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Voters are 'sick of mud-slinging'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 21:57
People are already sick and tired of mud-slinging ahead of the general election, a senior Plaid Cymru MP warns.

'Martinez must be more like Moyes'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 21:53
Robbie Savage looks at Everton's problems in defence and attack and explains what Toffees boss Roberto Martinez can do to turn things around.

Man out of coma after Sydney fight

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 21:52
Patrick Lyttle, a 31-year-old man from Northern Ireland, has come out of a coma after allegedly being knocked unconscious by his brother in Sydney.

VIDEO: 50 Cent shows off headphones at CES

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 21:43
Rapper 50 Cent was at the Consumer Electronics Show with his new range of headphones, which double up as health monitors.

Third arrest over Randalstown murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 21:42
Two men and a woman are now being questioned by police investigating the murder of a restaurant owner, who was stabbed after his car was forced off the road.

VIDEO: BBC finds Russians fighting in Ukraine

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 21:34
The BBC has gained access to training camps inside Russia where fighters talk openly about taking on the Ukrainian army, despite official Russian denials of their involvement.

VIDEO: Sri Lanka leader admits defeat

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 21:21
Sri Lanka's long-time leader Mahinda Rajapaksa has admitted defeat in the presidential election, his office says.

France manhunt enters third day

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 20:47
A huge manhunt near Paris will intensify at dawn for two suspected gunmen in Wednesday's deadly attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine.

'Pings' detected in AirAsia search

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 18:50
"Pings" have been detected in the Java Sea which could have come from the black box of AirAsia flight QZ8501, officials say.

Jackie Chan's son jailed in China

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 18:40
The son of Chinese film star Jackie Chan, Jaycee, is jailed for six months in China on a charge of "sheltering others to use drugs".

Andrae Crouch, 'Father Of Modern Gospel,' Dies

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-08 18:19

Crouch wrote songs for Elvis Presley, sang backup on Michael Jackson tracks, led the choir for Madonna's "Like A Prayer," and was nominated for an Oscar after composing music for "The Color Purple."

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Race for the cross

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 17:58
Reuters photographer Dimitar Dilkoff on how he captured a picture of celebrations to mark Epiphany in Bulgaria.

China's inflation near five-year low

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 17:49
China's consumer inflation rate rises 1.5% in December from a year earlier, below the government's target of 3.5%, and sticking at a near five-year low.

Actor Rod Taylor dies in LA aged 84

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 17:46
Australian actor Rod Taylor, who starred in The Time Machine and Alfred Hitchcock's thriller The Birds, dies aged 84, US reports say.

Why are Venezuelans posting pictures of empty shelves?

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 17:30
Why Venezuelans are posting pictures of bare supermarkets

Details Emerge About Suspects In 'Charlie' Attack; Manhunt Continues

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-08 17:24

Thursday was a national day of mourning in France, even as a force some 88,000-strong provided sought two men suspected of killing 12 people at a satirical magazine's office in Paris.

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VIDEO: South Dakota's underground music boom

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 17:10
How heavy metal rockers are uprooting South Dakota cattle culture

When believers marry atheists

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 17:02
What happens when believers marry atheists?

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 17:00
How did Serena Williams wake herself up?

The genius of disability

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-08 16:58
Why we should celebrate the disabled greats

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