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Espresso In Orbit: SpaceX Craft Brings Coffee Machine To Space Station

NPR News - Fri, 2015-04-17 04:00

The coffee on the International Space Station is about to get much better. The SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule linked up with the station Friday morning, bringing a long-awaited ISSpresso machine.

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Reading v Arsenal

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:59
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup semi-final between Reading and Arsenal.

Computer failure cancels debt issue

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:59
Government officials have been forced to postpone a debt issue, after a computer failure at the City information firm Bloomberg.

Warning of 'funeral time bomb' in UK

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:54
The UK death rate has reached a tipping point with the numbers of deaths expected to rise after 2015, suggests a report.

VIDEO: Music and candles at Cologne service

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:52
A memorial service for the victims of last month's Alps plane crash is being held in Cologne Cathedral.

New seatbelt law to protect children

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:46
The Northern Ireland Assembly approves a new law that aims to make child car seats safer.

Nurse stole from cancer patients

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:40
A nurse admits stealing jewellery, cash and medication from cancer patients at the hospital where she worked.

'Klopp good fit for Premier League'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:37
Arsenal's Per Mertesacker believes Jurgen Klopp could manage in the Premier League after leaving Borussia Dortmund.

Zuckerberg defends Internet.org

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:37
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg defends the aims of his free Internet.org service after several Indian firms pull out of the project.

VIDEO: 'I closed my shop on police advice'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:28
Sharif Danis, a shopkeeper from Nigeria, tells the BBC's Milton Nkosi how the threat of mob attacks forced him to close down his business in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Prydferthwch y Parc // The Beauty of the Beacons

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:26
Celebrating the Brecon Beacons, granted National Park status in 1957

Ukraine crisis: The factory that has been shelled 165 times

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:21
The Ukraine factory that has been shelled 165 times

BBC Election debate draws 4.3 million

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:18
More than four million tune into the BBC's televised election debate, more than two million short of the previous debate on ITV.

Former IMF Head Rato Is Arrested For Tax Fraud In Spain

NPR News - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:07

An influential figure in Spanish banking and politics, Rodrigo Rato was the predecessor of Dominique Strauss-Khan, who has also had extensive legal troubles.

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PODCAST: Fashion at Coachella

Marketplace - American Public Media - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:00

As this week comes to an end, we have a consensus that the fed will not raise the cost of borrowing in June anymore. But then came some inflation data today. For more on that, we consult Christopher Low, chief economist at FTN Financial in New York.

Next, Yale University's med school is weighing its next move failing to win accreditation for an online version of its Master's program for physician assistants.

Finally, Coachella is wrapping up in Southern California this weekend. The shows are about having a good time listening to music, but it's also about what people are wearing, and it's a big business. 

US schools seek Apple iPad refunds

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 02:59
Schools in Los Angeles seek refunds from Apple and others over a $1.3bn (£870m) iPad-based education project that has gone awry.

Upside down taxi blocks train line

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 02:40
A car blocks a railway line in West Yorkshire after crashing through a barrier and flipping upside down onto the tracks.

Why aren't UK pay rises delivering votes to Cameron?

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 02:37
The economic recovery is translating into serious pay rises and a record level of employment. So why no electoral dividend for the Tories and Lib Dems?

UKIP pledges more money for Wales

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 02:30
UKIP promises more money for Wales, as it launches its Welsh manifesto for the general election.

Mike Leigh tackles Peterloo Massacre

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 02:27
Director Mike Leigh is to make a big budget film about the events of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre in Manchester.

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