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VIDEO: Emotional cost of the menopause

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 23:00
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence publishes its first guidelines on the menopause to doctors.

Care inspectorate 'needs reform'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 22:54
The leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats says scrapping Wales' health watchdog should be considered. following a damning report into a Denbighshire mental health ward.

Lloyds share sale plan extended

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 22:52
The government extends its plan to sell off shares in Lloyds Banking Group to the end of the year.

Woman charged with man's murder

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 22:31
A 20-year-old woman is charged with murdering a man who was found dead at a house in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent.

Dancing Dog wins Britain's Got Talent

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 22:29
Dog trainer Jules O'Dwyer and her dog Matisse win Britain's Got Talent.

US vows to play 'pivotal' Asia role

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 22:22
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter says the US will continue to play a "pivotal" role in Asia, amid fresh tensions over China's maritime claims.

Extension granted in murder inquiry

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 21:41
Police investigating the murder of professional boxer Eamonn Magee Jr are granted more time to question a 32-year-old man.

Clement appointed Derby head coach

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 21:39
Former Real Madrid assistant Paul Clement signs a three-year contract to become Derby County head coach.

Body left in Tokyo station locker

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 21:38
Police in Japan are trying to identify a woman whose body was found inside a suitcase abandoned at Tokyo's main train station for more than a month.

VIDEO: India heatwave hits poorest hardest

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 21:37
A heatwave continues to sweep India, where the extreme weather conditions have lasted for over a month.

Search for missing walker to resume

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 21:30
Mountain rescue teams are due to resume their search for a missing hillwalker last seen near Fort William in the Highlands.

Weather warning is issued for NI

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 21:29
The Met Office issues a weather warning for strong winds of up to 60mph for Northern Ireland on Monday.

Bus lane cameras come into operation

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 21:27
Belfast's new bus lane cameras come into operation on Monday and for the next three weeks drivers will be warned rather than fined if they are caught using the lanes illegally.

Non-NHS ambulance rise costs £2m

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 21:17
Ambulance bosses defend a rise in use of non-NHS crews and private vehicles with costs increasing from £172,000 to over £2m since 2012.

Modi to make historic Israel visit

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 20:22
India's Narendra Modi will be the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel, India's foreign minister says, though no date is set.

Vatican finance chief under attack

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 20:19
Australian Cardinal George Pell seeks legal advice over allegations his handling of child abuse claims was "almost sociopathic".

Oldest Living Ex-Cubs Player Lennie Merullo Dies At 98

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-31 19:23

Lennie Merullo, a shortstop, played three games in the 1945 World Series and went 0 for 2. The Cubs lost in seven games to Detroit, and haven't made it back to the Series since then.

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Voting system 'archaic and divisive'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 19:19
The 2015 general election was the "most disproportionate in British history", the Electoral Reform Society says as it produces an analysis of the result.

Weather threatens solar plane bid

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 18:50
The Solar Impulse, which is attempting the world's first Pacific Ocean crossing in a solar-powered plane, is told to hold as weather worsens.

US anti-terror spying laws to expire

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 18:30
US anti-terror laws that allow security services to collect phone data are set to expire after the Senate fails to reach a deal.