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Where did the word 'hustings' come from?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 15:22
At election time we use the word "hustings". Where did it come from?

How Iran's feminist genie escaped

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 15:21
How Iran's revolution let a feminist genie out of its bottle

LHC restart: 'We want to break physics'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 15:15
The Large Hadron Collider is gearing up for its revamped second run, and its physicists want this next round of collisions to shake their discipline to its core.

Kompany dropped to 'refresh' team

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 15:12
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says Vincent Kompany was dropped for the win over Leicester to freshen up the side.

VIDEO: Jordan makes F1 predictions on mountain

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 15:02
Eddie Jordan explains his absence from the BBC F1 launch from the top of a mountain, and looks ahead to how the new season may shape up.

Lords want drone owners register

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 15:02
The House of Lords EU Committee calls for a drone register to be set up which owners of unmanned aircraft would have to join.

The curious case of Leah Palmer

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 15:02
The curious case of Leah Palmer

Secondary ticket sites agree changes

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 15:02
Four secondary ticket-selling websites have agreed to be more transparent, following pressure from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

Wind turbines take to the skies

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 15:01
Is wind power now coming of age?

Australia announces Eurovision singer

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 14:43
Former Australian Idol winner and X Factor judge Guy Sebastian will be Australia's first ever entrant in the Eurovision Song Contest.

Argentine president case challenged

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 14:35
An Argentine prosecutor appeals against last week's decision to throw out controversial allegations against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

US envoy to South Korea attacked

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 14:33
US ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert is injured by an attacker while attending a meeting in the capital Seoul, local media report.

American Ambassador Attacked In South Korea

NPR News - Wed, 2015-03-04 14:30

State Department Spokeswoman Marie Harf said they do no know yet what the motivation for the apparent attack on Mark Lippert.

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VIDEO: Stepbrother charged with Becky murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 14:20
Nathan Matthews, the stepbrother of missing 16-year-old Becky Watts, has been charged with her murder, Avon and Somerset Police have said.

House Benghazi Committee Issues Subpoena For Clinton Emails

NPR News - Wed, 2015-03-04 14:18

This week, news emerged that Hillary Clinton used a personal email address during her time as secretary of state. The committee has also directed Internet firms to protect documents.

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Is Fighting Racism In Soccer 'A Lost Cause'? FIFA President Says No.

NPR News - Wed, 2015-03-04 14:11

Racism in soccer has been making headlines again, and FIFA President Sepp Blatter is now talking about relegating teams.

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Dump The Lumps: The World Health Organization Says Eat Less Sugar

NPR News - Wed, 2015-03-04 13:54

WHO says there's strong evidence that excessive sugar is bad for us. So it's recommending that we cut back significantly.

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VIDEO: Surveillance footage of Abid Naseer

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 13:50
A Pakistani man extradited from the UK to the US has been convicted for plotting attacks in several countries.

Cameron: I'll only do one TV debate

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 13:38
David Cameron says he will take part in only one TV debate ahead of the general election featuring seven party leaders, amid a growing row over the issue.

How To Help Children Orphaned By Ebola

NPR News - Wed, 2015-03-04 13:36

More than 16,000 children have lost a parent to Ebola. Almost all of these children have found a home with a relative, but they still lack basic needs, such as food and clothes for school.

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