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DfT in England geography blunders

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:53
The Department for Transport defends the geographical knowledge of its staff after several blunders appeared in an official announcement.

Stranded Bali man in Home Office plea

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:51
Campaigners call for Home Office action over a Cornish businessman stranded in Bali since February.

Death toll in Gaza 'reaches 100'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:46
The death toll from Israeli air strikes in Gaza rises to 100, Palestinian sources say, as militant rocket attacks on Israel continue.

Day in pictures: 11 July 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:45
24 hours of news photos: 11 July

What can Israel and Hamas gain from latest conflict?

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:45
What can Israel and Hamas gain from latest fighting?

Liverpool & Barca in £75m Suarez deal

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:42
Liverpool agree to sell striker Luis Suarez, who is currently serving a four-month ban, to Spanish club Barcelona.

18 years for Black Friday rapist

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:42
A Swansea law student who beat and repeatedly raped a woman left stranded in the city centre on Black Friday is jailed for 18 years.

Wife killer must serve 26 years

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:40
A man who murdered his wife by shooting her twice in the back after she left him is jailed for a minimum of 26 years.

Israel And Hamas Keep Up Attacks, Ignoring Calls For Peace

NPR News - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:38

In Israel, a rocket hits a gas station, setting it on fire and causing several injuries; in Gaza, the health ministry says 100 Palestinians have been killed.

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Ulster sorry over 'Ethiopian' photo

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:17
Ulster Rugby apologise after a photograph showing four players with their faces and bodies coloured with black makeup appeared on a social media site.

VIDEO: Rocket strikes Israel petrol station

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:16
A rocket fired from Gaza has hit a petrol station in the Israeli city of Ashdod.

Economists Say Inflation Is Tame; Consumers Aren't Buying It

NPR News - Fri, 2014-07-11 03:02

On paper, inflation has been low this year. But consumers buying food or fuel may disagree. Prices for beef, eggs, fresh fruit and many other foods are much higher than overall inflation.

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Give Warsi EU job, says Kinnock

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:56
Baroness Warsi rules herself out of the running for EU Commissioner after Lord Kinnock says the job should go to her.

George Clooney rejects Mail apology

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:55
Actor George Clooney refuses to accept an apology from the Daily Mail's website over a story claiming his fiancee's mother objected to their marriage.

Huge tyre blaze started deliberately

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:54
A massive fire at a tyre recycling depot in Renfrewshire was started deliberately, police say.

VIDEO: Famous faces on referendum campaign

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:53
Some famous faces speak up for the side they support in the Scottish independence campaign ahead of the 18 September vote

Cameron set for major reshuffle

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:50
David Cameron's cabinet reshuffle will be far wider than previously thought with major names set to be sacked or moved.

Big pledges to art school fire fund

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:48
A fund set up to help restore Glasgow School of Art's fire-damaged Mackintosh building receives two donations totalling £550,000.

Is Corby the most Scottish place in England?

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:48
Is there a Scottish town 200 miles into England?

Afghan candidate backs vote audit

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-11 02:34
One of the two remaining candidates in Afghanistan's disputed presidential election Ashraf Ghani says he backs an "extensive audit" of votes.
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