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Rugby residency rules are 'joke'

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 06:39
Ex-Wales captain Michael Owen questions the rules allowing uncapped foreigners to represent the country they live in.
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VIDEO: Profile of judge in Pistorius trial

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 06:31
Andrew Harding profiles Judge Thokozile Masipa, who grew up in a poor township outside Johannesburg, and became the second black woman to become a judge in South Africa.
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Wales' Bale bemoans 'worst pitch'

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 06:23
Wales star Gareth Bale says the pitch for their Euro 2016 qualifying win in Andorra was "the worst I have ever played on".
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Homecoming party for Team Wales

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 06:13
Victorious members of Team Wales will be given a Commonwealth Games homecoming in Cardiff Bay later.
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Dramatic fall in farm-related deaths

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 05:26
There has been a dramatic reduction in the number of deaths on farms, according to the latest figures from Northern Ireland's health and safety executive.
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Committee to discuss Robinson probe

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 05:21
Stormont's Standards and Privileges Committee is due to discuss a report on the conduct of First Minister Peter Robinson and his wife Iris behind closed doors later.
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Scottish referendum: Generation 2014 vote

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:49
Who will win backing of youngest voters?
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PM's 'plea' to Scots - front pages

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:45
The debate over Scottish independence continues to dominate front pages, with David Cameron urging Scots, via the Daily Mail, to vote No.
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Study reveals swearing hotspots

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 04:20
Research reveals the areas of the UK in which Twitter users are most likely to use coarse language.
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Japan watchdog backs reactor restart

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 03:57
Japan's nuclear regulator gives formal safety sign-off for two reactors to restart, moving the tsunami-hit nation closer to a resumption of nuclear energy.
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The era of radical concrete

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 03:42
The era of building that totally changed the UK
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Unions push for 'fairness' after the election

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 03:22
Unions push for workers to share in the recovery
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VIDEO: Buried alive by an 'ocean of debris'

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 03:09
A Colorado town's stories of survival from a 500-year flood
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Confusion over Fiji's UN troops

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 02:52
Fiji's military says 45 UN peacekeepers taken captive in Syria will be released this week, but a Fijian government official denies the reports.
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Sleeping pills 'linked to dementia'

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 02:21
Long-term use of pills for anxiety and sleep problems may be linked to Alzheimer's, research suggests.
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Dementia patients 'face care tax'

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 02:07
Dementia patients in the UK face what is, in effect, a "care tax" because they are left to sort out much of the care they need themselves, experts say.
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US father 'killed his five children'

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:47
A US father is suspected of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in another state, police say.
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US elephant keeper trampled to death

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:38
The co-founder of a home for retired circus elephants in the US state of Maine dies after one of the animals stepped on him, police say.
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Goodluck Jonathan rejects controversial slogan

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:21
How using abducted schoolgirls slogan backfired in Nigeria
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Tough schools 'to get best new heads'

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:09
A network of 100 "talented leaders" will be sent into England's most challenging schools over the next two years, the government announces.
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