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The Alamo

Posted on Tuesday February 20, 2018

The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas is a former mission and fortress, built by the Spanish Empire in the 18th century. In 1835, during the Texas Revolution, it was the scene of a pivotal battle for independence between the Republic […]

Bill of Rights

Posted on Tuesday February 06, 2018

The first ten amendments to the United States Constitution are known as the Bill of Rights. Among the rights protected are freedom of speech, the right to bare arms, and protection from unreasonable search. Although originally opposed by pro-constitution Federalists, […]

The Flu

Posted on Tuesday January 30, 2018

Influenza, also known as the flu, is a viral infection marked by fever, headaches, muscle aches and a cough. This year’s flu season has hit the ground running, with many more cases and deaths reported much earlier in the season […]

BBC Newsround

Winter Olympics: Billy Morgan wins Great Britain's record fifth medal

Posted on Saturday February 24, 2018

Billy Morgan wins bronze in the men's snowboarding big air to secure Great Britain their highest medal haul in Winter Olympics history.

'The Beast from the East' could bring us snow

Posted on Friday February 23, 2018

Weather experts say "The Beast from the East" could bring snow to the UK.

Countries meet to try to stop fighting in Syria

Posted on Friday February 23, 2018

A group of countries are meeting to try and agree a plan to stop the fighting in the country of Syria.

BBC News (UK)

Syria war: UN Security Council approves 30-day ceasefire

Posted on Saturday February 24, 2018

Some of the biggest jihadist rebel groups, and their associates, are not covered by the truce.

Vicar of Dibley actress Emma Chambers dies aged 53

Posted on Saturday February 24, 2018

Dawn French and Hugh Grant among co-stars to pay tribute to the "loving" Vicar of Dibley actress.

Florida shooting: US airlines join other firms in dropping NRA

Posted on Saturday February 24, 2018

The school shooting in Florida has led to fresh calls for tougher gun controls in the US.