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High Street shops disappearing faster

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 16:10
The number of high street shops fell sharply last year after many more stores closed than opened, research suggests.

'Syria trio' and Blair role rethink

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 16:09
The detention in Turkey of three British teenagers thought to be on their way to Syria and speculation over Tony Blair's role as Middle East peace envoy attract headlines.

'Radical' rates review launched

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 16:09
A review of the business rates system in England has been launched, with its findings due in time for the Budget in 2016.

Glasgow 2014 boosts visitor numbers

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 16:07
The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games helped Scottish tourist attractions boost their visitors by almost 10%, according to new figures.

High streets 'facing drastic change'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 16:06
Scotland's high streets face drastic change because of pressure from online sales and changing consumer habits, a report suggests.

VIDEO: Building the world's biggest record collection

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 16:06
The man building the world's biggest record collection

VIDEO: High taxes 'not a worry for me now'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 16:06
What do economics students want from the Budget?

SNP 'will be positive for whole UK'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 16:04
The SNP will be a constructive force at Westminster after the general election, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is due to tell a London audience.

The man who transformed Foyles

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 16:03
How one man saved one of the UK's best-known bookshops

VIDEO: Crimea annexation: One year on

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 15:38
In Crimea, preparations are being made for the first anniversary of the referendum which resulted in the annexation of the territory by Russia.

Where's Putin? The best of the memes

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 15:09
Russian President Vladimir Putin has not been seen in public for nearly two weeks and the internet has responded with an inevitable collection of memes.

Deadly dawn raid on Nigerian village

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 14:51
Dozens of people die in a raid on a Nigerian village in an attack believed linked to tension between herdsmen and farmers.

Garth Crooks's team of the week

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 14:23
Which player wins Garth's praise for his performance and his professionalism in difficult circumstances?

How Fellaini became key for Man Utd

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 14:21
Former Manchester United player Phil Neville explains how Marouane Fellaini has turned into one of their most important players.

'England must learn from 2013'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 14:03
England must learn from their 2013 mistakes if they are to win the Six Nations this weekend, says coach Stuart Lancaster.

VIDEO: Huge crowds at Brazil protests

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 13:52
More than a million Brazilians have joined demonstrations around the country demanding President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment.

Iran jails former president's son

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 13:40
The son of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani is reportedly given a 15-year sentence for security offences and financial crimes.

Amid Rising Concern About Addiction, Universities Focus On Recovery

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 13:17

The Center for Students in Recovery at the University of Texas is one of a small but growing number of programs catering to former addicts at U.S. colleges and universities.

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Nuclear Talks Resume With Iran

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 13:15

NPR's Arun Rath talks with international correspondent Peter Kenyon about the resumption of nuclear talks with Iran, as Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Iran's foreign minister in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Arrest Made In Ferguson Police Shooting

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 13:15

The St. Louis County Police Department arrested a suspect in the shooting that wounded two police officers last Thursday in Ferguson, Mo. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Emanuele Berry of St. Louis Public Radio about the arrest and investigation.

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