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Boss supports Khan over 'body slam'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:19
Worcester City manager Carl Heeley is supportive of Shab Khan following the defender's 'body slam' against Stockport.

The Oscars: What People Are Saying The Day After

NPR News - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:16

From civil rights to immigration and health issues such as Alzheimer's and ALS, advocacy was a big part of last night's show. Here's what people are saying about it Monday.

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VIDEO: The dangers of tanning addiction

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:11
BBC Inside Out meets two tanning addicts.

VIDEO: The children migrating alone

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:08
Paul Kenyon meets children who are travelling alone from Africa to Europe, in search of a better life.

Colombia gang 'sold kidnap victims'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:08
A gang which allegedly kidnapped people in Colombia and sold them on to a left-wing rebel group has been dismantled, prosecutors say.

The lone seven-year-olds leaving home and country behind

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 05:05
The boy forced to pilot a rickety boat across the Mediterranean

Evacuations as crews tackle fire

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:54
Firefighters are tackling a large blaze in a disused building in the Adamsdown area of Cardiff.

France takes Syria suspect passports

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:53
Six French men allegedly planning to travel to Syria to join jihadists have had their passports confiscated by authorities.

Referee Atkinson 'needs a break'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:50
Martin Atkinson needs a rest after his "incompetent" refereeing of Chelsea's draw with Burnley, says Keith Hackett.

UKIP pledges £3bn NHS investment

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:47
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says his party is "committed" to a free NHS paid for by taxes as he set out plans to spend an extra £3bn per year on the service.

What extra charges do restaurants make?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:43
The extra charges restaurants make, including "cakeage".

Patient in '16-hour trolley wait'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:36
A patient with breathing problems spent 16 hours on a trolley at a hospital that hours later was put on "black alert", her daughter says.

VIDEO: MPs deny 'cash for access' claims

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:32
MPs Sir Malcolm Rifkind and Jack Straw are secretly filmed apparently offering their services to a private company for thousands of pounds.

Middleton to coach England's women

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:16
Simon Middleton is to take over as head coach of the England women's XV from May, and remains in charge of the Sevens squad.

Sierra Leone orphanage quarantined

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:15
An orphanage run by a UK charity in Sierra Leone is quarantined after one of its local staff is diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus.

Tax is just one of HSBC’s problems

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 04:13
The headlines might focus on one issue, but the whole bank is labouring.

Pair jailed as 75 animals put down

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:48
Two County Down farmers are jailed for four months after vets had to put down 75 animals on their farm.

Syria trio 'not radicalised' at school

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:47
No evidence three schoolgirls, thought to be heading to Syria to join Islamic State militants, were radicalised at Bethnal Green Academy, its principal says.

650ft-fall man 'bumps into rescuers'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:43
A man who plunged 650ft (200m) down a Cumbria mountain in a blizzard stumbles into a team of "amazed" rescuers.

Phones can be tracked by battery use

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-23 03:41
Android phones can be tracked without using their GPS or wi-fi data by studying their power use over time, a study finds.