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Fifa 16: Why the women jokes are wrong

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:59
Answering the jokes about women footballers on new Fifa 16 game

Probe into uni dept's management

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:52
An investigation into Swansea University's School of Management is under way after concerns emerge about the way it is being run, the BBC understands.

Pataki launches US presidential bid

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:38
Former New York Governor George Pataki has entered contest for the Republican presidential nomination.

Venezuela and Rosneft agree oil deal

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:35
Venezuela and Russian oil giant Rosneft agree to invest $14bn (£9.2) in Venezuela's oil and gas sector, Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro says.

Pocket optician 'good as eye charts'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:35
A smartphone app is as effective at testing eyesight as an optician's clinic, a trial suggests.

Rail workers to strike twice in June

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:33
Rail workers in the RMT union are to hold 24-hour and 48-hour strikes next month, after rejecting a pay offer from Network Rail.

US Gay Head lighthouse moves inland

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:27
The Gay Head Lighthouse in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, its being moved inland on Thursday to avoid falling into the Atlantic Ocean.

Man jailed for 'Gerbil' murder

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:08
A man is jailed for life after being convicted of murdering Glasgow gangland figure Kevin "Gerbil" Carroll.

Heron pays a visit to Downing Street

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:05
A heron causes a stir on Twitter after paying a flying visit to Downing Street.

Fifa's Blatter defies calls to quit

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:04
Fifa president Sepp Blatter tells an emergency meeting he will not quit, amid growing political pressure over a corruption scandal.

Libor trader pledged 'humongous deal'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:03
The trader at the centre of the Libor rate-rigging trial offered his contact a "humongous deal" to keep the rate low, a court hears.

Death crash youth's 142mph boast

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 15:00
A teenage driver who killed a man whose car he split in two in a high speed crash boasted about driving at 142mph on a motorway hours before.

IS 'kills 20 men at Palmyra site'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 14:59
Islamic State militants killed 20 men at the ancient theatre at the Unesco World Heritage site of Palmyra, central Syria, a monitoring group says.

Nadal and Williams through in Paris

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 14:42
Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams reach the French Open third round but Caroline Wozniacki suffers a shock defeat.

Women to feature in Fifa 16 game

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 14:40
England are one of 12 teams included in the latest version of the Fifa computer game as women feature for the first time.

Oxford University first female head

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 14:34
Oxford University is set to have a female head for the first time in its history, with the nomination of Louise Richardson as vice chancellor.

VIDEO: Meeting the Mayfair squatters

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 14:33
A group squatting in a building in London's Mayfair have been ordered to leave the property following a ruling by the High Court.

Lorry full of Nintendo games stolen

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 14:27
A lorry transporting Nintendo's new special edition of its popular Splatoon shooter game has been stolen.

Houghton in line for England return

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 14:25
Captain Stephanie Houghton is set to play against Canada in England's final friendly before the Women's World Cup.

Black hole seen 'playing billiards'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 14:19
A series of images captures two vast blobs of plasma, shot out by a black hole, cannoning into each other in a nearly light-speed cosmic collision.
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