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'They told me I was the guy who killed their son'

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 7:01pm
On the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, former Liverpool keeper Bruce Grobbelaar recalls a day - and an aftermath - he will never forget

VIDEO: Pro-Russian mob targets journalists

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 6:57pm
The confrontation in eastern Ukraine worsened on Monday with more official buildings seized by pro-Russian forces.

NSA stories take Pulitzer Prize

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 6:23pm
The Guardian and Washington Post newspapers share the Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism for a series of stories on US electronic spying.

Dead London Marathon runner named

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 5:36pm
A man who died after collapsing at the finish line of the London Marathon is named as 42-year-old Robert Berry.

VIDEO: At site of Nigeria bus station blast

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 5:28pm
A powerful bomb blast has ripped through a crowded bus station on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital, Abuja, killing at least 71 people.

25 schools probed over 'Islam plot'

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 5:17pm
An investigation into an alleged hard-line Islamist takeover plot of Birmingham schools has widened with 25 schools now under the spotlight.

A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 5:12pm
A 13-year-old catching foxes with her golden eagle

In pictures: Chile fire rages on

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:41pm
Huge fire in the Chilean city of Valparaiso

Nazi memorabilia auction cancelled

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:39pm
A Paris auction house cancels the sale of objects that belonged to Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering after objection from Jewish groups.

Hate crime seen in Kansas shooting

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 3:33pm
Authorities say they will pursue hate crime charges against the suspect in Sunday's deadly shootings at Jewish community sites in Kansas.

VIDEO: Schools probed over 'Islam plot'

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 3:25pm
An investigation into allegations of a plot by hard line Muslims to take over schools in Birmingham and introduce Islamic practices is being widened to include 25 schools.

VIDEO: New 'Banksy' work appears near GCHQ

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 3:04pm
"Guerrilla artist" Banksy is believed to be behind a piece of street art depicting three shadowy figures eavesdropping - three miles from the Government listening post GCHQ.

Heartbleed hackers hit Mumsnet

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:12pm
Parenting site Mumsnet and Canada's tax collecting agency say that hackers exploiting the Heartbleed bug have stolen data.

Extremism in Birmingham schools?

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 1:22pm
Investigating claims of Islamic "takeovers" of schools

Topless men barred by theme park

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:56pm
A theme park that holds the world record for the number of naked people riding a rollercoaster bans topless customers.

UKIP's Farage finds new French ally

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:44pm
Eurosceptic UKIP leader finds new ally in Paris

Phelps to come out of retirement

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:33pm
Swimmer Michael Phelps, the most successful Olympian in history, is to come out of retirement at the age of 28.

Video link trial for Gaddafi's son

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:26pm
A Libyan court rules that the late Colonel Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, and other Gaddafi officials being held outside Tripoli, can be tried via video-link.

Dutch unveil glow in the dark road

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:25pm
Streetlights on a 500m stretch of highway in the Netherlands are replaced by glow in the dark road markings in a pilot project.

Matisse exhibition hailed by critics

BBC - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:13pm
Critics laud one of the largest collections of Henri Matisse's "cut-out" artworks ever assembled for an exhibition opening at Tate Modern.