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State schools 'gaining on fee-paying'

Sat, 2016-02-06 04:13
The UK's state schools have improved so much that some private schools may be put out of business, the editor of the Good Schools Guide says.
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VIDEO: Drone video shows quake buildings

Sat, 2016-02-06 02:29
An earthquake has toppled a number of buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan, with rescue teams trying to reach people trapped in rubble.
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'Mobile confession unit' goes on tour

Sat, 2016-02-06 02:07
A mobile "confession unit" on board a double-decker bus is to tour across Greater Manchester and Lancashire.
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VIDEO: Exodus amid fierce battle for Syrian city

Sat, 2016-02-06 01:21
At least 15,000 refugees have spent the night gathered on the border with Turkey after fleeing northern Syria.
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Charities' government grant use curbed

Sat, 2016-02-06 01:11
Organisations that are given government grants will be banned from using the money to try to persuade ministers to change the law or increase spending.
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VIDEO: How much did this Ferrari sell for?

Sat, 2016-02-06 01:07
A 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti has become the highest priced car sold in euros.
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FGM victims to get mental health care

Sat, 2016-02-06 00:25
Mental health services will be developed for victims of female genital mutilation in England, the government says.
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Deadly quake fells buildings in Taiwan

Sat, 2016-02-06 00:13
Rescuers search for trapped survivors after an earthquake topples buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan, killing at least seven people.
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Deportation row and high-flying schools

Fri, 2016-02-05 23:12
The notorious relative of a woman the UK has been told it cannot deport, and the growing success of state schools, are among front page stories in Saturday's newspapers.
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Syrian fighting rages as thousands flee

Fri, 2016-02-05 22:42
Fierce clashes are reported near the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, as thousands of refugees stream to the Turkish border.
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Councils should run services - Corbyn

Fri, 2016-02-05 22:13
Councils should be able to run utilities in their areas as part of moves to reverse privatisation, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will say.
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Sea lion found in San Diego restaurant

Fri, 2016-02-05 22:07
A hungry sea lion pup is rescued after finding its way into a restaurant in the US city of San Diego.
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What happened to Neville's homeless?

Fri, 2016-02-05 20:44
What happened to the Stock Exchange squatters?
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New 'British Pompeii' finds 'amazing'

Fri, 2016-02-05 19:06
Archaeologists say they are finding "amazing artefacts" inside a preserved roundhouse at what has been dubbed "Britain's Pompeii".
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'Armani Communist' divides China

Fri, 2016-02-05 18:45
China wonders if true Communists should wear luxury suits
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Attacks on Calais migrants investigated

Fri, 2016-02-05 18:38
French prosecutors are investigating at least six attacks on migrants at the makeshift Calais camp called the Jungle, the BBC understands.
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'You don't have to pay full price'

Fri, 2016-02-05 18:22
'I learned to be frugal after my dad left'
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VIDEO: Taiwan earthquake: 'No way to escape'

Fri, 2016-02-05 18:11
An earthquake has toppled a number of buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan.
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Russians sneak a peek at BBC's War and Peace

Fri, 2016-02-05 17:49
Russians sneak a peek at BBC's Tolstoy drama
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Do e-cigarettes make it harder to stop smoking?

Fri, 2016-02-05 17:28
Is it harder to stop smoking if you use e-cigarettes?
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