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VIDEO: Live: Ed Miliband rally

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 00:51
Labour leader Ed Miliband is speaking at an event in Bedfordshire.

Cookey milestone 'will mean so much'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 00:50
Pamela Cookey says it will be an honour to receive her 100th England cap during the Test series against Trinidad and Tobago.

VIDEO: Koala strays into Australian hospital

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 00:47
Security cameras at a hospital in Australia capture footage of a koala entering its emergency department.

How vulnerable would new UK government be to Grexit?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 00:34
The first job of a new Chancellor of the Exchequer may be to witness Greece saying its goodbyes to the euro.

The Civics Teacher Who Turned His Arrest Into A Classroom Lesson

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-05 00:33

One Pittsburgh middle-school teacher is giving his black students a valuable education in social studies. And life.

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Santa Barbara Leads California In Cutting Water Use

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-05 00:31

California officials are finalizing a mandatory plan to cut water use across the state. Cities looking for a road map on how to save water might consider Santa Barbara's example.

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Teens Say California Drought Makes Tap Water Taste Funky

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-05 00:30

A firsthand look at how the historic drought is affecting local teens' quest to quench their thirsts.

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IS claims US Prophet cartoon attack

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 00:28
Islamic State group says it was behind attack on Dallas Prophet Muhammad cartoon event in which two gunmen died.

Big whales have stretchy nerves

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 00:26
Scientists discover one of the secrets of how the world’s biggest whales engulf their own weight in water and food: the nerves in their big jaws are incredibly stretchy.

Burundi judge 'flees death threats'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 00:18
One of Burundi's most senior judges, who was expected to decide on the legality of the president's third-term bid, reportedly leaves the country.

Plans submitted for BBC Wales HQ

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 00:04
A planning application for up to 400 homes on the site of BBC Wales' Cardiff headquarters is submitted to the city council.

Voters' trust remains elusive in final days

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 23:57
The main parties are struggling to gain a decisive advantage as the final week of the campaign begins, says Gavin Hewitt.

UBS in 'advanced' forex probe talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 23:49
UBS says it is in "advanced talks" with the US Department of Justice to settle allegations that it attempted to rig foreign exchange markets.

Woman dies after rock-face plunge

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 23:45
A woman dies after falling 60ft (18m) from a rock face in Cumbria's Lake District.

Lufthansa facing more cost-cutting

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 23:21
German airline Lufthansa, hit by a series of strikes, warns of more cost-cutting despite a profits improvement in the first quarter.

India policeman caught 'cheating'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 23:12
A senior police officer in the southern Indian state of Kerala is ordered to go on leave after he is allegedly caught cheating in a law exam.

France set to back new spying rules

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 23:04
Controversial rules to provide help for French intelligence services trying to prevent Islamist attacks are expected to be approved by parliament.

VIDEO: Snow in the sun for zoo bears

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 22:52
Grizzly bears at San Diego Zoo enjoy winter fun under the California sun after 15 tons of snow was hauled in for them to play in.

'Alonso may never win another race'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 22:45
Double world champion Fernando Alonso might not win another race in his career, according to ex team-mate Jarno Trulli.

VIDEO: Inside long-closed 'birthplace of cinema'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 22:32
The birthplace of British cinema is re-opening its doors following a multi-million pound restoration project.