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RAF pilot training boost welcomed

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 06:21
The move to bring basic pilot training for the RAF and Royal Navy to Anglesey is warmly welcomed by island economic development portfolio holder.

Mass protest over Italy job reforms

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 06:04
A mass protest is held in the Italian capital, Rome, against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans for labour market reform.

Fourth Portsmouth man killed in Syria

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 05:52
A fourth man from Portsmouth who went to fight in Syria for Islamic State is believed to have been killed.

VIDEO: Gun battles on streets of Lebanon

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 05:48
Lebanese army forces and Sunni Islamist militants, thought to be linked to Islamic State, have been involved in intense fighting in the country's second city, Tripoli.

VIDEO: Dangers of doping in rugby union

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 05:00
A year ago, rugby player Sam Chalmers' world collapsed after he admitted using prohibited substances.

Health Care Worker Tests Negative For Ebola In NJ, Stays In Quarantine

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-25 04:36

The woman was isolated Friday as she returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa. She had no symptoms of the disease; she developed a fever and was taken to a nearby hospital.

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Attacks 'threaten Egypt's existence'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 04:03
Egypt faces an existential threat from jihadists, the president says, after at least 31 soldiers are killed in two attacks in the Sinai peninsula.

Ebola Vaccine Tester Feels A 'Real Satisfaction'

NPR News - Sat, 2014-10-25 03:50

Peter Hubbard is one of 20 volunteers in a human safety test of an experimental Ebola vaccine. He tells NPR's Scott Simon about why he signed up and how he has been feeling.

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Case unfairly politicised says Adams

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 03:48
The case of Belfast woman Maíria Cahill has been unfairly politicised, says Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams.

VIDEO: One killed in US school shooting

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 03:40
One person was shot dead and four students wounded in a school by a student who then took his own life, police in the US state of Washington say.

Vietnam tycoon arrested for 'fraud'

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 01:42
One of Vietnam's richest men, Ha Van Tham, is arrested by police on suspicion of lending fraud, authorities say.

Students fined over sexist chants

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 01:31
A number of students are fined following an investigation after footage emerged of a group chanting about violence and necrophilia.

AUDIO: Is technology killing old loved books?

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 01:07
Josh Spero, author of Second Hand Stories and editor of Spear's Magazine, and the author Erica Wagner, a former literary editor of the Times mull the question of high tech and old books.

AUDIO: Ebola health worker's audio diary fears

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 01:06
Dr Geraldine O'Hara, an infectious diseases specialist from Huddersfield, has recorded a series of audio diaries while she is in Sierra Leone.

VIDEO: Learning how to leap around a city

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 00:56
The UK's first specialised Parkour, or freerunning, academies have opened to encourage people to learn how to do it in a safe environment.

One killed in US school shooting

BBC - Sat, 2014-10-25 00:52
One student is shot dead and four wounded in a school by a classmate who then took his own life, police in the US state of Washington say.

VIDEO: Record skydive from edge of space

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 22:36
Google executive Alan Eustace has broken the world altitude record for a parachute jump by leaping from 135,890 feet (41,419 metres) beating Felix Baumgartner's record.

'Edging toward the EU exit?'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 21:08
Saturday's newspapers focus mainly on the row over the European Union's demand for an additional £1.7bn from the UK. There is also the tale of the woman who is allergic to Simon Cowell.

US judge sentences Farc commander

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 20:38
A US judge has sentenced an ex-Colombian rebel to 27 years in prison for his role in the kidnapping of three American citizens in 2003.

Royals Hang On For 3-2 Win To Take Lead In World Series

NPR News - Fri, 2014-10-24 19:51

Following two high-scoring games in Kansas City, Game 3 of the World Series turned into a bit more of a pitcher's duel as the Royals prevailed in San Francisco.

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