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Everton FC: The football club that teaches troubled children

BBC - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 2:39am
Everton Free School is the first school run by a Premier League club. It is expensive but is it worth it?

Football on the frontline – Syria's World Cup dream

BBC - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 2:11am
Despite conflict entering a seventh year, the 16-team Syrian Premier League is still going and the international team still harbour hopes of making it to the biggest stage of all, the World Cup.

Fish oil does not benefit baby intelligence, study finds

BBC - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 2:05am
Taking the supplement while pregnant does not increase brain development, research has found.

How did Camilla cope in Jamie Oliver cook-off?

BBC - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 1:53am
The Duchess of Cornwall helps top chefs and chief executives cook at a charity banquet in London.

Flight ban on laptops 'sparked by IS threat'

BBC - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:58am
The aircraft ban on electronic devices was prompted by an Islamic State group threat, says US media.

North Korea missile launch fails

BBC - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:21am
The US military said it detected a failed North Korean launch, which exploded within seconds.

Fossil named after Sir David Attenborough

BBC - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:25pm
The ancient arthropod, found in Herefordshire, joins a long list of items named after the TV legend.

Two new prisons planned in south Wales and Yorkshire

BBC - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:53pm
Two other jails will be revamped, but critics say the focus should be on locking fewer people up.

Fathers 'afraid to ask for flexible working'

BBC - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:45pm
An inquiry begins into the difficulties fathers face when trying to juggle work and childcare.

The online scammer who wanted sex, not cash

BBC - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:34pm
A young woman was tricked into handing over her passwords and then blackmailed over explicit photos.

School funding is 'fair' but too little cash, say governors

BBC - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:20pm
New funding formula for England's schools is fair - but there is too little cash overall, say governors.

Brussels attack survivor walking one year on

BBC - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:00pm
The photo of Sebastien Bellin was one of the iconic images of the Brussels Airport bomb a year ago.

The face of famine

BBC - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 9:56pm
Family portraits from the heart of the hunger crisis in Somaliland.

How your phone could unlock thousands of bikes

BBC - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 9:46pm
A scheme in China that allows users to take a bike anywhere and leave it anywhere

Montserrat celebrates its Irish roots

BBC - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 9:02pm
Gemma Handy speaks to Montserratians about their Irish roots and why they celebrate St Patrick's Day.

The female football coach managing Italy's young men

BBC - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 8:40pm
Patrizia Panico will make history when she manages the Italian male under-16 national team.

'My best friend is legally another mum to my child'

BBC - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 8:16pm
Two best friends make legal history in Canada by becoming the first to co-parent.

Thailand's blind children's orchestra

BBC - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 8:12pm
The kids who crowdfunded their own orchestra and hold concerts at an elephant sanctuary.

Trouble on the ranch - is Trump a rural champion?

BBC - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 8:01pm
America's rural heavily supported Donald Trump in the election, but now some are starting to worry his trade plans could hurt their business.

What really makes Bear Grylls afraid?

BBC - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 8:01pm
Everyone has to tackle their fears. Adventurer Bear Grylls explains how he tackles his own self-doubt.