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Saturday Night Live marks 40 years

Mon, 2015-02-16 03:37
Saturday Night Live celebrates its 40th birthday with a three-hour special featuring guests including Jack Nicholson and Robert De Niro.

Soyinka on Nigeria's 'cycle of evil'

Mon, 2015-02-16 03:29
Ahead of Nigeria's presidential election, Nobel-Prize winning author Wole Soyinka tells the BBC's Will Ross that both main candidates have serious flaws.

Villa job a 'no brainer' - Sherwood

Mon, 2015-02-16 03:15
New Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood says he did not need to think long about the opportunity to replace Paul Lambert.

US drone rules impact Amazon plans

Mon, 2015-02-16 03:03
New rules on drone flights proposed by the US aviation authority would prevent Amazon's drone delivery plans.

Ex-Union president rape case review

Mon, 2015-02-16 03:02
The CPS is to review the decision to drop the case against a former president of the Oxford Union, after the alleged victim appeals.

Pape cited for challenge on Heaslip

Mon, 2015-02-16 02:48
France lock Pascal Pape is cited for allegedly kneeing Jamie Heaslip in the back during Ireland's Six Nations win over France.

In pictures: Rio samba schools fight for title

Mon, 2015-02-16 02:47
Carnival battle in Rio

Rolls 'does not tolerate' bribes

Mon, 2015-02-16 02:40
Rolls-Royce says it does not "tolerate improper business" after the Financial Times reports that the firm has been accused of being involved in the Petrobras bribery scandal.

VIDEO: Ebola crisis: Liberia schools reopen

Mon, 2015-02-16 02:32
Schools are reopening in Liberia on Monday following closure due to the epidemic of the deadly Ebola disease.

Convicted rapist 'murdered parents'

Mon, 2015-02-16 02:22
A convicted rapist, recently released from prison, is believed to have killed his parents in a double murder in central London.

US north-east shivers in snowstorms

Mon, 2015-02-16 02:18
The United States north-east is reeling from the latest in a series of disruptive blizzards, with temperatures up to 17C below normal.

Morgan & Bopara join Pietersen in IPL

Mon, 2015-02-16 01:46
Kevin Pietersen is joined in the 2015 IPL by Eoin Morgan and Ravi Bopara, but Alex Hales and Michael Carberry miss out.

Fifty Shades whips US box office

Mon, 2015-02-16 01:38
Erotic film adaptation Fifty Shades of Grey sizzles at cinemas, taking an estimated $81.7m (£53m) at North American box offices in its first weekend.

Women held over '50 Shades attack'

Mon, 2015-02-16 01:35
Three women are arrested at a Glasgow cinema following an alleged attack on a man at a showing of the film Fifty Shades of Grey.

Are 51% of people really 'single'?

Mon, 2015-02-16 01:21
Are 51% of people really 'single'?

Schools 'exclude those needing help'

Mon, 2015-02-16 01:15
Schools are too frequently having to exclude pupils so they receive special support such as therapy or counselling, a report says.

VIDEO: The Grexit explained - in 60 seconds

Mon, 2015-02-16 01:08
Could Greece's debt problems force it out of the eurozone? BBC News takes a snapshot view of the debt crisis.

French PM Valls urges Jews to stay

Mon, 2015-02-16 01:04
Prime Minister Manuel Valls urges Jews to stay in France, amid shock at vandalism of Jewish graves and an attack on a Danish synagogue.

Mum uses US police car on school run

Mon, 2015-02-16 00:52
A woman is turning heads on the school run by driving her children in a replica American police car from video game Need for Speed.

University stops masks training

Mon, 2015-02-16 00:38
A university stops using prosthetic masks - designed to help trainee nurses - amid claims they could add to the mental health stigmatisation.

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