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Kendall: It's 'all or nothing' for me

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 16:45
On the campaign trail with Labour hopeful Liz Kendall

Making a vineyard out of a slag heap

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 16:42
Making a vineyard out of a slag heap

VIDEO: Role-playing with photos of other people's children

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 16:40
The people stealing children’s photos online

VIDEO: Saving the home of the orangutan

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 16:38
Palm oil production has destroyed the natural habitat of the orangutan. Now conservationists are working to restore the forest.

VIDEO: Testing San Francisco's anti-pee wall

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 16:38
In an attempt to deter people from urinating in the street, authorities in San Francisco are trying out anti-pee paint.

Would Chinese-style education work on British kids?

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 16:37
Would Chinese-style education work on British kids?

Malaysia agency 'clears' Najib funds

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 16:29
Malaysia's anti-corruption body effectively clears PM Najib Razak of wrongdoing saying funds in his personal accounts were "donations", without saying who from or what for.

Council delays 'put children at risk'

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 16:27
Vulnerable children in England could be put at risk by delays in social workers' assessments, Ofsted has said in a report.

VIDEO: Inside US-Mexico border 'drug tunnel'

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 16:22
Security forces in Mexico have discovered an underground tunnel leading to the United States.

US airline in big game trophy ban

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 16:07
The US airline Delta bans the shipment of big game trophies on its flights following the outcry over the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.

'Less cash lost' in big fraud cases

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 15:54
The amount of money lost in high-value fraud cases in Scotland fell sharply in the first half of the year, according to accountants KPMG.

Ted Heath abuse probe and trader jailed

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 15:49
Claims of child abuse against former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath and the jailing of former City trader Tom Hayes over the rigging of Libor are the focus for the front pages.

SQA admits maths exam 'too hard'

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 15:49
Scotland's exams body admits Higher Maths exam was 'too hard' but says grading was adjusted.

Delta Will Ban Big Game Trophies As Airline Freight

NPR News - Mon, 2015-08-03 15:17

The airline said in a statement on Monday that, effective immediately, it "will officially ban shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros, and buffalo trophies."

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Look no hands: Self-driving cars

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 15:14
The future for driverless cars

Islamic State: The UK's gap between rhetoric and reality

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 15:14
There's a big gap between the UK government's rhetoric about combating Islamic State and its actions, says defence correspondent Jonathan Beale.

Sport in UK facing strategy overhaul

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 15:01
Sport in the UK is facing a major overhaul in a bid to reverse disappointing participation figures and save the legacy of London 2012.

UK to extend air strikes against IS

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 15:01
The UK is to extend air strikes by RAF Tornados against the Islamic State group by an extra year, to March 2017, the defence secretary says on a visit to Iraq.

Japan revisionists deny WW2 sex slave atrocities

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 14:52
Japan's WW2 sex slavery revisionists grow louder

VIDEO: Comfort women struggle to be heard

BBC - Mon, 2015-08-03 14:52
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports on why some in Japan continue to deny the existence of the so-called "comfort women".

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