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Specialist teams search for Becky

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 18:43
The search for missing 16-year-old Becky Watts is set to resume in Bristol with police helicopters and specialist dog teams.

Friends remember girl killed in 1993

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 18:29
Friends of a murdered schoolgirl whose killer was not convicted until 21 years after she died talk of how their lives changed.

What's love got to do with politics?

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 17:59
Fergal Keane on the relationship between love and politics

Would it be realistic to renationalise the railways?

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 17:58
Would it be realistic to renationalise the railways?

Drug drivers targeted by new rules

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 17:47
New regulations aimed at stamping out drug driving, including the first legal limits on cannabis and cocaine, come into force in England and Wales.

N Korea opens fire as drills start

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 17:02
North Korea fires two short-range missiles into the sea as annual US-South Korea military exercises get under way, officials in Seoul say.

UK cuts 'concern' head of US Army

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 16:58
The US Army's most senior general says he is "very concerned" about the impact spending cuts will have on the strength of the UK's armed forces.

Has globalisation fundamentally slowed?

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 16:55
Are we living through a structural change in the global economy as big as any since WWII without fully realising it?

Minnie Miñoso, Major League Baseball's First Black Latino Star, Dies

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-01 16:40

Miñoso, known as the Cuban Comet and Mr. White Sox, was a seven-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glover whose major league career spanned five decades.

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First tree seeds for Doomsday vault

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 16:39
The Svalbard "Doomsday" seed vault, which protects the world's food crops, accepts its first consignment of seeds from forest tree species.

'Battle Creek' Tries To Shake Up CBS' Cop Show Formula

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-01 16:37

CBS' new cop show Battle Creek is based on a 12-year-old script by Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan. It's among three new network shows that aim to reinvent old TV concepts.

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VIDEO: Glassblowing keeps kids out of gangs

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 16:27
How an ancient art form is saving troubled lives

Tories promise 200,000 starter homes

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 16:13
Some 200,000 "starter homes" will be made available to first-time buyers in England by 2020 if the Tories win May's general election, David Cameron is to promise.

Jihadist concerns, and Army cuts

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 16:02
Stories about jihadists abound in Monday's press, and the Telegraph features US concerns about the scale of Britain's defence cuts.

Murder charge for Peru ex-minister

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 15:57
An ex-minister in Peru is charged with involvement in the killing of a journalist during the Shining Path rebel insurgency in the 1980s.

VIDEO: YouTube diplomacy and the Ukraine crisis

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 15:30
Could students' video messages avert all-out war?

How do you solve a problem like the 'Beefalo'?

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 15:26
The hybrid animal causing havoc in the Grand Canyon

Historic mansion plans seek review

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 15:16
A review is sought for a rejected residential development on the site of an 18th Century mansion near Dumfries which has fallen into disrepair.

The dogged old man of the badlands

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 15:05
The world's worst interview - with one of the loneliest men on Earth

Are humans getting cleverer?

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-01 15:03
Why are people getting better at intelligence tests?

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