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Welsh wing-maker's Airbus EU warning

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 01:03
The president of aerospace giant and Welsh wing-maker Airbus says the firm would reconsider UK investment if Britain left the European Union.

Letterman honoured on final show

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 01:02
Four US presidents join stars including Steve Martin, Tina Fey and Foo Fighters to salute David Letterman on his final late night talk show.

VIDEO: Olympic rings unveiled in Rio

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 01:02
Large Olympic rings from the London 2012 Games have been unveiled in Rio.

David Letterman Leaves Late-Night TV With A Near-Perfect Final Show

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-21 01:00

Letterman led his last CBS Late Show Wednesday after 33 years in late night. The host left as he arrived: with a hilarious show made on his own terms.

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Welfare crisis highlighted in memo

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:58
The BBC obtains a document in which Finance Minister Arlene Foster outlines the financial crisis facing the Stormont executive.

VIDEO: Sam Warburton's punchbag fail

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:55
Watch Wales rugby captain Sam Warburton's punchbag fail backstage on The Clare Balding Show.

Brazil probes journalist's murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:50
The Brazilian government is investigating the murder and decapitation of journalist Evany Jose Metzker in south-eastern Minas Gerais state.

Eurovision: Oh, what a night!

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:48
A trip down memory lane with seven former contestants

AUDIO: Clarkson: Top Gear was my baby

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:40
Jeremy Clarkson has said that Top Gear was "very much" his "baby" and that being dropped from the show "left a big hole" in his life.

Slang words added to Scrabble list

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:37
Thousands of new words - including lolz, shizzle and cakehole - are added to the latest edition of the Collins Scrabble Word List.

'War of words' likely over seven-day GP opening

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:35
Doctors' leaders are challenging David Cameron's "pipedream" of GPs opening seven days a week

VIDEO: The former white supremacist helping fight extremism

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:27
A new education project is being launched aimed at warning teenagers about the dangers of joining extremist groups.

Corfu family to meet Thomas Cook boss

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:18
The family of two children who died while on holiday in Corfu are to meet the chief executive of Thomas Cook later.

'Monstrous' rapist landlord jailed

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:46
A Pembrokeshire pub landlord is jailed for 20 years for raping two young girls and sexually assaulting two others.

Clarkson says BBC exit 'left a hole'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:46
Jeremy Clarkson says being dropped from Top Gear has "left a huge hole that needs to be filled" in his first interview since losing his job.

German train drivers call off strike

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:44
Germany's train drivers have agreed to call off their strike and enter mediation with Deutsche Bahn.

WHO Calls For $100 Million Emergency Fund, Doctor 'SWAT Team'

NPR News - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:41

The World Health Organization isn't ready for the next pandemic or international health crisis. So the agency's leader is calling for major reforms at the WHO. But will the changes be enough?

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Avian Flu Outbreak Takes Poultry Producers Into Uncharted Territory

NPR News - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:40

Avian influenza is ravaging poultry flocks across the Upper Midwest. The virus is "doing things we've never seen it do before," and understanding about transmission is very limited, a scientist says.

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Spending To Fight Wildfires At The Expense Of Preventing Them

NPR News - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:38

In Washington state, a community coalition is bringing homeowners, businesses and government together to figure out how best to use what little money there is to protect the land from destruction.

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States Lack Accurate Statistics On Widespread Heroin Use

NPR News - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:36

Opiate abuse has reached crisis levels, but some states aren't doing all they can to determine the depth of the problem. Finding up-to-date statistics for specific drugs is often difficult.

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