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Top performing sixth forms face cuts

Mon, 2014-06-16 09:43
Sixth form colleges outperform other state schools in terms of A-level results, but government cuts are putting standards at risk, a report suggests.

China executes 13 for 'terrorism'

Mon, 2014-06-16 09:26
China executes 13 people in Xinjiang province for "terrorism", and sentences three others to death over a deadly car crash in Beijing last year.

British woman dies after canyon fall

Mon, 2014-06-16 09:20
A 23-year-old British woman dies after falling nearly 100ft while walking in a remote canyon in central Australia, local police say.

Obama to protect some gay workers

Mon, 2014-06-16 09:18
US President Barack Obama will sign an order banning federal contractors from discriminating against gay and transgender workers, officials say.

Probe call over BBC HQ move claims

Mon, 2014-06-16 09:13
The auditor general is being called on to investigate claims £10m was spent on improving roads to Cardiff Bay on the understanding the BBC would move there.

Four jailed over amputation stabbing

Mon, 2014-06-16 09:12
Three men and a youth are jailed after being found guilty of stabbing a man resulting in both his arms and legs having to be amputated.

VIDEO: 'Son of Frankel' up for auction

Mon, 2014-06-16 09:10
A foal of legendary racehorse Frankel and his dam, Crystal Gaze, will be sold at a Kensington Palace auction in London on Monday.

Hospital wards 'too noisy at night'

Mon, 2014-06-16 09:01
Hospitals need to do more to ensure patients get a good night's sleep, nurses say.

Police examine online Rowling abuse

Mon, 2014-06-16 08:56
Police in Scotland are examining an allegation of "online criminality" against Harry Potter author JK Rowling.

Bony 'will only go to top-six club'

Mon, 2014-06-16 08:53
Ivorian striker Wilfried Bony will only leave Swansea City this summer for a top-six club, says his representative Dalibor Lacina.

Blair: What about his arguments?

Mon, 2014-06-16 08:50
What is the basis of Blair's argument on Iraq?

VIDEO: On board Italian migrant patrol ship

Mon, 2014-06-16 08:40
Matthew Price reports from on board an Italian migrant patrol ship

Islamists massacre dozens in Kenya

Mon, 2014-06-16 08:38
Al-Qaeda-linked militants attack hotels and a police station in the Kenyan coastal town of Mpeketoni, killing at least 48 people.

Koeman named new Southampton manager

Mon, 2014-06-16 08:28
Southampton confirm former Feyenoord boss Ronald Koeman as their new manager on a three-year deal.

IMF cuts US growth forecast for 2014

Mon, 2014-06-16 08:15
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has slashed its US growth forecast, urged policy makers to keep interest rates low and raise the minimum wage to strengthen its recovery.

Killer dogs used to 'threaten pair'

Mon, 2014-06-16 08:12
A man whose pregnant partner was killed by his two pit bull-type dogs had previously used one of the animals to threaten social workers, a court hears.

'Weedy thing' thrives as Pole warms

Mon, 2014-06-16 08:10
Rising temperatures in Antarctica are helping a meek little moss species thrive at the expense of other marine creatures.

WWII bomb evacuations in Newport

Mon, 2014-06-16 08:07
Businesses, homes and a school are evacuated after the discovery of a WWII bomb during building work in Newport.

Death penalty for Tiananmen crash

Mon, 2014-06-16 08:03
A court in China's western Xinjiang province sentences three men to death over a deadly car crash in Beijing's Tiananmen Square last October.
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