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Nigerian state bans cars during Eid

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 05:42
Vehicles in Nigeria's north-eastern Borno state are banned for three days during Eid festivities because of fears of a Boko Haram attack.

Uneasy calm in Gaza after UN call

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 05:40
Sporadic fighting in Gaza punctuates the relative calm that has followed a UN call overnight for an immediate ceasefire as a Muslim festival begins.

Death crash driver in police pursuit

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 05:22
A driver who knocked down and killed a boy on a footpath eight years ago is back in jail after leading police on a high-speed pursuit.

Teacher banned for ice punishment

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 05:20
A teacher who punished pupils by making them put ice cubes in their underwear is banned from teaching.

How Protecting Wildlife Helps Stop Child Labor And Slavery

NPR News - Mon, 2014-07-28 05:20

Food in supermarkets is increasingly connected to child labor and trafficking. Many laws aimed at ending these abuses overlook a key source of the problem: The rapid decline of fish and fauna.

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VIDEO: 'Fat bloke did good' - marathon man Way

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 05:18
English long-distance runner Steve Way tells the inspiring story of how he went from a 16-and-a-half-stone smoker to finishing 10th in the Commonwealth Games marathon.

Games athlete on sex attack charge

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 05:08
A Papua New Guinea weightlifter competing at the Commonwealth Games is to stand trial over an alleged sex attack on a man in Glasgow.

Team Investigating Downing Of MH17 Turns Back Due To Heavy Fighting

NPR News - Mon, 2014-07-28 05:03

The crew — made up of Dutch and Australian experts — were headed toward the debris field when they heard explosions.

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VIDEO: Help for Heroes fraudster 'humbled'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:46
A man who stole hundreds of thousands of pounds form the Help for Heroes charity is facing a lengthy jail sentence after pleading guilty in court

VIDEO: 'Giant bolt' hits LA beach goers

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:44
One person has been killed and at least eight others taken to hospital in Los Angeles after being struck by lightning.

Domestic abuse law planned - Labour

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:43
Labour would bring in laws on domestic violence to prevent abusive partners avoiding prosecution, the shadow home secretary says.

Death link drug 'mainly NI problem'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:40
A drug linked to the deaths of 20 people is "principally a Northern Ireland problem", a coroner has said.

Gaza march violence footage plea

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:25
Police are seeking video footage of violence which broke out during a protest march in Cardiff opposing Israel's military action in Gaza.

Passport workers go on strike

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:23
Hundreds of passport workers are striking over staffing and pay, with the government saying their action could threaten people's holidays.

Koala survives speedy ride under car

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:17
A koala has had an extraordinary escape clinging to the bottom of a car on a busy Australian highway.

Russia offers $110,000 Tor bounty

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:15
Russia offers 3.9m roubles ($110,000; £65,000) in a contest for ways to crack the identities of users of the Tor network.

VIDEO: Amateur video of Sussex storms

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:11
Torrential rain and hail storms across England have led to major travel problems and flash flooding across parts of England.

SNP considers Scottish minimum wage

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 03:58
An independent Scotland would consider introducing a minimum wage that would rise in line with the cost of living, the SNP says.

Review after NI ambulance shortage

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 03:56
The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) is reviewing its operations after staff shortages led to delays in its 999 response times over the weekend.

Hacker McKinnon turns search expert

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-28 03:52
Gary McKinnon, the computer hacker who was the subject of a 10-year legal battle over US extradition, reinvents himself as a search expert.
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