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Rochester campaign enters last days

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 01:55
The campaign for the by-election in Rochester enters its last 48 hours, as the BBC's Norman Smith talks to all candidates for the seat.

Baby loss mum wakes from 19-day coma

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 01:27
A woman, who ambulance crews had difficulty reaching in a locked high-rise building, wakes up from a coma 19 days after prematurely giving birth to twin girls who later died.

India guru devotees in police clash

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 01:27
Thousands of supporters of a controversial Hindu guru clash with police outside his ashram in the northern Indian state of Haryana.

Why is Japan heading to the polls?

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 01:26
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called a parliamentary election two years ahead of schedule. The BBC's explains why he chose to do this and what it might mean.

McCoy admits defeat in 300 wins chase

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 01:22
Champion jockey AP McCoy admits his quest for a record 300 season winners is likely to have been ended by injury.

House prices 'up 12.1% in a year'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 01:05
House price growth accelerated to 12.1% in the year to the end of September, official figures show, despite other surveys suggesting a slowdown.

Small teams want Abu Dhabi meeting

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 00:57
Formula 1's smaller teams want to meet boss Bernie Ecclestone to discuss how the sport's revenues are distributed.

VIDEO: S Club 7 on 'amazing' comeback

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 00:55
S Club 7 are back together after reuniting to perform on Children in Need.

UK inflation rate rises to 1.3%

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 00:51
UK inflation rose to an annual rate of 1.3% in October, up from 1.2% in the previous month, official figures show.

VIDEO: Libya's hashtag of hope

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 00:50
How a murdered teenager became a Libyan symbol of hope

Watchdog ranks GP surgeries by risk

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 00:48
Health watchdog the Care Quality Commission ranks almost every GP surgery in England in terms of risk of providing poor care.

Vape is 2014's word of the year

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 00:45
The people behind Oxford Dictionaries have picked vape because of the huge rise in popularity of e-cigs.

Premier League faces TV rights probe

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 00:12
Ofcom has opened an investigation into how the Premier League sells live TV media rights for Premier League football matches.

Rapist compared to Guildford Four

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-18 00:02
The Professional Footballers' Association of Ireland comes to the defence of convicted rapist and former Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans.

Ouch talk show 113: Did you say 'inspiration porn'?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 23:57
Why disabled people don't always want to be admired

Charge in dead boy racist slur probe

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 23:56
Two people are accused of spraying racist graffiti hours after a black teenager was found dead in Merseyside.

Shot boy 'thought he would die'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-17 23:51
The mother of an 11-year-old boy shot in the head at a football match says he thought he was going to die.

Near The Front Lines In Iraq, An Homage To The White House

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-17 23:34

Kurdish businessman Shihab Shihab decided he'd like to live in the White House. So he is building a 32,000-feet version of the U.S. presidential residence in Erbil, near the raging war against ISIS.

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Firm Accused Of Illegal Practices That Push Families Into Foreclosure

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-17 23:33

A class action lawsuit alleges Ocwen Financial, one of the nation's largest mortgage servicers, charges marked-up and illegal fees. The firm says it will vigorously defend itself against the claims.

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Doctor Shortage Looming? Maybe Not

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-17 23:32

Physicians have been warning for years about a coming shortage of primary care doctors. But others say primary care teams that include other types of health workers might fill the gap better.

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