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Pushy parents 'stress out' children

Mon, 2015-05-18 04:32
There has been a rise in the number of parents "living their lives through their ambitions for their children", the head teacher of Eton says.

US biker shoot-out: 192 face charges

Mon, 2015-05-18 04:19
Texas police say 192 people are to face charges of organised crime after the Waco bike-gang shooting in which nine died.

VIDEO: Chua victim: 'I'm lucky to be here'

Mon, 2015-05-18 04:16
One of Victorino Chua's victims says he thought he was "a goner" after being treated by the nurse.

Did the flight hacker really do it?

Mon, 2015-05-18 04:08
FBI document reveals flight hacker told them he was able to issue commands to the aircraft engines from his seat.

Burundi soldiers clash with protesters

Mon, 2015-05-18 04:08
Soldiers fire warning shots as protests resume in Burundi despite the return of President Pierre Nkurunziza after last week's failed coup.

Greece seeks loan deal by end of May

Mon, 2015-05-18 04:06
Greece has said it wants to reach a loan deal with its international creditors by the end of this month.

Why Saudi has lost faith in the US

Mon, 2015-05-18 04:03
The BBC's Kim Ghattas analyses Saudi Arabia’s regional ambitions post-Camp David.

Many pupils 'not in good schools'

Mon, 2015-05-18 04:00
School improvements in Suffolk demanded by Ofsted are happening too slowly and pupils' attainment remains below average, a new study says.

£32k damages for Bronson jail guard

Mon, 2015-05-18 03:53
A prison officer left with post-traumatic stress disorder after being attacked by inmate Charles Bronson receives £32,500 in damages.

Gucci sues Alibaba over 'fake goods'

Mon, 2015-05-18 03:47
The French owner of Gucci and other luxury brands sues Chinese internet shopping giant Alibaba over the alleged sale of counterfeit goods.

ITV commissions Queen Victoria drama

Mon, 2015-05-18 03:38
The life of Queen Victoria is to be dramatised in an ITV series, starting with when she took the throne aged 18.

Race crash 'freak accident' says mum

Mon, 2015-05-18 03:27
The mother of a woman who has been seriously injured while she was watching the North West 200 at the weekend has said it was a "freak accident".

Former tennis star jailed for rape

Mon, 2015-05-18 03:21
Former Grand Slam tennis star Bob Hewitt is jailed for six years by a South African court for raping underage girls.

Ofcom clears 'impartial' UKIP drama

Mon, 2015-05-18 03:20
A Channel 4 docudrama that imagined a future where the UK Independence Party won the general election is cleared by broadcasting watchdog Ofcom.

The dressing up of Narendra Modi

Mon, 2015-05-18 03:16
The dressing up of Narendra Modi on the global stage

VIDEO: Is fake make-up worth the risk?

Mon, 2015-05-18 03:16
Rat droppings, human urine and arsenic are just some of the substances found in fake make-up and beauty products, which police say are putting lives at risk.

Nurse guilty of murdering patients

Mon, 2015-05-18 03:13
A nurse is found guilty of murdering two patients and poisoning 19 others at Greater Manchester's Stepping Hill hospital.

New hearing in bin lorry crash probe

Mon, 2015-05-18 03:12
A further preliminary hearing is to be held before it will be known if the fatal accident inquiry into the Glasgow bin lorry crash can begin on 22 July.

No action over BBC host rape remark

Mon, 2015-05-18 03:11
A BBC presenter who said women should "keep their knickers on" during a live debate about convicted rapist Ched Evans will face no action by watchdog Ofcom.

Verdict due in France police trial

Mon, 2015-05-18 03:07
A verdict is due in the trial of two French police officers accused of failing to help two boys whose deaths in 2005 prompted weeks of riots.