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Biker dies after crash with van

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 01:04
A 44-year-old man dies after his motorbike is involved in a collision with a van on the A84 near Stirling.

How German Christmas markets came to the UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 01:04
How German markets captured the UK's imagination

Norovirus shuts hospital wards

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:53
An outbreak of norovirus leads to the closure of four wards at Southampton General Hospital.

Why Does It Take A Movie Robot To Show What Nurses Really Do?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:40

If TV and movie nurses took care of us when we're sick, we'd be in a heap of trouble. Those images of nutty, slutty and clueless nurses are bad news for the profession, and for patients.

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Why Does It Take A Movie Robot To Show What Nurses Really Do?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:40

If TV and movie nurses took care of us when we're sick, we'd be in a heap of trouble. Those images of nutty, slutty and clueless nurses are bad news for the profession, and for patients.

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VIDEO: Labour 'worried' by ambulance plan

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:38
Labour has said the Health Secretary has urgent questions to answer about leaked plans that suggest increasing response times for ambulance crews in England.

For Norwegian-Americans, Christmas Cheer Is Wrapped Up In Lefse

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:37

For many Norwegian-American families, the most anticipated Christmas treat isn't chocolate or sugar-dusted cookies. It's a simple potato-based pancake, spread with butter and sugar or jam.

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For Norwegian-Americans, Christmas Cheer Is Wrapped Up In Lefse

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:37

For many Norwegian-American families, the most anticipated Christmas treat isn't chocolate or sugar-dusted cookies. It's a simple potato-based pancake, spread with butter and sugar or jam.

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VIDEO: The secretive state of Turkmenistan

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:22
Turkmenistan in Central Asia is one of the most isolated and secretive states in the world, dissent is not tolerated and suspicion reigns.

Jordan ends death penalty moratorium

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:13
Jordan executes 11 men convicted of murder, ending a eight-year moratorium on the death penalty.

VIDEO: Castro delivers defiant speech

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 00:08
The Cuban President, Raul Castro, has addressed the closing session of parliament just days after announcing an agreement with the United States to re-establish diplomatic ties.

Domestic abuse free helpline opens

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 23:12
A free helpline offers support to victims of domestic abuse over the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Muhammad Ali Hospitalized With Mild Pneumonia

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-20 22:33

A spokesman said Saturday that the 72-year-old boxing great is in stable condition, and that his prognosis is good because the pneumonia was caught early.

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VIDEO: Pakistan 'in mourning and on edge'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 21:44
Pakistan has announced it will execute more militant prisoners in the next few days after lifting a moratorium in response to the Peshawar school massacre.

VIDEO: Tremors endanger Michelangelo's David

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 21:40
The Italian government is to spend around €200,000 (£156,000) on a new plinth for Michaelangelo's David to protect the statue from earth tremors.

VIDEO: Knife attacker is shot dead in France

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 21:36
A man has been killed by police near the city of Tours in central France, after attacking officers with a knife.

VIDEO: Advent calendar: Europe's Ryder Cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 21:25
The moment Welsh rookie Jamie Donaldson secures the point that retains the Ryder Cup for Europe at Gleneagles.

Ambulance targets plan revealed

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 21:00
Target times for ambulances to reach some seriously ill patients could be lengthened, a document leaked to the BBC shows.

Tunisians poised to elect president

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 20:49
Tunisians are set to vote for their first freely elected president in a run-off election seen as a landmark in the country's move to democracy.

Bird flu poultry restrictions lifted

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 20:48
Restrictions on the movement of poultry in East Yorkshire after an outbreak of bird flu at a duck breeding farm are lifted.

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