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Why don't children want to learn the violin?

Mon, 2014-09-15 07:32
More children are playing instruments today than two decades ago - but is the violin seen as too difficult?

Mother in £400,000 blood clot award

Mon, 2014-09-15 07:25
A mother is to be awarded £400,000 in compensation for a hospital's failures around her developing a potentially fatal blood clot after giving birth.

VIDEO: Wedding tragedy as groom dies in floods

Mon, 2014-09-15 07:16
Flooding in Pakistan has claimed the life of a groom who was travelling to his wedding reception on a boat.

Egypt activist to be freed on bail

Mon, 2014-09-15 07:13
An Egyptian court orders the release on bail of one of the country's most prominent pro-democracy activists, Alaa Abdul Fattah.

AUDIO: Slapstick stage farce 'Goes Wrong'

Mon, 2014-09-15 07:12
A slapstick stage farce that started life as a one-act play in a pub theatre two years ago has started a West End run.

Millions of gloves to fight Ebola

Mon, 2014-09-15 07:01
Malaysia is to donate more than 20 million rubber gloves to alleviate shortages among health workers tackling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Trial deal for German 'IS fighter'

Mon, 2014-09-15 06:55
A man on trial in Germany on charges of fighting for the Islamic State group in Syria is offered a shorter jail term in exchange for a confession.

VIDEO: Exploding pavement CCTV released

Mon, 2014-09-15 06:48
CCTV footage of a pavement exploding in Westminster has been released ahead of a meeting where energy bosses will be quizzed about the issue.

An English Champions League winner?

Mon, 2014-09-15 06:45
The Champions League group stage starts on Tuesday, with English teams looking stronger than in recent seasons.

Child heart surgery views sought

Mon, 2014-09-15 06:42
A consultation begins into the future of children's heart surgery in England after a review last year was dismissed by the government as flawed.

Teenager stab killing 'preventable'

Mon, 2014-09-15 06:17
The death of 16-year-old Christina Edkins could have been prevented if her killer had received mental health treatment, a report finds.

VIDEO: Indian launch for Android One phone

Mon, 2014-09-15 06:06
Google launches the first Android One branded smartphones in India.

VIDEO: Scottish deal: Fair or unfair to UK?

Mon, 2014-09-15 05:38
Will any post-referendum settlement for Scotland be fair to people in the rest of the United Kingdom?

Mother jumped to death with son

Mon, 2014-09-15 05:28
A woman jumped to her death from rocks at Dartmoor with her five-year-old son, an inquest has heard.

US gas leaks not caused by fracking

Mon, 2014-09-15 05:16
A new study suggests that the contamination of drinking water by shale gas is due to faulty wells and not hydraulic fracturing.

Amateurs to Anfield in four years

Mon, 2014-09-15 05:13
Liverpool's Champions League opponents have had a meteoric rise, partly thanks to their penalty-saving defender Cosmin Moti.

Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5bn

Mon, 2014-09-15 05:10
Mojang, the Swedish firm behind the popular video game Minecraft, is bought by Microsoft for $2.5bn (£1.5bn).

VIDEO: Cancer doctor abused child patients

Mon, 2014-09-15 05:06
A child cancer specialist has admitted a series of sexual assaults on young boys in his care.

M&S offers online education courses

Mon, 2014-09-15 05:03
The High Street retailer is entering online education with the launch of a business course with Leeds University.

VIDEO: Stormont pays tribute to Ian Paisley

Mon, 2014-09-15 04:56
First and deputy first ministers pay tribute to former first minister and DUP leader Ian Paisley at Stormont

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