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Parents plan school boycott over tests

BBC - 20 hours 8 min ago
Thousands of parents in England are threatening to keep their children off school for the day in a protest about primary tests.

HSBC profit falls amid volatile markets

BBC - 20 hours 11 min ago
Banking giant HSBC reports a 14% drop in profits for the first quarter after "extreme levels of volatility" in financial markets at the start of the year.

VIDEO: Boom! Trudeau joins Invictus rivalry

BBC - 20 hours 14 min ago
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is the latest world leader to publicise the Invictus Games with a Twitter video in which he shows how his country "brings it".

Lufthansa slowing growth plans

BBC - 20 hours 20 min ago
German airline Lufthansa says it will slow its growth plans this year as it continues to come under pressure from lower cost competitors.

Guide to May 2016 elections in UK

BBC - 20 hours 36 min ago
Everything you need to know about the elections in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, English regions and London on 5 May.

EU 'to back' visa-free travel for Turks

BBC - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 2:54am
The European Commission will grant Turkey conditional approval for visa-free travel, sources tell the BBC, but the deal still needs European Parliament backing.

Universal Credit 'veering off track'

BBC - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 2:42am
The government's flagship benefit reform has "serious design flaws" that must be resolved before it is expanded across the country, a think tank says.

Title win an amazing feeling - Ranieri

BBC - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 2:00am
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri says it is an "amazing feeling" to have steered the club to their first top-flight title.

Death sparks probe into China's Baidu

BBC - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 1:28am
Chinese authorities are probing Baidu over the death of a student who went for an experimental cancer treatment advertised on the search engine.

Leicester triumph, health 'MOTs', tip transparency

BBC - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 1:01am
The papers celebrate Leicester City's first-ever Premier League title, while concerns NHS health checks are not preventing disease, and transparency on tipping also feature.

Celebrities go metallic at Met Gala

BBC - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 12:30am
Celebrities at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art go metallic, as this year's Met Gala celebrates the convergence of man and machine.

Solar Impulse reaches Arizona

BBC - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 12:23am
The zero-fuel aeroplane Solar Impulse starts to cross the continental USA, flying the first leg from California to Arizona.

VIDEO: WhatsApp blocked by judge in Brazil

BBC - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 12:09am
A judge in Brazil has blocked access to messaging service WhatsApp for 72 hours.

Sonic booms heard as RAF scrambles jets

BBC - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 12:03am
Loud bangs heard across parts of Yorkshire were sonic booms from RAF Typhoon jets scrambled to identify an "unresponsive civilian aircraft", the RAF says.

Gregory Porter on Britain's love of soul

BBC - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 9:58pm
Californian singer Gregory Porter on his love affair with UK

Rich and poor lifespan gap 'widening'

BBC - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 9:44pm
The gap between the lifespans of rich and poor people in England and Wales is rising for the first time since the 1870s, research suggests.

Nagorno-Karabakh: BBC visits Azerbaijan's side of frontline

BBC - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 9:36pm
There is a deep sense of animosity towards Armenia among the locals, writes the BBC's Tom Burridge, who has visited Azerbaijan's side of the frontline in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Soundcloud launches Spotify rival in UK

BBC - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 9:32pm
Music streaming service Soundcloud launches a UK subscription service to rival the likes of Spotify and Apple Music.

23 players, £82m spent, 1 league title

BBC - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 9:03pm
The facts and figures behind Foxes' fairytale

Five things to watch on Australia's budget day

BBC - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 8:37pm
The BBC's Shaun Davies outlines the five key policies to watch on Australia's budget day.