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Chile prisoners 'extorted Spaniards'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 10:58
Spanish police break up an extortion ring run by Chilean jail inmates who allegedly cold-called Spanish civilians demanding kidnap ransoms.

Cool Atlantic, Warm Pacific Could Mean Few Hurricanes

NPR News - Fri, 2015-04-10 10:56

A cool Atlantic Ocean and a mild to moderate El Niño in the Pacific equatorial region has forecasters predicting only four or five Atlantic hurricanes this year.

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Record candidates for Greens and UKIP

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 10:56
UKIP and the Green Party are standing in a record number of seats at the general election, according to Press Association figures.

Malala Yousafzai gets asteroid

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 10:48
Nasa names an asteroid after schoolgirl campaigner Malala Yousafzai.

Much-needed aid arrives in Yemen

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 10:45
Two planes arrive in Yemen with some 32 tonnes of much-needed aid after being delayed awaiting clearance from fighters in the conflict.