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Man held 'for helping UK Syria trio'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 06:19
A man has been arrested for allegedly helping three British schoolgirls cross into Syria, Turkey's foreign minister says.

Terry defends Chelsea team-mates

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 06:17
John Terry defends his Chelsea team-mates after PSG forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic called them "babies" in Champions League.

VIDEO: Two police officers shot in Ferguson

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 06:04
Two police officers have been shot in the US city of Ferguson, where tensions have been running high since the killing of an unarmed black teenager in 2014.

'Dozens die' in Syria village battle

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 06:03
At least 50 government soldiers and rebels have died in a battle for control of a strategic mountain village in north-west Syria, activists say.

Kincora ruled out of abuse inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 06:02
Home Secretary Theresa May appears to rule out extending the scope of a child sexual abuse inquiry to cover Northern Ireland and Scotland.

VIDEO: The Duchess goes to Downton

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 06:01
The Duchess of Cambridge is making one of her final public appearances before she gives birth to her second child.

Woman accused of school assaults

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 05:49
A 26-year-old woman is accused of assaulting young children at a private school in Aberdeen.

Mass albino-trade witchdoctor arrests

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 05:48
More than 200 traditional healers and witchdoctors are arrested in Tanzania in a crackdown on the murder of albinos for their body parts.

'Superman' ecstasy supplier jailed

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 05:45
A man who supplied "Superman" ecstasy pills linked to two deaths over Christmas in Ipswich is jailed for more than five years.

VIDEO: Syrian refugees continue to struggle

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 05:29
The BBC's Jim Muir speaks to Syrian refugees in Lebanon about their struggle to survive, as reports to mark the fourth anniversary of the conflict say civilians have been failed by the UN.

Horse & jockey: It's truly special

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 05:14
The bond between a horse and its jockey is a relationship like no other, says BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce.

'Blue Lives Matter' trends after officers shot

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 05:07
Anti-police slogan adapted to back shot Ferguson officers

France 'wins Waterloo coin battle'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 05:05
Belgium withdraws a design for a €2 coin commemorating the Battle of Waterloo, heading off a potential spat with its French neighbour, reports say.

Many trapped in Bangladesh collapse

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 04:49
A cement warehouse partially collapses in Bangladesh, with at least five people killed and dozens more missing, according to police.

University broke rules, say students

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 04:36
Angry students say their university has broken its own complaints handling rules in its response to a row over an "unfair" economics exam.

Hamilton: 'I don’t want £1m a week'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 04:34
In his first BBC Sport column of the season, Lewis Hamilton talks about contract rumour "rubbish", surprises and fan videos.

Caption Challenge: Royal appointment

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 04:33
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

WoRMS catalogue downsizes ocean life

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 04:30
A mammoth effort to list all known marine life shows many species had duplicate entries in previous databases.

Space Station Astronauts Make Safe Landing In Kazakhstan

NPR News - Thu, 2015-03-12 04:24

An astronaut and two cosmonauts have landed safely back on Earth. While in orbit, they traveled almost 71 million miles, NASA says.

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New panel for child abuse inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 04:19
A new four-person panel has been named in the inquiry into historical child sex abuse in England and Wales.