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French exams kick out les cliches

Mon, 2015-04-13 05:38
An exam board wants French exams to ditch dated vocabulary and talk about tattoos and festivals rather than trips to the seaside.

Muslim Brotherhood: From rapid rise to sharp decline

Mon, 2015-04-13 05:35
In the wake of the death sentences confirmed against Muslim Brotherhood members in Egypt, Yolande Knell looks at the group's dramatic reversal in fortunes since the 2011 Arab uprisings.

Election 2015 in pictures: 13 April

Mon, 2015-04-13 05:31
Images from the campaign trail: 13 April

New podcast will pick up where Serial left off

Mon, 2015-04-13 05:28
New podcast to continue Serial investigation

Pregnant at 65: Miracle of medicine

Mon, 2015-04-13 05:17
How is that medically possible?

Paint thrown at Gandhi statue in SA

Mon, 2015-04-13 05:16
A man appears in a South African court after paint was thrown at a statue of Mahatma Gandhi - following other attacks on historical monuments.

Accused nurse wrote of 'devil in me'

Mon, 2015-04-13 05:15
A letter in which a nurse accused of murdering three patients wrote "there's a devil in me" has been shown in court.

VIDEO: Writer Guenter Grass dies at 87

Mon, 2015-04-13 05:03
Guenter Grass, German Nobel literature prize winner and author of The Tin Drum, has died aged 87.

Spoiler alert! Or how to avoid them

Mon, 2015-04-13 04:48
With the latest Game of Thrones episodes online before broadcast, here's a few tips if you don't want to know what happens next.

Podcast 'patent troll' faces setback

Mon, 2015-04-13 04:43
A crowd-funded campaign claims victory after patent authorities invalidate rights granted to a company that sought payments from podcasters.

No complaint over Aintree 'collision'

Mon, 2015-04-13 04:32
A man who was pictured online being knocked over by an Aintree racegoer declines to make a complaint of assault to police.

Obituary: Guenter Grass

Mon, 2015-04-13 04:05
Guenter Grass was Germany's greatest post-war writer

US anger over Russia plane intercept

Mon, 2015-04-13 04:00
US officials say they will formally complain over Russia's intercept of a US reconnaissance plane over the Baltic Sea.

Mechanic caught out by dash cam

Mon, 2015-04-13 03:50
A Halfords customer's dashboard camera catches a mechanic speeding in his car during service.

Travelodge see 63% surge in profit

Mon, 2015-04-13 03:46
UK budget hotel chain Travelodge has reported a more than 60% surge in profits three years after its near-collapse.

Hamilton row in the past - Rosberg

Mon, 2015-04-13 03:43
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg says his latest row with team-mate Lewis Hamilton at the China Grand Prix is a "thing of the past".

Labour pledges more powers for Wales

Mon, 2015-04-13 03:40
Wales will be given more power over transport, energy and assembly elections if Labour wins the general election, says the party as it launches its manifesto.

Singer Jenkins announces pregnancy

Mon, 2015-04-13 03:36
Neath-born singing star Katherine Jenkins is expecting her first child - a baby girl - with her husband Andrew Levitas.

Iran halts Saudi pilgrimage flights

Mon, 2015-04-13 03:29
Iran suspends flights for pilgrims to Saudi Arabia following the alleged sexual assaults of two Iranian boys in Jeddah.

ENO's 9/11 opera has 'awesome power'

Mon, 2015-04-13 03:28
An opera about five people trapped in one of the Twin Towers during the 9/11 attacks is called a "remarkable piece of work" by one UK critic.

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