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Drink-related crime down in hotspot

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:53
Drink-related crime in one of Swansea's busiest streets at night drops by more than a third after police target low-level drunkenness before it escalates.

Alice 'mis-app' delays virtual tour

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:40
An app celebrating Llandudno's links with the Alice in Wonderland story has been delayed, after key figures for tourists to follow were altered.

'Ban E-cig use indoors,' says WHO

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:33
The World Health Organization says there should be regulations preventing the use of electronic cigarettes indoors in public and work places.

Lampard retires from England duty

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:16
Frank Lampard announces his England retirement after winning 106 international caps.

Lampard departs but his legacy lives on

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:14
Exemplary pro Frank Lampard ends England career

No Rosberg retaliation - Hamilton

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:11
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton says he will not take matters into his own hands after the FIA opt not to act over the Nico Rosberg crash.

Expansion plans announced for yard

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:09
The prospective new owner of Ferguson Shipbuilders outlines expansion plans for the ailing Port Glasgow yard.

Staff try to re-connect gas to homes

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 05:07
Engineers try to restore gas to nearly 200 homes which have been disconnected since last Thursday.

VIDEO: East Coast Mainline hit by delays

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 04:47
Rail commuters going south on the East Coast Mainline experienced hours of delays after overhead wire cables became damaged on Monday.

Robotic brain 'learns' from internet

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 04:47
A super-intelligent robotic "brain" that can learn new skills by browsing millions of web pages has been developed by US researchers.

VIDEO: Rotherham report on child sexual exploitation

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 04:42
Professor Alexis Jay delivers her report into claims of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham between 1997-2013

Berlin's embattled mayor to quit

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 04:37
Berlin's mayor Klaus Wowereit announces he will step down on 11 December amid an ongoing row over the city's new airport.

Salmond v Darling: Best bits

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 04:28
All the best bits from the Scottish independence TV debate

Juncker wants women for top EU jobs

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 04:18
Jean-Claude Juncker tells EU leaders to pick more women for his top team but UK still hopes for key role for Lord Hill.

VIDEO: Lost in translation: Fringe comedy

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 04:16
How do international comedians break the language barrier at Edinburgh Festival Fringe?

Leaders Of Russia, Ukraine Meet To Discuss Conflict

NPR News - Tue, 2014-08-26 04:10

The hope is that the talks between Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko lead to a cease-fire between Ukraine and separatists in the eastern part of the country.

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Anti-terror strategy has 'failed'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 04:03
A senior figure in the Muslim Council of Britain says one of the government's key counter-terrorism strategies - known as Prevent - has failed.

Is Google's Free Software A Good Deal For Educators?

NPR News - Tue, 2014-08-26 04:03

The tech giant launches new tools for teachers.

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Ebola: 'heavy toll' on health staff

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 03:55
An "unprecedented" number of doctors and nurses have been infected with Ebola virus in west Africa, according to the World Health Organization.

US schools to have non-white majority

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 03:51
White pupils in state schools in the United States are set to be a minority for the first time when schools return for the new term.
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