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Colombians get time off to see match

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 03:45
Government workers in Colombia are given Friday afternoon off to watch the national squad play Brazil in the World Cup quarter-finals.

TV sex and violence 'more accepted'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 03:42
The number of viewers who believe there is too much sex, violence and swearing on TV has fallen sharply, figures from media regulator Ofcom suggest.

Mortonhall council official resigns

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 03:35
A senior council official at the helm of a department involved in the Mortonhall baby ashes scandal has resigned.

Now A Hurricane, Arthur Steams Along Eastern Seaboard

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-03 03:22

Arthur is now packing maximum sustained winds of 75 mph; it could bring hurricane conditions to North Carolina tonight.

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Does #LikeAGirl challenge sexism?

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 03:11
What's the difference between an ad and a campaign?

Dog attack death partner spared jail

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 03:09
A man whose pregnant partner was killed by his two pit-bull-type dogs is spared jail.

Samsung ready to scrap plasma TVs

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 03:07
Samsung is to stop producing plasma televisions (PDP TVs) by 30 November.

AUDIO: 'How I bent car door to save driver'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 03:03
A Minnesota man who saved a driver from a burning car by bending the door with his bare hands is hailed a hero.

VIDEO: David Gray on his 'new' sound

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 03:02
Award winning singer David Gray joins BBC Breakfast to talk about his change in musical direction and why he wanted to make new music for his tenth album

PODCAST: Jobs are up for June

Marketplace - American Public Media - Thu, 2014-07-03 03:00

With the jobs report for June looking strong, more on how the last couple months became some of the strongest in recent memory for job gains. Plus, a look at a demographic of unemployed workers that are often overlooked: those over 55 who are looking to get back into the workforce. Last up, Kai Ryssdal interviewed President Barack Obama on the state of the U.S. Economy. Hear a preview of the full interview airing later today.

VIDEO: Loughton: Strong families really matter

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 02:34
Strong families really matter, says a former minister looking at the challenges for modern children and marriages.

Final round of Iran nuclear talks

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 02:30
The final round of nuclear talks between Iran and six major powers begins in Vienna ahead of a deadline for a deal later this month.

NI housing market 'dysfunctional'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 02:28
The NI housing market remains "dysfunctional" and poses a risk to economic recovery, a Stormont-backed taskforce concludes.

VIDEO: Farage: In five years, I won't be here

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 02:26
UKIP leader Nigel Farage tells a Green MP not to worry about his presence as: "Within five years, I won't be here."

Workers' wages peak in late 30s

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 02:25
Workers' wages peak in their late 30s, official data shows, unlike the mid-1970s when people were paid the most when they were aged in their late 20s.

Funerals of A44 tanker crash couple

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 02:23
The funerals are taking place of a husband and wife who were killed in a crash involving a tanker on the A44 near Aberystwyth last month.

VIDEO: 'We can bring prosperity' to the UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 02:23
Labour leader Ed Miliband delivers a speech outlining his plans to build a more prosperous Britain.

AUDIO: 50 years of the television watershed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 02:20
City University's Stewart Purvis looks at the impact of the television watershed, which has been in place for 50 years.

Murray at lowest ranking for six years

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 02:12
Andy Murray faces a drop to 10th in the tennis world rankings, his lowest rating for six years, after his Wimbledon exit.

Seeing a GP 'getting more difficult'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 02:11
Getting to see a GP in England is getting more difficult, the official patient survey shows.
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