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Gas 'rip-off' and the rise of 'religious' slaughter

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 32 min ago
Huge rises in gas company profits and big increases in the number of animals slaughtered without being stunned are two of Friday's papers front page topics.

Mauresmo praises spirit in camp

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 35 min ago
Andy Murray's coach Amelie Mauresmo praises the atmosphere in the team after his fiancee Kim Sears was seen apparently swearing.

VIDEO: Why some immigrants fear US visa amnesty

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 39 min ago
New legislation in the United States aims to allow some undocumented immigrants to stay in the US and apply for work permits but many are afraid to admit their status.

Name change may help recruit doctors

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 40 min ago
Changing the names of some of Wales' health boards might help towards solving a shortage of doctors wanting to train here, says a leading medical figure.

£20m for run down and derelict homes

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 42 min ago
Homeowners and landlords are being invited to bid for cash from a £20m fund to boost the quality of housing.

Man still held over Belfast murder

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 51 min ago
Detectives investigating the murder of a man who was found stabbed to death on a Belfast street are continuing to question a man in his 30s about the killing.

Russian planes 'disrupted UK aviation'

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 53 min ago
Russian military planes flew near UK airspace, causing "disruption to civil aviation" and prompting RAF jets to "escort" them, the Foreign Office says.

Bedtime 'has huge impact on sport'

BBC News Feed - 3 hours 52 min ago
Our internal body clock has such a dramatic impact on sporting ability that it could alter the chances of Olympic gold.

'Room service over' for rescued koala

BBC News Feed - 4 hours 10 min ago
A koala who shot to fame after being pictured receiving treatment for burnt paws has been returned to the wild, says the expert who treated him.

China warns universities on values

BBC News Feed - 4 hours 13 min ago
China's education minister tells universities to shun textbooks promoting Western values and block criticism of the political system, state media say.

VIDEO: Investigating crime virtually - 15 secs

BBC News Feed - 4 hours 15 min ago
A Swiss software developers team has created a system to enable crime investigators to enter a virtual world

Saudi king reshuffles cabinet

BBC News Feed - 4 hours 25 min ago
King Salman of Saudi Arabia announces a major cabinet reshuffle, a week after he acceded to the throne.

Balloonists surpass distance record

BBC News Feed - 4 hours 34 min ago
Two pilots have surpassed the world distance record for a flight in a helium balloon after crossing the Pacific Ocean.

Vicar's 9/11 post to be investigated

BBC News Feed - 4 hours 42 min ago
The Church of England says it is investigating a vicar accused of posting an article on Facebook claiming Israel was behind the 9/11 attacks.

Future for naval base halls revealed

BBC News Feed - 5 hours 48 min ago
Hundreds of jobs could be created when new companies move into areas at Portsmouth Naval Base previously used for shipbuilding, the MoD says.

Call for talks on firefighter safety

BBC News Feed - 5 hours 57 min ago
The Fire Brigades Union calls for urgent talks after a report suggested the deaths of some firefighters in the UK since 2004 were preventable.

VIDEO: Shipwreck treasure hunter in US court

BBC News Feed - 6 hours 24 min ago
A US treasure hunter who has been described by officials as the "most intelligent fugitive," has appeared in a Florida court following his arrest after two years on the run.

Stress balls 'cut surgery anxiety'

BBC News Feed - 6 hours 35 min ago
Watching a DVD or using a stress ball during minor surgery can reduce a patient's anxiety levels, suggests a study from the University of Surrey.

University applications at record high

BBC News Feed - 6 hours 37 min ago
University applications have reached record levels, according to the Ucas admissions service.

Social mobility and university entry

BBC News Feed - 6 hours 51 min ago
University of Bolton assistant vice-chancellor Patrick McGhee asks if universities can do more to support social mobility.
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