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Environmentalists Push To Keep Canadian Crude In The Ground

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-08 01:01

Many groups that oppose the Keystone XL pipeline also want, more broadly, to stop pollution-heavy extraction of crude from Canada's oil sands. They point to canceled or delayed projects as success.

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Man jailed for brutal robbery murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 01:00
A man is jailed for life for brutally murdering a woman during a robbery at her home in Glasgow.

VIDEO: Poor weather hampers ship salvage

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:58
The operation to salvage the Hoegh Osaka, which was beached in the Solent, continues.

What's wrong with Barcelona?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:53
Second in the table, into the last 16 of the Champions League - so what's the problem with Barcelona?

VIDEO: Work and Pensions Committee

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:49
The Work and Pensions Committee takes evidence on the benefits sanction policy.

Good day for Tesco, grimmer for M&S

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:42
While Tesco is being turned around, Marks & Spencer still faces problems.

Stricken cargo ship to be assessed

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:42
A full assessment of the cargo ship that ran aground in the Solent on Saturday is due to be carried out by the salvage team.

More time to quiz murder arrest pair

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:41
Police are given more time to question two men on suspicion of murder after the disappearance of 34-year-old Sameena Imam on Christmas Eve.

Is it harder to run in the Sahara Desert or the North Pole?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:37
Sir Ranulph Fiennes is to run the Marathon des Sables, but is that harder than his polar challenges?

VIDEO: Syrian refugees in flip flops in snow

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:36
Thousands of Syrian refugees are spending their fourth winter in tents in Lebanon as heavy snow continues to fall in the area.

Cosby receives standing ovation

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:35
The Cosby Show received a standing ovation in Canada, at the end of his first live performance since November, despite protests outside the venue.

Poor wages behind housing slow-down

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:27
The Halifax is blaming poor growth in wages for a continuing slow-down in house prices.

Kohli sets Test century record

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:14
India captain Virat Kohli makes history, while 'spiderman' is blamed for a dropped catch on day three of the fourth Test.

Currents thwart AirAsia tail pick-up

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 00:12
Strong currents and poor visibility prevent the retrieval of the tail of an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that crashed into the Java Sea.

Cole doubt for start of Six Nations

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:50
Leicester prop Dan Cole is a doubt for England's Six Nations opener against Wales on 6 February, says Tigers boss Richard Cockerill.

VIDEO: Fighter planes cleaned at height

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:44
Aeroplanes suspended from a hangar roof at RAF Museum Cosford have their annual clean.

Forest sign Chelsea defender Kane

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:44
Championship side Nottingham Forest sign Chelsea right-back Todd Kane on loan until the end of the season.

'Charlie Hebdo' Laughed In The Face Of Violence; Will Future Satirists?

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:43

The French magazine responded to the firebombing of its offices with a cover that showed a Muslim and an editor making out. Its lead editor, described by a peer as fearless, was killed Wednesday.

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No Gerrard loan talks - LA Galaxy

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:37
LA Galaxy's president says no discussions have taken place about loaning Steven Gerrard back to a European club.

Mayor to meet bosses over rail woes

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-07 23:37
London mayor Boris Johnson is set to meet rail bosses later to discuss the days of travel disruption at London Bridge station.

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