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Chimps filmed in 'daring' food raids

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:33
Wild chimps carry out night-time crop raids, footage reveals, suggesting the animals are being pushed into risky foraging behaviour.

Mystery of giant arm dinosaur solved

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:31
Two dinosaur skeletons have been unearthed in Mongolia, solving a mystery that has baffled palaeontologists for 50 years.

US seniors face student loan debt

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:29
Some US seniors are still paying off student loans

Nirvana: 25 years since first UK gig

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:25
Fans recall Nirvana's first UK gig 25 years on

Police killer Roberts to be freed

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:24
Police killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison after more than 45 years, after a decision by the Parole Board.

Another Man Jumps White House Fence, But Is Stopped On The Lawn

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

A month after a man armed with a knife leapt the White House fence and got deep into the first floor of the building, another man made a run across the North Lawn Wednesday night.

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VIDEO: Oscar buzz for Michael 'Birdman' Keaton

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:08
Critics are already hailing Michael Keaton's latest film Birdman a success, with many tipping it for an Oscar as Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports.

Photos captures beauty of Greenland

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:05
Australian photographer explores Greenland's vast ice sheet

Lloyds expected to cut 9,000 jobs

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:04
Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.

Reclaiming the swastika

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:03
How the world loved the swastika - until Hitler stole it

Fears over city drone flight dangers

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:56
Drones which could seriously injure or kill are being flown over cities and towns across England, despite laws designed to protect the public.

VIDEO: Remembering Ethiopia's famine

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:54
Thirty years ago the BBC broadcast the first television reports of a devastating famine in Ethiopia. Tesfatsion Dalellew saw the reports and coordinated World Vision's response.

NHS acting as 'barrier to families'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:46
The NHS in England is told to stop being a barrier to infertile couples having children, according to the funding watchdog.

'More to do' on disabled hate crimes

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:45
Hate crime convictions are at an all-time high, but disability hate crime convictions have dropped, according to a new report.

Jerusalem car 'attack' kills baby

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:42
A baby girl is killed and eight others injured after a car hits pedestrians in Jerusalem, in what Israeli police describe as a "terrorist attack".

Military heads admit Afghan mistakes

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:40
Military leaders failed to calculate the magnitude of the conflict in Afghanistan, the former head of the British army, Gen Sir Peter Wall, tells the BBC.

NHS five-year plan 'packs a punch'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:34
The BBC's Hugh Pym looks at the future of healthcare in England

New Autopsy Report Suggests Michael Brown Was Shot At Close Range

NPR News - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:32

The St. Louis Post-Disptatch has obtained an autopsy report on the shooting of Michael Brown. It leaves a lot of questions about the shooting of the 18-year-old by Officer Darren Wilson.

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Adorkable new words make dictionary

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:27
The latest print edition of the Collins English dictionary contains 50,000 newly-added words, including selfie, onesie and adorkable.

Kelpies site wins engineering award

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:24
The development of the site containing Scotland's newest cultural landmark, The Kelpies, wins a national engineering award.

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