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VIDEO: Turkish armoured vehicles evacuate tomb

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 02:17
Turkish troops cross into Syria to evacuate and destroy Suleyman Shah's mausoleum - an enclave where the forefather of the Ottoman empire was buried.

Polished India see off South Africa

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 02:15
Shikhar Dhawan hits 137 as India maintain their unbeaten start to the World Cup with a 130-run win over South Africa.

Man, 72, goes missing from hospital

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 02:05
A 72-year-old man with dementia goes missing from a south Wales hospital.

If Your Teacher Likes You, You Might Get A Better Grade

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-22 01:55

Like likes like: New research supports the notion that teachers favor those who favor them.

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Visual Feast: If The World's Major Cities Were Made Of Food

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-22 01:41

A charming photo series called BrunchCity re-creates metropolises in miniature, with famous local noshes are part of the architecture.

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Visual Feast: If The World's Major Cities Were Made Of Food

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-22 01:41

A charming photo series called BrunchCity re-creates metropolises in miniature, with famous local noshes are part of the architecture.

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VIDEO: Controlled blast destroys council HQ

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 01:40
A crumbling Leicester tower block is demolished in a controlled explosion know as a "double blow-down".

VIDEO: Man survives fall off 'World's End'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 01:25
Dutch honeymooner Mamitho Lendas becomes the first person to survive a fall from Sri Lanka's 4,000ft so-called World's End cliff.

New tax evasion crime proposed

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 01:23
Companies that fail to prevent tax evasion could face penalties as part of a plan announced by Lib Dem Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander.

Warehouse fire treated as arson

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 01:14
A fire which destroyed a storage warehouse in south-east London is being treated as arson, police say

Fracking block 'should be extended'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 01:00
Anti-fracking groups call on the Scottish government to include underground coal gasification in its moratorium on the development of unconventional gas.

Hunt for man filmed punching dog

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 00:44
Named suspects are being hunted after a man is seen punching a dog in a Norwich street.

Fear over future of some art groups

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 00:41
The chief executive of a leading arts body in Northern Ireland says there is a genuine fear some groups could close because of government cuts.

Legal highs 'are getting stronger'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 00:40
Legal highs are getting stronger and sometimes more addictive than some illegal drugs, a BBC Wales investigation finds.

VIDEO: Oprah? 'Stand-ins' line up at Oscars

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 00:10
Alastair Leithead reports from Hollywood on last-minute preparations ahead of the 87th Academy Awards ceremony.

Christian comedy wins four Razzies

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 00:05
Saving Christmas, Kirk Cameron's comedy about the true meaning of the festival, is the big winner at the annual celebration of movie mediocrity, the Razzies.

VIDEO: Syria girls 'enticed' on social media

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 23:54
Authorities should have properly monitored social media, according to the parents of "jihadi bride" Aqsa Mahmood.

BBC to air forgotten Pinter scripts

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 23:21
Two forgotten Harold Pinter screenplays, which were never made into films, have been re-made as radio plays by the BBC.

Search for boy, 11, enters sixth day

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 23:17
A ceremony is being held for missing schoolboy Cameron Comey on Sunday evening as the river search for him continues.

Nadal suffers shock Rio Open defeat

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-21 22:38
Rafael Nadal is beaten by Fabio Fognini at the Rio Open as he loses his first semi-final on clay for 12 years.

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