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AUDIO: Martin Freeman: No more Mr Nice Guy

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 20:00
After playing dependable characters in Sherlock, The Office and The Hobbit, Martin Freeman presents his colder side in the TV version of Fargo.
Categories: Television News

In Pictures: Great North Passion

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:48
Artists customise 12 shipping containers to tell Easter story
Categories: Television News

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:42
The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
Categories: Television News

Freeman 'welcomed' Fargo freeze

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:42
Sherlock star braves the cold for Fargo TV series
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Rape accused boy, 14, due in court

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:39
A boy of 14 accused of raping a 10-year-old girl on disused land in Shrewsbury, is due to appear in court later.
Categories: Television News

Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:30
The Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, author of One Hundred Years of Solitude, dies in Mexico aged 87, his family says.
Categories: Television News

VIDEO: The book shop on a boat

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:27
The bookshop on a barge that travels the canal system
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How 420 became code for marijuana

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:22
The number 420 has become a popular code for marijuana. Where does the term come from and why did it catch on, asks Aidan Lewis.
Categories: Television News

What makes Jerusalem so holy?

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:18
What makes Jerusalem so holy to three religions?
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VIDEO: 'He really was a one-off'

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:11
Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico aged 87, in paying tribute author Ian McEwan described him as a 'one-off'.
Categories: Television News

Weather blights S Korea ferry search

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:09
Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for more than 270 people missing after a South Korean ferry sank.
Categories: Television News

Selling globally is child's play

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:09
The technologies making e-commerce easier for small firms
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Alfa Romeo plots a US comeback

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:06
After 20 years, Alfa Romeo returns to the US
Categories: Television News

Celebrating Easter in Spring

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:06
Australia's Bishop Kay at Westminster Abbey for Easter
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VIDEO: Alfa Romeo plots US comeback

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:05
Alfa Romeo, the Italian sports car maker, returns to the US market after 20 years. Michelle Fleury takes a tour of the car the firm hopes will appeal to American drivers.
Categories: Television News

Iran has 'cut uranium stock' - IAEA

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:04
Iran has neutralised half of its higher-enriched uranium stockpile, in keeping with a deal agreed earlier this year, the world's nuclear watchdog says.
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Sci-fi fans to descend on Glasgow

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:01
Hundreds of science fiction fans from around the world are expected to descend on Glasgow this weekend for a major sci-fi convention.
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Bullied children still suffer at 50

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:01
Children can experience the negative effects of bullying on their physical and mental health more than 40 years later, says a study from King's College London.
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'There's a secret language only us drivers know'

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:00
In his regular BBC Sport column, Lewis Hamilton talks about his thrilling Bahrain battle with team-mate Nico Rosberg
Categories: Television News

Obama: Healthcare law 'is working'

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 18:54
President Barack Obama defends his signature healthcare law, saying the debate over its repeal is "over" as he touts high enrolment numbers.
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