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Roaming dolphin turns up in Scotland

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:50
A dolphin, loved by fishermen in France but suspected of an "attack" on swimmers in the Republic of Ireland, turns up in Scottish waters.

VIDEO: Ronnie's 147 in 1min 47secs

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:40
Watch Ronnie O'Sullivan's stunning 147 break in one minute 47 seconds, as he made the maximum break to round off a 6-0 whitewash of Matthew Selt in the last 16 of the UK Championship in York.

Putin ratchets up patriotism amid rouble woes

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:36
The Russian president's keynote speech glossed over economic worries and lashed out at the West, Sarah Rainsford reports from Moscow.

VIDEO: How gaming can pay your tuition fees

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:33
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at how eSports are helping some American students pay their way through university.

Obese lose up to eight years of life

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:32
Being severely obese can knock up to eight years off your life and cause decades of ill health, a report says.

In pictures: International Volunteering Day

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:31
Winners of the volunteers photo competition

Oldest surviving law faces repeal

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:28
Parts of the oldest surviving law on Britain's statute books - the Statute of Marlborough - are set to be repealed after 747 years.

Breath-test pilot will not be charged

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:24
A pilot removed from a busy passenger plane on suspicion of being over the alcohol limit will not face charges, the BBC has learned.

VIDEO: Do PE classes affect adult exercise?

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:20
New research is investigating a possible connection between memories of physical activity at school and the amount of exercise taken in adult life.

Money no barrier to Man Utd signings

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:14
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is told he can spend as much money as he wants if he decides to improve his squad.

Kidney death families 'disappointed'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:11
The families of two men who died after receiving organs infected with a parasitic worm say they are "disappointed" with the outcome of the inquests.

Vicar bailed over newborn baby murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:09
A vicar and his daughter are bailed following their arrests on suspicion of murdering a baby whose body was found in Lancashire.

New launch attempt for Orion capsule

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 00:06
Another attempt will be made today to launch Nasa's new astronaut capsule, ultimately intended for a Mars mission.

VIDEO: The busy school with no pupils

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 23:58
How children living in remote parts of Australia are learning via video conferencing

Indians 'lose sight' after surgery

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 23:54
Authorities in India's Punjab state are probing claims that a number of patients who underwent free cataract operations have lost their sight.

VIDEO: New test for man v machine

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 23:50
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.

Savage: Sacking season set to start

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-04 23:38
BBC Sport's Robbie Savage on why he thinks we will not have to wait long to see the first Premier League managerial casualty of the season.

A Miami School Goes From Blank Canvas To Mural-Covered

NPR News - Thu, 2014-12-04 23:35

Jose de Diego Middle School has large expanses of facade that are almost begging for decoration. To raise funds for arts education at the school, artists are helping transform its walls with paint.

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Civil Rights Attorney On How She Built Trust With Police

NPR News - Thu, 2014-12-04 23:33

Over the past 20 years, the Los Angeles Police Department has been reformed to work better with minority communities. One of the main forces behind that reform has been attorney Connie Rice.

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Caring For AIDS Patients, 'When No One Else Would'

NPR News - Thu, 2014-12-04 23:29

Ruth Coker Burks has no medical training, but has spent decades caring for people with AIDS. "I've buried over 40 people in my family's cemetery," she says, "because their families didn't want them."

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