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NHS whistleblowing 'problems persist'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 16:29
Whistleblowers still face real problems in speaking out in the health service - despite the push to create a more open culture, campaigners say.

VIDEO: China the 'engine' for diamond trade

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 16:28
The chief executive of De Beers says that China will be the 'engine' of growth for the diamond market.

Gay weddings targeted for citizenship

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 16:22
Illegal immigrants are targeting gay weddings to gain citizenship in the UK, a BBC Inside Out London investigation uncovers.

Roast peanuts 'spark more allergies'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 15:40
Roasted peanuts may be more likely to trigger allergic reactions than raw peanuts, according to an Oxford University study carried out on mice.

VIDEO: Global climate marches demand action

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 15:30
Worldwide demonstrations ahead of a UN meeting in New York on how to reduce global carbon emissions attract hundreds of thousands of people, organisers say.

Westgate's unanswered questions

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 15:21
One year on, Kenyans await answers about the mall attack

Ants v humans

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 15:04
Do all the world's ants really weigh as much as all the humans?

Global protests over climate change

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 14:42
Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change attract hundreds of thousands of marchers across more than 2,000 locations worldwide.

The latest great managerial rivalry?

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 14:05
Man City and Chelsea could have a managerial rivalry worthy of two clubs likely to dominate the title race, writes Phil McNulty.

VIDEO: Inside a remote Myanmar rebel camp

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 14:00
Talks will resume in Myanmar, the country also known as Burma, on Monday aimed at ending 65 years of civil war and ethnic conflict.

VIDEO: UK hostage's wife in plea to IS

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 13:55
The wife of a British taxi driver being held hostage by Islamic State (IS) has pleaded with the militants to "see it in their hearts" to release him.

VIDEO: Turkey fires tear gas to repel Kurds

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 13:54
Turkish security forces have fired water cannon and tear gas at crowds which had gathered in support of Syrian Kurdish refugees on the border.

Police probe Balotelli racist abuse

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 13:44
Police are investigating after Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is subjected to racist abuse on Twitter.

GM recalls cars over brake defect

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 13:35
American car giant General Motors recalls more than 220,000 vehicles, mainly in the US and Canada, due to a brake defect.

Magnussen treated for heat injuries

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 13:08
McLaren's Kevin Magnussen needed treatment from a doctor because of injuries from an overheating seat in the Singapore GP.

'Man Utd lack a defensive leader'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-21 13:03
MOTD2 analysis on how Manchester United's defence lacked leadership and quality in their heavy defeat against Leicester

Ugandan LGBT Activist Recommended For Asylum In U.S.

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 13:00

John Abdallah Wambere applied for asylum in the U.S. after Uganda passed a harsh anti-gay law earlier this year. His application has now been recommended for approval, pending a background check.

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Mission To Study Mars' Climate Enters Red Planet's Orbit

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 13:00

Scientists hope NASA's MAVEN probe, which went into orbit Sunday night, will provide insight into why the Martian climate changed drastically billions of years ago.

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Thousands Of Refugees Flee Syria In Chaotic Scene At Turkey's Border

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 12:50

While a U.N. agency reported about 70,000 refugees this weekend, a Turkish official says 100,000 Syrians have entered Turkey in the past week. Fighters from ISIS are closing in on the border.

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Snowden Reveal Makes Israeli Spies' Protest An American Issue

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-21 12:44

Forty-three veterans of Unit 8200, Israel's secretive surveillance organization, say they were directed to spy indiscriminately on Palestinians. Were they using intelligence gathered by the NSA?

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