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'Rise in child mental health issues'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:58
More children have mental health problems than two years ago, according to a union's survey of education staff.

VIDEO: Lubitz in hospital two weeks before crash

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:58
Details have emerged to show Andreas Lubitz was receiving hospital treatment until two weeks before he crashed a plane into the Alps, killing everyone on board.

Tories to pledge 'seven-day NHS'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:49
Hospital services will be available seven days a week by 2020 under a future Conservative government, David Cameron is to pledge.

What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider?

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:49
David Shukman explores the justifications for the £4bn 'atom smasher' buried under Geneva.

Nappy-wearing goat back with mum

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:30
A nappy-wearing sickly kid goat nursed back to health is now behaving "like a proper goat, not a dog" her owner says.

Wedding set for supermarket aisle

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:29
A couple will tie the knot in a very public way later when they hold their wedding in their favourite supermarket's Easter egg aisle.

Road deaths 'puzzle' case closed

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:26
A police inquiry into the deaths of a Lithuanian couple found on the A47 in Norfolk is closed.

VIDEO: Boko Haram Nigeria HQ 'retaken'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:24
Nigeria's army says it has recaptured Islamist group Boko Haram's headquarters in the town of Gwoza.

'Friendship message' from SNP to UK

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:05
Nicola Sturgeon is expected to send a message of "friendship and solidarity" to the rest of the UK during her speech to the SNP conference.

Where will 'winding up' Westminster lead?

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 17:04
Where will 'winding up' Westminster lead?

VIDEO: Can we design for better living?

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 16:43
Some of the latest cutting edge designs shortlisted for the Designs of the Year award.

#NPRreads: Leaving Guantanamo, And Why Black People Don't Call Police

NPR News - Fri, 2015-03-27 16:34

For this weekend, we recommend pieces that touch on what's happened to some of the prisoners released from Guantanamo and an essay from one of India's few foreign correspondents.

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VIDEO: Knox's lawyer: Amanda 'is very happy'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 16:31
One of Amanda Knox's defence lawyers, Carlo Dalla Vedova has told the press she is very happy and has been crying with happiness.

VIDEO: Who is behind the 'perfect boyfriend'?

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 16:14
Why do people exchange texts with imaginary partners?

What drives people to murder-suicide?

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 16:13
What drives people to murder-suicide?

Why Singapore banned chewing gum

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 16:12
Why did Singapore ban chewing gum?

From Liverpool to Bollywood

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 16:11
The British teenager who became an unlikely star of Indian cinema

Saints' North OK after head injury

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 16:09
Northampton Saints play down concerns for wing George North after he leaves the field on a stretcher with a head injury.

Southern Baptists Don't Shy Away From Talking About Their Racist Past

NPR News - Fri, 2015-03-27 16:06

The denomination held a summit in Nashville, Tenn., this week to consider how the Gospel speaks to race relations. It wasn't easy, and moving from words to actions may be a challenge.

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Another day in Kane's 'dream' season

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 16:05
Tougher tasks await, but Harry Kane's dream England debut increases calls for him to be named footballer of the year.