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VIDEO: Who's saying hello to David Cameron?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:31
The little voice saying hello to David Cameron, clapping for Ed Miliband and probably the best speech in the world.

Nobody better than me - Rodgers

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:30
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says there is nobody better to lead the club despite them missing out on a trophy this term.

Labour: unqualified teachers must go

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:27
Labour would fire unqualified teachers if they are not working towards qualification by 2020, shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt says.

Election 2015 in pictures: 23 April

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:27
Images from the campaign trail: 23 April

Three bailed over Claudia murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:25
Three men arrested on suspicion of murdering York chef Claudia Lawrence are released on bail.

Police Facebook selfie goader jailed

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:25
A man who taunted police on Facebook by posting selfies during a hunt for him is jailed after admitting two offences.

Man charged with murder bid on baby

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:16
A man appears in court charged with attempted murder after a baby girl suffered a serious head injury at a house in Kilmarnock.

Body found at scene of house fire

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:15
The body of an adult is found inside a house in north Belfast following a fire at the property.

Trump holds off Carrington to win

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:06
Judd Trump holds off a fightback by Stuart Carrington to win 10-6 and reach the World Snooker Championship second round.

7 Lost American Slang Words

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:03

Remembering cool words that are no longer cool — or even used much.

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Annuity payments 'at record low'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:00
The average annual income from a standard annuity has fallen to a record low within three weeks of a major overhaul of the pension system.

Germany's Largest Bank Fined $2.5 Billion In Rate-Fixing Scandal

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-23 06:58

At least 29 employees of Deutsche Bank are thought to have participated in manipulating the Libor rate from 2005-2009.

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Fireman charged over blaze deaths

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 06:54
A firefighter who owned the house in which five people died in an arson attack is to appear in court accused of manslaughter.

Election 2015: 23 April at-a-glance

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 06:50
All the key stories, quotes and newspaper headlines from the general election campaign on 23 April.

VIDEO: Armenia's 'genocide' - in 60 seconds

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 06:48
Friday will mark 100 years since thousands of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire were killed. BBC News explains the events, in 60 seconds.

Driver caught speeding at 136mph

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 06:38
Four people were caught driving at speeds of over 120mph on roads in Wales last year - with one topping 136mph, a road safety charity reveals.

Footballer Johnson faces sex charges

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 06:28
England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson is charged with three offences of sexual activity with a child under 16.

Four chase top PFA Scotland award

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 06:25
Virgil van Dijk, Stefan Johansen, Adam Rooney and Greg Stewart are on the PFA Scotland's top award shortlist.

US admits hostages killed in raid

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 06:24
The White House says a US counterterrorism operation in January killed two hostages who were being held by al-Qaeda in the border region of Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Feeling Blue? Share A Laugh With Archbishop Desmond Tutu

NPR News - Thu, 2015-04-23 06:05

When he chuckled at a conference last week, the world was definitely a happier place. And when he spoke, he reminded us all how little moments can have a big impact.

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