Politics and Such

General's Russia warning to West

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 22:27
Western Europe would struggle to defend itself against Russia because it has dismantled its military, a former Nato supreme commander warns.
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Sniffing out the allergy epidemic

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 21:49
Why so many of us are developing allergies
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When Chinese children forget how to write

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 21:19
When China's children forget how to write
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VIDEO: Arrest warrant for Miley's MTV date

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 21:02
The homeless man who picked up Miley Cyrus' video of the year award at MTV's VMAs is wanted by police, it has emerged.
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Cyclists threat to London guide dogs

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 20:59
A quarter of guide dogs working in London have been involved in a collision with a bike, a survey finds.
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Fans' delight at Kate Bush comeback

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 20:27
Kate Bush makes her stage comeback at London's Hammersmith Apollo to an ecstatic response from fans at her first live concert for 35 years.
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VIDEO: How sheepdogs control unruly flocks

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 20:06
A farmer explains his relationship with his sheepdog, after researchers help unravel the mystery of how the animals do their job.
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VIDEO: Keeping the disruptive in education

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:52
Panorama follows students in the run-up to exams to see if one school can honour its pledge and keep disruptive pupils in school as well as get them five GCSEs.
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A sheepdog's 'two rules' for success

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:33
Scientists produce a simple mathematical model that explains how a single sheepdog can herd a large number of sheep.
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VIDEO: Kate Bush fans: 'Worth the wait'

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:06
Delighted fans took to their feet at London's Hammersmith Apollo to applaud Kate Bush, as she closed her first concert in 35 years on Tuesday night.
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Overseas nurses 'face shorter tests'

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:04
New rules mean nurses and midwives who have completed their training outside Europe will face shorter tests to check they are fit to work in the UK.
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VIDEO: India's iconic Ambassador car

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:53
Sanjoy Majumder reports on the passing of one of India's best known and trusted icons, the Ambassador.
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Boys 'overlooked' as abuse victims

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:43
A report from children's charity Barnardo's says up to a third of victims of child sexual exploitation are male, much higher than previously thought.
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Will the EU get a dream team?

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:40
Women are now frontrunners in tense EU jobs race
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Push for student vote registration

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:37
University students are being urged to make sure they do not lose their right to vote in the referendum.
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VIDEO: I competed at the first ever Special Olympics

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:33
Memories of the inaugural Special Olympics held in Chicago
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VIDEO: Farage to run for seat in Thanet

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:22
The UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been chosen by members of his party as their candidate for the South Thanet parliamentary seat.
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Golf club expenses from 1616 found

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:22
Expenses covering the cost of a young aristocrat's golf clubs in 1616 provide earliest evidence of the sport's popularity in Dornoch.
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The rehab centres that lock up addicts

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:15
The addicts who are hunted and locked up behind bars
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The etiquette of reclining seats on flights

BBC News (Headlines) - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:11
When is it acceptable to lean back at 30,000ft, asks Jon Kelly.
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