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Eight books up for Waterstones prize

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 18:23
Richard Flanagan's Man Booker Prize winning novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North is among eight contenders for Waterstones Book of the Year 2014.

Ant and Dec asked to end 'animal abuse'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 18:20
TV presenter Chris Packham writes an open letter to TV presenters Ant and Dec to ask the pair to end "abuse of animals" in I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

Care plan savings 'over-optimistic'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 18:04
Questions are being asked about what impact a flagship government scheme to improve the care of vulnerable patients in England will have.

Liver operation shows twins identical

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:57
The first identical twins to undergo a live liver transplant in the UK did not realise they were identical until one of them needed surgery.

NYC Ebola Patient Declared Free Of Virus, Will Be Discharged From Hospital

NPR News - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:55

Dr. Craig Spencer contracted Ebola while treating patients in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders. Officials say he now poses no public health risk.

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UK police to file Thai murder report

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:47
UK police officers are to return from Thailand after reviewing an investigation into the murders of two British tourists, Scotland Yard says.

VIDEO: 'Singles Day' for China retailers

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:44
Online retailers in China are gearing up for "Singles' Day" - the biggest online sales day in the world.

'Ban fruit juice from five-a-day'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:31
Fruit juice should be removed from the recommended list of healthy things to eat daily because it is confusing for parents, say campaigners.

Australian troops heading to Iraq

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:15
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says 200 members of Australia's special forces will begin deploying to Iraq after being given legal clearance.

Hawaii lava destroys first home

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 17:02
A stream of lava that has been creeping towards a Hawaii town for months has now destroyed one of the houses.

How can football tackle online abuse?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:44
Social media helps footballers and fans get closer than ever before - but online abuse is a significant problem, says Dan Roan.

Could Rand Paul win over modern America?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:42
There is much confusion in the current US political landscape: Senator Rand Paul may be the man to take advantage, says Justin Webb.

What if Franz Ferdinand had lived?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:41
How history might have changed if Franz Ferdinand had survived

The spies in a suburban bungalow

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:34
The London bungalow at the centre of a spy scandal

Alibaba hits $2bn 'Singles' Day' sales

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:19
China's online retail giant Alibaba has sold $2bn (£1.2bn) in goods in the first hour of China's annual "Singles' Day" shopping event.

Verdicts due in S Korea ferry case

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 16:09
South Korean judges are set to give verdicts in the trial of the crew of a ferry that sank, killing 300, with the captain facing a death sentence.

Abbott lukewarm over Asia bank plan

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:48
Tony Abbott says a new regional development bank for Asia would be good for growth, but says Australia will only join a "genuinely multilateral body".

New York Ebola doctor 'virus free'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:46
An American doctor who became the first person to be diagnosed in New York with Ebola is to be released from hospital on Tuesday after recovering.

VIDEO: How comet particles are analysed

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:42
With the Rosetta spacecraft in orbit around comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, scientists are hoping for a windfall of new information about these strangest of objects.

Commons chaos and Jagger illness - papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 15:41
Anger over the vote on UK involvement in the European Arrest Warrant and a Rolling Stones insurance claim feature on Tuesday's front pages.