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Voting turn out 'time-bomb' warning

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 23:31
The next generation of voters in Wales may completely ignore formal politics, the Electoral Reform Society warns.

Tolls a 'cash cow', say Lib Dems

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 23:25
The Liberal Democrats accuse their rivals of planning to use Severn Bridge tolls as a "cash-cow" when they return to public ownership in 2018.

VIDEO: Battling the best Segway polo teams

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 23:24
BBC Click challenge some of the world's best players of Segway polo.

A Novel Dutch Lawsuit Demands Govt. Cut Carbon Emissions

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-03 23:23

An environmental group is behind the class-action suit that says the government is not doing enough to protect citizens. The case is being closely watched and a ruling is set for next month.

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A Landscape Of Abundance Becomes A Landscape Of Scarcity

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-03 23:21

Photographer Matt Black spends his days capturing images that illustrate the impact of the drought on people living in California's Central Valley.

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A Woman Uses Art To Come To Terms With Her Father's Death

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-03 23:03

Artist Jennifer Rodgers' father was hospitalized for seven months with sepsis before he died. She used the creative process to try to comprehend his suffering and her loss.

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Asia's markets in positive territory

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 22:46
Markets in Asia were mostly up on Monday, following stocks in the US, which ended the week higher after recovering losses.

VIDEO: The candidates who know they will win

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 22:41
A shortage in councillors means there will be an increase in the number of candidates elected without competition in local elections on 7 May.

Taiwan and China in high-level talks

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 22:23
The head of Taiwan's ruling party meets Chinese President Xi Jinping, the highest level-talks between the two sides in six years.

VIDEO: Police deny Bali 'blood on hands'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 22:19
Australian Federal Police have defended their cooperation with Indonesia in the case of two drug traffickers who were executed by firing squad last week.

VIDEO: What a parent-carer feels about voting

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 22:08
Warrington resident Moira Cash cares for her son Fraser, who has cerebral palsy. She explains how little support she receives from the NHS in providing him with 24-hour care.

VIDEO: Thousands rescued in Mediterranean

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 21:48
The Italian coastguard says it has rescued nearly 6,0000 people from boats in the Mediterranean over the weekend, and ten bodies have been recovered from the water.

Expect an era of Chelsea domination?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 21:41
Jose Mourinho's challenge will be to establish long-term dominance for Chelsea in an era when it's never been harder.

Man dies and police officer injured

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 21:35
An investigation is under way after a man died and a female police officer was injured during an incident in Kirkcaldy in Fife.

Belfast warms up for city marathon

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 21:21
Police advise motorists to expect some traffic disruption as more than 17,500 people take part in this year's marathon.

Food company to create 43 new jobs

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 21:15
McColgan's Quality Foods Ltd is to create 43 jobs in County Tyrone following an investment of £7.3m.

'Illegal' security licences revoked

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 21:02
Following a BBC investigation into fraudulent colleges, 129 security guards are having their licences revoked.

VIDEO: 'Some were opposed to US cartoon event'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 20:11
Eyewitness Stephanie Conway tells the BBC some people were opposed to a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a suburb of Dallas, but she saw nothing threatening.

Police defend Bali Nine actions

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 19:38
The Australian Federal Police defend their role in the 2005 arrest of the Bali Nine drug smuggling gang, after two were executed in Indonesia.

Two Armed Men Killed After Shooting Outside Muhammad Cartoon Contest

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-03 19:25

The men opened fire on a security officer outside an anti-Islamist cartoon contest in Garland, Texas. They were subsequently shot and killed by police, authorities say.

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