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Easter visitors urged to take care

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 23:21
Holidaymakers are urged to take care over the holiday weekend, as good weather is expected to attract crowds to resorts and attractions in Wales.

6 Killed, 9 Missing In Avalanche On Everest

NPR News - Thu, 2014-04-17 23:17

An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to climb the world's highest peak. As soon as the avalanche hit, rescuers and fellow climbers rushed to help.

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VIDEO: Easter story in a shipping container

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 22:54
The North East town of South Shields is commemorating the Passion of Christ on Good Friday in a different way.

Obama cautious over Ukraine deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 22:51
President Obama says Russia must show signs of honouring a deal to calm tensions in Ukraine, as separatists remain defiant.

Gold found in Indian man's stomach

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 22:51
A stack of 12 bars of gold were recovered from the stomach of a businessman in the Indian capital, Delhi, a surgeon treating him tells the BBC.

Transcript Shows Ferry Captain Delayed Evacuation

NPR News - Thu, 2014-04-17 22:50

Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives. Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead.

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VIDEO: Row over Irish dancing make-up ban

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 22:32
The Irish Dancing Commission has recently stopped children under the age of 10 from wearing make-up during competitions.

TV adverts target cyclists' safety

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 22:12
The Department of Environment is launching a TV advertising campaign solely addressing cyclist safety.

'Horrific' sheep attacks on increase

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 22:10
New figures show that attacks on sheep by dogs across Northern Ireland have almost doubled over the last year.

Five steps to stopping a lion escape

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 21:32
How zoos plan for a lion escape

VIDEO: Anxious time for Syria's Christians

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 21:23
Around the world Christians are marking Holy Week in the run up to Easter, but for Syria's Christians, it is also an anxious time as the country's war drags on into a fourth year.

China jails corruption activists

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 21:10
China jails four more activists linked to the Xu Zhiyong-founded New Citizens' Movement, which seeks government transparency.

Female cave insects have 'penises'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 20:51
Female insects with 'penises' have been discovered in Brazil - the first example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia.

Alonso quickest in China practice

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 19:57
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso welcomes his new team principal to Formula 1 by setting the pace in first practice at the Chinese Grand Prix.

VIDEO: 'Most Earth-like planet yet' found

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 19:39
A planet that is close in size to the Earth and that could hold water on its surface has been identified by the Kepler telescope.

Chick knit plea response 'fantastic'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 19:23
An online appeal by a Manchester children's hospice for knitted chicks boosts its flock to an "unexpected" more than 6,300.

Ancient life 'frozen' by impacts

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 17:54
Ancient grasses from the Pampas of Argentina were preserved when asteroids struck the area, scientists report.

Rob Ford launches re-election bid

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 17:06
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford kicks off his re-election campaign at an event his brother calls "history in the making".

Peru evacuates Ubinas volcano area

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 16:36
The authorities in Peru say they are evacuating 4,000 people living near the Ubinas volcano, in the south of the country, because of increased activity.

'Completely Unique': Cave-Dwelling Female Insects Have Penises

NPR News - Thu, 2014-04-17 16:34

A team of international scientists have found four species of insects with reversed sex organs. The females' anatomy may have to do with their need for nutrients that only males produce.

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