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Bill Cosby accuser seeks charges

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:20
Model Chloe Gains who claims she was drugged and sexually abused by Bill Cosby six years ago has met with LA police to pursue criminal charges against the comedian.

CIA clears staff of Senate snooping

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:19
A CIA internal watchdog clears its officers of improperly accessing the computers of members of the US Senate intelligence committee.

Jilted man's honeymoon makes £8,000

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:15
A man "dumped" six weeks before his wedding raises thousands of pounds for charity by auctioning his fiancée's place on the honeymoon.

In A Paris Suburb, Jews And Muslims Live In A Fragile Harmony

NPR News - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:12

Jewish and Muslim communities have lived together for decades in Sarcelles, about 10 miles from Paris. But locals say last week's attacks in Paris have heightened awareness of religious differences.

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NHS urged to 'take back' hospital

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:10
Campaigners urge the NHS to take back control of its first privately-run hospital as the company withdraws from the contract.

Ronaldo keen to resume career in US

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 01:06
Former Brazil striker Ronaldo pledges to get back in shape with a view to playing for US club Fort Lauderdale Strikers.

France 'to protect all religions'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 00:59
President Francois Hollande vows that France will protect all religions and says that Muslims are the main victims of fanaticism and intolerance.

US 'in dog we trust' rug misprint

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 00:49
A $500 (£329) rug is removed from a Florida sheriff's office after someone spotted it mistakenly read "in dog we trust".

Man Utd sack scout for offensive posts

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 00:33
Manchester United sack Denmark-based scout Torben Aakjaer for posting offensive messages on Facebook.

Tullow Oil hit by oil price collapse

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 00:32
Tullow Oil takes a $2.2bn (£1.45bn) hit from the oil price collapse and cuts its exploration spending by a third.

Defiant Catalan leader calls new vote

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 00:31
Catalonia's pro-independence President Artur Mas calls early regional elections for 27 September, in a new challenge to Madrid.

BP sees $50 oil for three years

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 00:31
BP expects the oil price will stay in the range of $50 to $60 for two to three years. Why, and what would that mean?

US casino unit files for bankruptcy

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 00:27
The largest US casino company, Caesars Entertainment, has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in an attempt to eliminate $10bn of debt.

AUDIO: Three days in a hospital stock room

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 00:22
The NHS has been under increasing pressure in recent months, but for Michael Steel the consequences were particularly extreme.

Cadbury to cut 200 jobs at factory

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 00:19
About 200 jobs are to be cut at Cadbury's plant in Birmingham as part of a deal to invest £75m in new production lines at the plant.

Non-voters 'are turning to UKIP'

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 00:17
UKIP support in Wales has "surged" because people who have not voted for many years are turning to the party, its leader Nigel Farage says.

Academy Awards A to Z

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 00:08
With the 87th Awards fast approaching, here is our A to Z guide to the biggest night of the movie calendar.

Xiaomi unveils flagship phablets

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 00:06
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi unveils two large phablets, comparing them directly with Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.

India Uber driver rape trial begins

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 00:05
A driver from the web-based taxi firm Uber goes on trial in Delhi charged with the rape of a passenger last month.

What workers hate about TV depictions of their profession

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-15 00:04
What jobs do dramas get most wrong about?