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VIDEO: 'Dalek' cleaner cutting infection

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 06:07
How remote robot cleaners are helping cut hospital infection rates in north Wales.

Time To 'Girl Up:' Teens Fight For The Right To School, Soccer

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-29 05:55

Sure, they talk about boys. But mainly they talk about girls — and how to bring better education, health care and other opportunities to their sisters in poor and sometimes prejudicial countries.

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Labour had biggest income in 2013

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 05:49
Labour was the best-funded political party in the UK in 2013, with an income of £33.3m, according to the Electoral Commission.

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 05:45
Paul Scholes signs punditry deal, Daniel Agger could join Barcelona, Marouane Fellaini and Shinji Kagawa can leave Man Utd, plus more.

Jewish Museum suspect extradited

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 05:45
Mehdi Nemmouche, the suspected gunman in a fatal shooting at a museum in Brussels in May, has been extradited to Belgium from France.

Sometimes You Feel Like A Nut; Sometimes You Just Drive One

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-29 05:39

After graduation, a group of college students landed a nutty job — quite literally. For the next year, they will don the monocle of Mr. Peanut and drive the Planters Peanut Nutmobile.

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Scotland break Games medal record

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 05:32
Scotland's silver in the male gymnastics team event breaks the country's Commonwealth Games medal record.

VIDEO: Rutherford defies official to meet fans

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 05:12
Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford poses for photos with fans at Hampden Park, despite the best efforts of an official to usher him away.

VIDEO: China's 'David Letterman'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 05:03
Comedian Brother Sway on how social media is changing satire in China

Android ID flaw exposes smartphones

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 05:00
A security firm warns of a flaw in the way Android ID checks apps that puts thousands of smartphones and tablets at risk.

White House Says Delayed Action On Climate Change Could Cost Billions

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-29 04:48

The White House says the cost of inaction outweighs the cost of implementing more-stringent regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.

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'Revenge porn' anonymity 'must end'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 04:44
Peers reject calls for a new law on "revenge porn" but urge social media sites to prevent users hiding behind anonymous screen names.

Who believes compatibility ratings on dating websites?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 04:42
OKCupid has been telling users they're a good match when they're not.

VIDEO: How To Die: WW1 poem animation

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 04:32
Sassoon's celebrated WW1 poem in animation

Boyfriend killed six-week-old baby

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 04:28
A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle is found guilty of manslaughter.

EU set to widen Russia sanctions

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 04:23
The European Union is set to back new sanctions against Russia, targeting its finance, energy and defence sectors over the conflict in Ukraine.

Mexico firm rues false quake alarm

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 04:22
SkyAlert, a Mexican company which issues seismic warnings, apologises for sending a false earthquake alert to users in Mexico City on Monday.

Japan girl 'admits dismemberment'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 04:19
The Japanese schoolgirl arrested on Sunday has reportedly confessed to killing and dismembering her classmate, say local media

Mortgage approvals back on the rise

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-29 03:57
The number of people taking out mortgages is back on the rise, according to figures from the Bank of England.
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