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VIDEO: Can King Khan top Diwali box office?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:16
Farah Khan's much-anticipated new film, Happy New Year, is released for Diwali.

VIDEO: Can technology plug NHS funding gap?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:09
The NHS is under pressure to close a huge projected funding gap - Dominic Hughes reports on how the NHS has addressed this in West Yorkshire.

India's Modi visits Siachen glacier

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:04
Indian PM Narendra Modi makes a brief visit to the Siachen glacier on his way to Indian-administered Kashmir to spend the Diwali festival looking at the damage caused by last month's floods.

'No quick fix' for ambulance targets

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:01
Missed target times for ambulance emergency calls can be turned around but there is "no imminent fix", warns the new head of the service in Wales.

Warning to wild mushroom pickers

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 21:44
Wild food foragers are being warned to be particularly careful when picking mushrooms because of a rise in cases of mushroom poisoning.

VIDEO: Top 50 FA Cup goals: Ginola's slalom run

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 21:30
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.

Big rise in number of NI new homes

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 21:28
New figures show a big increase in the number of new homes being built in Northern Ireland.

Police 'worked to stop Batty killer'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 21:10
Police were "working hard" to arrest an "aggressive" and "smart" abusive father who later beat his young son to death, an inquiry hears.

VIDEO: Baby bear filmed in US store

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 21:06
A black bear cub found in the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year.

VIDEO: Is Asian philanthropy on the rise?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 20:37
As the ranks of Asia's wealthy have swelled, philanthropic giving has increased. Rico Hizon speaks to Christina Tung from UBS about the future of giving in Asia.

NHS 'revamp' and Canada attacks - the papers

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 20:26
Many of Thursday's papers analyse plans to overhaul the NHS in England, and the money it will cost, as well as reporting gun attacks in the Canadian capital.

5 Giants Pitchers Give Up 5 Runs In 6th As Royals Even World Series

NPR News - Wed, 2014-10-22 19:55

Butler, Perez and Infante each knock in two runs, and Kansas City's powerful bullpen shut out the Giants in the final four innings of a 7-2 win over San Francisco. The series resumes Friday.

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Six surprising Ebola numbers

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 17:29
Six surprising numbers to help you understand the battle against Ebola.

Soldier killed in Canada shootings

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 17:11
A huge security operation is under way in Canada's capital Ottawa after a gunman killed a soldier at a war memorial and shots were fired in the parliament building.

Disabled students: Fran goes to university

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 17:08
Getting to university after spinal surgery

Do people know where their chicken comes from?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 17:03
How much do you know about the life of the chicken you eat?

Health Officials Announce New Monitoring For Travelers From West Africa

NPR News - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:58

State and local health officials will begin monitoring all passengers entering the U.S. from countries hard hit from Ebola. The monitoring will last for 21 days.

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'Anti-extremism' school code shelved

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:56
The Department for Education has shelved plans for a code of practice for some religious schools which operate outside of mainstream education, the BBC learns.

Search for world's smartest city

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:51
Two very different paths to smarter cities
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