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FBI admits forensic evidence errors

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 04:23
The FBI admits "errors" over many years in evidence provided by its forensics lab to US courts to secure convictions, including in death penalty cases.

Six men face trial over jewel raid

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 04:21
Six men are to stand trial later this year over a £229,000 jewellery raid at the Argyll Arcade in Glasgow.

Google search changes favour mobile

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 04:20
Google is updating its search tools to favour websites that work well on mobile devices above those that fail its criteria

Venezuela 'receives $5bn from China'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 04:18
Venezuela has received $5bn (£3.4bn) in Chinese funding for "development", Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says.

Ferrari to delay new Raikkonen deal

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 04:16
Ferrari hold off signing a new contract with Kimi Raikkonen to ensure the Finn stays motivated and does not "fall asleep".

Distress call from 'sinking boat'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 04:08
The International Organization for Migration says it has received a distress call from a sinking boat carrying 300 migrants in the Mediterranean.

Migrant deaths a dark day - Cameron

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 04:06
David Cameron has described the latest boat disaster in the Mediterranean as a "dark day" for Europe and called for a "comprehensive" approach to the problem.

Plaid welcomes SNP backing on parity

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 04:05
Plaid Cymru welcomes support from the Scottish first minister for Wales to have parity of funding and power with Scotland.

I'm staying at Bayern - Guardiola

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 03:57
Pep Guardiola insists he will see out the remaining year of his Bayern Munich contract, despite being linked with Man City.

Windsor Park stand to be demolished

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 03:53
The damaged West Stand at Windsor Park is to be demolished but Northern Ireland's crunch Euro 2016 qualifier against Romania will go ahead there in June.

Lost bronze found at house valuation

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 03:48
A bronze sculpture valued between £100,000 and £150,000 is discovered during a "routine house valuation" in the Borders.

VIDEO: England's Scott sent off for headbutt

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 03:39
England international Jill Scott headbutts Arsenal defender Jade Bailey as her Manchester City side lose 1-0 at home to the Gunners.

Plane spotters freed from UAE prison

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 03:39
Three British plane spotters who were held in a UAE prison on suspicion of spying are released from custody.

VIDEO: Andrew Neil's Monday campaign report

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 03:36
Andrew Neil looked at how the SNP has been dominating this election campaign.

Airline bans passenger after tweet

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 03:35
United Airlines banned a security researcher from a flight after he tweeted that he might be able to hack the aircraft's systems.

Rugby player, 25, dies making tackle

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 03:35
Nick Tooth, a 25-year-old fly-half, dies after suffering a head injury while making a tackle in an Australian club match.

The politics of legitimacy

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 03:22
Would the public accept the second place party forming the government? What about a prime minister who's not a party leader? Ten key constitutional questions about the next Parliament.

FBI Arrests 6 People In 2 States In Terrorism Investigation

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-20 03:16

The arrests follow a joint task force's inquiry into young people who have left Minnesota's Twin Cities to join terrorist groups such as ISIS and al-Shabab.

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Labour 'double danger' warning on NHS

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 03:15
Labour accuses the Conservatives of a "double deceit" over the NHS as they begin a week of campaigning on the health service.

Sinn Féin seeking £1.5bn for NI

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 03:10
Sinn Féin is to seek an extra £1.5bn for Northern Ireland in negotiations with an incoming government following the general election.