole superpower.

The firm which can hire pop stars

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 15:04
The firm which can hire pop stars

VIDEO: Video shows moment of Everest avalanche

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 14:54
Footage has emerged from climbers on Mount Everest, showing the moment an avalanche hurtled towards them when Saturday's earthquake struck in Nepal.

Wasps 'to become richest rugby club'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 14:50
Wasps announce plans for a £35m bond and say they are on course to become the richest rugby club in the world.

Akinci wins North Cyprus election

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 14:49
Mustafa Akinci sweeps to victory in North Cyprus' presidential elections after pledging renewed urgency in seeking a peace deal on the island.

Who celebrated PFA award success?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 14:38
A run-down of the headline-making award winners and teams of the year from the Professional Footballers' Association awards.

South Africa's Xenophobic Attacks 'Vile,' Says Zulu King Accused Of Inciting Them

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-26 14:33

Recent attacks against immigrants have reportedly caused at least seven deaths in the country. Accused of incendiary remarks, Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini says his comments were taken out of context.

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Farkhunda's death - 'turning point' for Afghanistan?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 14:25
The Afghan shrine killing that could be a watershed

Hazard can be 'best in world'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 14:22
Alan Shearer explains why Eden Hazard is a worthy winner of the PFA Player of the Year award and says other accolades await the Belgian.

Viewpoint: Across China by wheelchair

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 14:22
Backpacking around China in a wheelchair