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China holds Xinjiang mass sentencing

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 05:27
Fifty-five people are given sentences for terrorism, separatism and murder at a stadium in China's Xinjiang region.

VIDEO: Church to give debt advice

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 05:26
The Church of England is attempting to give people in debt an alternative to using pay-day lenders by promoting credit unions.

Toddlers critical in go-kart crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 05:25
Two toddler cousins are critically injured and five other people are injured when a go-kart taking part in a race event in East Sussex ploughed into the crowd.

Is Britain really becoming more racist?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 05:24
Is the UK really becoming more racist?

School nurseries 'better for poor'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 05:22
Disadvantaged pre-schoolers at private or voluntary nurseries in England receive poorer provision than those in school-based nurseries, a study suggests.

Snowden Says He Was 'Trained As A Spy' In NBC Interview

NPR News - Wed, 2014-05-28 05:08

Targeting what he calls "misleading" statements about his work for the U.S., former NSA contractor Edward Snowden tells NBC's Brian Williams he "was trained as a spy" and lived under a false name.

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Split emerges in Pakistan Taliban

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 05:00
A major faction of the Pakistani Taliban announce their split from the organisation, saying its tactics are "un-Islamic".

Nato security 'bigger than Olympics'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 04:57
The Nato summit security operation will be a bigger challenge than the 2012 London Olympics, says the officer in charge of policing it.

Serena knocked out of French Open

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 04:45
Defending champion Serena Williams suffers a shock loss to Garbine Muguruza in the second round of the French Open.

Nurse's sex calls from murderer

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 04:44
A mental health nurse who had phone conversations of a sexual nature with a murder suspect is cautioned for misconduct.

Amazon steps up publisher spat

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 04:43
Amazon has said a bitter dispute with publisher Hachette, which has led to a block on pre-orders, will not be resolved soon.

Suarez says he will be fit - Johnson

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 04:31
Glen Johnson says Liverpool team-mate and Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has told him he will be fit to face England at the World Cup.

Twitter clues for hidden cash in US

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 04:29
A mystery benefactor using the Twitter handle @HiddenCash has been giving clues on where to find hidden money in San Francisco and San Jose.

What is an 'obesogenic' environment?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 04:27
Can your surroundings make you put on weight?

Cinemas pull referendum adverts

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 04:22
Cinemas in Scotland are to stop showing adverts from both sides of the referendum campaign following complaints from customers.

VIDEO: Hundreds breach Spain enclave border

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 04:09
Some 400 migrants successfully scale the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla, officials say.

Day in pictures: 28 May 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 04:05
News photos from past 24 hours: 28 May

Google's New Car Lacks A Steering Wheel (And Brakes)

NPR News - Wed, 2014-05-28 03:58

The tech company built three prototypes from scratch, creating compact cars that look like they're on an extreme no-options diet. For now, their top speed is 25 mph.

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Trojan Horse plot 'faked by council'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-28 03:49
The axed governor of a failing school claims a letter alleging a hard-line Islamist takeover plot in Birmingham schools was faked.

When College Isn't Worth It

NPR News - Wed, 2014-05-28 03:49

Higher education always pays off. Except if you do these three things.

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