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Children missing from care 350 times

Mon, 2015-05-04 17:46
Children went missing from council care in south-west England more than 350 times in the past five years, official figures reveal.

Texas gunman had been terror suspect

Mon, 2015-05-04 17:44
One of two gunmen shot dead outside a Texas event showing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad was a previous terror suspect, court documents show.

Blood test 'boost' on ovarian cancer

Mon, 2015-05-04 17:27
Regular blood tests can detect 86% of ovarian cancers before the point at which normally women would be diagnosed, according to a 14-year trial.

Senegal to support Yemen campaign

Mon, 2015-05-04 17:07
Senegal is to send 2,100 troops to support the Saudi-led campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen, its foreign minister says.

Australia to probe foreign labour

Mon, 2015-05-04 17:05
A government inquiry in Victoria is to investigate claims of widespread exploitation of foreign workers in Australia's food sector.

How prepared are we for the next health crisis?

Mon, 2015-05-04 16:55
It is over a year since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa was first reported, but how prepared are we for the next global health crisis?

Do fascist links discredit Le Corbusier?

Mon, 2015-05-04 16:47
As a new exhibition of the work of modernist architect Le Corbusier opens in Paris, controversy swirls around his alleged links to fascism, writes Lucy Williamson.

Canada contests war criminal's bail

Mon, 2015-05-04 16:41
The Canadian government tries to block the release of an ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate as he appeals against his war crimes conviction in a US court.

Fatal Accident Inquiry law debated

Mon, 2015-05-04 16:25
MSPs are to question a senior judge on his recommendations for a reform of the Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) system.

UK court launches video catch-up

Mon, 2015-05-04 16:23
Proceedings in the UK's Supreme Court can now be viewed online via an on-demand video archive, making hearings available to view for up to a year.

Puerto Rico's population swap

Mon, 2015-05-04 16:18
How Puerto Rico is changing - and changing America

Peru investigates tribal attack

Mon, 2015-05-04 16:06
The Peruvian government sends indigenous culture specialists to help a community in the Amazon rainforest after a man was killed by a member of an isolated tribe.

Parties warn of dangers of opponents

Mon, 2015-05-04 16:05
With just two days until the polling stations open, all the Scottish party leaders are warning of the risks of voting for their opponents.

VIDEO: Can you train your waistline?

Mon, 2015-05-04 15:55
Is the latest slimming device harmful?

Silicon Valley executive died at gym

Mon, 2015-05-04 15:48
The Silicon Valley entrepreneur and SurveyMonkey Chief Executive Dave Goldberg died of severe head trauma, according to local officials.

The man who cut out his own appendix

Mon, 2015-05-04 15:41
The doctor who cut out his own appendix

Canadian mother fights radicalisation

Mon, 2015-05-04 15:35
The Canadian mother fighting against radicalisation

What happens if no-one wins the election?

Mon, 2015-05-04 15:10
Everything you need to know about how the next government will be formed if the election ends with no winner.

VIDEO: Is the election reaching British Muslims?

Mon, 2015-05-04 15:09
Some young Muslim voters say they feel alienated

Offbeat moments from the campaign trail

Mon, 2015-05-04 15:08
Offbeat moments from the campaign trail

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