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Hiring remains at 'sky-high' levels

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 15:07
Employers plan to keep hiring more staff, but concerns remain about the UK's failure to raise productivity, a new report warns.

From Lego bricks to luxury flats

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 15:07
How architect Soo Chan went from Lego to luxury flats

Online shopping drives record van sales

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 15:04
The popularity of online shopping has driven van sales in the UK to a record high.

UK's first vinyl chart is launched

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 15:04
The Official Charts Company launches weekly vinyl albums and singles charts after sales of vinyl grow for the seventh year in a row.

VIDEO: Meet the tweeting shepherd

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 15:01
Sheep farmer James Rebanks has landed a book deal and radio adaptation after gaining more than 40,000 followers on social media.

Labour manifesto in the spotlight

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 14:59
A look ahead to the Labour manifesto launch, the offer of the "Conservative dream", and a heatwave on the way.

VIDEO: Mass protests sweep through Brazil

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 14:57
People have been taking part in mass anti-government demonstrations in Brazil, sparked by anger over a massive corruption scandal at the state-run oil giant Petrobras.

Anti-corruption protests in Brazil

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 14:50
Ten of thousands of Brazilians have joined demonstrations across the country against government corruption.

We must concentrate on series - Cook

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 14:48
England captain Alastair Cook says team must focus only on cricket as England take on West Indies amid change at the ECB.

Who should Man City keep and sell?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 14:45
Chief football writer Phil McNulty analyses who might be heading out of the exit door at the Etihad Stadium this summer.

Arrest over takeaway 'murder plot'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 14:25
A man is arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder over the death of a Tyneside takeaway worker found shot outside his restaurant.

Tribute to Alps skiing death boy

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 14:07
The family of a seven-year-old boy who fell to his death on a skiing holiday in the French Alps describe him as a "daring, outgoing, determined little boy".

VIDEO: What do voters want from manifestos?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 13:44
Several political parties will have launched their election manifestos by the end of the week, but what do voters hope to see included?

Labour pledges 'no extra borrowing'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 13:31
Labour is to "guarantee" that every policy will be "fully funded" and require no "additional borrowing", at its election manifesto launch on Monday.

Discovery Gives New Ending To A Death At The Civil War's Close

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-12 13:23

Hannah Reynolds, a slave, was the only civilian killed in the Battle of Appomattox Court House during the Civil War. A new discovery suggests, contrary to earlier belief, that she died a free woman.

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Toure not the problem for Man City - Neville

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 13:20
MOTD2 pundit Phil Neville expands on his TV analysis of what went wrong for Manchester City in their 4-2 defeat at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Angela Lansbury wins Olivier Award

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 12:50
Dame Angela Lansbury wins her first Olivier Award after a 40-year absence from the London stage, as Kinks musical Sunny Afternoon picks up the most awards.

'Syria-bound' councillor's son deported

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 12:23
One of nine Britons held in Turkey on suspicion of trying to enter Syria illegally is on his way back to the UK after being deported.

I have got a lifeline - Pietersen

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 12:15
Kevin Pietersen says he has been given a lifeline after beginning his bid for an England recall by making 170 for Surrey.

VIDEO: Clinton: 'I'm running for president'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 11:50
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has formally declared her run for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.