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Nato jets 'intercept Russian plane'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:08
Nato warplanes have intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions between the West and Russia.

Can TechNorth take off?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 00:05
Will the government’s tech plans for Northern England work?

VIDEO: Trapped in toys: Toddler's arcade adventure

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 23:25
Firefighters had to free 18-month-old Colin Lambert after the toddler climbed inside an arcade game in Maryville, Tennessee.

VIDEO: Rediscovered: Lost episodes from classic comedy

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:47
Comedy fans are in for a rare treat after two lost episodes of "At Last The 1948 Show" have been uncovered.

VIDEO: Can technology plug NHS funding gap?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 22:09
The NHS is under pressure to close a huge projected funding gap - Dominic Hughes reports on how the NHS has addressed this in West Yorkshire.

Canada 'not intimidated' by attacks

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 21:58
Canada "will never be intimidated", PM Stephen Harper says after two deadly attacks - including one that ends in a shootout inside parliament.

Warning to wild mushroom pickers

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 21:44
Wild food foragers are being warned to be particularly careful when picking mushrooms because of a rise in cases of mushroom poisoning.

Big rise in number of NI new homes

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 21:28
New figures show a big increase in the number of new homes being built in Northern Ireland.

Police 'worked to stop Batty killer'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 21:10
Police were "working hard" to arrest an "aggressive" and "smart" abusive father who later beat his young son to death, an inquiry hears.

VIDEO: Baby bear filmed in US store

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 21:06
A black bear cub found in the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year.

India's Modi to see Kashmir floods

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 20:59
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is due to arrive in Indian-administered Kashmir to see the extent of damage caused by last month's floods.

VIDEO: Is Asian philanthropy on the rise?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 20:37
As the ranks of Asia's wealthy have swelled, philanthropic giving has increased. Rico Hizon speaks to Christina Tung from UBS about the future of giving in Asia.

NHS 'revamp' and Canada attacks - the papers

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 20:26
Many of Thursday's papers analyse plans to overhaul the NHS in England, and the money it will cost, as well as reporting gun attacks in the Canadian capital.

5 Giants Pitchers Give Up 5 Runs In 6th As Royals Even World Series

NPR News - Wed, 2014-10-22 19:55

Butler, Perez and Infante each knock in two runs, and Kansas City's powerful bullpen shut out the Giants in the final four innings of a 7-2 win over San Francisco. The series resumes Friday.

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Disabled students: Fran goes to university

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 17:08
Getting to university after spinal surgery

Do people know where their chicken comes from?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 17:03
Do you care where your chicken comes from?

Health Officials Announce New Monitoring For Travelers From West Africa

NPR News - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:58

State and local health officials will begin monitoring all passengers entering the U.S. from countries hard hit from Ebola. The monitoring will last for 21 days.

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'Anti-extremism' school code shelved

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:56
The Department for Education has shelved plans for a code of practice for some religious schools which operate outside of mainstream education, the BBC learns.

Pre-Python TV episodes rediscovered

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 16:47
Two episodes of 1960s TV comedy At Last The 1948 Show, which starred John Cleese and Graham Chapman before they formed Monty Python, are found.

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