Mar 102015
 

Murder Mystery: Scientists investigating a murder mystery dating back more than 80 years have made a breakthrough that could finally identify the victim. Could the mystery of this murder now be solved?

 

 

School shortage: There’s a shortage of housing in the UK so the building of almost 50,000 new homes in the English county of Cornwall should be good news. But teachers are warning there aren’t enough school places for all the new children.

 

 

Robin Williams honoured: Today’s report is about the US actor and comedian, Robin Williams, who was found dead in 2014 in an apparent suicide at the age of 63. Now his achievements are being honoured.

 

 

Work after sport: Lots of people dream of becoming a famous sports personality like the Wimbledon-winning Williams sisters, Venus and Serena. Fame and money make people think life is easy for international sportsmen and women, but the reality can be far from perfect.
News Report looks at what life may be like for less successful athletes – their struggles to make a living and what problems they may face when they hang up their sports kit.

 

 

BBC News Report Feb 2015 Transcript Video

 

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