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Outcry as IS 'wrecks' Assyrian site

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 14:17
Archaeologists and officials express outrage about the reported bulldozing of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq by Islamic State (IS) militants.
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Day in pictures: 6 March 2015

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 14:13
Images from around the world: 6 March
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What is the Foehn effect?

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 14:08
BBC Scotland weather presenter Judith Ralston explains why the west will be hammered by heavy rain while the east stays dry and warm.
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Woman sentenced over child porn

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 14:02
A woman who admitted downloading and possessing more than 600 images of child pornography, as well as extreme images of animals, is given a suspended sentence.
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Free children's books funding is cut

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 13:54
Funding has been cut from a charity that distributes free books for pre-school children in Northern Ireland, to encourage families to read together.
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VIDEO: Skiers rescued after cable car accident

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 13:52
Two hundred tourists have had a dramatic rescue from stranded cable cars at a ski resort in northern Italy.
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VIDEO: Harrison Ford 'hurt in plane crash'

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 13:49
Actor Harrison Ford has been injured in a small plane crash in Los Angeles, according to US media reports.
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Ex-primary head handed teaching ban

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 13:42
A former Merthyr Tydfil primary school head teacher is struck off for two years after bullying charges against her are upheld by a professional watchdog.
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Labour urged to rule out SNP deal

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 13:08
Sir John Major says it is "shameful" Labour has not ruled out a coalition with the SNP in the event of a hung Parliament.
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Millions at risk from 'Freak' bug

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 13:05
Microsoft issues a security warning about a bug that could let attackers spy on supposedly secure communications.
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Schools named after Peshawar victims

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 13:05
Pakistani authorities rename 107 schools in honour of the victims of last year's massacre of children and teachers at a school in Peshawar.
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'Open season' for pension fraudsters

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 13:00
The new pension freedoms will be an 'open season' for fraudsters trying to steal people's savings, according to industry experts.
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Police chiefs recalled to Holyrood

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:56
Senior officers from Police Scotland are to return to Holyrood for further questions over armed police attending routine incidents.
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Tajik opposition leader murdered

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:50
A Tajik opposition leader is shot dead by an unknown attacker in Istanbul, opposition sources tell the BBC.
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Pair jailed for Ayesha Ali killing

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:50
A mother and her lover are jailed for the manslaughter of her eight-year-old daughter, Ayesha Ali, in east London.
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Migrant population 'up 565,000'

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:47
The migrant population of England has risen by 565,000 since 2011, with two-thirds coming from the EU, analysis by the University of Oxford estimates.
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Gen Soleimani: Iran’s rising star

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:45
The head of the Revolutionary Guards' elite Quds Force has emerged from a lifetime in the shadows to achieve almost celebrity status in Iran, reports BBC Persian's Bozorgmehr Sharafedin.
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VIDEO: 50 Shades mother: 'No regrets'

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:41
Nicola Scholes, the mother of a boy excluded from school for dressing as character from Fifty Shades of Grey for World Book Day, says she and her son have no regrets.
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Virgin, 18, jailed for stabbing women

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:35
An 18-year-old who attempted to murder three women in revenge for the fact he was still a virgin is jailed for 21 years.
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VIDEO: Why did men wear burkas in Kabul?

BBC News - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 12:34
A group of Afghan men have worn burkas during a march through capital Kabul to draw attention to women's rights. BBC News looks at the issues since the fall of the Taliban.
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