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Death fears over village crash road

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 04:57
Residents on a road that has seen 24 crashes since January fear lives will be lost unless safety measures are improved.

'Oh My Jesus!': Gun Violence Interview Gets Up-Close Example

NPR News - Thu, 2014-05-29 04:55

An interview about guns in Chicago was derailed Wednesday when a burst of gunfire erupted down the street from where NPR's David Schaper was talking with a community activist.

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Man in hospital after holiday attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 04:42
A holidaymaker is in intensive care after being attacked at a Bulgarian beach resort.

Police search for missing 8-year-old

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 04:36
Police mount a search and appeal for witnesses after eight-year-old Jamie Aston goes missing from his school in Dundee.

Want faster internet connection? Go to the moon.

Marketplace - American Public Media - Thu, 2014-05-29 04:34
Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 04:38 David DeHetre / Creative Commons

So it's made out of cheese AND is a wi-fi hot spot?

If you're frustrated by a slow wi-fi connection you could consider moving...

...to the moon.

Scientists from NASA and MIT have developed a way to create a wi-fi hotspot on the moon and the speed is faster than an earth-connection. Scientists say the signal could be used to transfer large amounts of data or even stream hi-definition video....no buffering.

Maybe someday we can get that here on earth.

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Duke and Duchess visit Scotland

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 04:30
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are greeted by cheering crowds as they arrive in Perthshire as part of a visit to Scotland.

Froch will get knocked out - Groves

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 04:27
George Groves predicts he will knock Carl Froch out at Wembley on Saturday - and says he will do it with a left hook.

Mobile firms urged to unlock phones

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 04:27
Mobile customers should have their phones unlocked for free at the end of a contract, Which? says, and pay-as-you-go phones should always be unlocked.

Canoe death conman to repay £40,000

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 04:27
Convicted canoe death fraudster John Darwin is ordered to pay back £40,000 from his pension under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

N Korea to probe Japanese abductions

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 04:22
North Korea will reopen an investigation into the fate of Japanese nationals it abducted decades ago, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says.

VIDEO: Kate gets taste for Scotch whisky

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 04:17
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit a whisky distillery on a visit to Perthshire.

VIDEO: Cruise's three premieres in one day

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 04:16
Tom Cruise cruises into three premieres in London, Paris and New York, all in one day

PSNI murder case appeal dismissed

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 03:48
Two men jailed for the dissident republican murder of Constable Stephen Carroll in Northern Ireland five years ago lose an appeal against their convictions.

Mother died after Caesarean section

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 03:42
A mother died from severe blood loss after having a Caesarean section, an inquest hears.

Judge Halts Ohio Executions, Citing Drug Controversy

NPR News - Thu, 2014-05-29 03:31

A federal judge has put Ohio's next two scheduled executions on hold, months after an inmate took more than 20 minutes to die in an execution in the state.

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Before, after and after-after

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 03:30
How dieters end up putting the weight back on

Cable: I'm supporting party leader

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 03:30
Vince Cable denies acting disloyally after one of his closest allies attempted to get Nick Clegg removed as Lib Dem leader.

UK opposes 'yet more money' for EU

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 03:27
The UK Treasury says the European Commission should not be asking for "yet more money" from EU member states.

Ex-Man Utd owner Glazer dies aged 85

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 03:19
Malcolm Glazer, the billionaire businessman who led a controversial takeover of Manchester United in 2005, dies at the age of 85.

Could World Cup matches be fixed?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 03:15
Fifa's head of security, Ralf Mutschke, tells Ed Hawkins that the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is not immune to match-fixing.
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