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Bosnia probes jihadist flags village

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 03:08
Police in Bosnia search a village after a local television station showed pictures of jihadist flags flying from some houses.

PODCAST: A strong three months for jobs

Marketplace - American Public Media - Fri, 2015-02-06 03:00

The last three months taken together have been very strong for American jobs. More on the jobs report for January from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Plus, in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the Bronx, there is a push to bring technology start ups as a way to revitalize the area and bring new jobs in.

Pope backs smacking 'with dignity'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:54
Pope Francis says that he backs parents who smack their children, providing the child's "dignity" is maintained.

Jordan Strikes At ISIS; Obama Said To Be Preparing To Request War Powers

NPR News - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:50

Repeated air strikes on the self-described Islamic State are "the beginning of our retaliation" for the extremist group's brutal killing of a captured pilot, Jordan's foreign minister says.

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VIDEO: If Six Nations was Game of Thrones

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:47
BBC Sport celebrates the start of the Six Nations 2015 with an epic Game of Thrones-style tournament opener.

Afcon semi-final crowd trouble

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:47
Violent scenes at Africa Cup of Nations semi-final

Women journalists threatened online

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:35
Women journalists are facing a "dangerous new trend" of online threats, the European security body OSCE warns.

Megrahi campaigners 'disgraceful'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:33
US families of Lockerbie bombing victims accuse some UK relatives of pursuing a "disgraceful" campaign to clear the man convicted of the atrocity.

UK trade deficit widest since 2010

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:28
The UK's trade deficit last year widened to £34.8bn, the biggest deficit since 2010 according to the Office for National Statistics.

Wilshere is not a smoker - Wenger

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:27
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says Jack Wilshere "has to master his own life" after the midfielder was photographed holding a shisha pipe.

Lucky no-one died - Ghana FA

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:25
The Ghana FA says fans could have died as crowd trouble marred the Africa Cup of Nations semi with Equatorial Guinea.

VIDEO: Boy sucked into Brazil storm drain

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:24
A boy and his uncle have survived being sucked into a storm drain in Brazil.

China rejects health hack accusation

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:19
China has rejected accusations it was behind a hack that stole huge amounts of data from health insurer Anthem.

Doctor saved nurse in ward attack

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:17
A doctor saved the life of a nurse who was being strangled at a hospital unit by her jealous husband, Newport Crown Court hears.

Baz Luhrmann to make Netflix musical

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:12
Moulin Rouge director Baz Luhrmann is to make a 13-part musical series for streaming service Netflix.

Hunt attacked over nun comment

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:10
Labour's Tristram Hunt is branded "arrogant and ignorant" after appearing to suggest nuns do not make good teachers.

Glasgow Games '£35m under budget'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:05
The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last year was delivered £35.5m under budget, according to the latest estimate.

GCHQ intelligence sharing 'unlawful'

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:05
The sharing of intelligence by UK agency GCHQ prior to December was unlawful, a tribunal rules.

Action films restricted in Paris

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:03
The filming of action sequences has been restricted by authorities in Paris following last month's attacks in the French capital.

'Dress like Savile' night pulled

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-06 02:01
A bar that advertised a night encouraging people to dress like Jimmy Savile is criticised by the NSPCC for making light of the serial sex offender's crimes.