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HSBC scandal shows 'dilly dallying' on tax crackdown

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:45
HSBC scandal shows lack of urgency on tax crackdown

Egypt's president allegedly mocks Gulf wealth

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:25
Egypt's president in trouble over starchy 'leak'

Why onions can cause more than tears

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:18
The allergy that makes it almost impossible to eat out

VIDEO: Samsung's Tizen TV range launches

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:17
South Korea-based Samsung has just begun domestic sales of high-end televisions with a smart interface powered by its own Tizen operating system.

Town centres get lottery funding

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:09
Paisley, Govan and Fraserburgh are awarded £5.68m from the Heritage Lottery Fund to restore historic buildings and boost the economy.

Premier League TV gold rush goes on

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 15:05
With the Premier League set to announce a record £4.4bn TV rights deal, the money keeps on pouring in, says Dan Roan.

'England have a chance in World Cup'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 14:55
England are taking momentum into the World Cup, which starts on Saturday, says former captain Michael Vaughan.

PM's pay call and HSBC claims - papers

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 14:50
Calls from the prime minister for firms to give employees a pay rise lead some newspapers, while other titles focus on revelations about HSBC's Swiss banking arm.

Haiti protest over high cost of fuel

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 14:33
Police in Port-au-Prince clash with thousands of anti-government protesters angry about the high cost of fuel.

VIDEO: Tipper truck crash kills four in Bath

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 14:23
Four people including a child have been killed, and several others injured, in an accident involving a tipper truck in Bath.

Search after Australia shark death

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 14:06
A huge search operation is under way to find the shark that killed a Japanese surfer off the New South Wales coast.

If Apple Made iMilk And Nike Sold Fruit: Designer Groceries As Art

NPR News - Mon, 2015-02-09 14:04

A designer has reimagined a host of everyday edibles as high-end grocery items. It's a project that explores how branding influences our purchases — and where the ethical boundaries lie for designers.

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VIDEO: Rotherham researcher 'threatened'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 14:01
A former Home Office researcher says a bullying culture at Rotherham Council led to her warnings of child sexual exploitation being suppressed in 2002, years before action was finally taken.

How do US cities get rid of snow?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 13:44
The snowploughs are out in force in Boston, but they're running out of dumping space.

Rotherham warning 'ignored in 2002'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 13:41
A former Home Office researcher says a bullying culture at Rotherham Council led to her warnings of child sexual exploitation being suppressed years before action was finally taken.

Jail Time For Unpaid Court Fines And Fees Can Create Cycle Of Poverty

NPR News - Mon, 2015-02-09 13:38

Lawsuits filed in Ferguson and Jennings, Mo., seek justice for impoverished people who are jailed, sometimes for weeks, for not being able to pay what they owe the cities.

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Better Bath Rituals Is One Way Bangladesh Is Saving Its Newborns

NPR News - Mon, 2015-02-09 13:26

Babies need a lot of help. And they don't always get it in low- and middle-income countries, where child mortality rates are high. A Bangladeshi doctor tells how his country is making strides.

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Shake, Rattle And Toll: Berkeley's Bells Play Sounds Of Earth

NPR News - Mon, 2015-02-09 13:16

In celebration of its 100th anniversary, the bells of UC Berkeley's Sather Tower were programmed to play a score composed in real time by the data from seismic shifts happening under the campus.

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Moyes praises Burnley striker Ings

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 13:07
Real Sociedad boss David Moyes says Burnley striker Danny Ings is a player "anyone would like to have".

North 'should have gone off' - WRU

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 13:07
Wales' George North should have been replaced with suspected concussion against England, says Wales medic Prav Mathema.

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