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Boy shot in head in phone robbery

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:55
A 14-year-old boy has surgery to remove a ball bearing from the back of his head after being shot by a man trying to steal his phone.

VIDEO: Buying on the 'never never'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:44
A growing number of people are using companies offering weekly rental services to buy big ticket items when money is tight, but are these companies cashing in on people's poverty?

VIDEO: NICE urges greater action on steroids

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:42
Drugs workers must do more to help the growing number of people injecting themselves with steroids, the health watchdog says.

Cash for storm repairs before summer

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:18
Areas hit by winter storm damage will receive a share of £855,000 to ensure repairs are completed in time for the summer tourist season.

Ultimate Warrior died, WWE confirms

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:14
The 54-year-old former wrestler has passed away, days after appearing at WrestleMania 30.

Nyman composes Hillsborough symphony

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:11
Celebrated British composer Michael Nyman's Hillsborough Memorial symphony will open the 2014 Liverpool Biennial in July.

M6 reopens following 'serious' crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:04
The M6 is fully reopened after being closed for almost 18 hours following a crash involving two cars and two lorries near Coventry.

Slow take up of superfast broadband

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:02
Wales is not making the most of a £400m contract to roll out superfast broadband in rural areas, according to the former head of BT in Wales.

Obama Aunt Who Stayed In U.S. Illegally Dies At 61

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-08 21:47

President Barack Obama's aunt Zeituni Onyango, who was denied asylum in the United States but stayed illegally for years, died Tuesday at age 61.

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Woods can beat my record - Nicklaus

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 21:43
Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods can still beat his record of 18 major titles despite his latest injury setback.

Marine Guard Shot To Death By Colleague AT N.C. Base

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-08 21:41

A Marine posted at the main gate of a North Carolina base shot and killed a colleague inside a guard shack, a spokesman said. The shooting comes less than a week after a fatal rampage at Fort Hood.

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India votes in second phase of polls

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 21:40
Indians are voting in four north-eastern states in the second phase of the general election which pits the governing Congress party against the Hindu nationalist BJP.

Emergency meeting on health care

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 21:40
Some of Northern Ireland's most senior medical professionals are meeting in Belfast in what is being called an emergency health care summit.

Mercedes could have quit over engines

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 21:31
Mercedes says the team would probably have quit Formula 1 if the sport had not adopted its new turbo hybrid engines.

Mourinho rolls back years with touchline run

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 21:25
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho will hope his touchline sprint against PSG will not be the only similarity to his 2004 Champions League run

Sharp increase in steroid users

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 21:17
A leading drugs charity says it has seen a 645% increase in the number of steroid users at needle exchanges.

Bereaved parents heard at last

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 20:57
Why parents who have a stillbirth are now being listened to

Migrant benefits curbs extended

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 20:46
New rules that limit EU migrants' access to out-of-work benefits will be extended to child welfare payments, the government announces.

'Terrorist in tie' and Miller 'fightback' - front pages

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 20:27
Many papers report the state visit by Irish President Michael D Higgins, while others report the latest twist in Culture Secretary Maria Miller's expenses controversy.

Cameron faces questions over Miller

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 19:57
Prime Minister David Cameron is set to face MPs' questions over the future of Culture Secretary Maria Miller amid a row over her expenses.
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