Politics and Such

Posters to target benefit fraud

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 19:25
The government is launching an advertising campaign urging benefit claimants to report changes in circumstances or face jail.
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Photographing Gandalf and a general

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 19:19
The photographer who snapped Gandalf and Jean-Luc Picard
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Plan to jail armed muggers longer

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 19:17
Robbers and muggers who use guns or knives in England and Wales would face tougher prison sentences under proposed new guidelines.
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To walk again - the people behind the story

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 19:12
The project that enabled a paralysed man to walk again
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What the floods did to Kashmir's grand heritage

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:56
What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites
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VIDEO: UKIP Calypso 'made my ears vomit'

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:53
UKIP Commonwealth spokesman Winston McKenzie has said the song UKIP Calypso, which is performed with a mock Caribbean accent by DJ Mike Read, is "fantastic".
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One town, one month on

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:47
How does a town that voted Yes in Scottish referendum feel now?
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Wildlife award for seal rescuer

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:47
A Shetland woman who has been caring for sick animals for more than 27 years is to receive a prestigious award.
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Edinburgh bids to attract bike races

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:46
Edinburgh hopes to be take a step closer to hosting a stage of the Tour de France, if funding for other cycling events is approved.
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Living with smoker risks highlighted

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:45
Non-smokers living with a smoker are exposed to three times the officially recommended safe levels of damaging air particles, according to a study.
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VIDEO: 'The rebels beat me with guns'

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:45
In the first part of his road trip across Ukraine ahead of parliamentary elections, Steve Rosenberg meets a candidate who was persecuted by pro-Russian rebels.
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Hobbit find rewriting human history

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:32
The discovery that transformed theories of human evolution
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Salisbury in 'top 10 world cities'

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:29
Salisbury is named as a "must-see" and one of the best cities in the world to visit next year by travel guide Lonely Planet.
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VIDEO: Man v Subway

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:24
How racing the Tube went global
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PSNI's On the Runs approach 'flawed'

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:20
Police Ombudsman Michael Maguire criticises the role of the PSNI in the On the Runs scheme.
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The man who magically made maths fun

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:08
Was this man the world's greatest puzzle master?
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Pumpkin riot shows US divisions

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 18:01
What did a riot at a pumpkin festival show about race in US?
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VIDEO: First prosecution over avatar 'Sweetie'

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 17:44
A year ago a charity in the Netherlands created a fake profile of a girl called Sweetie to pose in teen chat rooms.
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Peers back revenge porn 'offence'

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 17:37
The House of Lords agrees unanimously to make "revenge porn" a criminal offence in England and Wales.
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AbbVie and Shire terminate merger

BBC News (Headlines) - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 17:26
US firm AbbVie announces it has abandoned its talks with UK drugmaker Shire after a new US rule discouraging mergers that would lower a US firm's tax rate.
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