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Asia shares fall on US growth fears

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 17:45
Shares across Asia were mostly trading down on Monday following the recent fall in US markets.

Australian animal cruelty revealed

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 17:42
A report into cruelty in Queensland's greyhound racing industry finds "barbaric" treatment of the dogs and other animals.

VIDEO: 'Guat hunting' hate crime in Florida

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 17:16
The hate crime scaring many in the US

VIDEO: Security on GoPro cameras 'too weak'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 17:13
A security firm says it is too easy for criminals to take control of GoPro cameras, which could then be used to spy on their owners.

Middle East map carved up

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 17:08
Middle East borders, in place for nearly a century, are in flux as sectarian battles rage and governments lose control of territory, says Owen Bennett-Jones

The musicians fighting back against extremism

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 17:05
The musicians refusing to dance to IS's tune

Fighting back against helpline harassment

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 17:04
The engineers and operators who sexually harass customers

Ghosts of the Mediterranean

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 17:03
The ships' graveyard that reveals a gruesome story

Letting the cyber-thieves get away

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 17:00
Police forces and security firms are changing the way they tackle cyber crime by going after infrastructure rather than individuals

Climate change: The bumpy road to the Paris talks

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 16:55
With little more than six months to go before a crucial climate summit, momentum is building. But what kind of deal is on the table?

Foster care teens 'moved too often'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 16:49
Teenagers in foster care in the UK are being moved from home to home too often, a survey has suggested.

Beijing bans smoking in public

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 16:48
Smoking is now banned in restaurants, offices and on public transport in China's capital, Beijing, after existing rules are toughened up.

Petraeus: 'Politics can defeat IS'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 16:37
Former CIA Director David Petraeus tells the BBC that Islamic State militants can only be defeated through a dual military and political approach.

Who inspires British sports women?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 16:35
To kick off Women's Sport Week, BBC Sport asks some of Britain's leading sporting luminaries about their sporting idols.

Where's the toughest UK driving test?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 16:21
Where's the toughest UK driving test centre?

The last man to do National Service

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 16:04
The very last man to do National Service

Wreck Of A 221-Year-Old Slave Ship Is Confirmed Off South Africa

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-31 15:58

The ship crashed while carrying 400 slaves from Mozambique to Brazil in 1794. It's the first discovery of a wreck that sank while carrying slaves. Artifacts will be displayed at the Smithsonian.

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SAS selection deaths inquest begins

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 15:53
An inquest into the deaths of three soldiers after a training exercise in the Brecon Beacons in Powys is due to start.

The manager behind rapper Tinie Tempah

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 15:33
The manager who helped Tinie Tempah's rise to stardom

Manufacturing growth pace 'slowing'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 15:21
UK manufacturing is growing at a slower rate than expected as the sector loses momentum, engineering employers' body EEF says.