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How almonds are sucking California dry

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 15:32
How almonds are sucking California dry

The cash machine with a free cobra

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 15:23
The cash machine with a cobra thrown in for free

Crackdown on prison violence pledged

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 15:11
Inmates in England and Wales who carry out assaults or other serious crimes will face harsher measures from next year, the Ministry of Justice announces.

Surgeon with Ebola treated in US

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 14:59
A surgeon from Sierra Leone, who is critically ill with Ebola, arrives in the US where he is being treated at an isolation unit in Nebraska.

VIDEO: Flooding hits parts of France and Italy

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 14:54
Storms and heavy rains batter parts of western Europe, causing a number of fatalities.

Federer to play Djokovic in final

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 14:48
Six-time winner Roger Federer beats fellow Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka to set up ATP World Tour Finals decider with Novak Djokovic.

VIDEO: Stars unite for Band Aid 30 record

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 14:07
Stars including One Direction, Emeli Sande, Rita Ora and Ed Sheeran have gone into the studio to record a new version of the Band Aid charity single.

Resort transformed for Dad's Army

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 14:07
An East Yorkshire seaside town has its moment in the spotlight as a backdrop to scenes in the new Dad's Army film.

Taliban doctor, and fresh Qatar claims - front pages

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 13:57
Questions over how a UK doctor awaiting trial fled to Pakistan to join the Taliban and new allegations about Qatar's World Cup bid feature in Sunday's papers.

VIDEO: Miliband hits out at Sports Direct

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 13:53
Retailer Sports Direct has dismissed criticism by Ed Miliband of its use of zero-hours contracts.

Blades condemn abuse over Evans

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 13:43
Sheffield United have condemned attacks on critics of the decision to allow Ched Evans to train with the club.

VIDEO: SNP 'could have balance of power'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 13:43
Nicola Sturgeon has used her first speech as SNP leader to predict the party could hold the "balance of power" after the next general election.

Georgia fury at Russia-Abkhazia deal

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 13:14
Tens of thousands of Georgians protest against an agreement between Russia and the breakaway Abkhazia region to create joint military forces.

Ebola-Infected Doctor Arrives In Nebraska For Treatment

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-15 12:53

Dr. Martin Salia, who got the virus while working in Sierra Leone, is said to be sicker than some of the other patients who have been successfully treated for the disease in the U.S.

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Wales would take a point - Williams

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 12:35
"If you offered me a point now I'd take it," says Wales captain Ashley Williams ahead of the Euro qualifier against Belgium.

For Best-Selling Truck, Ford Bets Big On Aluminum

NPR News - Sat, 2014-11-15 12:24

Ford is about to sell an aluminum-sided version of its F-150 pickup, setting the industry atwitter with expectation. Some hope that after 40 years on top, the truck will finally fall on its tailgate.

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The 13-year-old girl beguiling Thailand with her songs

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 12:19
The 13-year-old girl captivating Thailand with her songs

Laidlaw sore after late penalty miss

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 12:16
Greig Laidlaw describes Scotland's loss to New Zealand as "tough to take" after missing a crucial penalty at Murrayfield.

How England rated against Slovenia

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 12:02
How England rated against Slovenia

England 'good value' says Hodgson

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 12:02
England manager Roy Hodgson says he is happy with England's performance in the Euro 2016 qualifying victory over Slovenia.