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VIDEO: What a parent-carer feels about voting

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 22:08
Warrington resident Moira Cash cares for her son Fraser, who has cerebral palsy. She explains how little support she receives from the NHS in providing him with 24-hour care.

VIDEO: Thousands rescued in Mediterranean

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 21:48
The Italian coastguard says it has rescued nearly 6,0000 people from boats in the Mediterranean over the weekend, and ten bodies have been recovered from the water.

Expect an era of Chelsea domination?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 21:41
Jose Mourinho's challenge will be to establish long-term dominance for Chelsea in an era when it's never been harder.

Man dies and police officer injured

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 21:35
An investigation is under way after a man died and a female police officer was injured during an incident in Kirkcaldy in Fife.

Belfast warms up for city marathon

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 21:21
Police advise motorists to expect some traffic disruption as more than 17,500 people take part in this year's marathon.

Food company to create 43 new jobs

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 21:15
McColgan's Quality Foods Ltd is to create 43 jobs in County Tyrone following an investment of £7.3m.

'Illegal' security licences revoked

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 21:02
Following a BBC investigation into fraudulent colleges, 129 security guards are having their licences revoked.

VIDEO: 'Some were opposed to US cartoon event'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 20:11
Eyewitness Stephanie Conway tells the BBC some people were opposed to a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a suburb of Dallas, but she saw nothing threatening.

Police defend Bali Nine actions

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 19:38
The Australian Federal Police defend their role in the 2005 arrest of the Bali Nine drug smuggling gang, after two were executed in Indonesia.

Two Armed Men Killed After Shooting Outside Muhammad Cartoon Contest

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-03 19:25

The men opened fire on a security officer outside an anti-Islamist cartoon contest in Garland, Texas. They were subsequently shot and killed by police, authorities say.

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Most 'unaware' of skin cancer signs

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 19:00
More than three-quarters of people in the UK would not recognise signs of skin cancer, a survey by British Association of Dermatologists suggests.

Gun salutes mark birth of princess

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 18:49
Gun salutes are to take place at Hyde park and the Tower of London later to mark the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby girl.

Two killed at US cartoon conference

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 18:08
Two gunmen are shot dead after they opened fire outside a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a Dallas suburb, police say.

Australian budget a 'horror story'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 17:25
The Australian government will not be able to keep its promise to balance its budget, largely because of a plunge in commodity prices, say Deloitte.

Batsmen failed under pressure - Cook

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 16:16
England captain Alastair Cook says his side's second-innings collapse was the reason for their defeat by West Indies.

Gene therapy retina disease potential

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 15:44
Two trials of gene therapy on an inherited form of blindness in children have shown that patients' eyesight can be improved - but only temporarily.

How does al-Qaeda attract Yemenis?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 15:27
Given the vast sums that the US in particular has spent on counterterrorism operations inside Yemen, why has al-Qaeda continued to grow?

Surveillance law prompts unease in France

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 15:20
A proposed French law to beef up intelligence-gathering in the face of jihadist violence has provoked outspoken criticism about infringement of civil liberties, says Hugh Schofield

Election scenarios and baby reaction

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 15:18
Various scenarios surrounding the outcome of the general election are played out in the papers, and there is plenty of reaction to the birth of the royal baby.

What happened when an anti-Semite found he was Jewish?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 15:13
What happens when an anti-Semite finds out he's Jewish?