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Ford profit disappoints as sales slide

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 05:01
Ford reports lower-than-expected profits for the first three months of 2015 after it sells fewer vehicles in North America and continues to lose money in Europe and South America.

'Honey trap' woman gets 16 years

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 05:00
The woman who set a "honey trap" for a professional gambler who was kicked to death for his winnings is jailed for 16 years.

Finland on alert over suspected sub

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 04:48
The Finnish navy drops underwater depth charges as a warning to a suspected submarine in waters near its capital, Helsinki.

Seat installed in supersonic car

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 04:47
Land-speed record-holder Andy Green sees the installation of the seat he will use in the 1,000mph Bloodhound Super Sonic Car.

Election 2015 #EdBallsDay

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 04:34
The tweet that launched 14,000 retweets

'Bali 9' Pair Will Face Indonesian Firing Squad, After Last Appeals Denied

NPR News - Tue, 2015-04-28 04:34

Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were the ringleaders of the "Bali Nine" group that sought to smuggle heroin.

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VIDEO: Class War Party 'represent working class'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 04:27
Adam Clifford, one of seven election candidates for the Class War Party, said it "represents the working class".

Troops deployed for Baltimore riots

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 04:16
Thousands of troops and police officers are deployed to the US city of Baltimore, after riots linked to the death of a black man in police custody.

Nigel Farage 'bored with racist slurs'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 04:08
Nigel Farage says he is "really rather bored" with the media's "obsession" with depicting UKIP as a racist party.

Delinquent. Dropout. At-Risk. What's In A Name?

NPR News - Tue, 2015-04-28 04:03

How we describe students affects how we approach them, whether as a risk or an opportunity.

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Trump holds big lead over Ding

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:56
Judd Trump opens up a commanding 6-2 lead in the quarter-final of the World Championship against Ding Junhui.

Victims demand Kincora is demolished

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:56
Abuse survivors and their supporters demand former home is pulled down

The amateur photographer capturing the story of the #BaltimoreRiots

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:42
Amateur photographer captures Baltimore riots

Wimbledon prize money rises by £120k

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:39
The 2015 Wimbledon singles champions will win £1.88m in prize money, an increase of £120,000 on last year.

Households 'to expect lower incomes'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:35
In a withering analysis of the major parties' plans, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has concluded that households can expect lower incomes, whoever wins the election

VIDEO: Inside the bus that Labour admits is pink

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:33
Labour is finally admitting its minibus touring the country, and previously described as magenta or fuchsia, is ... pink.

Tiny robots can carry huge loads

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:28
Scientists at Stanford University have been showing off MicroTugs - small robots that have superhuman strength.

US soldier 'killed by UK man's bomb'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:26
A British man worked on a series of bombs which were planted in Iraq and led to the death of a US serviceman in 2007, a court hears.

Jury goes out in baby murder trial

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:26
The jury is sent out to deliberate in the trial of a man who denies murdering his five-week-old granddaughter.

VIDEO: Amy documentary 'misleading' says father

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:07
Amy Winehouse's family have criticised a new documentary about her life.