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Ambulance speeding fines unveiled

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:39
Ambulance trusts in England are paying staff to appeal against thousands of speeding fines, despite 98% being blue light emergencies.

Egypt: The lure for girls of living alone

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:38
What is driving Egyptian girls to move away from their parents?

VIDEO: Why are people getting semicolon tattoos?

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:27
Meet the people getting tattoos with meaning

Few accidents on speed camera road

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:24
BBC Scotland reveals that thousands of motorists are caught in speed traps on a Scottish trunk road where there are just a handful of accidents.

Can you lower your cholesterol through diet?

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:23
Michael Mosley on how to reduce cholesterol

How gaming can make the world safer

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:22
A new breed of computer game played by crowdsourced volunteers is helping to spot bugs in critically important software programs.

Why can't men be Olympic synchronised swimmers?

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:19
The sport where men have had to fight to take part

Why do companies find it so hard to say sorry?

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:18
When things go wrong an apology could salvage a company's reputation, but most executives believe it's an admission of guilt and resort to weasel words instead.

News Reports: Chattanooga Attacker Wrote Of Martyrdom

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:18

Investigators are examining writings believed to be by Mohammod Yousuf Abdulazeez. His attack on two military centers in Chattanooga, Tenn., killed five service members.

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The beautiful creatures with a deadly streak

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:14
The beautiful creatures with a deadly streak

IBM reports another sales slide

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:10
IBM, the world's largest technology services company, has reported a drop in sales for the 13th consecutive quarter.

African players 'trafficked' to Asia

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:05
African footballers as young as 14 are being trafficked to Laos and forced to sign contracts, a BBC investigation finds.

VIDEO: The town where everything is Obama

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:01
Milton Nkosi visits "Obama land" in Kenya, where children, schools and even some shop goods, bear the famous name.

Does Sanders surge threaten Hillary?

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:00
Unrest at the progressive Netroots Nation conference in Arizona could indicate trouble ahead for the Democratic front-runner.

Open weathers storm for magical end

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 14:59
From inauspicious beginnings, the 144th Open Championship demonstrated that golf's absurdity can also be its strength, says Ben Dirs.

U.S. Will Lose 'All Credibility' If Congress Rejects Nuclear Deal, Kerry Says

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 14:36

Secretary of State John Kerry tells NPR that Iran would use the deal's failure as an excuse to enrich uranium. He also says efforts to thwart warming diplomatic relations with Cuba would hurt the U.S.

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'Sextortion' and degree costs

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 14:35
The theft of customer data from Ashley Madison - the dating website for married people who want to cheat on their spouse - makes a splash in some of the tabloids.

VIDEO: Child soldiers fighting the Taliban

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 14:32
Afghan forces are struggling to cope in Helmand as poppy growing is increasing and the Taliban is gaining ground.

US clerk defends gay marriage stance

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 14:27
A clerk tells a court in Kentucky that her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is due to her religious beliefs.

EU falls short of migrant target

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 14:20
EU ministers fall short of a target to agree the redistribution of 40,000 migrants who have arrived in Italy and Greece.