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Car did 75mph past primary school

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 01:20
Drivers are clocked speeding at up to 75mph in a 30mph zone past a primary school.

Dewi bows out of 60-year BBC career

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 01:16
Producer and radio presenter Dewi Griffiths is retiring from the BBC after a 60-year career that has taken him from Wimbledon and Cardiff Arms Park to sharing his love of the big band era.

The onward march of the century makers

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 01:06
The far-reaching impact of more people reaching their 100th birthday

Former Fed Bank Examiner Says Secret Tapes Show Fed Leniency

NPR News - Fri, 2014-09-26 01:06

The former Fed employee recorded 46 hours of meetings using a small device on her keychain. The concern, says ProPublica reporter Jake Bernstein, is the Fed may be too cozy with banks it oversees.

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Legendary trainer Balding dies at 78

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 01:01
AP McCoy leads the tributes to legendary trainer and two-time Grand National winner Toby Balding, who has died aged 78.

King to appear in BBC documentary

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 00:54
Former music mogul Jonathan King, who was convicted of child sex offences in 2001, is to appear on a BBC documentary about rock band Genesis.

Counter-terror police arrest two men

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 00:50
Police arrest two more men on the M6 motorway as part of an investigation into Islamist-related terrorism - nine others are still being held.

Police end Cyprus migrant stand-off

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 00:44
Police in Cyprus persuade nearly 300 migrants, thought to be Syrian refugees, to disembark from the cruise ship that had rescued them.

Incognito refs to a spying 'Rambo'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 00:42
From incognito refs in Egypt and a spying 'Rambo' coach in Italy - five lesser-known rivalries in world football.

Scots 'must get powers on fracking'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 00:39
The Scottish government calls for devolved powers on fracking following UK plans to allow companies to drill below people's land without permission.

Promised Help To Fight Ebola Arriving At 'Speed Of A Turtle'

NPR News - Thu, 2014-09-25 23:33

The head of a leading aid group warned the United Nations that the situation in West Africa is desperate. U.N. officials said they're getting help on the ground as quickly as possible.

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Ex-Con, Future Congressman? Former Gov. Edwin Edwards Campaigns Again

NPR News - Thu, 2014-09-25 23:32

The 87-year-old Louisiana Democrat, famous for his charm, his philandering and his shaky ethical standards, is out of federal prison — and making a bid for Congress in a heavily Republican district.

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Despite A Bumpy Tenure, Holder Had A Broad Impact

NPR News - Thu, 2014-09-25 23:31

Between clashes with Congress on Operation Fast and Furious and U.S.-based trials for Sept. 11 suspects, the attorney general advanced civil rights priorities and reached several landmark settlements.

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VIDEO: Who gets the dog? The rise of 'pet-nups'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 23:14
The animal charity Blue Cross has devised a so-called "pet-nup" which clearly states who will get ownership of pets should a couple split up.

VIDEO: S Africa's Open Mosque faces closure

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 23:05
South Africa's first gay-friendly mosque, which also allows women to lead prayers, must close says local authorities.

How Pardew proved me wrong - Savage

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 22:53
BBC Sport pundit Robbie Savage on Alan Pardew's criticism of him, the form of Steven Gerrard and Man Utd's defensive woes.

VIDEO: Life as a disabled student

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 22:35
Campaigners say they fear that without help disabled students will be unable to cope with University life.

Bus costs 'hitting poorer students'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 22:20
New and increased transport costs for sixth formers could force those from the most deprived backgrounds to give up school altogether, experts claim.

'Third Iraq War' - the papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 21:40
As MPs prepare to vote on UK military action against Islamic State extremists in Iraq, the front pages give their take on the possibility of war.

VIDEO: Top 50 FA Cup goals: Gazza's genius

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 21:24
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.
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