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Greece delivers reform proposals

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 22:49
Greece submits a list of reform proposals to its European and IMF creditors in the hope of securing further lending, the European Commission says.

Comparison order for payday lenders

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 22:43
Payday lenders must make their product details available on at least one price comparison website, the competition watchdog says.

Cardiff board to boycott Wigan match

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 22:40
The Cardiff City board is to boycott Tuesday's Championship game at Wigan as a protest against the DW Stadium club.

VIDEO: Finger on the pulse of bionic research

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 22:11
Scientists at the University of Newcastle are using microchips as fine as human hair to produce a prosthetic hand.

Gayle smashes first World Cup 200

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 22:00
West Indies opener Chris Gayle hits the first double century in the history of the World Cup, reaching 200 off 138 balls.

Week-long search for boy continues

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 21:55
The search for an 11-year-old Carmarthen schoolboy is due to resume, a week after he fell into a river.

Long term pain 'a struggle for 30%'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 21:54
Nearly a third of adults in Wales are struggling to cope with the pain and symptoms of long-term health conditions, according to a new study.

'American Horror Story' Cast Member Ben Woolf Dies At 34

NPR News - Mon, 2015-02-23 21:32

Ben Woolf died Monday after being injured in a street accident, a spokesman said. The 4-foot-4 actor was hit by the side mirror of a passing vehicle on an LA-area street last week.

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One in three struggle with portions

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 21:31
One in three people in Northern Ireland has trouble controlling portion sizes putting them at risk of weight gain, a new report suggests.

Bishop in talks on conscience clause

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 21:28
The Catholic Bishop of Down and Connor Noel Treanor is due to meet the first minister later to discuss the DUP's "conscience clause".

Turkey complaint over girls' alert

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 21:13
Turkey criticises the UK for taking too long to inform it about the three London schoolgirls travelling to Syria possibly to join Islamic State.

'Astonishing' Ko on top of the world

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 21:07
Lydia Ko's rise to the top of the women's game aged 17 is "startling", says golf correspondent Iain Carter.

Lewis to leave WRU after World Cup

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 21:00
Roger Lewis's WRU tenure, marked by controversial lows and historic highs, comes an end after the 2015 World Cup.

VIDEO: Is fashion feminist?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 20:53
A fashion academic explores the exploitation and celebration of women by the fashion industry.

US boost for Cuban cigar festival

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 20:27
Cuba's annual cigar festival opens in the capital Havana - with American visitors able to take cigars home legally for the first time in decades.

VIDEO: US buyers to take Cuba cigars home

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 19:18
Cigar enthusiasts from around 80 countries have gathered in the Cuban capital Havana for the country's annual cigar festival.

Despite Furious Objections, Bill O'Reilly's War Claims Warrant Scrutiny

NPR News - Mon, 2015-02-23 19:17

The Fox News star's claims of reporting from a war zone, bullets flying, during the Falkland Islands war don't appear to hold up. His countercampaign against his accusers is noteworthy as well.

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Pressure on Rifkind increases

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 18:59
Sir Malcolm Rifkind will find it "very difficult" to remain chairman of Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee when he faces "cash for political access" claims, his predecessor says.

VIDEO: Jackie Chan rescues zodiac heads

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 18:03
Jackie Chan has helped restore two missing zodiac heads to museums in China.

VIDEO: N Korea tells US to end 'war games'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 17:58
South Korea is due to announce the start of its annual military exercises with the United States.