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Do TV Cooking Shows Make Us Fat?

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-17 23:12

Women who cooked the meals they saw prepared on television weighed more, on average, than those who simply watched, a study shows. The findings challenge the notion that home cooking is always best.

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News From The Charity Stripe

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-17 23:09

Commentator Frank Deford talks about efforts to rattle NCAA basketball players taking free throws.

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Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 23:07
Mancini piles pressure on Pellegrini, Chelsea eye Real Madrid pair, Man Utd prepared to sell De Gea to get Bale, plus more.

Call for Welsh funding 'commitment'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:58
Chancellor George Osborne should make the same commitment on Welsh funding as his Lib Dem Treasury colleague Danny Alexander, Wales' Finance Minister Jane Hutt says.

Williams in Indian Wells quarters

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:57
Serena Williams recovers from a poor start to beat Sloane Stephens to reach the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open.

Neighbours at 30: Memorable moments

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:56
Some of the soap's most memorable moments - after 30 years

Aldi expansion could bring 500 jobs

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:49
Supermarket chain Aldi's plans to open a distribution centre and offices in south Wales could see a further ten stores opened across Wales, creating 500 jobs.

VIDEO: How Israeli election night unfolded

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:48
Benjamin Netanyahu is on course for a fourth term as Israel's prime minister after winning the general election.

Pietersen targets England recall

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:46
Batsman Kevin Pietersen says he will "do anything" to help him earn a recall to the England side.

VIDEO: Dating site sued for promoting adultery

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:38
An internet dating site for married people is taken to court in France, accused of promoting adultery.

Solar aeroplane heads across India

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:22
Solar Impulse, the solar-powered plane attempting to fly around the world, is back in the air again, crossing India and hoping to make it to Myanmar.

VIDEO: Crimea annexation - one year on

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:22
Celebrations are due to take place on Wednesday in Russia to mark the first anniversary of Moscow's annexation of Crimea, as Richard Galpin reports

Netanyahu Defeats Center-Left Rival In Israel's Parliamentary Election

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:06

If he succeeds in forming a coalition government Netanyahu would begin a historic fourth term as prime minister of Israel.

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Troubles trauma centre wins UK award

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 21:57
The WAVE centre which offers support to anyone traumatised by the Troubles in Northern Ireland, has won a major award.

Kraft Recalls 6.5 Million Boxes Of Macaroni And Cheese

NPR News - Tue, 2015-03-17 20:45

Kraft Foods is recalling about 6.5 million boxes of original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese because some of the boxes contain small pieces of metal. The company said it knows of no related injuries.

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VIDEO: Solar plane flies over India

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 20:33
A solar plane started the third leg of its round-the-world journey on Wednesday as it took off from the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.

VIDEO: Northern Lights glow in UK's night sky

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 20:30
The Northern Lights - or Aurora Borealis - have been creating a fabulous show across large parts of the Northern Hemisphere.

Northern Lights illuminate UK skies

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 20:13
Northern Lights illuminate UK skies

Rail suicide pair 'could not cope'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 19:48
An elderly couple took their own lives after struggling to cope when their daughter and her boyfriend moved in with them.

MPs voice prison safety concerns

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 19:45
Funding cuts and reforms in England and Wales have contributed to a drop in prison safety over the past two years, a parliamentary report says.