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VIDEO: Gay couples celebrate first weddings

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 01:05
The first same-sex weddings have taken place after gay marriage became legal in England and Wales at midnight.
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VIDEO: US mudslide search efforts continue

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 00:17
Seventeen bodies have been recovered and at least one more has been found but not yet retrieved following the mudslide in Washington State.
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Victorian strangeness: Grave tale of daughterly love

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 23:03
On the weekend of Mothering Sunday, a story of a dying wish, a dutiful daughter and a mum with two graves.
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Meet the aurora hunters

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 23:00
The people who spend their lives chasing the Northern Lights
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How to double returns with a P2P ISA

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 22:47
How P2P ISAs could double your rate of return
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A Zen-like approach to flood risks

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 22:41
Can a Zen-like approach help flood-threatened countries?
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Did the NHS get lucky this winter?

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 22:14
Has the NHS been lucky over the past winter?
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Traditional British family 'a myth'

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 21:49
A leading academic challenges the notion that that British children grew up in typical two-parent families until the social revolution of the 1960s.
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Council criticised over child's care

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 21:23
Kent County Council is criticised by the High Court for failing to give a Latvian father the right information when it took his young son into care.
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Gaddafi's son in Libya 'apology'

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:55
Libyan state TV airs footage showing one of the sons of former leader Col Muammar Gaddafi apologising to the nation from prison in Tripoli.
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VIDEO: Backing singers move to centre stage

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:54
The BBC's Brenda Emmanus meets Judith Hill, a backing vocalist who is only just starting to make a name for herself.
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VIDEO: 'Beatings and abuse' in Egypt custody

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:36
Brutal beatings, electric shocks and sexual abuse are taking place in detention in Egypt, according to testimonies gathered by the BBC.
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Guide to Nigeria's Afrobeats stars

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:29
BBC DJ picks out top talent from musical hotspot Nigeria
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UN: No aid improvement for Syrians

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:15
The UN says that there has been no humanitarian improvement for millions of Syrians since a resolution last month to increase aid deliveries.
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VIDEO: Can UK's 'Silicon Roundabout' deliver?

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:43
Newsnight's David Grossman takes a look at the home of the Tech City initiative in east London.
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GM adds 824k cars to ongoing recall

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 19:06
GM adds 824,000 more cars to an ongoing recall over defective ignition switches that have caused some to shut off while the car was on the road.
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Egypt detainees allege torture

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:51
Egyptian security forces torture and abuse detainees as young as 15, according to victim testimony gathered by the BBC.
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Obama seeks to smooth Saudi ties

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:51
US President Barack Obama holds talks with Saudi King Abdullah to ease tensions over the Syria conflict and Iranian nuclear negotiations.
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VIDEO: First gay couples marry at midnight

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:49
The first same sex marriages in England and Wales take place shortly after midnight on Friday, as the law allowing them comes into effect.
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VIDEO: Mark Kermode on the week's releases

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 18:41
Film critic Mark Kermode reviews the week's new film releases, including Captain America: The Winder Soldier, 20 Feet From Stardom and The Past.
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