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Argentina tries 'baby theft' doctors

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 22:48
Medical staff go on trial in Argentina charged with kidnapping babies born in captivity to left-wing prisoners during military rule.

VIDEO: Why are there so many blackberries?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 22:37
It has been a bumper year for edible plants and berries according to The Woodland Trust, who say this autumn could see the best fruit crop since records began.

Lancasters reunite at Dambusters dam

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 22:27
The last two airworthy Lancaster bombers in the world are to fly over Derwent Dam, echoing the famous Dambusters raid practised there.

Wales awaits result of Scottish vote

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 21:49
Politicians in Wales await the result of the Scottish referendum on independence as voting gets under way.

Taiwan in tougher food penalties

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 21:33
Taiwan's government says it will impose harsher penalties for food safety violations after a "gutter oil" scandal.

Pleas for British hostage - the papers

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 21:23
The Scottish independence referendum is covered on most front pages. However, the BBC is reporting only factual accounts of the election throughout polling day.

VIDEO: 'Far-right backlash' to Islamic extremism

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 21:19
A senior Home Office advisor has told the BBC that Islamic state extremism and the Rotherham abuse scandal are fuelling a far-right backlash in the UK.

Fiji coup leader ahead in poll

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 19:47
Fiji's former military leader, Frank Bainimarama, looks on course to win a majority in the first polls in the island nation in eight years.

Islamic State Planned Killing In Australia, PM Says After Raids

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-17 18:53

Fifteen people were arrested across Sydney in the counterterrorism operation, which one official said was the largest in the country's history.

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VIDEO: Australia's biggest anti-terror raid

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 18:37
Australian police say they have carried out the biggest counter-terrorism operation in the country's history.

VIDEO: Intel's new dual-screen laptop

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 18:20
Intel says it has several manufacturers building new computers based on the novel dual-screen laptop concept it has just unveiled.

China leader Xi begins India visit

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 18:20
China's President Xi Jinping begins his first official visit to India aiming to improve ties and boost Chinese investment.

VIDEO: What will New York make of Alibaba?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 18:18
As Alibaba prepares to float in New York, what view will investors there take of the Chinese e-commerce giant?

VIDEO: Middle class squeezed out of 'paradise'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 17:57
The pitfalls of living in one of America’s most desirable cities

Sony shares fall 12% on loss warning

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 17:42
Sony shares fall by 12% at the start of trade in Tokyo, after it warned of bigger losses for the full year.

NFL rocked by new violence arrest

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 17:41
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer is arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, police say, the latest such incident to rock the NFL.

Two More NFL Players Placed On 'Exempt List' Over Domestic Violence

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:39

The Carolina Panthers placed Greg Hardy on the list over a long-running case and the Cardinals did the same after Jonathan Dwyer was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault.

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Blindness, by those in the know

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:37
Can blind people see in their dreams?

Armstrong to voice new Danger Mouse

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:25
Pointless host Alexander Armstrong will voice Danger Mouse when the much-loved cartoon hero returns to TV next year.

Hiroshima artworks to go on show

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-17 16:24
Powerful and disturbing paintings by survivors of the 1945 atomic bomb in Hiroshima are to go on show outside Japan for the first time.
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