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How Far Has The Health Of Moms Come Since 1995?

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 03:03

The rate of women worldwide who die in childbirth has dropped by more than 40 percent over the past two decades. But does this rosy global health statistic overstate the extent of change?

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Asterix cartoon helps Hebdo victims

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 02:54
A 1971 Asterix cartoon sells for £100,000 at auction in Paris, with proceeds going to the families of victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack.

Sailors spell Mother's Day message

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 02:33
Royal Navy sailors and Royal Marines on board a warship have sent a Mother's Day message back home from the Gulf.

Five research papers that revolutionised health

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 02:16
Five papers that changed medicine

One dead and two hurt after fight

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 02:09
An 18-year-old man dies and two teenagers are injured after a fight broke out at a Coventry nightclub in the early hours.

VIDEO: 'Make your death a good one'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 02:04
Families facing the loss of a loved one are urged to discuss that person's preferences for end of life care.

'Mouth of hell' reduced to rubble

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:55
A Brutalist bus station that dominated the Northampton skyline for decades is demolished in a "blow-down".

Elderly man dies in house fire

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:55
Firefighters went into burning house in Larchfield, but man was pronounced dead at the scene

McGuinness will not go to Washington

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:51
Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness has said he will not travel to Washington for St Patrick's Day in order to continue talks over the welfare reform impasse.

VIDEO: Lahore blasts target Christian churches

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:39
Twin bomb blasts have targeted a Christian neighbourhood in the Pakistani city of Lahore killing at least 10 people.

Smell Something Different At The Gym? It Might Not Be What You Think

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:29

Scent can affect how customers view a business, how long they spend shopping and how much money they spend, research shows. Businesses from stores to fitness clubs are convinced scents make sense.

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The Fate Of The World's Chocolate Depends On This Spot In Rural England

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:24

Cocoa is unusually susceptible to disease. Every year, a third of the crop is destroyed, even as the appetite for chocolate grows. That's why the world needs the International Cocoa Quarantine Centre.

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The Fate Of The World's Chocolate Depends On This Spot In Rural England

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:24

Cocoa is unusually susceptible to disease. Every year, a third of the crop is destroyed, even as the appetite for chocolate grows. That's why the world needs the International Cocoa Quarantine Centre.

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NI deadlock is 'halting investment'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:19
The managing director of Belfast International Airport says the current political deadlock in Northern Ireland is threatening to hold up potential investment.

Devastated Vanuatu starts to get aid

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:17
The first planeloads of international aid arrive on the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu, devastated by "monster" Cyclone Pam on Saturday.

Buyers 'punished' for improving home

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:00
People who buy houses through the flagship Help to Buy scheme could be penalised for making basic home improvements, assembly members fear.

Ex-footballer McKenzie claims title

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:00
Ex-footballer Leon McKenzie wins his first boxing title, beating Croatia's Ivan Stupalo for the International Masters.

Syria's suffering revealed in satellite images

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 00:46
Satellite images reveal Syria's suffering

Man charged over caravan park murder

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 00:45
A Caerphilly man, 26, is charged with murdering Vale of Glamorgan teenager Conner Marshall at a south Wales caravan park.

Rooney 'knocked out in boxing video'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 00:38
A video has emerged appearing to show Wayne Rooney being knocked out in a boxing bout with Phil Bardsley in his kitchen.

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