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Merkel 'kills the deal' and the GP cash bonanza

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 4 min ago
A mixed group of stories in Sunday's papers, including Angela Merkel's defence of existing EU migration rules, and the doctors who can earn £3,000 per weekend.

Tunisia votes in historic election

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 26 min ago
Tunisia is voting in the first election to be held under its new constitution, which was passed this year following an uprising in 2011.

School absence guidelines issued

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 34 min ago
New guidelines for head teachers in England on the situations in which pupils can be given time off during term time have been drawn up.

Ukraine votes in snap elections

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 35 min ago
Ukrainian voters are going to the polls to elect a new parliament, amid the continuing conflict with pro-Russian rebels in the east.

Queen hit song 'has healing powers'

BBC News Feed - 3 hours 7 min ago
Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody is a good song for people to listen to if they feel unwell or down, a poll suggests.

Man held after Edinburgh incident

BBC News Feed - 3 hours 16 min ago
A man has been detained by police after an incident in Edinburgh which led to part of the city centre being cordoned off.

VIDEO: Mussolini bunker opens to public

BBC News Feed - 3 hours 20 min ago
A Second World War bunker used by the Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini is being opened to the public for the first time.

Uruguay votes for new president

BBC News Feed - 4 hours 16 min ago
Uruguayans will elect a new president to replace outgoing Jose Mujica who is barred by the law from running for a second term.

Brazil votes in presidential run-off

BBC News Feed - 4 hours 25 min ago
Brazilians will choose between Dilma Rousseff and Aecio Neves in what correspondents say is the tightest presidential election for decades.

Botswana's ruling party wins polls

BBC News Feed - 6 hours 4 min ago
The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) wins the general elections for the world's largest diamond producer with 33 of the 57 seats.

Inmate planned escape with hostage

BBC News Feed - 6 hours 42 min ago
Detailed plans to kidnap a prison officer in a bid to escape from prison on the Isle of Wight were found in the cell of a Muslim inmate, the BBC has learned.

US nurse angry over Ebola quarantine

BBC News Feed - 7 hours 8 min ago
A US nurse quarantined for Ebola after working in Sierra Leone criticises her treatment, as the US's UN envoy starts a visit to West Africa.

VIDEO: Georgian delights in Royal costume store

BBC News Feed - 7 hours 55 min ago
A look at some of the Georgian pieces in the Royal Family's costume store.

VIDEO: Muslim soldiers' Afghan challenge

BBC News Feed - 7 hours 56 min ago
BBC Inside Out looks at the experiences of Muslim soldiers fighting for Britain in Afghanistan against an enemy of the same faith.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC News Feed - 8 hours 2 min ago
Americans debate skin colour, and other trends of the week

VIDEO: Rooted music aims to plant trees

BBC News Feed - 8 hours 8 min ago
Voice of the campaign to save Madagascar's forests

French World War One bedroom of soldier who never returned

BBC News Feed - 8 hours 12 min ago
French soldier's bedroom untouched for 100 years

VIDEO: WWI soldier's bedroom frozen in time

BBC News Feed - 8 hours 12 min ago
The bedroom of a First World War soldier, killed on the battlefield almost a century ago, has been kept virtually untouched by successive owners of the house up to the present day.

10 things you may not know about laughter

BBC News Feed - 8 hours 24 min ago
Things you may not have known about being amused

Salmond blames Miliband over Lamont

BBC News Feed - 8 hours 29 min ago
Ed Miliband is to blame for Johann Lamont quitting as leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Alex Salmond has claimed.
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