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The Ebola detectives

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 04:53
How experts in Liberia track every new carrier

VIDEO: Understanding Ebola: Live debate

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 04:51
Statistician Hans Rosling and the World Health Organization's Margaret Lamunu take part in a debate on fighting Ebola in West Africa.

Media Dissect Sen. Ted Cruz's Presidential Prospects

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-23 04:46

The Texas Republican's early focus will reportedly be fundraising and the caucuses. He faces what's likely to be a crowded Republican field for the 2016 presidential nomination.

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Senegal ex-leader's son jailed

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 04:28
A court in Senegal sentences the son of former President Abdoulaye Wade to six years in prison for corruption.

Injured Lallana out of England squad

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 04:28
Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana withdraws from the England squad to face Lithuania and Italy with a groin injury.

Wheelchair robbers hit post office

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 04:26
Two armed robbers dressed as women, one pushing the other in wheelchair, raid a village post office

UK lack of cyber-insurance exposed

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 04:23
About 98% of large UK firms lack insurance that could help them recover from a serious cyber-attack, says a UK government report.

Kabul lynching: Hundreds protest

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 04:23
Hundreds of Afghans protest against the public lynching at the weekend of a woman accused of burning the Koran.

Boyle to host election comedy show

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 04:19
Controversial Scottish comic Frankie Boyle is to make a special programme for the BBC iPlayer about this year's general election.

VIDEO: Morrisons boss on rebuilding trust

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 04:13
The chairman of Morrisons says the major supermarkets have lost their way on pricing - and that customers have voted with their feet.

Longannet power station to close

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 04:12
The huge coal-fired power station at Longannet in Fife will close early next year, BBC Scotland learns.

Preacher fined for homophobic sermon

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 04:08
Taunton street preacher, Michael Overd, is found guilty of delivering a homophobic sermon and ordered to pay compensation to his victim.

'Nazi hide-out' probed in Argentina

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 04:01
Archaeologists in Argentina are investigating whether ruined buildings in a remote nature reserve may have been built to hide Nazi officers.

Woman shot by masked intruders

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 03:55
A 47-year-old woman is shot in both legs after two men forced their way into her home on the outskirts of north Belfast.

Carlisle admits drink-driving charge

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 03:53
Former Premier League footballer Clarke Carlisle pleads guilty at London's Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court to drink driving.

VIDEO: Nigeria elections: Economy explained

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 03:50
Ahead of Nigeria's presidential elections on 28 March, BBC Africa tells you what you need to know about Africa's biggest economy.

SpaceX Puts Its Images In The Public Domain

NPR News - Mon, 2015-03-23 03:42

CEO Elon Musk's decision was prompted by a Twitter follower who asked him why SpaceX had merely placed its images on Flickr and elsewhere with a Creative Commons license.

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Heath Robinson cartoons 'saved'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 03:39
Grants worth £300,000 have prevented a large collection of works by cartoonist and illustrator William Heath Robinson being sold and potentially broken up.

Miliband rejects SNP 'Budget bluster'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 03:26
Ed Miliband dismisses Alex Salmond's claims the SNP could influence a Labour Budget if his party holds the balance of power in the event of a Hung Parliament.

Blackpool's Oyston charged by FA

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 03:26
Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston is charged by the FA for comments made in a text message exchange with a supporter.

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