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German jet nearly collides with drone

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 03:44
A Lufthansa plane nearly collided with a drone as it was approaching Warsaw's international airport in Poland on Monday.

VIDEO: Eurotunnel delays as tyres set alight

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 03:38
Eurotunnel say protestors have set fire to tyres and blocked a motorway exit leading to the Channel Tunnel.

Fires prompt tunnel disruption fears

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 03:31
Eurotunnel warns of "significant disruption" to services if burning tyres on the motorway in Calais are not removed by French police.

'Variations' in migrant work figures

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 03:28
Employment levels, wages and benefits vary widely between different groups of migrants in the UK, analysis suggests.

Killer Beggs wins human rights case

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 03:26
"Limbs in the Loch" murderer William Beggs wins a legal action against prison authorities who opened his mail.

Fossil fuels to hamper carbon dating

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 03:25
Growing emissions from the burning of fossil fuels are threatening the effectiveness of radiocarbon dating say scientists.

Save £20bn, Osborne tells Whitehall

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 03:22
Chancellor George Osborne launches his spending review with a call for £20bn cuts to Whitehall budgets.

Jean Charles's death 'tore soul away'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 03:13
10 years on, de Menezes family still reeling from Tube killing

Man in court over 'road-rage' murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 03:13
Matthew Daley appears in court charged with the murder of 79-year-old Don Lock in an alleged "road-rage" attack.

Always on my Mind composer dies

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 03:08
Wayne Carson, who wrote Elvis Presley's Always on my Mind and Joe Cocker's The Letter, dies aged 72.

PODCAST: A boom in hotel building

Marketplace - American Public Media - Tue, 2015-07-21 03:00

The Federal Reserve in its capacity as banking system regulator issued new guidelines for the eight biggest banks in the country. More on that. Plus, Apples reports quarter earnings. We look at what people will be watching for in the results, and where the Watch figures in. Plus, we'll talk about a nationwide surge in hotel building post-recession, with NYC at the front of the pack.  

Death Of Woman Found Hanged In Texas Jail Cell Will Be Investigated As Murder

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-21 02:57

Sandra Bland ended up in a Texas jail after a confrontation with police following a traffic stop. Authorities say Bland killed herself in custody. Her family disputes that version of events.

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Perry convent sale 'violates' vows

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 02:56
Two nuns objecting to Katy Perry's request to buy their order's convent said selling to her would "violate" their vows.

VIDEO: Ashley Madison hack 'may be inside job'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 02:53
The hacking of personal date from the Ashley Madison website for married people seeking affairs may have been an inside job, says a security expert.

Time to bring in Bairstow - Vaughan

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 02:43
England should call up Jonny Bairstow for Gary Ballance for the third Ashes Test, says ex-captain Michael Vaughan.

Npower delays lead to free energy

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 02:31
Customers waiting too long for energy firm Npower to deal with their complaints are to receive free energy.

What do radicals and radishes have in common?

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 02:29
The link between the word 'radical' and radishes

'Dozens detained secretly' in Egypt

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 02:27
Dozens of people in Egypt have apparently disappeared after being detained secretly by the security forces, Human Rights Watch says.

Labour 'undermined' by rebellion

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 02:26
Labour MPs who defied the leadership over the government's Welfare Bill have undermined the party's attempts to regain power, its work and pensions spokesman says.

Turkey massacre suspect identified

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 02:24
Suspect identified in Turkey suicide bombing that killed 30 activists near Syrian border on Monday, prime minister says.