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VIDEO: Extreme adventurers adopt plucky dog

BBC - 14 hours 11 min ago
A team of Swedish extreme adventurers on a 10-day race through the Amazon rainforest have adopted a stray dog who started following them around after they fed him.

In pictures: Ruling sparks rioting in US town of Ferguson

BBC - 14 hours 15 min ago
Night of unrest follows a jury's decision

Ferguson Documents: What The Witnesses Saw

NPR News - 14 hours 28 min ago

The big question in this case is whether police Officer Darren Wilson felt threatened and whether Michael Brown had his hands up. Witnesses differ on what they say they saw.

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VIDEO: Editor: It looks crazy, but in fact it's not

BBC - 14 hours 33 min ago
The UK's newest newspaper was launched on Monday and The National is taking a pro-Scottish independence line.

Hughes injury a reminder of cricket's dangers

BBC - 14 hours 38 min ago
Cricket, like most sports, carries risks but must retain its edge, writes BBC Cricket Correspondent Jonathan Agnew

Wilshere to see ankle specialist

BBC - 14 hours 40 min ago
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere will see a specialist about an ankle injury suffered in the defeat by Manchester United.

Doctor admits voyeurism charges

BBC - 14 hours 44 min ago
A world-renowned hearing consultant admits secretly filming hundreds of patients, colleagues and hospital visitors.

Rigby killer studied in west Wales

BBC - 14 hours 46 min ago
One of two men who murdered Fusilier Lee Rigby in London last year studied at an Islamic college in west Wales, a report finds.

Cat survives being shot 40 times

BBC - 14 hours 49 min ago
A cat suffered two broken legs and was shot more than 40 times with an air rifle, a veterinary practice in Cornwall says.

Adams 'sorry for offensive remark'

BBC - 14 hours 59 min ago
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams apologises for using what he acknowledges was an offensive term at a public meeting but denies claims that it was aimed at "all unionists".

VIDEO: Underwear protest by Mexican farmers

BBC - 15 hours 4 min ago
Mexican farmers hold a protest wearing just underpants and a photograph to protest against alleged abuse of power.

AUDIO: Songwriters' bad science lyrics

BBC - 15 hours 6 min ago
Blue Peter Scientist Steve Mould is given the task of looking at some of the worst offenders.

VIDEO: Has Farage got what it takes to be PM?

BBC - 15 hours 6 min ago
UKIP now has two MPs and has been rising in the polls, but do people see the party as a serious political force or just a protest vote?

Quiz: How to start college with good habits

Marketplace - American Public Media - 15 hours 15 min ago

Students who meet with their advisors are more likely to enjoy college, according to the National Survey of Student Engagement.

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Eurozone 'persistent stagnation' risk

BBC - 15 hours 17 min ago
The eurozone may be stuck in an enduring period of no growth, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says.

VIDEO: Mellor 'an idiot' over cabbie comments

BBC - 15 hours 19 min ago
A former Sun editor says David Mellor "is an absolute ocean-going idiot" over his comments to a London cabbie.

Gravity map traces ocean circulation

BBC - 15 hours 23 min ago
Scientists use gravity data to produce what they say is the most accurate space view yet of global ocean currents and the speed at which they move.

No rush on contract talks - Hamilton

BBC - 15 hours 24 min ago
Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton says he is in no hurry to start talks about a new deal with Mercedes.

Day in pictures: 25 November 2014

BBC - 15 hours 26 min ago
24 hours of news images: 25 November

'Many dead' in twin Nigeria blasts

BBC - 15 hours 27 min ago
Two female suicide bombers blow themselves up at a crowded market in the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, causing many casualties, witnesses say.