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Rise in reports of discrimination

Mon, 2015-03-02 14:59
Incidents of discrimination in English professional and grassroots football has increased, according to Kick It Out.

VIDEO: Chinese treasures stolen in France

Mon, 2015-03-02 14:52
More than a dozen artefacts have been stolen from a Chinese museum near Paris, including a replica of the King of Siam's crown that was given to Napoleon III.

VIDEO: 'How I was radicalised online'

Mon, 2015-03-02 14:43
'Ayesha', not her real name, was once a radical Muslim who found the lifestyle, initially, "glamorous" and attractive.

VIDEO: On the trail of Mohammed Emwazi

Mon, 2015-03-02 14:34
The mother of the British Jihadi Mohammed Emwazi has told authorities in Kuwait that she recognised her son's voice immediately last summer in Islamic State videos.

Homeless man 'reached for LAPD gun'

Mon, 2015-03-02 14:21
The Los Angeles police chief says a homeless man shot dead by police had reached for an officer's weapon before being killed.

Australia to 'bolster force in Iraq'

Mon, 2015-03-02 13:51
Australia is poised to more than double its contingent of troops training local forces in Iraq, Australian media say.

'No hiding' from abuse failures

Mon, 2015-03-02 13:30
There is "no hiding" from the failures of authorities in Oxfordshire where young girls were groomed, a retired detective tells Newsnight.

Terry hopeful over new Chelsea deal

Mon, 2015-03-02 13:28
Chelsea captain John Terry says he is keen to have "a few years" more at the club, but would not leave to play elsewhere.

Singapore 'world's priciest city'

Mon, 2015-03-02 13:07
For the second year running, Singapore tops the list as the world's most expensive city to live in, says the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Pakistan anti-vaccine parents held

Mon, 2015-03-02 13:03
Hundreds of parents are arrested in north-west Pakistan for refusing to allow their children to be vaccinated against polio.

Parliament may be abandoned - Bercow

Mon, 2015-03-02 12:55
The Houses of Parliament could have to be "abandoned" within 20 years without extensive repair work, Commons Speaker John Bercow says.

Bright spotlight on Ceres mission

Mon, 2015-03-02 12:39
As Nasa's Dawn satellite prepares to enter into orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres, scientists say they are excited to learn more about the two bright spots on its surface.

Tinder to charge over-28s more

Mon, 2015-03-02 12:28
Dating app Tinder announces it will charge the over-28s nearly four times as much for its premium features as it does younger users in the UK.

FA wants Team GB sides at Rio 2016

Mon, 2015-03-02 12:28
The Football Association is planning to enter men's and women's Great Britain teams at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

IRA play park name debate blocked

Mon, 2015-03-02 12:26
Sinn Féin councillors in Newry block unionist efforts to reconsider naming a Newry play park after an IRA man.

US markets reach all-time highs

Mon, 2015-03-02 12:19
US stocks hit record levels, with both the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 closing at all-time highs and the Nasdaq breaking the 5,000 barrier for the first time in 15 years.

Castro's revolutionary lover dies

Mon, 2015-03-02 11:39
Natalia Revuelta, who supported Fidel Castro when he was planning his insurgency and became his lover, has died at the age of 89 in Havana.

Poundland mice took food off sale

Mon, 2015-03-02 11:30
A mice infestation was the reason food was removed from the shelves of a branch of Poundland in Birmingham city centre, the council reveals.

Lawro's predictions v Circa Waves

Mon, 2015-03-02 11:23
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Circa Waves singer Kieran Shudall in the midweek Premier League games.

Rebooting innovation in Japan

Mon, 2015-03-02 11:00
What has happened to Japan's inventors?