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VIDEO: What attracts girls to IS?

Fri, 2015-02-20 08:37
Dr Erin Saltman describes how Islamic State propaganda specifically targets women.

Is Nato looking the right way?

Fri, 2015-02-20 08:28
As crises unfold on Europe's eastern and southern flanks, diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus asks if strategic vision is lacking to deal with them.

West Ham fined over Saints incident

Fri, 2015-02-20 08:24
West Ham have been fined £30,000 by the Football Association for failing to control their players at St Mary's.

Patients denied test for cancer gene

Fri, 2015-02-20 08:23
Tests for a gene that increases the chances of cancer are being denied to patients in Wales - despite it being available in England.

Google-backed genetic test approved

Fri, 2015-02-20 08:05
A Californian start-up will be allowed to advertise a mail order DNA test that screens for a rare genetic condition.

Williams joins Higgins in semis

Fri, 2015-02-20 08:04
Wales' Mark Williams beats Marco Fu and John Higgins overcomes Stephen Maguire to reach the Welsh Open semi-finals.

Why do people relate to fictional characters?

Fri, 2015-02-20 08:02
Why do people relate so strongly to fictional characters?

Benetton pledge over Dhaka collapse

Fri, 2015-02-20 08:02
Fashion firm Benetton says it will pay into an international compensation fund for victims of a factory collapse that killed 1,138 people in Bangladesh.

Farah 'hurt' by nationality question

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:59
Mo Farah claims Andy Vernon questioned his nationality but his GB team-mate says the comment has been "hugely misrepresented".

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:57
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Apprentices get 'exploitative wages'

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:46
A report says apprentices are paid 'exploitative rates' and need to be paid better if the programme is to solve youth unemployment

Mandelson warns on tuition fee move

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:42
Labour's former Business Secretary Peter Mandelson says the party should wait until after the election before committing to a new tuition fees policy.

Cold envelops US East for second day

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:37
Bitterly cold temperatures have continued for a second day in the eastern half of the US, setting a number of record lows.

Husband jailed for nurse murder bid

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:35
Royston Jones is jailed for 15 years after being found guilty of attempting to murder his wife while she worked in an intensive care unit.

Boy trapped 20 feet down a ravine

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:33
Rescue operation is under way after a boy becomes trapped waist-deep in mud near Pontypridd.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:31
Penguins can't taste fish, only bitter and meaty flavours, and more news nuggets

Closing submissions over park murder

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:14
A judge hears closing submissions in the case of a man accused of murdering Jean Campbell at Cranhill Park in Glasgow.

Ferrari play down good testing form

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:09
Ferrari refuse to modify their target of two wins in 2015 despite their promising showing in pre-season testing.

MoD signs warship development deal

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:05
The Ministry of Defence signs a £859m deal to support the development of the next generation of Royal Navy warships.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2015-02-20 07:05
The week's big numbers visualised.