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Younger siblings 'rebuffed at school'

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 07:01
Research finds younger children look forward to spending time with older siblings at school, but their approaches are often rebuffed
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Raptor poisoning numbers double

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 06:50
Figures from the Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime show the number of birds of prey illegally poisoned in Scotland doubled last year.
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Oscar Pistorius trial postponed

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 06:32
The defence in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius is postponed because one of the assessors assisting the judge has been taken ill.
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'Chosen One' banner threatens to write off Moyes

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 06:23
Why the future of a banner expressing support for David Moyes could prove key to his fate as Manchester United manager
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Ecclestone U-turn on engine criticism

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 06:14
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone admits he was too critical of the sound produced by the new engines introduced this year.
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Plane search moves 700 miles north

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 06:00
The search for the missing Malaysian plane moves to a new part of the Indian Ocean as experts believe it ran out of fuel earlier than thought.
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VIDEO: Stradivarius viola may fetch $45m

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 05:58
One of only 10 Stradivarius violas believed to have survived, the MacDonald Stradivarius, will be sold at auction in June, it has been announced.
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Italy puts official cars on eBay

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 05:57
Italy's new government is selling off more than a thousand executive cars, in an auction on eBay.
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Police believe body is missing Nida

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 05:52
Police investigating the disappearance of Nida Naseer from Newport say they believe a body found near the city is the missing woman.
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Shooting victim guilty of assault

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 05:51
A woman left disabled after being shot in Bristol 10 years ago is found guilty of assaulting a builder she claims "ruined" her home.
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L'Wren Scott award honours designers

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 05:40
L'Wren Scott has an award honouring emerging fashion designers named after her, as it emerges she left her $9m (£5.4m) estate to boyfriend Sir Mick Jagger
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First work to start on A9 cameras

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 05:38
Work to build the infrastructure needed for a system of average speed cameras on part of the A9 will begin on Monday.
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Hull's McGregor to remain in hospital

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 05:37
Hull goalkeeper Allan McGregor is expected to miss the rest of the season after suffering kidney damage at West Ham.
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State pupils 'get better degrees'

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 05:27
A study shows state pupils do better at university than independent school candidates who have the same A-level grades.
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Twenty sacked for school sex abuse

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 05:17
Nearly 100 teachers and staff in Essex schools are disciplined in connection with sex abuse claims in five years, it emerges.
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Nurse arrested again over poisoning

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 05:05
A male nurse is arrested again in connection with the poisoning of patients at Stockport's Stepping Hill Hospital.
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VIDEO: The effect of floods on mental health

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 05:03
Public Health England has said it will look into researching the impact the recent storms can have on mental health.
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Protecting children from pornography

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:49
How easy would it be to do age checks on porn sites?
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Hopes after cancer 'breakthrough'

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:45
Women who are at high risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer could benefit from a significant breakthrough by researchers in Northern Ireland.
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Napoli fined over Swans fans' delay

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 04:30
Napoli FC is fined by European football's governing body after hundreds of Swansea City fans missed the start of their Europa League match in Naples last month.
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