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VIDEO: Migrant's story of four months at sea

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 16:53
Kasuma Hatu, a Rohingya Muslim refugee from Myanmar describes her journey at sea from Myanmar to Langsa city in Indonesia.

The generation that tech forgot

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 16:45
Why tech firms can no longer ignore the over-65s

How did Cunard ships change travel?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 16:37
How Cunard revolutionised transatlantic travel

Can social media cause PTSD?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 16:35
Can watching online videos cause PTSD?

Do you remember the Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 16:33
Do you remember the Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle?

Soaking Rains In Texas and Oklahoma Wash Away Homes, Kill 2 People

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 16:28

Record rainfall was wreaking havoc across a swath of Texas and the Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee.

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No referendum vote for EU citizens

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 16:20
EU citizens living in the UK will not be eligible to vote in the "in/out" referendum on Europe, except those from Ireland, Malta and Gibraltar, the government says.

Argentine player dies after collapse

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 15:43
Argentine defender Cristian Gomez dies after collapsing during a game for his club Atletico Parana on Sunday.

The 'starting gun of EU referendum'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 15:43
Monday's press is full of stories about the way in which the EU in-out referendum will be run, and speculation that Greece will default its debt repayments.

Who are Israel’s Ethiopian Jews?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 15:19
Protests over the beating of an Ethiopian Israeli soldier have thrown the spotlight on the Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel, writes Prof Yossi Mekelberg.

House prices rise in coastal towns

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 15:17
Three Scottish seaside towns have seen house prices double in 10 years, the Bank of Scotland says.

Taxi drivers' convictions revealed

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 15:12
Drivers with convictions for offences such as assault and drink-driving were issued taxi licences last year, a BBC Scotland investigation reveals.

Europe's next cheap holiday destination?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 15:08
Europe's next cheap holiday destination?

VIDEO: Iraqi PM: Ramadi recapture 'in days'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:38
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Mr Carter's comments were misinformed and that Iraqi forces were just days away from recapturing Ramadi.

Foo Fighters top Radio 1's Big Weekend

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:37
Foo Fighters and Taylor Swift close the final day of Radio 1's Big Weekend at Earlham Park in Norwich.

What makes Indian farmers kill themselves?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:21
What makes Indian farmers kill themselves?

In New England, Recognizing A Little Known History Of Slavery

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:21

A burial ground including the remains of 18th century African slaves was uncovered in 2003 in Portsmouth, N.H. Over Memorial Day weekend, the city dedicated the grave site as a special memorial park.

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They begged their heroes to come - but will they listen?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:16
How a campaign targeting YouTube celebrities became a worldwide trend

Frank's fairytale & Falcao flops

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:06
BBC Sport takes a look at some of the stars bowing out of the Premier League after the 2014-15 season.

A Home Air Quality Monitor That Can Be Checked Out From The Library

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-24 14:03

In polluted Pittsburgh, a new device from a local university helps residents assess indoor air. It's not the only monitor on the market — but is the only one available to borrow from a public library.

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