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England starts for Nowell and Goode

BBC - 15 hours 48 min ago
Jack Nowell and Alex Goode are named in England's starting XV to face Ireland in the Six Nations on Sunday.

UCI wants Astana licence withdrawal

BBC - 15 hours 49 min ago
The International Cycling Union requests that Astana, the team of Vincenzo Nibali, has its World Tour licence withdrawn.

Corporation tax 'could drop to 12.5%'

BBC - 16 hours 1 min ago
The first minister tells business leaders in west Belfast that corporation tax could fall to 12.5% in April 2017.

Fungus plays 'biomusic' duet

BBC - 16 hours 3 min ago
Scientists at Plymouth University play improvised pieces of music with the help of slime mould.

Police withdraw "brutality" image

BBC - 16 hours 5 min ago
Devon and Cornwall Police withdraws a tweeted image which appears to show a riot officer hitting a person on the ground.

'Ukraine's eastern threat to stay'

BBC - 16 hours 6 min ago
Ukraine's president says a "military threat from the east" will remain even if a truce with rebels holds, a warning seen as a reference to Russia.

VIDEO: Nevin: Why has Kane become prolific?

BBC - 16 hours 21 min ago
BBC football analyst Pat Nevin looks at how Harry Kane has achieved success this season, and asks if the Tottenham striker will be a one-season wonder.

Iraq minorities 'wipeout threat'

BBC - 16 hours 34 min ago
Iraqi minority groups are subject to a "systematic strategy" by IS to drive them out of the country, human rights groups warn.

Your pictures: Gardens

BBC - 16 hours 43 min ago
Readers' photographs on the theme of gardens

White House Move To Protect Nest Eggs Sparks Hopes And Fears

NPR News - 16 hours 49 min ago

The Labor Department will draft new rules requiring retirement advisers to put consumers' best interests first. The industry warns low-income people might lose out on financial planning advice.

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Jeb Bush Takes 2016 Show Into Unfriendly Territory At CPAC

NPR News - 16 hours 53 min ago

Bush has appeared almost exclusively before friendly audiences since leaving the Florida governorship eight years ago, but today he faces a crowd of conservative activists.

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New rail bidders 'must scrap Pacers'

BBC - 16 hours 56 min ago
Companies wanting to run rail franchises in the north of England must scrap Pacer trains, the Department of Transport confirms.

Halfway in 24-year photo project

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:50
Photographers recording the first 24 hours of each year

'Ballot Selfies' Clash With The Sanctity Of Secret Polling

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:45

New Hampshire is the first state to outlaw voting booth selfies. Some call the ban unconstitutional and are challenging it in court. Others argue selfies compromise privacy and enable voter coercion.

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'Ballot Selfies' Clash With The Sanctity Of Secret Polling

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:45

New Hampshire is the first state to outlaw voting booth selfies. Some call the ban unconstitutional and are challenging it in court. Others argue selfies compromise privacy and enable voter coercion.

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Banana thrown during Feyenoord game

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:40
Feyenoord's Europa League game against Roma is suspended for more than 10 minutes when an inflatable banana is thrown from the stands.

Colorado Pushes For Concealed Guns In K-12 Schools

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:40

Similar legislation has been proposed in North Dakota and Wyoming to allow concealed firearms on K-12 school grounds and college campuses, as a part of a larger effort to expand gun owners' rights.

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Colorado Pushes For Concealed Guns In K-12 Schools

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:40

Similar legislation has been proposed in North Dakota and Wyoming to allow concealed firearms on K-12 school grounds and college campuses, as a part of a larger effort to expand gun owners' rights.

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This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:39

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C. runs too smoothly.

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This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:39

New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C. runs too smoothly.

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