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Pub gets Prince Charles's gas bill

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:22
A pub called the Prince of Wales is sent a gas bill addressed to Prince Charles - and the pub is not even on the gas mains.

Islamic State 'recruiting Afghan fighters'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:20
Evidence is emerging that Islamic State is recruiting Taliban fighters, writes David Loyn, possibly heralding a new and unstable phase for Afghanistan.

Children hurt as two buses crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:10
Four children and an adult are injured after two buses crashed in Cardiff.

IS 'hacks US Centcom Twitter feed'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:04
US Central Command's Twitter account is hacked by a group claiming to be supporters of Islamic State.

NHS issues cold weather alert

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 09:02
NHS England has issued a cold weather alert for the next seven days, warning the public that services could be disrupted and asking vulnerable patients to take extra care.

Duncan's Post-NCLB Vision Maintains Testing

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:59

The Education Secretary calls for scrapping the "tired" No Child Left Behind law — but advocates keeping annual tests.

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Five jailed over sham marriage

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:57
Five members of what Home Office investigators have described as a "sham marriage gang" are jailed following a hearing at Downpatrick Crown Court.

Dozens died during 999 downgrade

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:52
Dozens of patients whose 999 calls were downgraded by an ambulance emergency centre later died, a report reveals.

VIDEO: CCTV shows Paris attacker's partner

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:47
CCTV at an Istanbul airport appears to show Hayat Boumeddiene, the partner of Amedy Coulibaly, going through passport control.

Albion had become complacent - Pulis

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:42
West Brom head coach Tony Pulis says the club had become complacent after five straight seasons in the Premier League.

In pictures: Bomb attack in Potiskum

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:35
Suicide bombings in Potiskum, Nigeria

Cuts to cancer treatments announced

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:17
Twenty-five cancer treatments no longer to be funded by NHS in England, say health chiefs

Trump beaten by Maguire at Masters

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:15
Stephen Maguire defeats Judd Trump 6-4 in the first round of the Masters at Alexandra Palace in London.

What Might Be Missing From MyPlate? Water

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:14

Since the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, more evidence has piled up showing the benefits of drinking water and the risks of sugary beverages. So scientists say it's time for a water symbol on MyPlate.

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Quiz: What matters most in online education?

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:07

U.S. News & World Report released rankings for more than 1,200 online programs.

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Gay couple must separate for marriage

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:04
A gay couple who wanted to convert their Northern Ireland civil partnership into a marriage in Scotland say they were told they would first have to live apart for two years.

US police charged in homeless death

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:03
Two police officers in Albuquerque, New Mexico, will face charges for killing a homeless camper, their lawyers say.

Video 'of Paris suspect' in Turkey

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 08:03
New CCTV footage appears to show Hayat Boumeddiene, the partner of the Paris supermarket attacker, passing through Turkey en route to Syria.

Life for killer who met boy online

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 07:59
A teenager is sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a 14-year-old boy he met through online gaming.

Flu patients hit four year high

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-12 07:48
The number of patients being treated for flu in Wales is now the highest for four years, according to the latest figures for Public Health Wales.