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Ban B&Bs for care leavers, say MPs

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:06
Young adults leaving the care system in England should be provided with regulated accommodation and not placed in bed and breakfasts, say MPs.

AUDIO: Stirling Prize 'goes beyond aesthetics'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:06
Julia Barfield discusses the Stirling Prize shortlist for architecture, which includes the Shard skyscraper and London Aquatics Centre.

VIDEO: Runners named for architecture prize

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:03
Shortlist for this year's Stirling Prize, which recognises Britain's best new architecture, is announced

Car theft dog found tied to pole

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 02:00
A dog that was inside a car which was stolen in East Dunbartonshire is found tied to a pole.

VIDEO: Typewriters to fight digital snooping?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 01:48
James Bond and Jason Bourne have given us an insight into the secretive world of espionage, but how much of what we see in those films takes place in real life?

Stanning in strong GB world squad

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 01:46
Heather Stanning will have a chance to win her first World Championship gold medal after being named in the GB rowing squad.

Tory 'head bangers' have won - Clegg

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 01:43
Nick Clegg attacks David Cameron's plans to limit the power of the European Court of Human Rights saying "extremists"' and "head bangers" now held sway in the Conservative Party.

Putin says sanctions will backfire

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 01:18
Russian President Vladimir Putin denounces the latest US sanctions against his country, saying they will damage American interests too.

Kabul airport Taliban attack over

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 01:13
An attack by Taliban militants near Kabul international airport is brought under control hours after it began, Afghan officials say.

Ballance escapes ECB punishment

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 01:06
England cricketers are "reminded of their responsibilities" after batman Gary Ballance is pictured shirtless in a Nottingham bar.

Uganda police 'abuse street kids'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 01:03
Street children in Uganda are facing constant abuse from police and other government officials, Human Rights Watch says.

PM sets sights on human rights court

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 01:03
PM sets sights on human rights court

EU summit fails to fill two top jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 00:33
EU leaders fail to agree on who should fill two top EU jobs, foreign policy chief and European Council president, and will meet again on 30 August.

VIDEO: 'I'm too nosy to want to die'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 00:22
The Assisted Dying Bill is due to receive a second reading in the House of Lords on Friday and for some people it is not a simple argument about choice.

Five-hour Gaza ceasefire begins

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 00:13
A five-hour truce between Palestinian militants and Israel begins in Gaza to allow residents to stock up on supplies, after nine days of fighting.

Concerns over late night discharges

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 23:58
Nearly 20,000 patients have been discharged from Welsh hospitals late at night over the last two years, research by the Liberal Democrats shows.

Warm seas bring in exotic species

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 23:07
Scientists predict that increasing numbers of exotic species such as bluefin tuna will appear off the Cornish coast amid warmer sea temperatures.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 22:37
QPR want Vlaar, Arsenal on verge of signing Debuchy, Chelsea continue Khedira chase, Ozil pays for operations, plus more.

Cave criticises triathlon selectors

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 22:10
Leanda Cave says Wales' selection policy for the triathlon could cost them a medal in the event at Glasgow 2014.

VIDEO: The houses where young and old mix

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-16 22:02
Do Germany's multi-generational houses hold the key to solving loneliness among the elderly?
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