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How Nigeria schools fight Boko Haram

Sun, 2014-06-01 16:06
Nigerian schools defy Boko Haram with Islamic and Western mix

Row over World Cup mascot animal

Sun, 2014-06-01 16:05
Conservationists challenge football's governing body Fifa to do more to protect the armadillo that inspired this summer's World Cup mascot.

'Carbon offset' homes scheme touted

Sun, 2014-06-01 15:51
Plans to allow developers to offset carbon emissions from new homes will be in the Queen's Speech, the Lib Dems say.

Good deeds 'to be backed by law'

Sun, 2014-06-01 15:48
Those thinking of carrying out good deeds, volunteering or organising events are to be given greater protection from litigation, ministers say.

VIDEO: Man windsurfed from Cuba to US

Sun, 2014-06-01 15:25
The Cuban who windsurfed to the US through shark-infested waters

In the elephants' graveyard

Sun, 2014-06-01 15:24
The sad story of how Mountain Bull met his fate

VIDEO: 'Ghost train' from Russia to Ukraine

Sun, 2014-06-01 15:11
Trains travelling from Moscow to Mariupol are usually packed full of passengers going on holiday, but this year people are staying away.

New local TV station goes on air

Sun, 2014-06-01 15:08
STV Glasgow is the first of a proposed chain of local television stations set to broadcast across Scotland.

DWP in food bank 'denial' say MSPs

Sun, 2014-06-01 15:06
The UK government's Department for Work and Pensions is "in denial" over an increase in food bank use, a Holyrood committee says.

Helicopter safety changes shunned

Sun, 2014-06-01 15:04
The Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority says some of the proposed safety changes to UK helicopters may compromise safety for workers.

VIDEO: World Cup: Brazil seen from above

Sun, 2014-06-01 15:04
Spectacular views of the World Cup's home from BBC hexacopter

How Revision App's boss got the idea

Sun, 2014-06-01 15:00
How the boss of a popular mobile phone app came up with the idea

Corruption as a tourist attraction

Sun, 2014-06-01 15:00
A novel way to battle Prague's wrongdoings

Mortal Kombat's impact lives on

Sun, 2014-06-01 15:00
How Mortal Kombat shook up the video game industry

Deadly blast strikes north Nigeria

Sun, 2014-06-01 14:32
At least 14 people are reported killed in an explosion targeting people watching football in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Mubi.

Hodgson tells players to sing anthem

Sun, 2014-06-01 13:32
England manager Roy Hodgson expects all of his players to show their pride by singing the national anthem at the World Cup.

Taliban celebrate prisoner 'victory'

Sun, 2014-06-01 13:21
Taliban leader Mullah Omar hails the exchange of five Guantanamo Bay detainees for a US soldier as a "big victory", as the US defends the swap.

UK's 'EU quit warning' on president

Sun, 2014-06-01 12:58
German magazine Der Spiegel says PM David Cameron warned the UK could leave the EU if Jean-Claude Juncker became president.

Husband charged with nurse's murder

Sun, 2014-06-01 12:43
The husband of nurse Rui Li, who was found dead in a car in Bournemouth, is charged with her murder and her stepson is charged with assisting an offender.

Suspect 'admitted' Brussels killings

Sun, 2014-06-01 12:28
Prosecutors say a Frenchman being held over a fatal shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels admitted the killings in a video.
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