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England & Ireland to both make semis

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 23:48
England and Ireland should make the World Cup last four, says Jeremy Guscott, while Wales and Scotland can make the knockout phase.

Census Bureau Tests New Online Survey In Small Towns Ahead of 2020

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 23:42

The year 2020 will be the first time the census will be available online. But the Census Bureau must persuade hard-to-reach groups to take the survey. So they're doing a practice run in Savannah, Ga.

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As Ebola Crisis Ebbs, Aid Agencies Turn To Building Up Health Systems

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 23:37

After a year of Ebola, the virus is largely contained in Liberia. But an already-fragile health care system has been devastated, and crucially important health care workers have died.

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Rethinking Alcohol: Can Heavy Drinkers Learn To Cut Back?

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 23:33

The limit for healthy drinking may be less than you think — one drink a day for women and two for men, according to the CDC. New strategies are aimed at helping heavy drinkers reduce their intake.

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VIDEO: Ashya King 'cancer-free', say parents

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 23:13
The parents of five-year-old Ashya King, who were jailed after taking him abroad for brain tumour treatment, say their son is now free of cancer.

Fatal dog attack accused in court

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 23:02
A man charged with two offences under the Dangerous Dogs Act after a woman died following an attack is due to appear in court.

VIDEO: Charity slams global Ebola response

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 23:02
The delayed global response to the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa "increased the spread" of the virus, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres claims.

In pictures: Indian soldiers during World War One

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 22:48
Rare photographs chronicling the lives of Indian soldiers

VIDEO: Security guards 'working illegally'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 22:31
Widespread fraud in the licensing of security guards to work in some of the UK's most sensitive sites is exposed by a BBC investigation.

NI golf tourism target 'set at £50m'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 22:30
A five-year plan to increase golf tourism and the economic benefits the sport brings to Northern Ireland is announced by Stormont's enterprise minister.

VIDEO: Best tries of the 2015 Six Nations

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 22:29
Watch the best tries of the 2015 Six Nations, featuring Scotland's Stuart Hogg against Wales and Jonathan Joseph's score in England's match with Italy.

Dental school passes latest check-up

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 22:23
The latest report into Belfast's School of Dentistry says the centre remains fit to retain its registration, but highlights ongoing problems that still have not been addressed.

School criticised by care inspectors

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 22:17
A Carmarthen school at the centre of a police investigation into claims of historical abuse is criticised by care inspectors in a new report.

Security guards 'working illegally'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 22:02
Widespread fraud in the licensing of security guards to work in some of the UK's most sensitive sites is exposed by a BBC investigation.

Hospital staff 'act above pay grade'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 21:09
A BBC investigation finds hospital healthcare assistants are working without proper training or supervision, putting patients at risk.

Pay rise urged for MPs on committees

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 20:24
MPs on Commons select committees should get a £10,000 pay rise as part of a shake-up of the legislative process, a think tank says.

Seminal geology map re-discovered

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 20:16
One of William Smith's original 1815 geological maps of England, Wales and part of Scotland is re-discovered in time to celebrate the 200th anniversary of its making.

Question mark king: Richard III quiz

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 20:15
How much do you know about Richard III? Try our quiz

BBC News switches users to new site

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 20:14
The desktop version of the BBC News website will be switched off on Monday and all visitors will be directed to a newer "responsive" design.

Republican Thorn Ted Cruz Announces Run For President

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 20:13

With a midnight tweet, Ted Cruz became the first major candidate to announce he is running for president. But Cruz faces an uphill climb against better-funded and better-known candidates.

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