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Mourinho: Terry is happy at Chelsea

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 01:49
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes John Terry is happy again after undergoing an uncertain period at the club.

Plaque for murdered schoolteacher

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 01:45
A plaque dedicated to murdered schoolteacher Ann Maguire is unveiled in her hometown in Greater Manchester.

Man burned in gas explosion at flat

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 01:31
A man is taken to hospital with burns after a suspected gas explosion at a flat in Somerset.

Two young women killed in car crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 01:26
Two young women were killed when the car they were passengers in struck a wall in the New Forest, police say.

Hanukkah History: Those Chocolate Coins Were Once Real Tips

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-13 01:19

Many Jewish families celebrate the holiday by handing out gelt, chocolate coins covered in gold and silver. These days they're treats for kids. But the practice began as a way to thank labor.

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Hanukkah History: Those Chocolate Coins Were Once Real Tips

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-13 01:19

Many Jewish families celebrate the holiday by handing out gelt, chocolate coins covered in gold and silver. These days they're treats for kids. But the practice began as a way to thank labor.

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Syrian Women Displaced By War Make Tragedy Of 'Antigone' Their Own

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-13 01:19

Sophocles' ancient Greek play chronicled a princess' plight after a horrible civil war 2,000 years ago. Syrian refugee women in Beirut are incorporating their lives into a new production of the drama.

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Tech Week: Instagram Vs. Twitter And Europe Vs. Google

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-13 01:18

Instagram beat Twitter on a key metric, but Twitter's co-founder says he doesn't care. And Google's woes in Europe continued as the tech giant shut down Google News in Spain over a new law there.

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VIDEO: Churchill paintings under the hammer

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 01:09
A number of paintings by Sir Winston Churchill are to be auctioned by Sotherby's in London, alongside other items from the estate of his daughter Mary Soames, who died in May.

Taliban kill Afghan court official

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 01:03
A senior Supreme Court official is shot dead in Kabul by Taliban militants, while two Nato soldiers are killed in a separate incident north of the capital.

Injury may end my career - Clarke

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 00:40
Australia captain Michael Clarke says his career could be over after he suffers a new hamstring injury against India.

VIDEO: Robot waiters serve in restaurant

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-13 00:03
A restaurant in China is trying to revolutionise customer service by introducing robot waiters to deliver food and drinks.

MP to learn if she can defend seat

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 23:58
MP Ann Clwyd will learn if Labour will choose her as its candidate to defend her Cynon Valley seat at the 2015 General Election.

VIDEO: Mudslides and floods hit California

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 23:58
Heavy rains in southern California have triggered mudslides and flooding, killing one person and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of homes.

Pub roof man held over fatal assault

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 23:50
Police continue to question a man who scaled a pub roof following the fatal assault of 46-year-old man.

VIDEO: Aretha's birthday serenade for Swift

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 23:48
Pop star Taylor Swift receives a unique present for her 25th birthday - a special rendition of Happy Birthday from legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin.

Ukraine shies away from tackling far right

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 23:38
Ukraine fails to address far-right role in conflict

India arrests man over pro-IS tweets

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 22:51
Indian police arrest a man suspected of running a popular pro-Islamic State Twitter feed, reports say.

VIDEO: Post Office settles disability case

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 22:50
An actress with dwarfism who could not reach chip-and-pin machines in a post office has had her discrimination case settled by the company.

Lyon shines as Australia beat India

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-12 22:35
Spinner Nathan Lyon finishes with match figures of 12-286 as Australia beat India by 48 runs in the first Test at Adelaide.

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