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India tea workers kill boss over pay

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 02:27
Workers at a tea plantation in eastern India beat and stab the owner to death in a row over pay arrears.

VIDEO: 'Unlikely we will meet immigration target'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 02:24
Home Secretary Theresa May has said it is unlikely the government will bring net migration down to the tens of thousands by the end of the Parliament.

VIDEO: Iraq village caught between two sides

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 02:22
The war in Iraq is pitting neighbour against neighbour, and for those who do not want to choose sides life can be even more dangerous.

19,000 new homes plan consultation

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 02:20
Residents in Swansea are to be given their say on plans for more than 19,000 new homes across the city.

Palestinian man shot dead in Gaza

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 02:09
A Palestinian man in Gaza is shot and killed by Israeli troops, local health officials say, the first such death since a 50-day summer conflict.

Gordon Brown 'to stand down' as MP

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 02:05
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown is to announce "within days" that he will stand down as an MP at the next election, reports suggest.

Petrol bomb thrown at police station

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 01:57
A petrol bomb is thrown over the perimeter wall of the police station in Warrenpoint, County Down.

What Microbes Lurked In The Last Public Restroom You Used?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 01:52

A census of bacteria and viruses on the floors, toilets and soap dispensers of several bathrooms on a college campus turned up around 77,000 different types of organisms. Oh, joy.

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What Microbes Lurked In The Last Public Restroom You Used?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 01:52

A census of bacteria and viruses on the floors, toilets and soap dispensers of several bathrooms on a college campus turned up around 77,000 different types of organisms. Oh, joy.

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When Thanksgiving Was Weird

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 01:50

Circa 1900, Americans wore gaudy costumes and bizarre masks and some roved the streets begging for candy and treats — on Thanksgiving Day.

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As Gay Marriages Rise, Now Comes The Case For Same-Sex Divorce

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-23 01:49

Many couples have traveled to states where gay marriage is recognized to get hitched. Those who do have a much harder time getting divorced once they get back home.

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VIDEO: 'Stop radicalisation before it happens'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 01:42
Police stopped four or five terrorist attacks in 2014, says Met Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe.

VIDEO: Understanding autism: Living in a box

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 01:40
Shop worker Hayley Bicker wanted to raise awareness on autism after feeling shocked at people's reaction to an autistic child in a supermarket

VIDEO: Trierweiler: 'It wasn't a suicide attempt'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 01:22
When President Hollande was photographed on the back of a scooter at his mistress' apartment it was a story that made headlines all over the world and it lead to the break-up of his relationship with the First Lady, Valerie Trierweiler.

Child is Scotland's Athlete of 2014

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 01:21
Eilidh Child is Scotland's Athlete of the Year, following European gold and Commonwealth silver successes.

Windsurfer pulled from sea dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 01:02
A windsurfer dies after getting into difficulty off the coast of Portsmouth.

Welsh parties fear UKIP, says MEP

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 00:57
Other political parties are equally frightened of the threat posed by UKIP, the party's Welsh MEP Nathan Gill tells BBC Wales.

Smash 'splits family's car in two'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 00:52
A family's car is split in two when it crashes on a Coventry road.

MLA in equality 'conscience clause'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 00:14
A DUP MLA says he is planning to bring forward a private member's bill at Stormont to introduce a "conscience clause" into aspects of equality law.

VIDEO: England's blind cricket World Cup bid

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-22 23:55
England's visually-impaired team who are preparing to take part in the fourth blind cricket World Cup later this week.

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