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Safe nursing levels recommended

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 02:00
Hospitals in England should be wary about having nurses care for more than eight patients each on wards during the day, draft NHS guidance suggests.

VIDEO: Obamas 'heartbroken' over Nigeria girls

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 02:00
US First Lady Michelle Obama has said her family is "outraged and heartbroken" following the mass abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls.

The Congresswoman Whose Husband Called Her Home

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-10 01:58

Coya Knutson was the first woman elected to Congress from Minnesota. But the charismatic farmer's daughter saw her political career derailed by one of the worst dirty tricks ever.

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Massaro and Matthew target titles

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 01:54
World champions Laura Massaro and Nick Matthew will seek to make it an English double at the British Open in Hull.

Man traced in sex attack CCTV plea

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 01:32
Police investigating a sex attack on a woman on Glasgow Green say a man spotted on CCTV in the area has come forward.

Graham Norton: I hear Wogan's voice

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 01:15
Eurovision presenter Graham Norton reveals he still hears predecessor Sir Terry Wogan's voice in his head when he is commentating on the song contest.

Mephedrone effects 'puts off' users

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 00:56
People are being put off using mephedrone because of its side effects, according to a drugs charity which has seen a huge reduction in its use.

AUDIO: Osborne: We need to export more

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 00:49
George Osborne says the Bank of England has the tools to intervene in an overheating housing market.

Man critical after shop flat fire

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 00:45
Police investigate a fire in a flat in Rhondda Cynon Taf which left a man in a critical condition.

VIDEO: Is this Britain's strongest teenager?

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 00:41
Rebekah Tiler has broken more than 100 British records, and at just 15 she is already on course to become Great Britain's most successful female weightlifter of all time.

Reports: Hot-Air Balloon Catches Fire In Virginia

NPR News - Fri, 2014-05-09 23:43

A hot-air balloon is believed to have caught fire and crashed in Virginia after colliding with a power line. Eyewitnesses said they saw the balloon in flames and heard screams for help.

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VIDEO: Disease threat to World Cup fans

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 23:30
Following concerns Brazil will not be ready to host the World Cup, there is also a warning that fans should guard against dengue fever.

In pictures: Sarajevo's new city hall

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 23:29
Re-opening of Sarajevo's renovated city hall

VIDEO: Winkleman named as Strictly host

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 23:23
Claudia Winkleman is to become the permanent host of Strictly Come Dancing, replacing Sir Bruce Forsyth, the BBC has confirmed.

RAF probe over 'dead Taliban' images

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 22:58
Photographs which appear to show at least one UK serviceman posing with a dead Taliban fighter are being treated extremely seriously, the RAF says.

South Sudan rivals agree peace deal

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 22:30
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar agree a peace deal, hailed by the US as a possible "breakthrough".

Special to race with mates - Cavendish

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 22:27
Manxman Mark Cavendish says he cannot wait to race alongside his childhood friends at this summer's Commonwealth Games.

Powell expects more female managers

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 22:23
Ex-England boss Hope Powell says the appointment of Helena Costa could inspire other men's teams to have female coaches.

Sarajevo's bombed city hall re-opens

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 21:41
Sarajevo's iconic city hall, housing the national library, is re-opened - 22 years after it was destroyed by Serb shelling during the Bosnian War.

Rolf's letter and Eurovision oddness- the papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-09 21:19
The first day of the prosecution's case against entertainer Rolf Harris dominates Saturdays papers, with this year's Eurovision Song Contest also attracting attention.
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