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VIDEO: Living with early-onset Alzheimer's

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:10
A former soldier who has early-onset Alzheimer's disease is raising money to research the condition that has devastated his family.

Pension choice: Annuity or drawdown?

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:10
How to get more from your pension pot

Court confirms Berlusconi acquittal

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:08
Italy's highest court confirms former leader Silvio Berlusconi's acquittal on charges of abuse of office and paying for sex with an underage prostitute.

US senate shows 'chutzpah' on Iran

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:01
US senators circumvent process of negotiating with foreign leaders - and reveal their own shaky grounding in the law.

Italy's Top Court Upholds Berlusconi's Acquittal In 'Bunga Bunga' Case

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:01

Last year an appeals court overturned the seven-year sentence against the controversial former Italian leader. Judges on the Court of Cassation backed that decision Tuesday.

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VIDEO: Fukushima's 'nuclear refugees'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 15:57
Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has vowed to draw up a new five-year plan to speed up the rebuilding of the area of Fukushima after the tsunami disaster four years ago.

Brazilian ruling party accused

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 15:56
Brazil's ruling party received kickbacks from state-owned oil company Petrobras, a former executive tells a congressional hearing.

'Bop Gear', 'Strop Gear' - front pages

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 15:53
The BBC's suspension of Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson after a "fracas" with a producer is the day's main story.

Ancelotti apologises for Real loss

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 15:43
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti apologises as they scrape into Champions League quarter-final despite Schalke loss.

PM remark angers indigenous groups

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 15:25
Indigenous rights groups criticise Australian PM Tony Abbott, after he said people living in remote communities are making a "lifestyle choice".

England facing 'dreadful' six months

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 15:21
England fans should "hide behind the sofa" this summer as the team will get a "hiding", says former batsman Mark Butcher.

Got To Give $7.4 Million Up: Jury Finds Pharrell And Thicke Copied Marvin Gaye Song

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-10 14:58

A Los Angeles jury has determined that singers Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke lifted portions of Marvin Gaye's 1977 hit "Got To Give It Up" when penning their hit "Blurred Lines."

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Blurred Lines 'copied Marvin Gaye'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 14:35
A jury in the US rules that the writers of Blurred Lines - one of the best selling singles of all time - copied a Marvin Gaye track from 1977.

Nationwide alert for missing girl, 14

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 14:30
Police issue a nationwide child rescue alert for the first time after a girl goes missing and is later spotted hitchhiking on the M1.

'Foolish' to cut rates, says Carney

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 14:13
Mark Carney has said it would be "extremely foolish" for the Bank of England to cut interest rates to try to combat the current low inflation rate.

VIDEO: 'We arrived at the wrong La Plagne'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 14:11
Some Belgian skiers and snowboarders fell asleep on a bus heading to a ski resort but woke up in the wrong La Plagne, 600km from the Alps.

Blogger's widow 'won't be silenced'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 14:10
The widow of murdered US-Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy says she will continue to speak out on the causes of secularism and science.

An Anti-Rape Activist Is Disturbed By 'India's Daughter'

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-10 14:05

Kavita Krishnan says the documentary, about the brutal rape and killing of a young woman in Delhi, makes some important points. But she has many criticisms, starting with the title.

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Real Madrid 3-4 Schalke (5-4 agg)

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 14:04
Real Madrid survive a huge scare to qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals despite losing on the night to Schalke.

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton's email use under scrutiny

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-10 13:56
Hillary Clinton says she wishes she had used two separate email accounts during her time as US Secretary of State.

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