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Tweet taunts Labour over Sinn Féin

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 07:03
The Conservative Party taunts Labour over claims that the party had discussed a post election coalition with Sinn Féin.

Daldry talks hope among the Trash

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 07:02
Why Stephen Daldry swapped ballet pumps for Brazilian favelas in his latest film

Asda van crashes into bus stop queue

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 07:02
A supermarket delivery van ploughs into a bus stop injuring three people, one of them seriously.

Pembs chief dispute 'cost £150,000'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 07:01
Pembrokeshire council spent more than £150,000 in legal fees over Bryn Parry-Jones dispute, claims councillor.

Mr. Taxi Driver, You Are GOING TOO FAST!!!!

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-28 06:57

Kenya's passenger vans have a reputation for getting into deadly crashes. A new campaign has cut the accident rate with a simple intervention: Stickers that urge riders to speak up!

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Your pictures: City skylines

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 06:50
Readers' photos on the theme of "city skylines"

FGM jurors told to look past 'horror'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 06:36
Jurors in the trial of a British doctor accused of performing female genital mutilation are urged not to let their "horror" of the practice colour their judgment.

Scottish fracking block announced

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 06:24
The Scottish government announces a block on planned fracking operations, pending the outcome of further inquiries.

Cameroon v Ivory Coast

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 06:11
Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Africa Cup of Nations game between Cameroon and Ivory Coast.

Scaffolding collapses into street

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 06:10
Two women are injured when scaffolding collapses in a Leicester city centre street, leaving one of them trapped.

VIDEO: What is the wind chill factor?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 06:07
BBC Weather's Peter Gibbs explains the science of wind chill.

Smithsonian In Talks Over London Outpost — Its First Overseas

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:57

If negotiations are successful, the Smithsonian would join other attractions at the site of London's Olympic Park.

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Ambulance strike to go ahead in NI

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:55
A planned strike by some ambulance workers and other NHS staff in Northern Ireland is set to go ahead on Thursday.

AI will not kill us, says Microsoft

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:54
The chief of Microsoft's research division says he does not believe artificial intelligence systems are going to wipe out humankind.

Why can’t we sue negligent police?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:52
Should the police be immune from being taken to court for negligence - even when they have admitted making mistakes?

Mexico Officially Declares 43 Missing Students Dead

NPR News - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:49

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said the events of Ayotzinapa "forces the country to change" toward a "just and free Mexico."

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Suicide attack against Mali Tuaregs

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:48
Suicide bombers and armed attackers kill about a dozen people in an assault on Tuareg rebel positions in northern Mali, security sources say.

VIDEO: City of snipers: BBC goes inside Benghazi

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:41
The BBC's Feras Killani reports from Benghazi, where pro-government forces have been fighting Jihadist militants.

Ronaldo gets two-match ban after red

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:34
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is given a two-match ban following his red card in the win over Cordoba on Saturday.

Rapist Evans claims 'fresh evidence'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-28 05:30
Convicted rapist Ched Evans says he has "fresh evidence" to back his claim that he was the victim of a miscarriage of justice.