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Republicans savage immigration plan

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 06:00
President Barack Obama's use of executive powers to give more than four million undocumented migrants work permits "damages the presidency" says a Republican leader.

Iran urged to agree nuclear deal

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 05:48
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius urges Iran to "seize the opportunity" of reaching a deal on its nuclear programme in Vienna.

VIDEO: Games tech boost for movie planning

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 05:42
Researchers at Abertay University in Dundee look to have given the blockbuster a boost by applying computer games technology to the film industry.

VIDEO: Two dead in London balcony incident

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 05:28
Two men have died and at least six other people have been injured in an incident in Cadogan Square, Knightsbridge where eyewitnesses say a sofa was being moved through a balcony window.

VIDEO: BBC F1 team's best moments of 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 05:27
The BBC F1 team share their favourite moments of the 2014 season so far, as the title goes down to the wire at the last race in Abu Dhabi.

Boehner: 'We Will Not Stand Idly By As President Undermines The Rule Of Law'

NPR News - Fri, 2014-11-21 05:26

House Speaker John Boehner said President Obama acted like a king when he deferred the deportation of up to 5 million immigrants.

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VIDEO: Bid to 'remove worst bits' of Health Act

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 05:25
Liz Kendall says a Labour private member's bill would remove the worst bits of the huge Health and Social Care Act.

Teenager raped 91-year-old woman

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 05:17
A teenager admits raping a 91-year-old woman at her home in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire.

Uganda uproar over toddler's death

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 05:01
The funeral is held in Uganda of a boy of two, who was run over by a council vehicle after his mother was arrested for selling fruit.

PM 'determined' to win back Rochester

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 05:01
UKIP's win in the Rochester by-election was narrower than expected, says the prime minister, as he vows to work to win the seat back.

Tan says Wigan's Whelan is 'racist'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 05:00
Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan accuses Wigan counterpart Dave Whelan of being a racist following several controversial comments.

VIDEO: 100-year-old sees ocean for first time

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 04:55
The moment a 100-year-old American woman, Ruby Holt, sees the ocean for the first time.

Miliband: Flags tweet disrespectful

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 04:37
Ed Miliband says a Labour MP who quit her role after tweeting a picture of a house with three England flags and a white van parked outside "conveyed a sense of disrespect".

Quiz: Have you seen your kid’s data?

Marketplace - American Public Media - Fri, 2014-11-21 04:36

A majority of states gather data on students over time in longitudinal databases, according to the Data Quality Campaign, but not all of them guarantee parents access to that information.

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Work dries up for Salmond lookalike

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 04:36
Alex Salmond's departure from his role as first minister has hit one man especially hard - his lookalike.

The NHS this winter - how chilly will it get?

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 04:30
There's a nip in the air - and thoughts in Westminster, Whitehall, and the NHS are focussing on winter.

Holy trademark! Batman v Valencia

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 04:29
La Liga giants Valencia are facing a fight to be allowed to use a bat symbol on their crest - from the creators of Batman.

How a single tweet led to resignation

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 04:21
How exactly did the Thornberry tweet lead to her resignation?

Two dead as London balcony collapses

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 04:16
Two men die and at least six other people are injured as a balcony collapses in west London.

PFA hopes Evans gets other offers

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-21 04:15
The PFA hopes Ched Evans will be "given an opportunity at another club" after Sheffield United withdraw training offer.

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