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Backlash against online drinking game

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 08:55
The backlash against the controversial online drinking game

Lloyds Bank prepares for flotation

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 08:51
Lloyds confirms it plans to return more of the government's stake to private hands as it boosts provision for mis-sold payment protection insurance by £1.8bn.

Africa region faces 'food crisis'

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 08:38
The UN appeals for more than $2bn to care for 20 million 'food insecure' Africans in the Sahel belt south of the Sahara.

NHS sent users to malicious websites

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 08:33
A "coding error" on the NHS website exposes users to harmful websites rather than health advice.

Mass terror charges after Kenya riot

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 08:28
More than 100 people appear in court in Kenya's port of Mombasa on charges of membership of Somalia's al-Shabab Islamist group, police say.

Pubs 'to open late' during World Cup

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 08:24
David Cameron calls for a rethink on pub opening hours during the World Cup after ministers appeared to rule out extending them for England matches.

VIDEO: First up-close look at Bucks sinkhole

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 08:18
A sinkhole 30ft (9m) deep has opened up on the driveway of a house near High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, swallowing a family car.

Yellen Becomes Fed Chair, And Bernanke Heads To Think Tank

NPR News - Mon, 2014-02-03 08:11

Ben Bernanke, who saw the country through a recovery from the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, will join Brookings' Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy.

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6 Odd College Courses In America

NPR News - Mon, 2014-02-03 08:11

On the surface, certain academic pursuits may seem trivial, but sometimes odd courses can be instructive and illuminating.

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Maitland ruled out for Scotland

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 08:06
Scotland winger Sean Maitland will miss Saturday's Six Nations clash with England because of concussion and a leg injury.

Baghdad car bombings leave 14 dead

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 08:02
At least 14 people have been killed in a series of car bombings in and around Baghdad, officials say.

The Woody Allen ethical dilemma

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 07:57
Should child abuse claims affect how fans see his work?

10 Places Where Health Insurance Costs The Most

NPR News - Mon, 2014-02-03 07:56

Some of the priciest markets for insurance include rural counties in Georgia and the areas around ski resorts in Colorado. While many people in these places will receive government subsidies to help pay for premiums, the portion that they pay will still be higher than what they would have to foot elsewhere.

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AUDIO: Is the end nigh for coins and notes?

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 07:53
As London bus drivers stop accepting cash, does this mark the beginning of the end for notes and coins?

Joe Namath's Fur Coat: Nothing New, But It's A Talker

NPR News - Mon, 2014-02-03 07:53

The legendary quarterback showed up for the coin toss at Sunday's Super Bowl in one of his trademark coats. Social media went nuts. Older fans, though, knew that it would have been bigger news if Broadway Joe didn't come wrapped in a fur.

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Monday's gossip column

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 07:52
Man Utd face competition for Kroos, Hull's Ince frustration, Fenerbahce bid for Cisse, plus more.

VIDEO: Crow on returning to country roots

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 07:49
Singer Cheryl Crow talks to BBC Breakfast about how her life changed after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

Rape claim soldier 'was bullied'

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 07:16
A Royal Military Police officer who alleged she was raped by two servicemen said female soldiers "started to turn on her", an inquest hears.

Nelson Mandela 'left $4m estate'

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 07:11
Nelson Mandela left an estate provisionally valued at some 46m rand ($4.13m; £2.53m) plus royalties, a public reading of his will reveals.

What makes someone relapse into addiction years after rehab?

BBC - Mon, 2014-02-03 07:09
What makes someone relapse into addiction years after rehab?

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