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How animals help us understand disease

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 18:19
The creatures helping us understand human disease

VIDEO: At least four dead in Egypt clashes

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 17:35
At least four people have been killed in fresh clashes between the security forces and supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.

Cameron urged to make case for EU

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 17:20
David Cameron must spell out the case for the UK's continued membership of the European Union, Conservative grandee Lord Howe says.

TV hit Broadchurch tops critics' poll

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 17:08
Broadchurch, starring David Tennant, has been named 2013's best television programme in an annual poll by Radio Times critics.

Nine-year-old climbs Argentine peak

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 16:53
A nine-year-old boy from California, Tyler Armstrong, becomes the youngest person to reach the summit of Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Americas.

Audio slideshow: The ends of the line in Shanghai

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 16:45
Images from the ends of Shanghai's metro lines

Newtown shooting report 'painful'

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 16:43
US police release thousands of documents tied to their investigation into a Connecticut school shooting, during which 26 people died.

The food co-op where shoppers are happy to work

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 16:39
The grocery store where university professors stock vegetables

In pictures: Best space images of 2013

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 16:31
Out of this world - the best space images of 2013

Call to end ambulance speed tickets

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 16:29
The Tories call for action after it emerges hundreds of speeding tickets were issued to the Scottish Ambulance Service last year.

VIDEO: Rhino ranger battles poachers

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 16:25
South Africa, home to over 80 percent of all rhino in the world, has lost over 800 of the creatures to poaching this year alone.

Kensington tops dearest houses list

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 16:04
One central London borough has six out of 10 of the most expensive streets in England and Wales, a new report says.

Losing glasses puts Somalia in focus

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 16:00
Mark Doyle discovers a different side to Somalia after losing his glasses - one of mango plantations and bustling markets, as well as a country devastated by two decades of conflict.

Storms return to batter the UK

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 15:57
High winds and rain return to the UK, disrupting transport, while there is growing anger among thousands who still have no electricity.

Turkey: Army will not get involved

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 15:54
The Turkish military releases a statement saying it does not want to get involved in political arguments, as a corruption scandal rages.

U.N. Refuge Prepares For Possible Attack In South Sudan

NPR News - Fri, 2013-12-27 15:49

The government says the former vice president is mobilizing an army of youth to seize key cities in the newly independent nation. The United Nations is not sure it can protect the thousands of people staying at its compound who have been displaced by recent ethnic fighting.

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Stormont ministers in High Court

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 15:45
The finance minister Simon Hamilton blocked a move by agriculture minister Michelle O'Neill to reallocate over £100m in European funding.

South Sudan rebels wary of truce

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 15:23
South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar says there must be proper talks before the rebels can agree to a truce, as UN reinforcements arrive in Juba.

Newtown Report Offers Few Insights Into School Shooting

NPR News - Fri, 2013-12-27 15:04

The exhaustive compilation of evidence adds details to a summary released by authorities last month showing that shooter Adam Lanza had a fascination with guns and mass shootings.

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Newcastle 12-17 London Wasps

BBC - Fri, 2013-12-27 14:47
Ashley Johnson and Sam Jones run over tries for London Wasps to condemn Newcastle Falcons to a fifth straight defeat.

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