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Whale song plan for Cold War station

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 17:56
A community buy-out could see a former Cold War surveillance station turned into a place where tourists can listen to the sound of whales singing.

Kurds decry Turkish 'safe zone' move

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 17:55
A "safe zone" Turkey and the US are creating in Syria is Ankara's attempt to stop Kurds from forming their own territory, a pro-Kurdish party leader says.

Gas firm made investment warning

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 17:53
The company behind plans to use coal seams beneath the Forth to produce gas is accused of "attempting to hold Scotland to ransom".

VIDEO: The rise and fall of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 17:23
BBC News charts the rise and fall of Colonel Gaddafi's favourite son.

Australia pushing for MH17 tribunal

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 16:55
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is in New York to push for an independent criminal tribunal into the MH17 crash.

Less lighting 'has no crime effect'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 16:44
Reduced street lighting at night does not lead to more crime or car crashes, a report suggests.

Ten steps to improve your photography

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 16:22
Ten steps to improve your photography

VIDEO: Briton who died in the Tour de France

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 16:13
In 1967, British cycling star Tom Simpson died while competing in the Tour de France.

Mexico Soccer Coach Loses Job After Allegedly Punching Reporter

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-28 16:08

The altercation came just two days after Mexico's soccer team won the Gold Cup over Jamaica.

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Labour leader guide: Jeremy Corbyn

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 16:06
A profile of Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn.

Spanish parties play power games over Greek bailout

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:55
How is the Greek bailout affecting politics in Spain, asks James Badcock.

Ebola: 'Isn't that over yet?'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:49
Ebola deaths have fallen in West Africa - but that doesn't mean that the hard work is over, says Tulip Mazumdar.

Can people learn to curb their chocolate cravings?

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:24
Can you cut cravings for food by pretending to eat it?

Why is the US still using a Nazi tall ship?

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:23
Why is the US still using a Nazi tall ship?

Q&A: Davies on Dames, Open & Woods

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:18
Dame Laura Davies talks about her British Open and Solheim Cup chances, Tiger Woods, her favourite course and more.

What went wrong for Angel Di Maria?

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:13
As £59.7m British record signing Angel Di Maria looks set to leave Manchester United, BBC Sport asks what went wrong.

Car repair bills 'like a lottery'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:10
The regional differences between car repair bills amounts to a lottery, and can be "offensive", a UK car magazine has claimed.

The last Catholic priest in Antarctica

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:09
The story of the last Catholic priest in the Antarctic

Army job cuts made three years early

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:08
The number of British army personnel has been cut back by 20,000, three years ahead of target, according to statistics from the Ministry of Defence.

VIDEO: The secret of adult colouring books

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 15:08
Colouring books for adults are topping bestseller lists. Scottish illustrator Johanna Basford tells us the secrets of her success.