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Mum jailed for daughter's drug death

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 06:27
A mother who left her daughter to die from a heroin overdose is jailed for two years and eight months.

The furiously competitive world of dog shows

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 06:18
The furiously competitive world of dog shows

Caravan park assault man 'critical'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 06:11
A teenager remains in intensive care after he was seriously assaulted at a caravan park in Porthcawl, south Wales.

Arsenal draw Millwall in FA Cup

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 06:09
Arsenal start their defence of the FA Women's Cup with a trip to Women's Super League Two side Millwall Lionesses.

VIDEO: Labour: Tory spending plan 'extreme'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:56
Labour accused the Conservatives of planning "extreme" and "unprecedented" cuts in public spending - if they remain in Government.

Super-sub manager clinches victory

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:53
A football manager became a super-sub when he scored a goal and saved a penalty after coming on at half-time, leading his team to victory.

Oklahoma Fraternity Is Closed Over Video Of Racist Chant

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:53

The video reportedly captured a scene while the fraternity members and others, all in formal wear, were on a chartered bus.

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More military job cuts predicted

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:52
Up to 30,000 more military personnel could lose their jobs in the next Parliament whoever wins the general election, a defence think tank warns.

Tributes to boys killed in crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:47
Tributes are paid to two boys who were killed in a crash in Leeds, which also seriously injured two other boys and the 21-year-old driver.

Ex-army chief 'mystified' by search

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:44
Former chief of the defence staff Lord Bramall tells the BBC he categorically denies any involvement with child sexual abuse and that he is "mystified" by a police search of his house.

Egypt schoolboy dies after beating

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:42
A 12-year-old boy dies after being severely beaten by his teacher at a school in Cairo, Egypt's education ministry says.

Argentina demands $3.5bn from HSBC

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:34
The head of Argentina's tax authority demands that HSBC repatriate the $3.5bn in funds that it says HSBC helped its clients move offshore.

The Teacher Who Believes Math Equals Love

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:34

NPR Ed is celebrating 50 Great Teachers. Today: The story of a young algebra teacher in Oklahoma oil country, who's taken an unorthodox approach to classroom math.

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Actress's son 'bullied after hacking'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:29
Ex-Coronation Street star Shobna Gulati says her son was bullied because of stories Mirror Group journalists wrote after hacking her phone.

Moores wants to remain England coach

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:13
Peter Moores wants to stay as England coach despite his side's shock World Cup exit at the hands of Bangladesh.

Wales call in Scarlets hooker Owens

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:06
Wales bring in hooker Ken Owens before Saturday's Six Nations game with Ireland, while prop Tomas Francis also trains.

German woman, 19, killed fighting IS

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:06
A 19-year-old German woman is the first female foreign fighter to be killed fighting Islamic State alongside Kurdish militia groups.

The Princess and the homeless Vogue reader

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:06
Magazine editor prompts row with her homeless picture

Penn: 'No apologies' for Oscar joke

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 05:02
Actor Sean Penn says he has "absolutely no apologies" to make over his controversial "green card" quip at the Academy Awards.

BBC reporter takes over as linesman

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 04:56
A BBC Three Counties reporter sent to cover his local Conference South club ends up officiating at the match.