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UKIP - power struggle, not soap opera

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:29
UKIP - power struggle, not soap opera

When Grandma's House Is Home: The Rise Of Grandfamilies

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:26

In a shift driven partly by culture and largely by the economy, the number of grandparents living with their grandchildren is up sharply. About 1 in 10 kids is living with a grandparent.

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New enterprise campus in Aberystwyth

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:25
Aberystwyth University is set to confirm it plans to build a new innovation and enterprise campus in the town.

Congress To Nutritionists: Don't Talk About The Environment

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:25

Should dietary guidelines consider the environmental effects of our food choices? The government-appointed Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee thinks they should. Congress, however, says no.

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To Stop Teen Drinking Parties, Fine The Parents

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:24

For some teenagers, parties with alcohol are almost a rite of passage. Surveys show the vast majority of parents in these homes know the alcohol is flowing. Cities are now cracking down on the adults.

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Hamilton's 'surprise' win tops great night

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:20
Rory McIlroy may have been favourite, but Lewis Hamilton's win shows nothing is certain at BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

PetSmart To Be Sold To Investor Group

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:19

The Phoenix-based pet store retailer says investors, led by buyout firm BC Partners, have agreed to pay $83 per share in cash to the company for a total of $8.7 billion.

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India Christmas conversions banned

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:01
Police in India's Uttar Pradesh state say they will not allow Hindu nationalist groups to hold a religious conversion ceremony on Christmas Day.

Clara Amfo to host Radio 1 chart show

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 23:00
Radio 1 announces that Clara Amfo will become the new presenter the station's Official Chart Show.

VIDEO: 'Why I'm having my breasts removed'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:44
Like Angelina Jolie, 1Xtra presenter Claira Hermet is opting to have a double mastectomy after doctors said she has an 85% chance of getting breast cancer.

Police cuts 'will endanger public'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:34
Public safety is at risk unless radical measures are taken to deal with funding cuts within police forces, Britain's most senior policeman warns.

Cameron to back Holyrood votes at 16

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:33
Prime Minister David Cameron is to give the Scottish parliament the power to lower the voting age in time for the 2016 election.

VIDEO: Japan's manufacturers mood 'worse'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:29
The latest Tankan survey - a gauge of sentiment - shows the business mood among Japan's manufacturing firms has worsened slightly in the three months to December.

Rangers confirm McCoist resignation

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:25
Rangers confirm to the Stock Exchange that manager Ally McCoist has resigned and is serving 12 months' notice.

Man charged over pub landlord murder

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:20
A man is charged with murder following the death of a pub landlord on Anglesey.

Hamilton wants 'seven more F1 years'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:07
BBC Sports Personality of the Year winner and Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton wants 'another seven years' in F1.

Bowel surgery death rate 'higher'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 22:01
Bowel cancer surgery patients in Wales have a higher than expected adjusted two-year mortality rate, figures show.

Devolution 'overlooked' by Whitehall

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 21:52
The way the UK and devolved governments work together is "unstructured" and puts devolution at risk, warns expert.

Rare disease service 'overwhelmed'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 21:46
A leading expert in Huntington's disease says the service for patients in Northern Ireland is severely overwhelmed and understaffed.

Inquiry planned on historical abuse

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-14 21:40
BBC Scotland learns that a public inquiry into historical sex abuse is to be announced by Scottish ministers this week.