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Setback for Hungary over big EU job

Mon, 2014-10-06 08:57
The European Parliament rejects Hungary's EU commissioner-designate as unsuitable for the education and culture post.

Tests 'undermine pupils' confidence'

Mon, 2014-10-06 08:55
A Welsh teaching union raises concerns that annual reading and numeracy tests are undermining the confidence of pupils.

Bond villain Geoffrey Holder dies

Mon, 2014-10-06 08:30
Geoffrey Holder, the Tony-winning actor, dancer and choreographer known to millions as Baron Samedi in Bond movie Live and Let Die, dies in New York at the age of 84.

Inside Sierra Leone's Ebola clinics

Mon, 2014-10-06 07:58
How patients' relatives search in vain for treatment

The 21st Century house cat

Mon, 2014-10-06 07:53
Can four felines live happily under the same roof?

Attack code for USB flaw released

Mon, 2014-10-06 07:29
Computer code that can turn almost any device that connects via USB into a cyber-attack platform has been shared online.

Bianchi 'critical but stable' - FIA

Mon, 2014-10-06 06:53
Jules Bianchi's condition is described as "critical but stable" by the FIA following his crash in the Japanese Grand Prix.

Somali forces control key port

Mon, 2014-10-06 06:39
Somali government and African Union forces have taken full control of the last port city held by militant Islamists, officials say.

Analysis: Why are Western women joining IS?

Mon, 2014-10-06 06:08
Why are Western women joining Islamic State?

Why women suffer more knee injuries

Mon, 2014-10-06 05:58
Alistair Magowan asks if the number of knee injuries are down to wider hips, synthetic pitches and too many games.

'Local schools' drive inequality

Mon, 2014-10-06 05:57
Deciding school admissions on distance from home means giving an unfair advantage to wealthy families, say researchers

Haiti wreck 'not Columbus's ship'

Mon, 2014-10-06 05:40
Experts examining a shipwreck off Haiti have ruled out the possibility that it is Christopher Columbus's flagship, the Santa Maria, which sank in 1492.

In pictures: In the crowd

Mon, 2014-10-06 04:53
Street photographs by Kate Hooper

VIDEO: Convicted killer admits making bomb

Mon, 2014-10-06 04:44
A man, who killed five people in 1978, has admitted possessing firearms and making an improvised explosive device.

VIDEO: UK jihadists prisoner swap 'credible'

Mon, 2014-10-06 04:41
Reports that UK jihadists were involved in a prisoner swap between Islamic State (IS) and Turkey are 'credible', Whitehall officials have told the BBC.

Day in pictures: 6 October

Mon, 2014-10-06 04:38
24 hours of news images: 6 October

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