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Rogue landlords 'must face crackdown'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 19:01
Housing experts are calling for minimum standards in the private rental market to prevent landlords from exploiting vulnerable tenants.

EU leaders to decide top jobs

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 18:40
Leaders of the EU's 28 states are heading to Brussels for a special Saturday summit to decide who will fill two of Europe's top jobs.

Life in a rented wreck

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 18:37
What's it like living in a substandard home?

Federal Judge Blocks Texas Restriction On Abortion Clinics

NPR News - Fri, 2014-08-29 18:22

Requiring every center that performs abortions to meet all the standards of a surgical center is excessively restrictive, says the federal district court judge who blocked the state rule Friday.

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The fear of being seen as racist

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 18:05
Can the fear of being seen as racist cause problems

VIDEO: Ebola vaccine: Human trials to begin

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 17:42
The Ebola vaccine, ZMapp, which has been tested on 18 laboratory monkeys with a 100% success rate will now be tested on humans.

Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 17:38
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.

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