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As Craft Beer Starts Gushing, Its Essence Gets Watered Down

NPR News - Fri, 2014-05-09 05:32

Think you know what craft beer is? Since the last time you checked, the meaning has probably changed. Increasingly, the industry is making exceptions to the definition to accommodate big breweries.

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Queen replaced by Charles at service

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 05:23
The Queen stands down from part of her planned duties at the Order of the Bath service at Westminster Abbey, and is replaced by the Prince of Wales.

Cameron moots 'all-party TV debates'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 05:12
TV debates ahead of the 2015 general election could include the leaders of "all the parties", David Cameron suggests.

Cameron confirms strike reform plan

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 05:06
A future Conservative government would introduce a threshold on union ballots for strike action, Prime Minister David Cameron says.

VIDEO: Medical gold beneath the waves?

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 05:01
Scientists are scouring the ocean floor looking for plants and marine creatures that could unlock a new generation of life-saving drugs.

Miliband offers Scotland 'contract'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 04:59
Ed Miliband promises to deliver new powers for the Scottish Parliament if Labour wins the 2015 UK general election.

Four jailed for baseball bat murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 04:53
Three men and a boy are jailed for life after beating a man to death with baseball bats and leaving his body on a Kent beach.

VIDEO: Russian prince who became an anarchist

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 04:53
Tom Hodgkinson of the Idler magazine champions the cause of Peter Kropotkin, a Russian prince who became an anarchist.

Site set for Madeleine McCann search

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 04:53
Portuguese authorities grant permission for one site in Praia da Luz to be examined as part of the investigation into Madeleine McCann's disappearance, the BBC understands.

NFL Draft's First Round: Manziel Slides, No Running Backs Taken

NPR News - Fri, 2014-05-09 04:39

The Houston Texans used the NFL draft's No. 1 pick to take Jadeveon Clowney. The story of the night was how the Cleveland Browns wound up with a new quarterback, Heisman winner Johnny Manziel.

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Hoarding Can Start Early, But Signs Are Hard To See In Teens

NPR News - Fri, 2014-05-09 04:32

Most people with hoarding disorder are older, but researchers say teenagers can have many of the symptoms. The fact that they haven't had enough time to accumulate stuff may mask the problem.

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VIDEO: Coma woman roused by wedding song

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 04:29
A mother-of-four has woken from a coma after hearing her wedding song.

Scoutmaster admits 26 sex offences

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 04:23
A former scoutmaster admits 26 sex offences against boys during the 1960s and 1970s.

Uskmouth B power station to shut

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 04:20
A coal-fired power station near Newport is to close, putting 83 jobs at risk.

What is the attraction of Beats headphones?

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 04:13
Apple is said to be in talks to buy headphone-maker Beats. What is the attraction of their £250 cans?
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