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News Daily: Experts test nerve agent, and Putin wins Russian election

BBC - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 2:31am
Your morning briefing for 19 March 2018.

Russia election: Putin basks in election he could not lose

BBC - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 2:01am
Vladimir Putin won a landslide victory by sidelining opponent and stoking nationalist sentiment, Sarah Rainsford in Moscow says.

Briton Anna Campbell killed fighting with Kurdish YPJ unit

BBC - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 2:00am
Anna Campbell is the first UK woman to have died in Syria as a volunteer with the YPJ armed group.

Russian spy: International team to test Salisbury poison

BBC - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 1:34am
International team has been asked by the UK to verify the nerve agent used in the Salisbury attack.

Russia election: Vladimir Putin wins by big margin

BBC - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 12:53am
He easily secures an expected fourth term as leader with no serious challenger in the race.

What is it like when an asylum centre opens near you?

BBC - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 9:42pm
Each year thousands of asylum seekers are housed across the UK. But some residents are not happy.

Florida shooting: How teenagers started a political campaign in 30 days

BBC - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 9:40pm
The survivors of a high school shooting in Florida refused to be ignored just because they were teenagers.

Vladimir Putin and Google: The most popular search queries answered

BBC - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 9:40pm
So what does Google suggest when you begin to ask questions about the Russian leader?

'I forget my PE kit deliberately' - the boys who hate sport

BBC - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 9:39pm
Some teenage boys avoid PE at all costs - even if it means a detention

Where are the UK's youngest and oldest city populations?

BBC - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 9:38pm
Cities are often thought of as places for the young, but that's not always the case.

W1A stars head to Sheffield with The York Realist

BBC - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 9:37pm
Jonathan Bailey and Ben Batt put their TV careers on hold to star in The York Realist.

Did my parents leave me on a hillside to die?

BBC - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 9:32pm
In 1937 a nine-month-old girl was found hidden in a bush on the South Downs, with her hands tied. She has always wanted to know why.

John McEnroe paid more than Martina Navratilova by BBC

BBC - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 9:02pm
Martina Navratilova told BBC Panorama that the corporation has "to do better" on equal pay.

Meet CabiFly Brazil's newest taxi service

BBC - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 8:33pm
CabiFly is Brazil's newest form of taxi service.

How Red Driving School steered away from a crisis

BBC - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 8:15pm
Ian McIntosh saved the driving school from near-collapse - but is it protected against future shocks?

Aubrey de Grey: Treating ageing as a curable disease

BBC - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 8:15pm
The scientist aims to develop therapies to repair damage at the molecular and cellular level.

Ghanaian animal imitator has Guinness World Record ambitions

BBC - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 8:11pm
Ghanaian teenager Justice Osei has a talent for imitating animal species, with over 50 in his repertoire.

Indian Wells: Juan Martin del Potro ends Roger Federer's unbeaten run

BBC - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 7:40pm
Juan Martin del Potro ends Roger Federer's 17-match unbeaten run to claim the BNP Paribas Open title at Indian Wells.

Arnold Palmer Invitational: Rory McIlroy wins first event since 2016

BBC - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 7:37pm
Rory McIlroy picks up his first victory since September 2016 as he wins the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.

Ant McPartlin held over drink-driving after collision

BBC - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 7:10pm
TV presenter is being questioned by police after three vehicle collision in south-west London.