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Supreme Court rejects wind appeal

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 01:04
The Supreme Court dismisses an appeal against plans to build a major wind farm in Shetland.

Rogue landlords targeted by new law

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 01:00
Rogue landlords will be tackled by a new law to make renting a home simpler, the Welsh government says.

Papal Group Considers Sanctions On Bishops Who Cover Up Abuse

NPR News - Mon, 2015-02-09 00:59

A commission advising Pope Francis on how to tackle clerical sex abuse of minors has completed its first full meeting at the Vatican. The commission has been criticized for its slow start.

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'Phone and laptop' driver probe

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 00:48
A video showing a motorist apparently driving with headphones on, using a handheld mobile phone and with a laptop on is investigated by police.

Are there enough professional disabled actors?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 00:09
Are there enough to meet demand?

Grammy Awards 2015: In pictures

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 23:57
Winners at this year's ceremony in LA

Little space for compromise between Athens and eurozone

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 23:55
Why a by-election in eastern France may reinforce eurozone government's determination not to seek a compromise deal with Athens

England ease past Windies in warm-up

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 23:40
England beat a lacklustre West Indies side by nine wickets in their first World Cup warm-up match at Sydney.

Oil Price Dip, Global Slowdown Create Crosscurrents For U.S.

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 23:34

The big drop in oil prices is a gift to consumers that should propel the U.S. economy, analysts say. But those lower prices are hurting the energy sector and consumers continue to be cautious.

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Harnessing The Immune System To Fight Cancer

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 23:33

Our immune systems constantly fight off disease — protecting us from colds, flu and infection. An experimental treatment called immunotherapy is helping patients' immune systems fight off cancer.

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West 'caused Ukraine crisis' - Putin

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 23:21
The crisis in Ukraine was caused by the West, says Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he works on Franco-German proposals to end fighting.

London scheme inspires schools plan

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 23:14
A plan to bridge the attainment gap between rich and poor pupils in Scotland draws inspiration from a successful scheme run in London schools.

Seven arrested over brawl murder

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 22:36
Seven men are arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a man in a mass street brawl in Nottingham city centre.

VIDEO: Secret film reveals bootleg alcohol

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 22:26
A BBC Inside Out London investigation has uncovered criminal gangs distilling and selling potentially fatal alcohol across London.

Baghdad struck by deadly blast

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 22:21
At least 15 people are killed in a suicide bomb attack in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, a day after a 12-year-old curfew is lifted.

Miners' strike film Pride wins Bafta

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 22:15
The miners' strike drama Pride scoops the outstanding debut award at the Bafta Film Awards.

How to reverse surge in religious hate crime?

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 22:08
The number of religious hate crimes in the UK is rising, but community initiatives may be the answer, says Dominic Casciani.

Asbestos NHS costs decision due

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 22:04
Firms in Wales whose staff fall ill after working with asbestos will learn later if they will be forced to reimburse the NHS for the cost of treatment.

Firms not showing food hygiene score

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 21:52
Some of Wales' least hygienic takeaways and pubs are flouting the law by failing to display their poor food hygiene ratings, a BBC investigation finds.

Disabled taxi users 'charged more'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 21:50
Some taxi drivers in Stoke-on-Trent charge wheelchair users more than able-bodied passengers, a BBC investigation discovers.