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Company bosses 'earn 120 times more'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:04
Directors of the top 100 UK companies now earn 120 times the average sum earned by their employees, according to a report by Incomes Data Services.

VIDEO: Court to start Pistorius sentencing

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:04
Karin Giannone looks ahead to the sentencing of the South African athlete Oscar Pistorius.

VIDEO: Dementia care training concerns

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:04
BBC Inside Out examines the quality of training and care on offer to people with dementia in care homes and hospitals.

VIDEO: Sir Ian Botham on his dad's dementia

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:03
Former cricketer Sir Ian Botham has been speaking about his father's dementia and how difficult it was to cope with the deteriorating condition.

More men 'face lonely old age'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:03
Increasing numbers of men are facing loneliness and isolation in their old age, suggests research.

UK waters face 'invasional meltdown'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:02
Scientists warn that an army of organisms from Turkey and Ukraine is poised to invade Britain's waterways and destroy native species.

The First Spacewalk

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:01
The Soviet space mission where one thing after another went wrong

Number of UK wine producers grows

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 14:58
The number of new wine producers in the UK rises sharply, according to new research, on the back of consumer interest in local produce.

The cool cars that money can't buy

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 14:42
The cool cars that money can't buy

Boy dies after attack outside shop

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 14:33
A teenager dies after being attacked outside a grocer's store in Greater Manchester, as police release CCTV of two people they want to speak to.

Man faces terror charge after raid

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 14:16
A 43-year-old man is charged with explosives and terrorism offences after a farm is searched in County Fermanagh, the Police Service of Northern Ireland says.

Is Rooney world class or a worry?

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 13:56
As he closes in on England's goalscoring record, why does captain Wayne Rooney still divide opinion among fans and pundits alike?

Sterling asked to rest - Hodgson

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 13:43
England boss Roy Hodgson says it is "unfair" if responsibility for resting Liverpool's Raheem Sterling falls on him alone.

VIDEO: Brown: Cameron is "unstatesman-like"

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 13:32
Gordon Brown accuses David Cameron of being "unstatesman-like" for suggesting that Scottish MPs should be denied full voting rights on some issues.

Liberian Singers Use The Power Of Music To Raise Ebola Awareness

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-12 12:54

Early on in the epidemic, the government and aid agencies commissioned songs that just ended up terrifying people. But the newer songs on the radio are catchy and danceable — as well as informative.

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'Protocol Breach' Cited In Second Case Of Ebola In Dallas

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-12 12:54

Texas health officials have confirmed preliminary tests show a health care worker — who was in contact with the man who died last week of Ebola in Dallas — has been diagnosed with the disease.

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To Cut Student Debt, Florida College Cuts Off Some Student Borrowing

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-12 12:54

One of Florida's largest community colleges is trying to reduce the amount of debt its students take on. As part of a federal experiment, it has barred them from taking out any unsubsidized loans.

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Striking Mosaic Found In Greek Tomb Dates From 4th Century B.C.

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-12 12:37

Dating from the last quarter of the 4th century B.C., the mosaic covers a space of nearly 15 feet by 10 feet. It features two horses, a man and the god Hermes, in colorful detail.

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Mistake blamed for US Ebola spread

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 12:33
A top US health official says a mistake was clearly made by staff treating a man who died of Ebola in Texas, resulting in one of them becoming infected.

Seattle Swaps Columbus Day For 'Indigenous Peoples' Day'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-10-12 10:55

The city is the latest to honor Native Americans instead of Christopher Columbus. But not everyone is happy about the change.

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