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New disability minister's challenge

BBC News - 35 min 11 sec ago
What does the latest disability minister face?
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Gabriel Prokofiev debuts concerto

BBC News - 55 min 48 sec ago
Gabriel Prokofiev debuts WW1 concerto
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Israel warns of 'prolonged' Gaza war

BBC News - 1 hour 2 min ago
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu warns of a "prolonged" military campaign in Gaza, following an upsurge of violence from both sides.
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Lawyers in tribunal fees review call

BBC News - 1 hour 3 min ago
The Law Society of Scotland urges the Scottish and UK governments to undertake an urgent review of employment tribunal fees.
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Eggshells may act like 'sunblock'

BBC News - 1 hour 14 min ago
Birds' eggs show adaptations in pigment concentration and thickness to allow the right amount of sun for embryos, scientists say.
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Migrant benefits to be tightened

BBC News - 1 hour 28 min ago
The time during which EU migrants can claim a range of UK benefits if they do not have realistic job prospects is to be halved to three months.
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China regulators in Microsoft visit

BBC News - 1 hour 33 min ago
Microsoft confirms that officials from the Chinese regulatory body responsible for enforcing business laws have visited some of its offices.
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Civil Service seeks chief executive

BBC News - 1 hour 56 min ago
A new Civil Service chief executive is being recruited but Whitehall experts say the job is more "modest" than might be expected.
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'Cut council tax for volunteers'

BBC News - 2 hours 3 min ago
Community volunteers in England and Wales should get a 10% discount on their council tax bills, local authorities say.
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VIDEO: US films take on drone strike debate

BBC News - 2 hours 8 min ago
The summer movies criticising US drone policies
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Pause NHS privatisation - Labour

BBC News - 2 hours 17 min ago
NHS privatisation is "being forced through at pace and scale" says shadow health secretary Andy Burnham, as he calls for it to be halted until after the general election.
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Wide-eyed lemurs on the web

BBC News - 2 hours 32 min ago
Fifty years of data about endangered primates goes online
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'Unlawful bankers' and new diesel charges - the papers

BBC News - 2 hours 33 min ago
Tuesday's papers are full of Bank of England governor Mark Carney's angry words at financiers found guilty of rigging interest rates, and the Times has potential bad news for some drivers.
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VIDEO: Are we safe to fly over warzones?

BBC News - 2 hours 35 min ago
Jim Reed asks whether passenger planes should fly over warzones after reports said the MH17 plane was 'downed by missile shrapnel'.
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The pre-nup that can end a happy marriage

BBC News - 2 hours 51 min ago
The family agreement that can tear happy couples apart
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Van Gaal to bide time over new faces

BBC News - 3 hours 1 min ago
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal will not rush to make signings despite "having" to play with wing-backs recently.
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The prisoners who grew 33,000 lettuces

BBC News - 3 hours 1 min ago
The prisoners who grew 33,000 lettuces
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Police placing ads on piracy sites

BBC News - 3 hours 27 min ago
The City of London police has started placing banner advertisements on websites believed to be offering pirated content illegally.
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Clarify 'revenge porn' laws say peers

BBC News - 3 hours 29 min ago
More clarification is needed about the circumstances in which cases of "revenge porn" can be prosecuted, peers say.
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Glasgow 2014 day-by-day guide

BBC News - Mon, 2014-07-28 23:51
Your essential guide to the must-see moments in the Commonwealth Games and a look at some of the biggest stars on show.
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