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VIDEO: Women break mass skydive record

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 04:21
The record for the largest all-female skydive formation has been broken by 117 women in California.

Google changes 'to fight piracy'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 04:16
Google announces changes to its search engine in an attempt to curb online piracy.

Report shows rise in child poverty

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 04:11
The number of children in Scotland living in poverty has risen over the last year but remains lower than in many parts of the UK, a report says.

Cheryl's husband wins privacy payout

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 04:10
The husband of singer and X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini accepts substantial privacy damages over a "very upsetting" magazine article.

Does English cricket neglect Asians?

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 04:04
England's Moeen Ali and Ravi Bopara hope to inspire the next generation of UK-born Asian cricketers to become professionals.

'Boko Haram raids' despite truce

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:47
Suspected militant Islamists slaughter people in three villages in northern Nigeria, despite the government announcing a truce agreement, residents say.

VIDEO: Secret 'tapes' trip up politicians

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:43
New technology makes it easy to record private comments embarrassing politicians unaware their words would go viral.

Head's term-time leave 'appropriate'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:35
A school which has allowed its head teacher to go on holiday during term time says the decision is "appropriate".

Gilchrist to captain Scots for Tests

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:35
Edinburgh lock Grant Gilchrist will captain Scotland in the autumn internationals against Argentina, New Zealand and Tonga.

Liver deaths rise linked to alcohol

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:28
Britain's drinking culture has sparked a worrying rise in liver disease deaths, warn health officials.

VIDEO: Star Wars for the senses

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:25
A Star Wars sci-fi convention has been set up for people with disabilities. Feel the Force Day was set up so that as many people as possible could access and experience Star Wars

Lorraine disrupted by fire alarm

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:20
A fire alarm forces TV presenter Lorraine Kelly to evacuate the studio during her live ITV show.

Ebola nurse Pooley back in Africa

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:19
William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, returns to Sierra Leone to work at a hospital.

90-year-old witness at murder trial

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:05
A 90-year-old retired forensic pathologist gives evidence in the trial of a man accused of murdering two teenage girls 37 years ago.

Kate's second baby due in April

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 03:03
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child in April next year, Kensington Palace says.

VIDEO: Aerials show Didcot fire damage

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 02:58
Aerial footage shows the extent of damage caused by a fire at the Didcot B power station in Oxfordshire.

Cunningham named new St Helens coach

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 02:44
Super League champions St Helens name club legend Keiron Cunningham as their new head coach after Nathan Brown's departure.

Woman, 86, starved herself to death

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 02:43
A long-term campaigner for the right to die starved herself to death over five weeks because she could not have her life ended legally.

VIDEO: Barroso dismisses 'bureaucrat' jibe

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 02:43
Outgoing European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso dismisses Grant Shapps "bureaucrat" jibe.

Federal police sent to Mexico towns

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 02:42
Mexican federal police are put in charge of security in towns surrounding Iguala, the city where 43 students went missing more than three weeks ago.
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