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BP in $20bn settlement over oil spill

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:54
The US Justice Department has finalised a $20bn settlement with BP over the fatal Gulf of Mexico oil disaster in 2010.

VIDEO: German donor meets transplant girl

BBC Health - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:45
A donor from Germany who was a perfect match for a girl whose life was saved by a bone marrow transplant has come to Warwickshire to meet her.

Air France execs chased from jobs talks

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:39
Two Air France managers have their shirts torn, as angry workers force them to flee a meeting on job cuts and escape over a fence.

Biggest challenges for new Reds boss

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:39
Controlling Liverpool's 'transfer committee' must be the priority for the incoming manager, argues Phil McNulty.

'Not angry, gobsmacked' - Guscott

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:35
England's World Cup campaign fails to match the resources behind the scenes says Jeremy Guscott.

Pistorius 'must remain in jail'

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:24
Oscar Pistorius must remain in jail and not be transferred to house arrest after a decision to grant him parole was again delayed.

Tax credit cuts 'promote hard work'

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:17
The government is right to press ahead with cuts to tax credits because the UK must become as hard working as China, says Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

Apology over 'crass' pensioner comment

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:16
A think tank director apologises for saying the government should cut the benefits of pensioners who "might not be around" at the next election to vote against them.

Cacti facing extinction, study warns

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:14
A global assessment concludes that almost one-third of cactus species face extinction due to unsustainable harvesting and illegal trade.

Mixed first day for England hopefuls

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 17:08
Jonny Bairstow hits an unbeaten 66 but Moeen Ali fails in the opening spot for England on day one against Pakistan A.

Crisis warning over teacher shortages

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 16:58
Teacher recruitment problems and a huge rise in pupil numbers will become "a perfect storm" for schools in England, a leading head teacher tells the Conservative conference.

Tax credits debate: Finding your way

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 16:38
Claim and counterclaim about the effect of tax credits changes are making the issue even more complex for claimants, so what do we actually know?

VIDEO: What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 16:38
A look at the new Trans-Pacific Partnership - one of the world's biggest free trade zones - which will take in about 40 % of the global economy.

Partial reversal of Thatcher's local government castration

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 16:28
Squeezed local government will be given new powers by George Osborne to increase their revenues from business rates

VIDEO: 'Nosey Smurf was hacking codename'

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 16:25
In his first interview for British TV, former US intelligence analyst Edward Snowden has given the BBC new details of the UK's digital spy agency's ability to hack smartphones without users' knowledge

Wild mammals 'return to Chernobyl'

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 16:17
The Chernobyl exclusion zone now has more wildlife than before the 1986 nuclear accident, researchers say.

VIDEO: Lorry drives itself on German motorway

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 16:12
Daimler tests a self-driving prototype lorry on a German motorway for the first time.

Afghans 'called in' clinic strike - US

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 16:11
Afghan forces called in the air strike that hit a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) clinic in Kunduz, killing 22 people, a US general says.

Work that won Nobel Prize for medicine 2015

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 16:06
A look at the "parasitic" work that won this year's prestigious award.

Minister backs doctors over contract

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 16:02
A former Conservative health minister has criticised the Government's handling of controversial reforms to junior doctors' contracts.
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