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Labour failed to win economy 'trust'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 00:50
Labour fail to convince people they "can be trusted with the economy", according to senior Welsh MP Owen Smith.

Cardiac arrest kills Belgian player

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 00:50
Lower-league footballer Tim Nicot becomes the second Belgian player to die of cardiac arrest in the last two weeks.

Lawrence of Arabia and the crash helmet

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 00:42
Did the death of one man 80 years ago lead to crash helmet use?

ECB's Graves defends Moores sacking

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 00:42
Incoming ECB chairman Colin Graves says the sacking of Peter Moores as England coach was not a "kneejerk" decision.

Nigeria leader warns of 'persecution'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 00:22
Nigeria's outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan has warned that his ministers will be "persecuted" once his successor Muhammadu Buhari takes office.

Australia in corporate tax crackdown

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 00:17
Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey announces the introduction of a new tax crackdown against 30 multinational corporations.

South Korea's Single Moms Struggle To Remove A Social Stigma

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-11 00:16

Women who choose to raise their children out of wedlock are so rare in South Korean society that they face social ostracization, job losses and active encouragement to adopt out their kids.

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VIDEO: Reclaiming holiday beaches after WW2

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 00:16
Matthew Wheeler reports on how beaches were transformed after the end of World War Two.

Sweden rejects Assange appeal

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 00:15
A Swedish court has rejected an appeal by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange against his arrest warrant for alleged sex offences.

What caused rail's latest near miss?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 23:56
In early March two trains were less than a minute away from what could have been one of Britain's worst rail crashes, as Richard Westcott explains.

VIDEO: Hunt for missing after Texas floods

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 23:54
The extreme weather that devastated Texas on Mothers' Day weekend has claimed a life and left dozens missing.

With Small Shifts, Israel Eases Restrictions On Some Palestinians

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-10 23:43

Older Palestinians can enter Israel without prior authorization; 100 Palestinian doctors are now permitted to drive to work. An Israeli officer describes these modest policy changes as an experiment.

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Appeal after underpass sex assault

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 23:42
Two men carried out a sex attack on a woman in a city centre underpass, police say.

What Conservatives have pledged to do

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 23:41
Wondering what a David Cameron Conservative government might do? Here's a list of the commitments made during the election campaign.

Two Guys In Paris Aim To Charm The World Into Climate Action

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-10 23:24

It's a nightmarish job: No exercise or fresh air and little food and sleep for days at a time, all in an effort to convince 200 countries to save Earth's climate and the planet. Can they do it?

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For Headache Pain, A Lifestyle Change May Be Better Than a Doctor Visit

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-10 23:22

Each year more than 12 million Americans go to the doctor because of severe, chronic headaches. Many are sent for expensive tests. Researchers say all this testing isn't doing people much good.

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N Korea 'developing missile subs'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 23:11
South Korea believes it could take North Korea fewer than five years to develop a fleet of missile-capable submarines.

Tallest commercial building is sold

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 23:06
The tallest commercial building in Ireland, Windsor House in Belfast, is sold for £6.5m to hotel operators the Hastings Group.

VIDEO: Who's who in Cameron's new cabinet?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 22:56
David Cameron will address Conservative backbenchers on Monday for the first time since his party's election victory last week.

Harman's Labour 'blame game' warning

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-10 22:54
Acting Labour leader Harriet Harman urges her party to pull together and avoid "scapegoating" in the wake of its election defeat.