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World wildlife populations 'plummet'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 00:20
The global loss of species is even worse than previously thought, with wildlife populations halving in just 40 years, a report says.

Annual house price growth 'slows'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 23:56
The annual pace of house price growth slowed to 9.4% in September in England and Wales, according to the Nationwide.

European Activists Say They Don't Want Any U.S. 'Chlorine Chicken'

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-29 23:37

Most U.S. poultry is bathed in a little chlorine on the way to your plate. But that treatment is banned in Europe. Now "chlorinated chickens" are a sticking point in a trans-Atlantic trade deal.

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Vaccine Controversies Are As Social As They Are Medical

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-29 23:35

In writing her new book On Immunity, Eula Biss found that questions about vaccination touch on attitudes about environmentalism, citizenship and trust in the government.

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Why do so many drivers shun seatbelts?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 23:19
It is more than 30 years since it became illegal to drive without a seatbelt, yet up to two million drivers in the UK are still risking it.

VIDEO: Bomb-makers tracked via sewers

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 23:18
New technology allows security services to analyse the contents of the sewers to discover where people are making home-made bombs.

Woman saved from harbour waters

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 23:04
A woman is rescued from a Gwynedd harbour after being spotted by a fisherman in the early hours.

Netflix to release full-length film

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 22:51
The video streaming site Netflix will release its first feature-length film in 2015, after striking a deal with the Weinstein Company.

VIDEO: S Yorks police 'weak' on sexual abuse

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 22:29
South Yorkshire police's response to reports of sexual abuse has been weak across the force, according to a new report.

VIDEO: Clintons leave hospital with baby

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 22:19
Chelsea Clinton leaves a New York hospital with her baby daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky.

Teens choose causes for crime cash

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 22:06
Two teenagers help choose 40 community groups to benefit from cash seized from criminals in the Gwent police force area.

UK has driest September 'since 1910'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 22:04
The Met Office says the UK is on course for its driest September since records began more than a century ago.

Health spending set for budget boost

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 21:52
It is expected more money will be earmarked for the health service when the Welsh government unveils its draft budget.

VIDEO: Top 50 FA Cup goals: Owen's solo effort

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 21:43
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.

VIDEO: Hot air balloon descends into cave

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 21:23
An Austrian balloon pilot has succeeded in taking a balloon deep underground.

Lewis backs mixed-gender 'Ryder Cup'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 21:21
World number one golfer Stacy Lewis says she would be keen to see the introduction of a mixed-gender 'Ryder Cup' tournament.

The England Test hopeful who turned down Man City

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 21:13
Adam Lyth could have been a footballer, but his exploits as a Yorkshire batsman have put him on the brink of an England call-up.

7-day GPs and 'war on workers' - front pages

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 20:51
Pledges from the Conservative Party conference dominate front pages, with some focusing on measures to expand GP cover and others examining the benefits freeze.

Japan volcano eruption intensifies

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 20:45
Efforts to recover the bodies of at least 24 climbers are suspended again after the eruption on Japan's Mount Ontake intensifies.

Modi meets Obama at White House

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 20:26
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets US President Barack Obama at the White House over dinner, ahead of formal talks on Tuesday.
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