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11-year-olds face new grammar test

BBC - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 16:21
11-year-olds in England will face a new grammar, spelling and punctuation test next week.
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Ohio suspect Castro is girl's father

BBC - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 16:20
The man accused of holding three women hostage for at least a decade fathered the child rescued with them, authorities confirm, citing a DNA test.
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My year without the Internet

CNN - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 16:05
We are using the Internet wrong. Smartphones turn people into horrible listeners. And cat videos aren't as riveting as we think they are.
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West Brom block Man Utd ticket sales

BBC - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 16:03
West Bromwich Albion block tickets sold via an exchange website for Sir Alex Ferguson's last game as Man Utd boss.
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Moyes: I could not reject Man United

BBC - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:51
Manager David Moyes reveals he had planned to stay at Everton but could not turn down Manchester United.
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10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:50
Moustache transplants are popular in Turkey and other nuggets
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Tottenham urge Bale to sign new deal

BBC - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:50
Andre Villas-Boas urges Gareth Bale to sign a new contract at Tottenham and end any speculation about his future.
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Eddy Shah trial jury discharged

BBC - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:46
The jury in the Eddy Shah rape trial at the Old Bailey is discharged.
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Judge's anger at interpreter no-show

BBC - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:45
A firm that failed to provide an interpreter for a Chinese man accused of four murders is criticised by a judge.
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UCI challenges blood bag destruction

BBC - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:39
Cycling's governing body the UCI will appeal over a decision to destroy 200 blood bags seized in Operation Puerto.
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Doctor 'flirting' texts to patient

BBC - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:37
A doctor who worked at Aberystwyth's Bronglais hospital could be struck off for misconduct after sending flirtatious texts messages to a female patient.
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In pictures: Harry tours US

BBC - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:33
Prince Harry on a tour of the United States
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Turkey says Syria used chemical arms

BBC - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:32
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has evidence that Syria has used chemical weapons in the fight against rebel forces.
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VIDEO: Tectonic music first for Glasgow

BBC - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:30
Amplified brainwaves and sounds in a teapot are among the groundbreaking music being performed at the first Tectonics festival in Glasgow.
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Break in case of missing Ga. student

CNN - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:29
Authorities say they have made an arrest in the case of a Georgia college student missing since last month.
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Prince Harry visits US war cemetery

BBC - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:29
Prince Harry continues his tour of the US, laying a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
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One way to help homeless moms

CNN - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:28
Joanne Goldblum found out how tough it is for poor families when she saw Angie re-use a dirty diaper. She says poor moms need to be able to buy new ones.
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Gay rights vs. immigration reform

CNN - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:27
Ruben Navarrette says amendments from the left and right could kill the best hope for change in years
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The Loop: Us and our spoons

BBC - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:25
Welcome to the Loop, the Magazine's new weekly letters column, including the best of your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook.
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Olympic sailor dies in capsize

CNN - Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:25
Friends and fellow sailors mourned double Olympic medalist Andrew "Bart" Simpson after the shocking news that he had died in San Francisco Bay while training for the America's Cup.
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