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Paralysed marine sues MoD for £8m

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 07:21
A Royal Marine left paralysed after diving into shallow waters in a Canary Islands accident is suing the military for £8m.

A Report Card On Global Cooperation: Decent On Iran, Lousy In Syria

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 07:13

The international pressure on Iran's nuclear program was one of the rare examples of global cooperation in the past year. On most issues, like the war in Syria, the global community came up short.

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A Report Card On Global Cooperation: Decent On Iran, Lousy In Syria

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 07:13

The international pressure on Iran's nuclear program was one of the rare examples of global cooperation in the past year. On most issues, like the war in Syria, the global community came up short.

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Smoke from fire billows across M25

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 07:10
Smoke from a fire in an industrial yard blows across the M25, affecting the visibility of drivers on the motorway.

Free Contraceptives Must Be Free, Obama Administration Tells Insurers

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 07:06

The notice to insurers comes after reports found many health plans weren't providing no-cost birth control for all prescription methods, a requirement under the Affordable Care Act.

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Free Contraceptives Must Be Free, Obama Administration Tells Insurers

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 07:06

The notice to insurers comes after reports found many health plans weren't providing no-cost birth control for all prescription methods, a requirement under the Affordable Care Act.

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Rights Act pledge 'breaches NI deal'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 07:04
The new UK government's pledge to scrap the Human Rights Act would be "flagrant breach" of the Good Friday Agreement, a human rights organisation says.

Man who doused ex in petrol jailed

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 06:55
A man who doused his ex-girlfriend in petrol and threatened to set light to her is jailed.

Obama chooses Chicago for library

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 06:54
President Obama's foundation makes it official: library and presidential center will be on Chicago's South Side.

Uni will still invest in fossil fuels

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 06:47
Edinburgh University says it will continue investing in companies that produce fossil fuels, but it will work with firms to reduce their emissions.

Farmer rejects £2m from house builder

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 06:38
A Sussex farmer turns down an offer of more than £2m for his land from developers seeking to create a new town with 10,000 homes.

Blogger Is Hacked To Death In Bangladesh After Promoting Secular Thought

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 06:33

The writer Ananta Bijoy Das was killed by men wielding machetes. He wrote for the same blog founded by Avijit Roy, a Bangladeshi-American who died in a similar attack in February.

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Blogger Is Hacked To Death In Bangladesh After Promoting Secular Thought

NPR News - Tue, 2015-05-12 06:33

The writer Ananta Bijoy Das was killed by men wielding machetes. He wrote for the same blog founded by Avijit Roy, a Bangladeshi-American who died in a similar attack in February.

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VIDEO: The 'trust' issue: Pietersen, Strauss and England

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 06:17
England's new director of cricket, Andrew Strauss, has confirmed that Kevin Pietersen will not be selected to play in this summer's series against Australia.

Bale agent talks too much - Ancelotti

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 06:14
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti tells Gareth Bale's agent to "stay quiet" after saying the Welshman was not being passed to.

Celebrations - along with shock - as Twitter reacts to Zimmerman shooting

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 06:13
Anger and joking online after George Zimmerman is injured

EE tops consumer telecoms complaints

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 05:57
EE is named as the most complained-about phone and broadband provider.

Farage hints at Labour by-election

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 05:49
Nigel Farage suggests he could contest a by-election in a Labour-held seat after deciding to stay on as UKIP leader.

BMW-Mini worker admits £6m fraud

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 05:48
A former BMW-Mini worker who siphoned off almost £6m from the car manufacturer admits fraud.

Seven-year-old river death boy named

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 05:46
A seven-year-old boy who died after falling into a river near Merthyr Tydfil on Sunday is named.

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