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VIDEO: Life as a disabled student

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 22:35
Campaigners say they fear that without help disabled students will be unable to cope with University life.

Bus costs 'hitting poorer students'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 22:20
New and increased transport costs for sixth formers could force those from the most deprived backgrounds to give up school altogether, experts claim.

'Third Iraq War' - the papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 21:40
As MPs prepare to vote on UK military action against Islamic State extremists in Iraq, the front pages give their take on the possibility of war.

VIDEO: Top 50 FA Cup goals: Gazza's genius

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 21:24
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.

VIDEO: How to keep a troupe of horses happy

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 21:17
Ashleigh Nghiem reports on how the performing horses of the Cavalia circus are looked after.

Grooming concerns 'not followed up'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 21:14
A former employee at a Bradford children's home where underage girls were allegedly groomed by older men claims her concerns about child safety were not followed up.

Photos: Jeter Leaves Yankee Stadium With One Last Game-Winning Hit

NPR News - Thu, 2014-09-25 21:11

Derek Jeter's single in the ninth inning propelled the Yankees over Baltimore 6-5 on Thursday night in his last game at Yankee Stadium. The retiring shortstop has played 20 seasons with the team.

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Cyclist killed in lorry collision

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 20:59
A man in his 30s has died following a collision with a lorry outside Newry, County Down.

VIDEO: France launches cigarette crackdown

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 20:37
The French government has unveiled controversial new measures to cut the number of smokers, including introducing plain cigarette packaging.

Indonesia scraps local leader polls

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 20:24
Indonesia's parliament scraps direct elections for regional governors and mayors in a move widely seen as a blow for President-elect Joko Widodo.

UK faces 'five more years of cuts'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 20:12
The outgoing head of the civil service predicts another five years of UK government spending cuts - and says making them will be "even harder".

US allows use of drones for filming

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 19:46
The US grants permission to six television and movie companies to allow for the use of drones to shoot film scenes.

Sarkozy launches political comeback

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 19:14
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy re-launches his political career with a rally near the northern city of Lille.

'Fifty dead' in Xinjiang violence

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 18:31
Chinese state media say 50 people are now known to have died in violence in Xinjiang on Sunday, in what police called a "serious terrorist attack".

As Finances Stabilize, Detroit's Elected Officials Retake Reins

NPR News - Thu, 2014-09-25 18:26

The city's state-appointed emergency manager officially signed his remaining powers over to the mayor and city council on Thursday. The deals he reached since March 2013 wiped out $7 billion in debt.

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US introduces a new militant threat

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 18:20
How a militant group, Khorasan, has become a threat

VIDEO: Sarkozy re-launches political career

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 18:06
France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy re-launches his political career with a campaign rally outside Lille.

World Cup fever boosts Nike profit

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 18:03
The US sportswear firm Nike sees a 23% jump in quarterly profit thanks in part to football fever from this year's World Cup.

Connolly's 'joy' at being Outnumbered

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 17:57
Billy Connolly on sand, kids and cancer

Echoes of the Black Country

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 17:56
Industrial landscapes of the Midlands
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