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NATO To Create New 'Spearhead' Force For Eastern Europe

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-01 18:49

NATO leaders are expected this week to set up a rapid-response force to defend against potential Russian aggression.

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China's museum boom hatches roast duck tribute

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 18:24
China's museum boom hatches roast duck tribute

Falcao caps record summer spending

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 18:22
Radamel Falcao's loan move to Manchester United was the major deadline day signing as summer spending hits a record £835m.

Embarking on the path to jihad

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 17:54
How Americans join the fight in Syria

Premier League clubs' spending spree

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 17:48
Premier League clubs have been on a player buying spree, with spending at £835m, as the end of the transfer window passes.

Does the rest of UK care if Scotland goes?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 17:43
Does the rest of the UK care if the Scots become independent?

FBI probes 'Cloud' celebrity leaks

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 17:38
The FBI looks into allegations that the online accounts of celebrities have been hacked, leading to intimate pictures being posted online.

How much has the Ice Bucket Challenge achieved?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 17:31
How much has the Ice Bucket Challenge achieved?

Anti-euro party shakes up German politics

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 17:07
Anti-euro but pro-EU party shakes up German politics

Musician Watt makes non-fiction list

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 17:01
Everything But The Girl musician Ben Watt is announced as part of the 15-strong longlist for the Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction.

How corals stir up their world

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:57
How corals stir up their world to draw in nutrients

Iraq forces push against jihadists

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:31
Iraqi Shia and Kurdish forces capture an Islamic State stronghold, as a BBC team enters Amerli the day after a two-month siege ends.

Man Utd sign Falcao on loan for £6m

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:31
Manchester United sign Colombia international striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Ligue 1 side Monaco.

MP Jim Murphy resuming campaign tour

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:29
Labour MP Jim Murphy is resuming his street tour of Scotland ahead of the independence referendum, following its suspension last week.

Singing Kettle comes off the boil

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:19
Children's entertainers The Singing Kettle announce they are calling it a day and will stop performing early next year.

Water voles end 20-year absence

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:15
Water voles - one of the UK's rarest animals - have re-established a population at an RSPB Scotland reserve in the Highlands.

Thousands in late rush to vote

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:13
Local registration centres say in recent days they have received tens of thousands of applications from people wanting to vote.

Arsenal sign Welbeck from Man Utd

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:13
Arsenal sign Manchester United and England forward Danny Welbeck on a "long-term" deal for £16m.

What about Scotland's pensioners?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:07
What does the future hold for Scotland's pensioners?

Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 16:04
Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway