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Prayers offered for stabbed teacher

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 04:01
Prayers have been said across West Yorkshire for teacher Ann Maguire who was stabbed to death at her school in Leeds last week.

Woman hit by unmarked police car

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 04:00
A 22-year-old woman is seriously injured when she is hit by an unmarked police car in London.

Senna's two-bedroom Norwich bungalow

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 03:51
How the late racing great came to live on the edge of Norwich

South Korea ferry capsize toll rises

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 03:49
The confirmed death toll from the South Korea ferry disaster reaches 244, as President Park promises punishment for those responsible.

Giggs admits he may leave Man Utd

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 03:47
Manchester United interim manager Ryan Giggs says he would not play for another team but would leave to manage another club.

Farage-Cameron debate 'speculation'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 03:47
David Cameron has "not ruled anything in or out" when it came to televised debates ahead of next year's general election, Downing Street says.

More Hillside Collapses Possible After Deadly Afghan Landslides

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 03:36

As many as 2,500 people are feared dead after two landslides in northeastern Afghanistan on Friday. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to the Wall Street Journal's Yaroslav Trofimov for the latest.

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Should Doctors Participate In Executions?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 03:36

The botched execution in Oklahoma last week led to questions about medical oversight during lethal injections. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Ty Alper, a lawyer who has represented death row inmates.

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Under Fire, Maryland Dealer Drops Plans To Sell Smart Gun

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 03:36

A Maryland gun shop owner has backed off on a plan to sell the nation's first smart gun after receiving death threats and protests from gun rights advocates.

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Khan targets Mayweather after win

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 03:27
Amir Khan is hoping to take on undefeated world champion Floyd Mayweather after winning his debut welterweight fight.

Newspaper backs 'Yes' campaign

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 03:12
The Sunday Herald becomes the first newspaper to publicly back a "Yes" vote in the Scottish independence referendum.

Arrest over shopping centre death

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 02:50
A 29-year-old man is arrested following the death of another man injured at a Glasgow shopping centre.

Canoeists saved off Jurassic Coast

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 02:40
Twelve canoeists were "fortunate" to have been rescued by a passing boat, a coastguard says.

VIDEO: Thousands race up Taiwan skyscraper

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 02:12
Thousands of runners have taken on 2,046 steps to get to the top of Taiwan's tallest skyscraper.

China bridge collapse kills 11

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 02:03
An illegal bridge being built in southern China's Guangdong province collapses, killing 11 people and injuring several others, officials say.

Woman reported to fiscal over deaths

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 01:55
A woman is reported to the procurator fiscal in connection with the deaths of a mother and daughter in Greenock.

VIDEO: Plaid leader on Welsh independence

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 01:54
The leader of Plaid Cymru, Leanne Wood, has said she is "very confident" Wales will achieve independence in her lifetime.

UKIP 'to highlight black candidates'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 01:48
Nigel Farage vows to launch a fight back against claims he is leading a racist party.

Saving The World's Babies Simply Starts At Birth

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 01:11

There has been great progress in improving the health of most young kids, but newborns have not seen the same success. Researchers know the main causes of death. The challenge now is combating them.

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Saving The World's Babies Simply Starts Before Birth

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 01:11

There has been great progress in improving the health of most young kids, but newborns have not seen the same success. Researchers know the main causes of death. The challenge now is combating them.

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