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Unknown queen's tomb found in Egypt

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 01:01
The tomb of a previously unknown queen, Khentakawess III, is unearthed in a necropolis south-west of Cairo, Egyptian officials say.

Activists shot dead in Bangladesh

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 00:51
Two opposition activists are shot dead in Bangladesh during clashes on the first anniversary of disputed general elections.

Inflatable was not from sunken ship

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 00:40
An inflatable boat found washed ashore in Orkney was not from the cargo ship Cemfjord which sank in the Pentland Firth.

AUDIO: Oldham fans split on Ched Evans

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 00:24
A possible move to Oldham Athletic by convicted rapist Ched Evans has divided opinion among fans of the Lancashire club.

International hunt in hotel murder

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-05 00:14
An international manhunt is continuing for a man police in south Wales believe murdered a Cardiff woman whose body was found in a hotel on New Year's Eve.

Jury Selection To Begin Monday In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 23:35

The surviving suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21, is charged with 30 counts of murder and terrorism. He faces the death penalty if convicted. An appeals court rejected an emergency bid to move the trial.

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Lacking Internet, Cubans Rely On 'The Package' For Entertainment

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 23:34

The so-called weekly "package" allows Cubans to watch every current TV show and series available to the world at a fraction of the cost and without government censors.

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Lacking Internet, Cubans Rely On 'The Package' For Entertainment

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 23:34

The so-called weekly "package," allows Cubans to watch every current TV show and series available to the world at a fraction of the cost and without government censors.

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The Theater Company Is 1927, The Technology Is Cutting Edge

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 23:33

The British troupe 1927 has used vintage style and distinctive animation to make a name for itself in London and beyond. Its latest play is Golem.

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What Heroin Addiction Tells Us About Changing Bad Habits

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 23:33

Sure, you resolve to exercise more, but somehow it never happens. It could be that your environment is sabotaging you, psychologists say. A famous study about heroin and the Vietnam War explains how.

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How Driver's License Suspensions Unfairly Target The Poor

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 23:30

Losing your driver's license is a serious penalty, but often it's for nothing to do with unsafe driving. Without one, many who can't afford to pay the fines, have a hard time finding or keeping a job.

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Stab victim was jailed over killing

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 23:29
A man stabbed to death outside a nightclub in Manchester city centre had been jailed over his role in a fatal club attack.

VIDEO: The Voice UK returns for 2015

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 23:23
Spinning chairs and big red buttons return to our TV screens next weekend when a new series of The Voice UK gets under way.

VIDEO: Why may UK cull squirrels? - in 15 secs

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 23:22
Britain's grey squirrel population has rocketed over the past century and the government is reviewing how to control numbers

VIDEO: Autism patients 'failed by system'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 23:12
The Royal College of GPs has launched a three-year training programme to raise awareness and better educate its 50 thousand members.

Election - Facts, claims, spin

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 23:11
The claims are all too familiar. You can't trust Labour not to spend and tax and borrow say the Conservatives. You can't trust the Tories with the NHS says Labour.

VIDEO: Short-let apartments spark Paris row

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 22:58
Authorities in Paris are so worried about the drain on residential property that they have taken drastic measures to bring holiday lets under control.

VIDEO: Parties in early push to woo voters

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 22:51
It may only be a few days into the new year, but the main political parties already appear to have begun their campaigns to woo voters ahead of the general election.

VIDEO: Sound Of 2015: George the Poet

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 22:34
George the Poet has come fifth in the BBC Music Sound Of 2015 new music list, which aims to showcase the rising stars to watch in the year ahead.

Euro slides to a nine-year low

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 22:34
The euro hits a nine-year low against the dollar as investors predict the European Central Bank could take action to stimulate the region's economy.

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