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Net migration rises to 260,000

BBC - 47 min 8 sec ago
Net migration to the UK rose to 260,000 in the year to June - up from 182,000 on previous year, official figures show.

Scotland 'should set own income tax'

BBC - 51 min 51 sec ago
Scotland's income tax rates and bands should be set by its parliament, commission on devolving power recommends.

Crude oil prices down as Opec meets

BBC - 59 min 52 sec ago
Crude oil prices slip to a four-year low as Opec nations meet in Vienna to discuss production levels.

Young Sports Personality list named

BBC - 1 hour 54 sec ago
Ten contenders are named on the shortlist for the 2014 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award on 14 December.

Teacher who banned banter leaves job

BBC - 1 hour 7 min ago
A teacher who banned the word banter in classes leaves his job after saying "speaking up" came with a "hefty cost".

Malaysia PM reverses sedition pledge

BBC - 1 hour 15 min ago
Malaysian PM Najib Razak goes back on a pledge to repeal a controversial sedition law, saying it will instead be strengthened.

BBC: 'More cuts will affect shows'

BBC - 1 hour 16 min ago
The BBC says it has saved more than £1bn a year through cost-cutting measures, but warns further cuts will affect the quality of programmes.

Stories Of Your First Thanksgiving In The U.S.

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:51

Not surprisingly, many of the stories we heard from you were about food. You had issues roasting the turkey. Your mom found, um, a creative solution to making your bird a golden brown.

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School For Husbands Gets Men To Talk About Family Size

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:50

The average woman in Niger bears seven children — the world's highest birth rate. And the country can barely feed its current population. How do you convince people that smaller families are better?

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Millennial Doctors May Be More Tech-Savvy, But Is That Better?

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:49

Text messages from your doctor are just the start. Millennials are the next generation of doctors and they're not afraid to say "chillax" in a consultation or check Twitter to find medical research.

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Man arrested over McConville murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:37
The well known republican Bobby Storey has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder and abduction of Jean McConville in 1972.

Manhunt after pair stabbed to death

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:14
A manhunt is under way across two counties after a man and a woman were found stabbed to death in Surrey.

VIDEO: Life in the UK as a Romanian migrant

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:12
It has been almost a year since restrictions were lifted on Bulgarian and Romanian migrants, leaving them free to come and work in the UK.

Craig Whyte detained in Mexico

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:10
Craig Whyte is detained by police in Mexico after an arrest warrant was issued in relation to his takeover of Rangers in 2011.

Williams could replace North on wing

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:58
Scarlets' Liam Williams is tipped to start on the wing for Wales against South Africa on Saturday if George North is ruled out.

VIDEO: Extreme weather and its risk to lives

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:58
Climate change and population growth will hugely increase the risk to people from extreme weather, a report says.

Vinyl record sales hit 18-year high

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:55
More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996.

Cleveland Boy's Family: Video Shows Police Reacted Too Fast

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:49

The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally wounded by a Cleveland police officer said video of the shooting shows that if the officer had not acted so quickly the youngster would still be alive.

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East Coast rail winner announced

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:43
A consortium made up of Stagecoach and Virgin wins the franchise to run the East Coast mainline rail route, which has been in public hands since 2009.

Abuse inquiry 'needs Welsh voice'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:34
The children's commissioner adds his support to calls for a Welsh voice to be appointed to a UK inquiry into historical child sexual abuse.

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