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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

School finance became a constitutional issue in this state.

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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

Scots parties get campaigns started

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 04:32
Scotland's political parties fire the UK election starting gun, ahead of voters going to the polls in May.

Murray wins opener in scorching heat

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 04:32
Andy Murray makes a winning start to his Australian campaign with victory over Benoit Paire at the Hopman Cup.

VIDEO: Two dead after Kenyan building collapse

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 04:26
At least two people died after an eight-storey residential building collapsed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi late on Sunday.

Woman and singer shared abuse images

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 04:26
A woman goes on trial accused of encouraging rock singer Ian Watkins to distribute indecent images of children.

Aldi chocolate in salmonella scare

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 04:24
Supermarket Aldi issues a product recall after salmonella is found in a batch of chocolate.

Boston Bombing: 5 Things To Know About The Tsarnaev Trial

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-05 04:15

Jury selection begins today and because the bombings affected so many people this part of the trial may take weeks.

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