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Analysis: Plan 'packs a punch'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:34
The BBC's Hugh Pym looks at the future of healthcare in England

New Autopsy Report Suggests Michael Brown Was Shot At Close Range

NPR News - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:32

The St. Louis Post-Disptatch has obtained an autopsy report on the shooting of Michael Brown. It leaves a lot of questions about the shooting of the 18-year-old by Officer Darren Wilson.

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Surveyors report construction boost

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:28
Unprecedented housing demand has helped to create the highest workloads for surveyors for seven years, according to a report.

Adorkable new words make dictionary

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:27
The latest print edition of the Collins English dictionary contains 50,000 newly-added words, including selfie, onesie and adorkable.

Stability 'returning to economy'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:26
The Scottish economy continued to grow in the last quarter but at a slower pace than the previous three months, according to a report.

Kelpies site wins engineering award

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:24
The development of the site containing Scotland's newest cultural landmark, The Kelpies, wins a national engineering award.

Grangemouth revamp 'on schedule'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:23
The owners of the Grangemouth plant say radical changes are on track a year after the site was closed by an industrial dispute.

Tesco's next move: Expert views

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:12
How can the supermarket turn its fortunes around?

The Brazilian walk-in siesta centres

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:09
Renting a cubicle for a power nap

VIDEO: 'Britain will support IS strategy'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:04
The US envoy tasked by President Obama with leading the fight against the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria tells BBC Newsnight says Britain will "support us".

New home registrations at 2007 level

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:03
Builders are preparing to construct new UK homes at a rate not seen since the before the financial crisis, new figures show.

In pictures: Ottawa shootings

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:03
Images from outside the Canadian parliament

KPMG and FSA criticised over Co-op

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:01
KPMG and financial regulators have been criticised in a report by MPs into Co-op Bank's failed bid to buy 632 Lloyds branches last year.

VIDEO: Wilko Johnson says he is cancer free

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 14:47
Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been cured of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.

Gamble paid off for Arsenal - Wenger

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 14:40
Arsene Wenger says his tactical 'gamble' paid off after Arsenal earned a dramatic Champions League win at Anderlecht.

In pictures: India celebrates Diwali

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 14:27
Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival

VIDEO: Juncker firm on EU migration rules

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 14:26
Jean-Claude Juncker, the incoming president of the European Commission, has insisted that rules on freedom of movement in Europe cannot be changed.

VIDEO: More powers 'would boost UK cities'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 14:21
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study has concluded.

Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 14:18
Will coal exports kill the Great Barrier Reef?

Legal challenge over abuse inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 14:16
A legal challenge is launched into the choice of Fiona Woolf as the chair of the inquiry investigating historical child abuse as political pressure grows.
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