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Pay rise urged for MPs on committees

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 20:24
MPs on Commons select committees should get a £10,000 pay rise as part of a shake-up of the legislative process, a think tank says.

Seminal geology map re-discovered

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 20:16
One of William Smith's original 1815 geological maps of England, Wales and part of Scotland is re-discovered in time to celebrate the 200th anniversary of its making.

Question mark king: Richard III quiz

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 20:15
How much do you know about Richard III? Try our quiz

BBC News switches users to new site

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 20:14
The desktop version of the BBC News website will be switched off on Monday and all visitors will be directed to a newer "responsive" design.

Republican Thorn Ted Cruz Announces Run For President

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 20:13

With a midnight tweet, Ted Cruz became the first major candidate to announce he is running for president. But Cruz faces an uphill climb against better-funded and better-known candidates.

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Noble Group threatens legal action

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 20:12
Asian commodities trading giant Noble Group says it will launch legal proceedings over allegations made against the firm.

Ashya King 'free of brain cancer'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 20:04
The parents of five-year-old Ashya King, who were jailed after taking him abroad for treatment for a brain tumour, say their son is now free of cancer.

Election 2015: Health and leaders drive Facebook conversation

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 19:36
Ahead of the election what's most-discussed on Facebook?

VIDEO: Nigeria leaders gear up for election

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 19:36
The people of Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, are due to vote in presidential elections on Saturday.

VIDEO: Vanuatu cyclone recovery under way

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 19:32
Efforts to rebuild the Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu are gaining speed, as relief supplies begin to reach remote islands.

The town that's used to being disappointed

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 19:25
The town that's used to being disappointed

The schoolboy sailors who died at Gallipoli

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 19:20
The schoolboy sailors sent out to war in obsolete ships

Disease-carrying mosquitoes warning

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 19:16
Mosquitoes could bring diseases such as dengue fever and West Nile virus to the UK within the next few decades, disease experts are warning.

The big lives of women with small feet

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 19:15
The last remaining women in China who had their feet bound reveal their pride to photographer Jo Farrell.

Suspended Tory could go 'within days'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 19:07
A Conservative election candidate suspended over allegations he plotted with the English Defence league is likely to be removed from the party in days, a source tells the BBC.

Antarctic rescue for sick Australian

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 18:58
Australian expeditioner is evacuated from Antarctic ice station by helicopter after suddenly falling seriously ill.

How Ebola changed the world

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 18:23
One year ago the World Health Organization announced the Ebola virus had reached outbreak proportions. Numbers are decreasing but the virus has left a permanent mark on the world.

Can Greece and Germany make sweet music?

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 17:56
As Angela Merkel and Alexis Tsipras meet to try and agree bail out terms, will bad blood between the two countries derail a deal?

VIDEO: The all-day Venezuelan shopping trip

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 17:52
The travails of buying food amid Venezuela's shortages

The beast of the Danube

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 17:46
The fish that can grow as big as a man and live for 30 years

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