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Shut nuclear power station is 'safe'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 10:19
One of two nuclear power stations shut down after a crack was found in a boiler is safe to use again, say regulators.

Ebola Survey Teams Take A Grim Census In Sierra Leone

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-22 10:16

As Ebola surges in the east African country, the capital city sends surveillance teams into the neighborhoods to record who might be sick with the virus — or already dead.

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Rumors Of Boko Haram Attack Send Nigerian Refugees Fleeing Again

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-22 10:06

Many of the displaced ended up in camps in the city of Yola. Now they're racing further away as concerns grow that Yola also faces attack, and that the government isn't doing enough to stop it.

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Hamilton under pressure - Rosberg

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 10:05
Nico Rosberg believes team-mate Lewis Hamilton is the man under pressure heading into their title showdown in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

Cats in supreme champion contest

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 09:51
More than 800 cats go on show at Birmingham's NEC in what is billed as the feline equivalent of Crufts.

Baby 'looked like Auschwitz victim'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 09:41
A four-and-a-half month-old baby girl looked 'like something from Auschwitz' when found at her home in east London, a court is told.

Bin lorry left hanging from pier

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 09:39
Police appeal for witnesses after a bin lorry was left balanced on the edge of a pier following a road accident in South Queensferry.

Ireland 26-23 Australia

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 09:28
Ireland back up their win over South Africa as they hold off a determined Australia fight-back to edge victory in Dublin.

VIDEO: Tributes paid to Alan Henning

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 09:16
The widow of the murdered British aid worker Alan Henning told his memorial service that he was killed "for being what we should be, selfless and caring".

VIDEO: Ferguson protests inspire local artist

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 08:56
Artist Howard Barry explains how the mass demonstrations in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson inspired him.

Body to 'accelerate' wave power

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 08:50
A new body to encourage development in wave energy technology is announced the day after one wave power company called in the administrators.

VIDEO: Ed Miliband: 'Party of working people'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 08:38
Ed Miliband is insisting that Labour is still the party of working people, despite finishing third in the Rochester by-election.

'Democracy rocks' for Nicola Sturgeon

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 08:26
Scotland's new first minister Nicola Sturgeon follows in the footsteps of pop stars Beyonce and Lady Gaga by appearing at Glasgow's Hydro arena.

Pilgrims flock to 16th-Century saint

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 08:16
Thousands of Catholic pilgrims are converging on Goa in India to see the relics of Saint Francis Xavier, a 16th Century Spanish missionary.

Chelsea 2-0 West Bromwich Albion

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 08:16
Premier League leaders Chelsea establish a seven-point lead as goals by Diego Costa and Eden Hazard see off 10-man West Brom.

In Response To Attacks, Israel Takes Down Palestinian Homes

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-22 08:05

After a deadly attack by a Palestinian militant last month, Israel blew up his apartment building. Israel says the aim is deterrence, while the Palestinians call it "collective punishment."

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Celtic 2-1 Dundee

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 07:53
Celtic make it five successive Premiership wins but are made to work hard for the victory over Dundee.

Tiny Texas Town Sees School's Record-Setting Football Season End

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-22 07:34

The 29 players on Booker High School's football team include two cousins who became the state's all-time leading passer and leading receiver this season.

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Scotland 37-12 Tonga

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 07:21
Scotland run in five tries as they complete their autumn international series with victory against Tonga at Rugby Park.

Red Bull face FIA front wing probe

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 07:15
Red Bull face an official investigation after governing body the FIA declared their car illegal at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.