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Pair held over Christmas Eve murder

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:01
Two men are arrested on suspicion of murdering a homeless man in Bath on Christmas Eve.

Actor David Ryall dies aged 79

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 03:01
Actor David Ryall, known for playing Elphias Doge in the first Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows movie dies aged 79, after a career spanning five decades in film, theatre and TV.

VIDEO: The most tweeted and posted of 2014

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 01:53
Social media monitoring company Brandwatch has revealed 2014's most talked about news event.

Fire forces Greece ferry evacuation

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 01:39
A Greek ferry carrying more than 460 people is being evacuated after it caught fire, but strong winds are hampering the rescue.

Wonder Abides, Even For A Skeptical Doctor

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 01:36

When science cannot explain patients' recoveries, even a doctor who studiously makes decisions based on the medical evidence is forced to rethink his ideas about hope and miracles.

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Wonder Abides, Even For A Skeptical Doctor

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 01:36

When science cannot explain patients' recoveries, even a doctor who studiously makes decisions based on the medical evidence is forced to rethink his ideas about hope and miracles.

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Adebisi Alimi: Gay Nigerian Actor Puts His Sexuality In The Spotlight

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 01:35

The rising star was the first Nigerian to come out on national TV, was nearly beaten to death in his home and is now an international activist for LGBT rights and for men with HIV.

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Sky Swing closes after 'malfunction'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 00:54
Funfair passengers are left dangling 60m (198ft) up following a third incident on a ride at Cardiff's Winter Wonderland.

Work begins on castle visitor centre

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 00:48
Work begins to transform a derelict building at Enniskillen Castle in County Fermanagh into a state-of-the-art visitor centre.

Huge fire destroys 26 coaches

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 00:02
A huge fire sweeps through a depot in Merthyr Tydfil, destroying 26 coaches.

80 City Link jobs in Wales to go

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 23:53
Around 80 jobs will go at City Link depots on New Year's Eve in Wales, union bosses confirm.

VIDEO: Christmas trees used as flood defence

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 23:49
Old Christmas trees are being put to use by the Environment Agency as flood defences on riverbanks and shorelines.

VIDEO: British tourism set for record year

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 23:43
Visit Britain says it expects overseas tourists to spend more money in the UK in 2015 than ever before - more than £22bn.

VIDEO: City Link staff 'face NYE redundancy'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 23:07
The RMT union demands a meeting with the business secretary to discuss the collapse of parcel delivery firm City Link as the union says more than 2,000 staff will be made redundant on New Year's Eve.

VIDEO: Reduced rail services to resume

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 23:01
Train companies are warning of further disruption at some stations, after overrunning engineering works caused major disruption on Saturday.

VIDEO: Authorities 'racing against the clock'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 22:26
Malaysia has announced an extra $142m (£92m) to help victims of the country's worst flooding in decades.

VIDEO: Murray Walker's 2014 title highlights

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 21:56
Murray Walker picks out the five most decisive moments in the 2014 title battle between champion Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

Target drunks, A&E boss urges police

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 20:25
Police should crack down on binge drinking to stop hospital staff becoming distracted by disorderly drunks, a leading doctor says.

AirAsia Plane Missing After Takeoff From Indonesia

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-27 19:50

Search and rescue operations are underway for an AirAsia plane that lost contact with air traffic control after takeoff from Indonesia on a flight to Singapore.

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AirAsia Plane Missing After Takeoff From Indonesia

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-27 19:50

Search and rescue operations are underway for an AirAsia plane that lost contact with air traffic control after takeoff from Indonesia on a flight to Singapore.

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