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Should 16-year-olds get the vote?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:57
Should 16 and 17-year-olds get the vote?

'Resistance' to black managers - PFA

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:57
PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor says there is a "hidden resistance" towards hiring black managers.

Nadal coach criticises Spain captain

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:55
Rafael Nadal's coach criticises the appointment of Spain's female Davis Cup captain because she "doesn't know men's tennis".

Imperial calls tobacco tax ‘unjust’

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:53
One of Britain's biggest cigarette companies labels Ed Miliband's plans for a new "tobacco tax" as "unjust and just a bad idea".

Abducted girls 'free in Nigeria'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:45
Some of the schoolgirls abducted in April by Islamist militants are now free, Nigeria's military tells the BBC.

Analysis: What was the aim of IS's John Cantlie video?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:42
What was the aim of IS's John Cantlie video?

VIDEO: Colombia tower blocks demolished

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:27
Engineers in the Colombian city of Medellin have blown up four tower blocks at the Space apartment complex, which was deemed unsafe following a deadly collapse.

Mother and son killed by train

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:11
A woman and her 10-year-old son die after being hit by a train in Slough, Berkshire.

Teen held over 'firearms incident'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:01
A teenager is taken into custody after a suspected firearms incident in Shetland saw police urge the public in some areas to remain indoors.

VIDEO: PM: Queen 'purred' over Scotland result

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 08:56
The Queen "purred" when David Cameron told her about Scotland's rejection of independence in the referendum, he has apparently revealed.

White tiger kills man at Delhi zoo

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 08:54
A white tiger attacks and kills a man who was in its enclosure at a zoo in the Indian capital Delhi.

Spain scraps tighter abortion law

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 08:49
Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy drops plans to limit abortion to cases of rape or where the mother's health is at serious risk.

Alice suspect 'made weapon to kill'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 08:46
The prime suspect in the investigation to find Alice Gross murdered his wife with homemade weapons, court documents reveal.

Ebola death rates 70% - WHO study

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 08:45
New figures suggest 70% of those infected in West Africa have died, higher than previously reported.

DJ Travis guilty of indecent assault

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 08:41
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is convicted of one count of indecent assault in 1995 but cleared of two further charges.

Scotland 'the winner' after vote

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 08:41
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond says "all of Scotland will emerge as the winner" following the vote against independence.

Miliband £2.5bn pledge 'to save NHS'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 08:27
Ed Miliband tells the Labour conference he wants to recruit 36,000 NHS doctors, nurses and other health staff - partly funded by a tax on tobacco firms and expensive homes.

Nigeria MPs fury at 'cash arms deal'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 08:14
About 50 Nigerian MPs storm out of parliament after a motion to discuss an alleged $9.3m cash arms deal in South Africa was blocked.

M4 junction closure costs £1.3m

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 08:14
Closing an M4 motorway slip road at peak times in Neath Port Talbot since August has cost £1.3m.

Kidnapped reporter freed in Somalia

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 08:11
Journalist Michael Scott Moore, a dual US and German citizen, is released after nearly three years in captivity in Somalia, officials say.
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