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'Include humanism in RS GCSE course'

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:33
The former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has urged the government to rethink plans to leave humanism out of the new GCSE in religious studies.

Death river patrol call 'ludicrous'

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:26
It would be "ludicrous" to post officers on the River Wear to stop "bright young things" from Durham University falling to their deaths, a police chief says.

Mother and child held at knifepoint

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:25
A mother and child are tied up and held at knifepoint by a masked intruder who carried out a sexual assault in a "horrific" break-in.

UK to lead 'spearhead Nato force'

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:24
The UK will play a lead role in a "high readiness" Nato force that will be established in Eastern Europe, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announces.

'No clear-cut strategy' against IS

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:22
Question marks over anti-IS action remain

Keatley handed Ireland starting role

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:19
Munster's Ian Keatley is named at fly-half ahead of Ian Madigan for Ireland's opening Six Nations match against Italy.

Caption Challenge: Attending to Yoda

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:14
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Millions hit by health insurer hack

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:09
Anthem, the second largest health insurer in the US, has lost millions of customer records in a hack attack.

Klass mocks 'bonkers' present request

Thu, 2015-02-05 03:01
Singer Myleene Klass pokes fun at fellow parents after she was asked to contribute cash to buy birthday presents for their children.

Making the sums add up

Thu, 2015-02-05 02:49
The Institute for Fiscal Studies outlines the knock-on effect of giving the NHS the money it has asked for?

Don't humiliate us, says Greece

Thu, 2015-02-05 02:49
Greece's new finance minister Yanis Varoufakis urges Germany not to humiliate the country over its debts, comparing its situation with inter-war Germany.

Twitter boss admits trolling failure

Thu, 2015-02-05 02:43
In a memo to staff, leaked to the Verge, Twitter boss Dick Costolo takes personal responsibility for dealing with trolling.

Spanish snow traps Welsh tourists

Thu, 2015-02-05 02:43
A couple from Wales is among tourists forced to spend the night in a school gym in Spain after being caught in snow storms in the north of the country.

Scots trio to make Six Nations bows

Thu, 2015-02-05 02:34
Scotland's Finn Russell, Mark Bennett and Blair Cowan will make their Six Nations debuts against France on Saturday.

What is a defensive weapon?

Thu, 2015-02-05 02:15
President Obama is being urged to supply Ukraine with "defensive lethal assistance". But how can a weapon be both defensive and lethal?

CPS defends FGM prosecution

Thu, 2015-02-05 02:14
The case of a doctor found not guilty of carrying out female genital mutilation was "reviewed thoroughly", the director of public prosecutions insists.

Lee dismisses concerns over new book

Thu, 2015-02-05 02:13
Author Harper Lee rejects claims she is being pressured into releasing a "lost" novel, saying she is "happy as hell".

Europe leaders in Ukraine peace bid

Thu, 2015-02-05 02:09
German and French leaders are to make a crisis visit to the Ukrainian capital Kiev with a new peace initiative amid escalating fighting in the east of the country.

Tunisia face ban after no apology

Thu, 2015-02-05 02:09
Tunisia face being banned from the next Africa Cup of Nations after refusing to apologise for accusing Caf of cheating.

Bin lorry driver cannot recall crash

Thu, 2015-02-05 02:08
The driver of a council bin lorry which careered out of control in Glasgow city centre, killing six people, says he has no memory of the crash.

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