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Molotov Cocktails And Razor Wire: Inside An Occupied Building In Ukraine

NPR News - Fri, 2014-04-11 03:06

Pro-Russian protesters in the eastern city of Donetsk seized a government building in the middle of town on Sunday. NPR's Ari Shapiro went inside the building and reports on what it was like.

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German store recalls 'Hitler mugs'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 03:05
A German furniture store chain apologises for selling coffee mugs which feature Adolf Hitler's face on a postage stamp, blaming it on a "terrible" mistake.

The strike that threatened an English summer

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 03:05
The cricket ball makers' strike that threatened the 1914 season

Tragedy In California: Truck Hits Bus Full Of Students

NPR News - Fri, 2014-04-11 03:00

At least 10 people died and several dozen were injured when a FedEx truck slammed into a charter bus. The high school students and chaperones were going to visit a Northern California college.

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In pictures: Russian troop build-up

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 02:58
Satellite photos of Russian troops massed near Ukraine border

Kylie Minogue quits The Voice

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 02:55
Pop star Kylie Minogue quits The Voice after one series, due to touring commitments.

Omagh bombing accused remanded

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 02:48
A man accused of murdering 29 people in the 1998 Omagh bombing is remanded in custody.

'No truth' in Trident U-turn claim

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 02:43
Scottish cabinet minister John Swinney says there is "no truth" in claims the SNP might ditch its policy on removing nuclear weapons from Scotland.

Farmer sentenced for shotgun murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 02:42
A wealthy pig farmer will serve at least 15 years in jail for the murder of a man in County Down two years ago.

Jamieson gives gold medal to fan

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 02:20
Michael Jamieson gives away his British championship gold medal to a young fan after victory in Glasgow.

Airbus wins major weather prize

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 02:19
The competition to manufacture the next generation of Europe's most important series of weather satellites is won by Airbus Defence and Space.

Brailsford quits British Cycling

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 02:16
Sir Dave Brailsford quits as performance director at British Cycling to focus on his role with Team Sky.

The man who 'disappeared' in Nigeria

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 02:13
A man who live-tweeted an attempted jailbreak in Nigeria has disappeared - prompting the hashtag #FreeCiaxon.

Kenyan aid workers 'free' in Somalia

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 02:10
Two Kenyan aid workers are found "lost and disorientated" in Somalia after being kidnapped by al-Shabab in 2011, the military says.

Follow a nice bum - 10 London Marathon tips

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 01:56
10 tips to get through the London Marathon

Adrian Mole author Sue Townsend dies

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 01:39
Novelist Sue Townsend, best known as the author of the Adrian Mole series, has died, a friend of her family has told the BBC.

VIDEO: 'You remember the funny bits of life'

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 01:37
The comedy writer and actress Jennifer Saunders has written her first book, an autobiography

Week in pictures: 5-11 April 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 01:36
A selection of the best news pictures from the past week

Liverpool trio scoop monthly awards

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 01:33
Liverpool's Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez are joint players of the month as Brendan Rodgers wins the managers' award.

UK construction output shrinks 2.8%

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-11 01:25
Output in the UK construction industry fell sharply in February as extreme weather halted work on building sites across the country, official figures show.
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