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The amputee who impersonates celebrities with her stump

Wed, 2015-03-11 15:22
'I dress my stump up to look like celebrities'

Should the lynx be reintroduced to Britain?

Wed, 2015-03-11 15:20
Plans are being developed to reintroduce the Eurasian lynx to Britain - but would it be a sensible idea?

Why not introduce more NHS charges?

Wed, 2015-03-11 15:19
Fees were introduced for prescriptions, dentistry and spectacles in the early 1950s when money was tight. Could more charges be the answer to today's financial problems?

Marina: 'Co-writing is killing pop'

Wed, 2015-03-11 15:11
Marina and the Diamonds says co-writing is killing pop

How we use the word toxic

Wed, 2015-03-11 15:10
The strange way the word 'toxic' came into English

How Top Gear conquered the world

Wed, 2015-03-11 15:08
How Top Gear drove into town all over the world

Twitter bans 'revenge porn'

Wed, 2015-03-11 15:02
Posting intimate photos or videos of someone without their consent is now against the social network's policy.

Teen 'killed in IS suicide attack'

Wed, 2015-03-11 15:01
A Melbourne schoolboy who travelled to the Middle East to fight with Islamic State militants has reportedly died in a suicide attack in Iraq.

Police prepare 'IRA rape' claim file

Wed, 2015-03-11 14:28
Irish police confirmed a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions over the alleged sexual assault of two males in County Louth in the 1990s.

Jump in measles cases in Canada

Wed, 2015-03-11 14:15
Canada health officials have confirmed 119 cases of measles among adults and children in a Quebec town, linked to an 2014 outbreak in Disneyland.

VIDEO: When is it ok to use a selfie stick?

Wed, 2015-03-11 14:10
The National Gallery in London has banned selfie sticks.

Bayern Munich 7-0 Shakhtar Donetsk

Wed, 2015-03-11 14:09
Bayern Munich are into the Champions League quarter-finals after thrashing 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk in the last-16 second leg.

Nemtsov daughter lays blame on Putin

Wed, 2015-03-11 14:03
Zhanna Nemtsova, daughter of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, says Vladimir Putin must bear responsibility for his death.

Mayweather & Pacquiao face off

Wed, 2015-03-11 14:02
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao come face-to-face for the last time before they weigh in for their May 2 fight.

VIDEO: Iraq making 'final push' on Tikrit

Wed, 2015-03-11 13:49
Iraqi security officials say government troops have retaken a large part of north-eastern Tikrit from Islamic State militants.

UK universities 'punch above weight'

Wed, 2015-03-11 13:37
UK universities continue to punch above their weight in terms of their international reputation, suggests a new global table.

Ferguson police chief resigns

Wed, 2015-03-11 13:08
The police chief's resignation follows the departure of several city officials after a federal report alleged widespread racial bias.

Malori wins Tirreno-Adriatico opener

Wed, 2015-03-11 13:01
Italy's Adriano Malori wins the amended first stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico with Mark Cavendish 12 seconds adrift.

Briton Watson wins in Indian Wells

Wed, 2015-03-11 12:54
British number one Heather Watson reaches the BNP Paribas Open second round at Indian Wells by beating Julia Goerges.

European banks fail US 'stress tests'

Wed, 2015-03-11 12:50
Santander and Deutsche Bank fail a US "stress test" designed to assess whether lenders can withstand another financial crisis.

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