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Casa Ruby Is A 'Chosen Family' For Trans People Who Need A Home

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-26 23:31

After becoming homeless and jobless following her transition to being a woman, Ruby Corado got her act together, and now helps others facing similar challenges. "We have a family here," she says.

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In A Digital Chapter, Paper Notebooks Are As Relevant As Ever

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-26 23:30

Is paper just a curiosity of the nostalgic? It turns out that digital natives think paper works in tandem with our devices. Research agrees that old-school note taking offers benefits a screen can't.

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CQC rates three care homes 'unsafe'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 23:17
A care home in Bradford is rated inadequate after inspectors found it to be understaffed and poorly managed.

Pick your top FA Cup final goal

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 23:17
BBC Sport has shortlisted the best 10 FA Cup final goals of the last 50 years ahead of a vote. Watch them all here.

VIDEO: 'Football's never seen anything like this'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 22:54
Six football officials are arrested at a hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, over corruption charges at governing body Fifa, officials say.

Hamas accused of Gaza rights abuses

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 22:48
Hamas committed serious human rights abuses including killings and torture of Palestinian civilians in 2014, Amnesty International says.

How far did you travel this season?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 22:37
Whose Premier League mileage could take them to the Bahamas? And who clocked up 1,718.2 miles before their team won?

Bike crash payout for cycling legend

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 22:22
Cycling legend Brian Robinson, the first Briton to finish the Tour de France, is given £15,000 compensation after being knocked off his bike in West Yorkshire.

Fifa officials arrested in dawn raid

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 22:16
Six Fifa officials including vice president Jeffrey Webb are held in dawn raids at a Zurich hotel ahead of Friday's presidential election.

VIDEO: World War One & the FA Cup final

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 22:03
World War One was raging across the Channel as Sheffield United took on Chelsea at Old Trafford in the 1915 FA Cup final.

Row sparked over police helicopter

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 21:23
A row breaks out over the loss of a police helicopter base with claims there was not "one shred of opposition" to losing the service.

Queen's Speech to confirm powers

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 21:22
Proposals to devolve further powers to Wales will be confirmed when the Queen announces the legislative plans of David Cameron's new government later.

Decision due over Irish smacking law

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 21:21
A decision is expected later on whether the Republic of Ireland has violated a European charter by not banning all forms of corporal punishment, including parents smacking their children at home.

Health inquiry finds degrading cases

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 21:18
An inquiry into emergency health care in Northern Ireland uncovers inhuman and degrading treatment in some cases but no evidence of "systemic violations" of human rights.

Switzerland 'seeks Fifa arrests'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 21:11
Swiss police move to arrest officials from football world body Fifa over US corruption charges, New York Times says

EU to give migrant quota plan details

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 20:58
The EU is to announce details of controversial plans to relocate thousands of migrants who have reached Europe from Africa and the Middle East.

China in 'biggest ever' relic find

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 20:56
Chinese police take 175 people into custody and recover stolen artefacts worth more than 500m yuan ($80m; £52m), calling it the biggest operation of its kind.

Dutton warns on militants' children

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 20:54
The children of Australian terror suspects could be taken into care, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says, as the government proposes changes to citizenship laws.

VIDEO: Palestinians 'killed, tortured by Hamas'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 20:53
Amnesty International has accused the Palestinian group, Hamas, of a brutal campaign of abduction, torture and killings against its own people.

Louis Walsh: Too much singing in X Factor

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 20:19
Former X Factor judge Louis Walsh says the show has too much singing in it and it's in need of a big shake-up.