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Prisoners die in Nigeria 'revolt'

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 03:13
Nigeria's secret police says 21 people have been killed in an attempted jailbreak by detainees at its headquarters in the capital Abuja.
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Swiss probe foreign exchange market

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 03:08
British, US and Swiss banks are being investigated in Switzerland for potential collusion over the manipulation of foreign exchange rates.
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Network Rail plans £38bn investment

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 03:06
The operator of Britain's train tracks and stations, Network Rail, announces a five-year plan to invest £38bn in rail infrastructure.
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M5 pile-up deaths inquest to resume

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 03:06
A coroner is to resume an inquest into the deaths of seven people in 2011 after a fatal motorway pile-up in Somerset.
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Easyjet pledges 2,500 jobs at Luton

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 03:00
Easyjet says it will create 2,500 jobs and more than double its presence at London Luton Airport if expansion plans are approved by the government.
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VIDEO: I'm a professor - no beard needed

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 02:39
Research from a campaign group says breaking down cultural hurdles in the classroom is necessary to get more girls interested in science and technology
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Frozen is highest-grossing animation

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 02:35
The Disney musical recently reached $1.072 billion (£644.5m) at the worldwide box office, overtaking Toy Story 3.
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VIDEO: Can £38bn fix UK rail network?

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 02:32
A five-year plan to improve Britain's railways is getting under way, at a cost of £38bn.
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Breast cancer 'personal drugs' hope

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 02:24
Breast cancer research scientists at Cardiff University say they are a step nearer understanding why the disease has at least 10 different forms.
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Teen held on same wing as Watkins

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 02:16
An 18-year-old who was in the local authority's "leaving care" system was held on the same adult wing as Lostprophets paedophile Ian Watkins.
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Blues boss hails 'inspiring' Rees

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 02:13
Cardiff Blues chief Dale McIntosh says the return of Matthew Rees after cancer treatment helped inspire their win over Ulster.
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Climate report and 'Cinderella law' - the papers

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 01:41
A UN report on climate change is dissected while other headlines focus on a proposed child neglect offence, Nigel Farage's comments on Vladimir Putin and tributes to actress Kate O'Mara.
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Horner defends Vettel over swearing

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 01:29
Red Bull team boss Christian Horner defends Sebastian Vettel's use of a swear word to criticise the sound of F1's new engines.
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McLaren reject Red Bull's claims

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 01:22
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier rejects Red Bull's reasons for breaking fuel rules at the Australian Grand Prix.
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Albuquerque rally at police killings

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 01:20
Protesters confront riot officers in Albuquerque during a march against a spate of police shootings.
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Chinese 'mafia' gang goes on trial

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 01:04
A Chinese court begins the trial of former tycoon Liu Han and his "mafia-style gang" on charges of murder and corruption, state media say.
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VIDEO: 'Big defeat' for French Socialists

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 00:46
France's governing Socialists have suffered big losses in municipal elections.
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Case filed against China sea claims

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 00:08
The Philippines submits evidence to a UN tribunal hearing its case against China's territorial claims in the South China Sea, despite warnings from Beijing.
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Turkey PM claims election victory

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 23:24
Turkey's prime minister claims victory in local elections seen as a barometer of his popularity, and vows his enemies "will pay the price".
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Formerly known as the Spastics Society

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 22:38
The story of why a charity changed its name
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