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Bank fashion chain in administration

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 06:17
Bank, a fashion retailer based in Bury in Lancashire, has fallen into administration.

VIDEO: Escaped emu dodges cars in Israel

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 06:08
An emu went on the run after escaping from a private farm in the Israeli town of Herzliya near Tel Aviv.

Gov. Christie: Nobody Ribbed Me When The Cowboys Were Losing

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-05 06:07

Gov. Chris Christie made news over the weekend because of his awkward hug with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. He says he'd take the ribbing if it means more Cowboys victories.

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Top seed Wilson loses in first round

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 06:05
Top seed James Wilson loses to Swedish supermarket manager Peter Sajwani in round one of the BDO World Championships.

VIDEO: Lebanon's Syrian refugees - the figures

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 06:04
Lebanon has introduced new restrictions on Syrian refugees entering the country to try to limit the flow of people escaping the civil war.

German inflation at five-year low

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 06:02
Inflation in Germany fell to its lowest level in more than five years in December, official figures have shown.

EastEnders cleared of Ofcom breach

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 05:49
The BBC defends its recent rape storyline after 278 complaints are made following Monday's episode.

China's Villages Are Dying. A New Film Asks If They Can Be Saved

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-05 05:36

"Down to the Countryside" follows an artist as he moves from bustling Beijing to the fading village of Bishan. He hopes to revitalize rural life as part of China's growing "back-to-the-land" movement.

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Men jailed over taxi hunt murder

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 05:29
The killers of a stabbing victim who was hunted down in a taxi have been jailed after they admitted charges of murder and culpable homicide.

VIDEO: Christmas tree treat for zoo lions

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 05:27
A zoo in Cambridgeshire is helping people get rid of their Christmas trees this year by donating the trees to the lions to play with.

Life for custody battle wife killer

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 05:26
A man who "brutally" battered to death his ex-wife to get custody of their son is given a life sentence for murder.

Quiz: A fight for the right to K-12 funding

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2015-01-05 05:11

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VIDEO: Family 'wiped out' in AirAsia crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 05:08
Seven members of the same family who were on board AirAsia QZ8501 are mourned as the search for the plane's "black box" flight recorder continues.

Craft Brewers Are Running Out Of Names, And Into Legal Spats

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-05 05:08

One consequence of the thousands of breweries that have sprung up? Just about all the beer names you can imagine have been snapped up. That's making it harder for newcomers to name that brew.

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Adams resigns as Norwich manager

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 05:03
Norwich City boss Neil Adams resigns as manager, with Mike Phelan taking temporary charge of the Championship side.

Philae comet lander eludes discovery

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 04:54
The precise location of the Europe's Philae comet lander continues to evade detection despite an intense imaging campaign by the Rosetta satellite.

Further fuel price cuts this week

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 04:53
All four big supermarkets announce that further fuel price cuts will take effect this week, bringing petrol ever closer to £1 a litre.

VIDEO: Tennant on Broadchurch success

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 04:52
Actor David Tennant tells BBC Radio 4's Front Row he did not expect ITV crime drama Broadchurch to become ''part of the national conversation''.

VIDEO: Odds cut on second election in 2015

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 04:42
Bookies cut the odds on a second general election in 2015, if there is no overall majority for any party on 7 May.

Day in pictures: 5 January 2015

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 04:33
Images from around the world: 5 January