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Fifty Shades director quits sequels

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:17
Sam Taylor-Johnson, the director of adult drama Fifty Shades of Grey, will not direct its planned two sequels.

Why have Osborne and Balls neutered themselves?

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 08:51
Tories and Labour have in effect made it impossible for a new government to boost the tax rates for taxes that raise 75% of all Treasury revenue. Is this reckless?

Ten hour ambulance wait for woman

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 08:43
The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service apologises to a 93-year-old woman who had to wait 10 hours for an ambulance to take her to Altnagelvin hospital.

400 pensioners return fuel payment

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 08:16
Only about 400 well-off pensioners have returned their winter fuel allowance, despite a minister's appeal.

Wada boss laments Armstrong 'ambush'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 08:11
Lance Armstrong should avoid "ambushing" the Tour de France by taking part in a charity ride, says a Wada chief.

Oil prices surge on Yemen airstrikes

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 08:11
Oil prices rise by almost 6% after Saudi Arabia and its allies launch airstrikes on rebel targets in Yemen.

VIDEO: What makes a healthy High Street?

BBC Health - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 07:51
A new study by the Royal Society for Public Health lists the healthiest and unhealthiest high streets in the UK, putting Shrewsbury at the top and Preston at the bottom.

VIDEO: What makes a healthy high street?

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 07:51
A new study by the Royal Society for Public Health lists the healthiest and unhealthiest high streets in the UK, putting Shrewsbury at the top and Preston at the bottom.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 07:47
Bale to remain in Spain, Liverpool and Manchester United target Barca defender, plus more.

Who can stop Marc Marquez?

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 07:44
Can anyone stop Marc Marquez? How will the British riders fare? Azi Farni looks at the new MotoGP season which starts this weekend.

Alonso cleared for racing return

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 07:40
McLaren's Fernando Alonso is cleared by doctors to return to racing for this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix.

VIDEO: 'Sport must act on mental health'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 07:01
A former Premier League footballer who attempted to kill himself says that sporting bodies need to accept responsibility for dealing with mental health issues.

VIDEO: 'Sport must act on mental health'

BBC Health - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 07:01
A former Premier League footballer who attempted to kill himself says that sporting bodies need to accept responsibility for dealing with mental health issues.

Online music videos get age ratings

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 06:58
Fans watching music videos on YouTube and Vevo will be presented with cinema-style age certificates from Thursday.

VIDEO: Bradford vote's 'cult of personality'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 06:50
The BBC's Matthew Price visited Bradford to see whether local issues were being obscured by the cult of personality.

VIDEO: 'Out of control' Dartmoor gorse fire

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 06:46
Firefighters spend more than six hours dealing with a large gorse fire which was burning out of control on Dartmoor.

Fans to protest over ticket prices

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 06:22
Fans from all 20 Premier League clubs are set to protest against match ticket prices when top-flight club executives meet.

Young people 'worse off' in Wales

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 06:20
Wales is one of the worst regions of the UK for young people to live in, a charity says.

£5m college cuts threaten 130 jobs

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 06:11
A south Wales college is cutting courses and 130 jobs are under threat as it faces cutting £5.7m from its budget.

Crash mystery, Clarkson exit and a chicken scare

BBC News Feed - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 06:08
The mystery of what happened to Germanwings flight 9525, the sacking of Jeremy Clarkson, and allegations of a cover-up on chicken meat safety feature on Thursday's front pages.
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