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Warning over coalition's final year

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 00:04
Conservatives and Lib Dems should agree rules on policy-making as the coalition draws to an end, a think tank says.

Liverpool fight to the end - Rodgers

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 23:53
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says his players will not stop fighting for the Premier League title.

In Ukraine's Corridors Of Power, An Effort To Toss Out The Old

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-06 23:36

Ukraine's attempt at "lustration" isn't a case of bad translation. It's a political process aimed at rooting out those tainted by the old regime or corruption. But will it work?

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The Changing Picture Of Poverty: Hard Work Is 'Just Not Enough'

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-06 23:34

Many American families living in or right above the poverty line have flat-screen TVs, cars and cellphones — so what does living in poverty mean today?

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Faith Drives A Father To Create A Test For Childhood Cancer

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-06 23:33

Noah Shaw was diagnosed with a potentially fatal cancer when he was just 4 months old. That didn't shake his father's faith in God. But it did drive him to try to invent an early cancer test.

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VIDEO: Sainsbury's boss on 'good results'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 23:26
Sainsbury's has reported a 16.3% rise in annual pre-tax profit - chief executive Justin King explains what he thinks is behind the "really great performance".

VIDEO: The risks of sitting all day long

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:56
British researchers believe sitting for long periods of time can increase the risk of diabetes, heart disease and even death

Alibaba files for public share sale

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:49
Chinese internet giant Alibaba files documents for a public share sale in the US, which is widely expected to be one of the biggest in history.

Hawaii Releases Video Of Teen Dropping From Jet

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:45

Hawaii transportation officials released video Tuesday of a California teen hopping from a jet's wheel well April 20 after stowing away for a 5½-hour flight.

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VIDEO: 'You can't teach skills without facts'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:44
Memory is vital for learning, says a former teacher in a personal film.

Selfies, Pirates and the battle for eighth place

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:41
Selfies, Pirates and the election campaign in North West England

Man is arrested over 1998 car bomb

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:29
Detectives arrest a man over a 1998 car bomb attack on a County Down police station that injured 11 people.

Buttler wants to be England's Gilchrist

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:22
England one-day keeper Jos Buttler hopes to force his way into the Test team by modelling his game on Adam Gilchrist.

Concern over S4C's peak-time figures

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:21
The director of BBC Cymru Wales Rhodri Talfan Davies says he is concerned about a fall of a sixth in those watching S4C's evening programmes.

VIDEO: Carers 'must be able to speak English'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:14
A government adviser says agencies should make sure people they recruit as carers can speak English before placing them in vulnerable people's homes.

Settlement Fund Would Compensate 2012 Meningitis Victims

NPR News - Tue, 2014-05-06 22:13

A settlement filed with a federal bankruptcy judge would create a fund of more than $100 million to compensate victims of a nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts pharmacy.

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Cancer waiting time overhaul trial

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:55
An overhaul of the way cancer waiting times are measured is expected to be trialled throughout Wales.

VIDEO: Murray Walker's 2014 F1 report card

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:47
Formula 1 commentary legend Murray Walker gives his thoughts on who has performed well and who has struggled in the 2014 season so far.

Gandhi district votes in election

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:43
Amethi, a stronghold of India's governing Congress party, is among the 64 seats voting in the eighth phase of India's mammoth general election.

Australia cull catches 172 sharks

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 21:33
More than 170 sharks have been caught and 50 destroyed under a controversial cull policy in Western Australia, after a spate of fatal attacks.
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