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Plans for 'revenge porn' legislation

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 22:40
Plans for a new law to tackle "revenge pornography" in Scotland is to be introduced by the Scottish government, the BBC learns.

Wales 'undersold' overseas, says MPs

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 22:35
Wales' potential for tourism is being undersold and the country should be marketed "much more vigorously", a committee of MPs concludes.

Toy store pulls Breaking Bad dolls

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 22:29
US chain Toys R Us pulls four action figures based on characters from the popular TV drama Breaking Bad, following a petition for their removal.

Airport warns against devolving duty

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 22:28
Cardiff Airport would have a "significant advantage" over its rivals if the Welsh government won the power to set airport passenger duty, the boss of Bristol Airport claims.

Can British biker girl reach MotoGP?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 22:17
Meet the 18-year-old Brit girl beating the boys - and challenging notions of what women could achieve in motorcyling's elite.

Cities need more power, says study

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 22:10
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.

Military reburial for WW1 soldier

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 21:42
A soldier from Lancaster who died in World War One is to be reburied in a military cemetery after his remains were found in northern France.

VIDEO: Top 50 FA Cup goals: Wonderful Waddle

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 21:27
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.

PAC report highlights tenancy fraud

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 21:23
The Department of Social Development has failed to deal properly with a scam operating in social housing, according to a Public Accounts Committee report.

Tesco, what went wrong?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 21:01
What really went wrong at Tesco?

Dementia cash row and coma conman - the papers

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 20:55
Several papers report plans to pay GPs £55 for each diagnosis of dementia they make, while a man who claimed to be in a coma for two years to avoid court also features.

US Marine held for Philippine murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 20:22
A US Marine accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines is moved to a Philippine army base, but fails to attend an initial hearing.

VIDEO: Diwali sees Asia retail sales spike

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:55
The Hindu festival of Diwali has a big impact on the economies of India and other Asian countries. Sharanjit Leyl reports from Singapore.

UN chief plans Gaza conflict inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:54
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he is setting up an inquiry into attacks on UN facilities during Israel's recent offensive in the Gaza Strip.

US probes 'stray Syria air drop'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:49
The US Pentagon says it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants with a weapons bundle intended for Kurdish fighters.

Giants Pummel Royals From The Start In Game 1 World Series Win

NPR News - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:46

A three-run first inning was all San Francisco needed to top Kansas City and steal home field advantage. They tacked on another four runs anyway to win 7-1.

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VIDEO: Swedish bay search for 'foreign sub'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:34
Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are focusing on a bay near the capital Stockholm.

Move to stop charities funding terror

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 17:54
The charities watchdog is to receive an extra £8m and new powers to help it tackle charities being used to fund crime and terrorism, the prime minister says.

Concern raised over UK use of drones

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 17:03
The use of drones in the UK will rise over the next 20 years, raising "significant safety, security, and privacy concerns", a report says.

Designer Oscar de la Renta mourned

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 16:53
The Dominican Republic declares Wednesday an official day of mourning for Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who has died at 82.
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