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Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 15:47
What was One Direction's biggest hit?

VIDEO: 'It's like the end of the Earth'

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 15:47
The corner of England 'like the end of the Earth'

Why do some people refer to themselves in the third person?

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 15:47
Why do some people refer to themselves in the third person?

Lords 'shame', and migrant numbers record

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 15:36
Friday's newspapers cast a highly critical eye on the new peerages announced on Thursday, and there is coverage of a landmark immigration figure.

VIDEO: Reporting on your colleagues' death

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 15:30
How do you report on your colleagues' death? What about your local rivals? The BBC goes inside one local station reporting on the story closest to home

North Dakota Legalizes Armed Police Drones

NPR News - Thu, 2015-08-27 15:16

Law enforcement agencies in North Dakota are now allowed to operate drones armed with "less than lethal" weapons.

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Post Office expands Sunday openings

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 15:14
The number of Post Offices opening on a Sunday will hit 3,000 this week-end, thanks to new facilities at a garden centre in Norfolk.

Brain cells 'burn out' in Parkinson's

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 15:08
Brain cells in Parkinson's disease exhaust themselves and die prematurely, burning out like an "overheating motor", an early study suggests.

VIDEO: The drone guided by a robot

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 15:04
BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the best of the week's technology news

How video-on-demand is changing TV

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 15:02
How video-on-demand services are shaking up broadcasting

Inmarsat set for key rocket launch

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 15:02
Britain's biggest satellite operator, Inmarsat, awaits the launch of the spacecraft that will complete its new £1bn global telecommunications network.

How will Shoreham's crash affect other air shows?

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 15:00
What impact will the Shoreham air crash have on the rest of the UK's air shows, which attract over five million visitors a year?

VIDEO: Monbiot butchers and eats a squirrel

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 14:56
The writer and environmentalist George Monbiot cooks dead squirrel in the Newsnight studio as he discusses the outraged reaction he got on social media after revealing he had cooked and eaten a "road kill" squirrel.

Facebook hits billion users in a day

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 14:45
Facebook boast a new record, with more than a billion people using the social network on a single day this week.

Referee Oliver comes to the rescue

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 14:35
Premier League referee Michael Oliver steps out of the crowd to replace an injured official at a women's cup match.

VIDEO: The refugees who have fled Syria

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 14:24
The BBC looks at the lives of refugees who have fled the conflict in Syria, now living in the neighbouring countries of Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey.

Democratic Group Fires A Warning Shot With Immigration Attack Ad

NPR News - Thu, 2015-08-27 14:22

SuperPAC Priorities USA Action released a digital ad blasting Republican candidates for their heated rhetoric on immigration. It's a small campaign for now, but sends a clear message.

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VIDEO: Katrina 'became a man-made disaster'

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 14:21
In a speech in new Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, US President Barack Obama describes the storm as a natural disaster that "became a man-made disaster".

Austria police examine lorry bodies

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 14:09
Police in Austria work through the night to establish how many people died in a lorry found abandoned on a motorway near the Hungarian border.

VIDEO: Penalty heartbreak for England

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 14:07
England men lose to Germany in the EuroHockey Championships semi-final following a penalty shootout.

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