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VIDEO: Mexico's 'Fire' volcano erupts

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 05:15
The most active volcano in Mexico erupted on Sunday for the first time in 12 years.

The 'Wild Thing' thrilling Melbourne

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:57
Smashed racquets, audible obscenities, conversations with the crowd, "cocky" on-court interviews - it's Nick Kyrgios.

£8,670 to end council Porsche deal

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:55
Pembrokeshire council paid £8,670 to get out of a hire contract for a Porsche its former boss used to drive, it confirms

In pictures: Church of England's first woman bishop consecration

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:40
Church of England's first female bishop

'Drone' found in White House grounds

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:38
The US Secret Service is reported to have recovered a small drone from the grounds of the White House, but the presidency plays down the incident.

Assad rejects talks with 'puppets'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:25
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad dismisses the country's Western-backed opposition as "puppets", as a new round of peace talks begins in Moscow.

'Device,' Possibly A Small Drone, Discovered On White House Grounds

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:18

The White House says the device posed no threat. The president and the first lady are in India.

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Day in pictures: 26 January 2015

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:12
Images from around the world: 26 January

Real Madrid sign Brazilian Silva

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:03
Real Madrid complete a deal to sign Lucas Silva from Brazilian club Cruzeiro for a reported fee of £9.7m.

Competency-Based Degree Programs On The Rise

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-26 04:03

A new report says 52 colleges offer, or plan to offer, some credits based on learning, not just seat time.

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Prisoner absconds from jail leave

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:57
A prisoner whose convictions include killing three people while driving a stolen car has gone on the run.

CAR minister seized 'for rebel chief'

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:56
The militia group which abducted Central African Republic's sports minister demands the release of its detained commander, an official says.

Obama push to expand Alaskan refuge

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:55
President Barack Obama is to propose setting aside the majority of Alaska's national wildlife refuge as a wilderness area.

Obama Attends India's Republic Day Celebrations

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:49

The president became the first U.S. head of state to attend a parade to mark the day India adopted its constitution.

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Praise for M4 bus crash response

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:48
The actions of passersby and emergency services are praised by the owners of a coach firm involved in a Cardiff motorway crash that injured 28 people.

Progress made on debates says PM

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:46
David Cameron says he is happy with changes to TV election debates but queries why Northern Ireland parties are left out.

TalkTalk filters now on by default

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:45
The internet service provider follows Sky in announcing that its service will be filtered unless customers specifically opt out.

Murder suspect got On the Run letter

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:42
The PSNI apologises to a murder victim's family after it emerged a man considered to be a chief suspect was mistakenly given an On the Run letter.

Rescuing women from forced marriage

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:40
Rescuing British women from forced marriage in Pakistan

VIDEO: Alexis Tsipras: Profile in 45 seconds

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 03:27
Greece will have a new leader after radical left-wing party Syriza won the general election - but who is Alexis Tsipras?