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Yemen al-Qaeda leader confirmed dead

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 22:28
The leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Nasser al-Wuhayshi, has been killed in a US drone strike in Yemen, the jihadist group confirms.

IS recruits: Victims or criminals?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 22:02
Two Britons die for a common cause, thousands of miles apart. In their family's eyes, they were victims rather than criminals. Are they right?

VIDEO: Tackling underage sex in Kenya

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 21:30
One in five teenagers are sexually active in Kenya, according to its Ministry of Health.

NHS Wales 'must learn from mistakes'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 21:29
NHS Wales must continue to learn from its mistakes, says its chief executive in a first annual quality report.

China to 'complete' land reclamation

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 21:28
China will complete a series of controversial land reclamation projects in the South China Sea "soon", the foreign ministry says.

Government to publish annual report

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 21:20
The Welsh government will publish its annual progress report on Tuesday.

Murder appeal over sympathy card

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 21:20
Police investigating the murder of Paul McCauley say they are following a definite line of inquiry after written information was sent to his family.

Michelle Obama begins two-day UK trip

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 20:30
US first lady Michelle Obama is to meet Prince Harry and David Cameron as she begins a two-day visit to the UK to promote her charity work.

Nestle to destroy noodles worth $50m

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 20:18
Nestle says it will destroy more than $50m (£32m) worth of its hugely popular Maggi noodles following a ban imposed by India's food safety regulator.

VIDEO: Sinabung eruption: Thousands flee

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 19:48
Thousands of people living close to a volcano in Indonesia have been forced to leave their homes.

Philippine rebels to hand over arms

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 19:42
The Moro Islamic Liberal Front rebel group in the Philippines will hand over its first batch of weapons, as it embarks on a peace process.

Details expected on 'Syria' family

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 19:40
More details are expected to be released by police about 12 members of the same family from Bradford who are feared to have travelled to Syria.

EU to hold migrant crisis talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 19:33
EU interior ministers will discuss how to redistribute tens of thousands of migrants entering Europe each year across the Mediterranean Sea.

Shenmue creator turns to Kickstarter

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 19:11
Sony has unveiled a $2m (£1.3m) Kickstarter campaign to help fund the making of video game Shenmue III.

VIDEO: Has social media changed modelling for ever?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 19:07
How sites like Instagram have forever changed modelling and fashion.

New exhibition reveals young Christie

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 18:28
A new exhibition of never-before-seen photographs reveals crime author Agatha Christie as a young woman.

VIDEO: Pope urges action on global warming

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 18:07
An Italian magazine has published a leaked draft of the Pope's encyclical on climate change, which is due for release on Thursday.

Why teens aren't doing Saturday jobs

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 18:03
Exam pressure and lack of opportunities mean fewer than one in five teenagers now has a part-time job.

Emoji Passwords Could Be Coming Your Way. Is That A Good Thing?

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-15 17:57

An online banking service in the UK plans to give customers the ability to creat their online passwords and PINs out of emoji. But some experts aren't giving the move any smiley-faces.

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Violent offenders sent to death B&B

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 17:36
Previous guests at a B&B where Cerys Yemm was killed by a homeless prison leaver include 10 sexual and violent offenders, the BBC learns.