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'More to do' on disabled hate crimes

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:45
Hate crime convictions are at an all-time high, but disability hate crime convictions have dropped, according to a new report.

Jerusalem car 'attack' kills baby

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:42
A baby girl is killed and eight others injured after a car hits pedestrians in Jerusalem, in what Israeli police describe as a "terrorist attack".

Military heads admit Afghan mistakes

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:40
Military leaders failed to calculate the magnitude of the conflict in Afghanistan, the former head of the British army, Gen Sir Peter Wall, tells the BBC.

NHS five-year plan 'packs a punch'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:34
The BBC's Hugh Pym looks at the future of healthcare in England

New Autopsy Report Suggests Michael Brown Was Shot At Close Range

NPR News - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:32

The St. Louis Post-Disptatch has obtained an autopsy report on the shooting of Michael Brown. It leaves a lot of questions about the shooting of the 18-year-old by Officer Darren Wilson.

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Adorkable new words make dictionary

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:27
The latest print edition of the Collins English dictionary contains 50,000 newly-added words, including selfie, onesie and adorkable.

Kelpies site wins engineering award

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:24
The development of the site containing Scotland's newest cultural landmark, The Kelpies, wins a national engineering award.

Grangemouth revamp 'on schedule'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:23
The owners of the Grangemouth plant say radical changes are on track a year after the site was closed by an industrial dispute.

Tesco's next move: Expert views

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:12
How can the supermarket turn its fortunes around?

The Brazilian walk-in siesta centres

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:09
Renting your own room for a power nap

VIDEO: 'Britain will support IS strategy'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:04
The US envoy tasked by President Obama with leading the fight against the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria tells BBC Newsnight says Britain will "support us".

New home registrations at 2007 level

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:03
Builders are preparing to construct new UK homes at a rate not seen since the before the financial crisis, new figures show.

In pictures: Ottawa shootings

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:03
Images from outside the Canadian parliament

KPMG and FSA criticised over Co-op

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:01
KPMG and financial regulators have been criticised in a report by MPs into Co-op Bank's failed bid to buy 632 Lloyds branches last year.

Balotelli shirt swap angers Rodgers

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:01
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is unhappy Mario Balotelli swapped shirts with a Real Madrid player at half-time.

NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:00
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.

Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 14:59
President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.

VIDEO: Wilko Johnson says he is cancer free

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 14:47
Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been cured of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.

Gamble paid off for Arsenal - Wenger

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 14:40
Arsene Wenger says his tactical 'gamble' paid off after Arsenal earned a dramatic Champions League win at Anderlecht.

In pictures: India celebrates Diwali

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 14:27
Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival

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