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Van Persie unhappy with scoring form

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:44
Manchester United forward Robin van Persie says he will do everything he can to improve his goalscoring form.

Quiz: Booming bachelors

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:43

Nearly a third of Americans older than 24 have at least a bachelor’s degree, up from 28 percent a decade ago, according to the Census Bureau.

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VIDEO: Greek elections: What next?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:38
A closer look at the Greek elections and what the result means for the country.

Fred Talbot 'propositioned' boy, 15

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:35
Former weatherman Fred Talbot told a 15-year-old boy he would be "happy to oblige" if he wanted to experiment sexually with other men.

Indian cartoonist RK Laxman dies

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:03
Famous Indian cartoonist RK Laxman has died in hospital aged 94, Indian media reports say.

Greece's Left-Wing Prime Minister Takes Charge

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:01

Alexis Tsipras, who led Syriza to an improbable win in parliamentary election, was sworn in today amid fears about what his win means for the country's bailout agreements with the European Union.

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Care in the UK: The costs you face

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 07:00
Use our calculator to find out the costs you may face

Lotus aim for 'pinnacle' of F1

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 06:56
Lotus expect a "huge leap forward" after a disappointing season last year as they release an image of their 2015 car.

Mattel boss resigns on sales slide

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 06:55
Mattel removes chief executive as Barbie falls out of favour, sending sales in the crucial Christmas season down 6%.

Saudi men call for 'no girls on Twitter'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 06:40
How Saudi women mocked men calling for gender segregation

VIDEO: Prince to be knighted by Australia

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 06:32
Prime Minister Tony Abbott uses Australia Day to announce a knighthood for Prince Philip, sparking criticism from lawmakers.

NHS 'most important issue' - poll

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 06:14
A Populus/BBC poll suggests the NHS, the economy and immigration are the issues people think are the most important ones to be covered by the news ahead of the general election.

Smith would have 'slapped' twirl man

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 06:01
England striker Kelly Smith says she would have "slapped" the interviewer who asked tennis player Eugenie Bouchard to "twirl".

VIDEO: How was Malaysia Airlines 'hacked'?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 05:43
The website for Malaysia Airlines was rendered inaccessible thanks to a cyber-attack. But how did it happen? BBC technology reporter Dave Lee explains.

New property website targets rivals

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 05:34
A consortium of estate agents has launched a new property website to rival Rightmove and Zoopla, which dominate the market.

American Sniper remains US number one

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 05:27
American Sniper spends a second week at the top of the US box office, with takings of $64.4m (£42.8m), according to studio estimates.

VIDEO: Aerial video of Auschwitz-Birkenau

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 05:17
BBC drone video from January 2015 shows what remains of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

VIDEO: Mexico's 'Fire' volcano erupts

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 05:15
The most active volcano in Mexico erupted on Sunday for the first time in 12 years.

The 'Wild Thing' thrilling Melbourne

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:57
Smashed racquets, audible obscenities, conversations with the crowd, "cocky" on-court interviews - it's Nick Kyrgios.

£8,670 to end council Porsche deal

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:55
Pembrokeshire council paid £8,670 to get out of a hire contract for a Porsche its former boss used to drive, it confirms

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