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Freight train derails in Highlands

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 00:51
A freight train has derailed near Georgemas Junction in the Highlands.

Tate & Lyle issues profit warning

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 00:47
Shares in Tate & Lyle slump after it issues its third profit warning in a year, hurt by weak trading at its sweeteners business.

A&E waits worsen slightly in England

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 00:45
Waiting times in A&E units in England have worsened slightly, latest figures shows.

'Engines failed' in Taiwan crash

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 00:16
Both engines failed on TransAsia plane that crashed into a Taiwan river killing at least 35 people, investigators say

Eight people in overturned minibus

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 00:16
Eight people were in a minibus reported to have overturned near Abergavenny on Friday morning.

Date set for Andy Murray wedding

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 00:12
Tennis star Andy Murray is to marry his fiancee Kim Sears on 11 April, it has been confirmed.

Wales v England - Davies' view

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 00:04
Wales look the better side and have home advantage but England will make it a lot closer than people think, says Jonathan Davies.

Listeners To NPR: Why Don't We Track Planes Like We Do Ships?

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-05 23:58

Geoff Brumfiel, the physics guy on our science desk, helps us land on the right answer.

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Out Of The Shadows, TV Star Shines A Light On Immigration

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-05 23:57

Actress Diane Guerrero now stars on shows Jane the Virgin and Orange is the New Black. But when she was a teenager, her parents were deported. She tells Michel Martin how it shaped her life.

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An Unlikely Alliance Fights HIV In The Bronx's Afro-Honduran Diaspora

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-05 23:55

Thousands of Garifuna people — Hondurans of African descent — live in New York City. A doctor there is reaching out to Garifuna faith healers to test and treat members of that community who have HIV.

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VIDEO: 'Night of shame for African football'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 23:52
BBC Sport reports on the crowd trouble which overshadowed the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final between Ghana and hosts Equatorial Guinea.

VIDEO: Britain buzzing ahead of Baftas

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 23:14
The glitz and glamour of Hollywood will arrive in London for the BAFTAs on Sunday.

Killie relieve Johnston of duties

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 23:04
Gary Locke is placed in charge of the Kilmarnock first team after Allan Johnston's expected departure is brought forward.

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 23:00
West Brom ready to sell Saido Berahino, West Ham eye Steven Caulker, Man Utd want PSV winger Memphis Depay and more.

Poundland seeks to buy 99p Stores

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 22:58
Budget retailer Poundland agrees to buy 99p Stores for £55m, subject to approval by competition authorities.

VIDEO: Boy's worldwide search for donor

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 22:37
A young boy who once gave bone marrow to his sister is now in urgent need of a transplant himself, but faces an uphill battle because the number of registered donors from ethnic minorities is low.

Savage: Who will beat the drop?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 22:13
Robbie Savage gives his verdict on which teams will survive in the Premier League - and who is heading for the Championship.

Tooth decay 'encouraging progress'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 21:38
Fewer children have rotten teeth, according to the latest report on a dental drive through schools in disadvantaged areas.

Schoolgirl 'groomed' on social media

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 21:29
The father of a Limavady schoolgirl warns parents to be vigilant when their children are using the internet after his daughter was groomed on a social media site.

No bowel cancer test expansion

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-05 21:29
Bowel cancer tests which are currently available for people aged over 60 will not be extended to those in their fifties, the Welsh government says.