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America's most generous con artist

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 16:53
The art forger who fooled museums for 30 years

MI6 boss unveils predecessor plaque

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 16:53
The head of MI6 unveils a blue English Heritage plaque in Whitehall in memory of the first chief of the Secret Service.

Is India's anti-corruption party unravelling?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 16:51
The anti-corruption Aam Admi Party is embroiled in a feud and looks headed for a split, writes Soutik Biswas.

Branagh: From the bard to the ball

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 16:50
Samira Ahmed looks at how Sir Kenneth Branagh, noted for his Shakespearean productions, ended up directing a live-action Cinderella.

VIDEO: The secret language of whales

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 16:44
Researchers at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington say whale communication depends on jaw movements and the methods these mammals use to catch food.

The candidates with no hope of winning

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 16:33
What drives candidates to spend months knocking on doors, when they know they have no chance of winning when polling day comes around?

Red Cross aid worker killed in Mali

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 16:22
A Red Cross employee has been killed and another injured in a gun attack by suspected Islamist militants in Mali, the aid organisation says.

Parties focus on economy and health

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 16:15
Pledges on the economy, businesses and mental health are expected from Westminster's party leaders as general election campaigning continues.

Jay-Z promotes music streaming brand

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 16:15
Some of the biggest names in entertainment have re-launched the music subscription service Tidal, which they claim will change musical history.

A question of cuts

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 15:44
Tuesday's papers mark the beginning of the formal election campaign with a raft of stories about the scope and nature of the spending cuts which would be likely after the general election.

Pharmacists Group Votes To Discourage Members From Providing Execution Drugs

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-30 15:23

The measure could make it harder for states using made-to-order execution drugs to buy them. The American Pharmacists Association voted on the policy at its annual meeting.

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How can we curb 'fat cat' bosses' pay?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 15:21
Can excessive salaries be curbed?

Art school architect to be named

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 15:14
Glasgow School of Art is due to announce details of the architect chosen to lead the restoration of the fire-damaged Mackintosh building.

VIDEO: Living on Ukraine's front line

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 15:12
In a series looking at the war in Ukraine and the success of a truce signed last month in Minsk, Natalia Antelava and Abdujalil Abdurasulov meet a villager still living by the frontline.

Better patient protection demanded

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 15:12
Patient safety campaigners are due to meet Scotland's health minister to demand stronger measures in the wake of a series of health scandals.

More veterans seek mental health aid

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 15:10
A mental health charity which treats military veterans says referrals have increased by 26% in the last year.

Parties focus on range of issues

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 15:07
Healthcare, house-buying, poverty and austerity are the focus for Scotland's political parties on day two of general election campaigning.

Disgrace if stars withdraw - Lineker

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 15:03
It would be a "national disgrace" if England's best youngsters do not play at the U21 Euros, says ex-striker Gary Lineker.

E-cigarette use 'high among teens'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 15:00
A substantial number of teenagers are experimenting with e-cigarettes, even those who have never smoked, a study suggests.

FA scraps plan for GB Olympic teams

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 14:16
Plans for Great Britain football teams to compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio are scrapped by the Football Association.