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Toddlers under pressure to pass nursery entrance interviews

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 19:48
The city where two-year-olds may fail nursery entrance tests

Trump holds off Carrington to win

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 19:34
Judd Trump holds off a fightback by Stuart Carrington to win 10-6 and reach the World Snooker Championship second round.

Lynch is new US attorney general

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 19:18
The US Senate confirms the nomination of Loretta Lynch as the next US Attorney General, making her the first black woman to take up the post.

VIDEO: S Africa rallies against xenophobia

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 18:17
As thousands march in South Africa to protest against xenophobic violence, the BBC's Karen Allen looks at what is fuelling the mistrust of foreigners.

Fognini stuns Nadal in Barcelona

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 18:17
Rafael Nadal says he "played poorly" after losing in straight sets to Italy's Fabio Fognini in round three of the Barcelona Open.

Mayor removed over electoral fraud

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 18:17
An east London mayor is removed from office and a poll declared void after he is found guilty of electoral fraud.

Is Osborne right on Labour and SNP?

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 18:15
Is George Osborne right to say a Labour SNP government would mean higher borrowing?

Parents sue Ferguson over son's death

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 18:12
The parents of Michael Brown, whose killing by a police officer in the US city Ferguson sparked riots, announce that they are suing the authorities.

Is military force the solution?

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:47
The BBC's Jasmine Coleman looks at proposals for military action to target people smugglers and alternative ideas to stop migrants dying at sea.

VIDEO: 'I heard scream as woman fell in hole'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:42
A woman with a shopping trolley had to be rescued after she "disappeared" into a hole which had opened up in the pavement.

Lawro's predictions v Mark Selby

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:39
BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson takes on snooker star Mark Selby with his Premier League predictions.

Airport police to begin using drones

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:30
Police guarding London airports will start using drones for surveillance following a review by counter-terrorism officers.

UK boy charged over Australia 'plot'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:19
A 14-year-old boy charged with two counts of inciting terrorism in Australia is thought to be the youngest person accused of a UK terrorist offence.

The Med's migrant survivors

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:52
Two migrants on the perils of getting to Europe

Nobody better than me - Rodgers

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:49
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says there is nobody better to lead the club despite them missing out on a trophy this term.

Mammoth genome sequence completed

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:49
Swedish scientists have decoded the DNA of woolly mammoths raising the possibility of recreating the now extinct creatures

Meekings clear to play in Cup final

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:33
Inverness Caledonian Thistle's Josh Meekings is cleared to play in the Scottish Cup final after his retrospective one-game suspension is dismissed.

Saudis launch new Yemen air strikes

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:02
Saudi-led coalition warplanes have struck Houthi rebels across Yemen in fresh raids, two days after announcing the end of a month-long air campaign.

Kidman to return to London stage

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:01
Nicole Kidman is to return to the London stage, in a play directed by Michael Grandage, 17 years after her critically acclaimed appearance in The Blue Room.

Tinnitus mapped inside human brain

BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:00
For the first time, brain signals relating to the constant ringing noise of tinnitus have been mapped across a wide area inside a patient's brain.
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