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BBC: 'More cuts will affect shows'

BBC - 17 hours 36 min ago
The BBC says it has saved more than £1bn a year through cost-cutting measures, but warns further cuts will affect the quality of programmes.

Stories Of Your First Thanksgiving In The U.S.

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:51

Not surprisingly, many of the stories we heard from you were about food. You had issues roasting the turkey. Your mom found, um, a creative solution to making your bird a golden brown.

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School For Husbands Gets Men To Talk About Family Size

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:50

The average woman in Niger bears seven children — the world's highest birth rate. And the country can barely feed its current population. How do you convince people that smaller families are better?

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Millennial Doctors May Be More Tech-Savvy, But Is That Better?

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:49

Text messages from your doctor are just the start. Millennials are the next generation of doctors and they're not afraid to say "chillax" in a consultation or check Twitter to find medical research.

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Man arrested over McConville murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:37
The well known republican Bobby Storey has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder and abduction of Jean McConville in 1972.

Manhunt after pair stabbed to death

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:14
A manhunt is under way across two counties after a man and a woman were found stabbed to death in Surrey.

VIDEO: Life in the UK as a Romanian migrant

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:12
It has been almost a year since restrictions were lifted on Bulgarian and Romanian migrants, leaving them free to come and work in the UK.

Craig Whyte detained in Mexico

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 23:10
Craig Whyte is detained by police in Mexico after an arrest warrant was issued in relation to his takeover of Rangers in 2011.

Williams could replace North on wing

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:58
Scarlets' Liam Williams is tipped to start on the wing for Wales against South Africa on Saturday if George North is ruled out.

VIDEO: Extreme weather and its risk to lives

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:58
Climate change and population growth will hugely increase the risk to people from extreme weather, a report says.

Vinyl record sales hit 18-year high

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:55
More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996.

Cleveland Boy's Family: Video Shows Police Reacted Too Fast

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:49

The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally wounded by a Cleveland police officer said video of the shooting shows that if the officer had not acted so quickly the youngster would still be alive.

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East Coast rail winner announced

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:43
A consortium made up of Stagecoach and Virgin wins the franchise to run the East Coast mainline rail route, which has been in public hands since 2009.

Abuse inquiry 'needs Welsh voice'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:34
The children's commissioner adds his support to calls for a Welsh voice to be appointed to a UK inquiry into historical child sexual abuse.

Lord Coe to run for IAAF presidency

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:27
Lord Coe announces he will run for presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

One in four children obese by 11

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:09
Wales has the highest proportion of overweight or obese children in the UK, with one in four obese by the age of 11, a new study finds.

VIDEO: 'His best cricket was still ahead of him'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 21:49
James Sutherland, the chief executive of Cricket Australia, spoke of the affection and respect for Phillip Hughes from around Australia and the rest of the world.

Afghan attack hits UK embassy car

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 21:42
Explosion hits British embassy vehicle in Afghan capital Kabul causing some injuries, according to embassy spokesman

Phil Hughes: Reactions in quotes

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 21:18
Well-known Australians and cricket figures pay tribute to Phil Hughes, who has died at the age of 25 after being hit by a ball.

Cheaper drugs 'may have saved £19m'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 20:59
Millions of pounds could be saved in Northern Ireland's health budget if more GPs prescribed cheaper drugs, a public spending watchdog has said.

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