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VIDEO: Brazil releases 'good' mosquitoes

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 19:34
Brazilian researchers release thousands of mosquitoes infected with a bacteria that suppresses Dengue fever into the environment in Rio de Janeiro.

Shot Australian 'may have had help'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 18:40
A teenage terror suspect shot dead after he stabbed two Australian police officers may not have acted alone, a top police officer says.

Tsarnaev Trial Will Stay In Boston, Start In January

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-24 18:34

The marathon bombing defendant's lawyers had hoped to move the trial to Washington, D.C., arguing media coverage in Boston had biased the jury pool. They'd also hoped to delay the trial 10 months.

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VIDEO: 'I thought we'd won' - Sturgeon

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 18:32
Newsnight's Kirsty Wark speaks to Nicola Sturgeon as she launches her bid to replace Alex Salmond as both the leader of the SNP and first minister of Scotland.

Man arrested in Hannah Graham case

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 18:04
A Virginia man is arrested in the abduction of a British-born student who disappeared more than 10 days ago and remains missing.

Malkovich artist: Value over viral

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 17:33
An artist's anti-social media statement goes viral

VIDEO: Sandro Miller: Value over viral

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 17:32
Sandro Miller's photos of actor John Malkovich recreating dozens of iconic images were meant as a critique of social media. Then they went viral.

PM apology to Queen for 'purr' claim

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 17:19
David Cameron will apologise to the Queen after he was overheard saying she "purred" on hearing the result of the Scottish independence referendum.

US agrees $500m Navajo tribe payout

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 17:18
The US government agrees to pay $554m (£339m) to the Native American Navajo tribe, settling a lawsuit with claims dating back more than 50 years.

VIDEO: Have Colorado's new gun laws failed?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 16:56
'As many as it takes to protect myself from bad guys'

Church 'stupid' over painting sale

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 16:18
Church officials are branded "stupid" and their conduct described as "dismal" over the sale of a painting without diocesan permission.

Deaf dancers feel rhythm in the floor

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 16:18
How a deaf dance troupe keeps to the beat

The Uncatchable

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 16:09
How Greece's most wanted man became a folk hero

Officer sacked over 'punch cover-up'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 16:03
A detective sergeant is dismissed for gross misconduct after hitting a man while off duty and trying to cover it up.

Hollande condemns Algeria beheading

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 16:01
French President Francois Hollande condemns the beheading in Algeria of tourist Herve Gourdel by a jihadist group linked to Islamic State militants.

VIDEO: Australia migrants struggle for jobs

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 15:46
Migrants have played a major role in Australia's economic success but a recent study shows the outlook is getting tougher for new migrants.

First-year students get free tablet

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 15:45
The University of East London is giving a free tablet computer to all its first-year students starting courses this term.

Will Narendra Modi's visit boost India-US ties?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 15:20
Will Narendra Modi's visit boost India-US ties?

In pictures: Mali’s motorbiking eye surgeons

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 15:17
Eye surgeons battle preventable blindness in Mali

Why is that lamp-post watching me?

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-24 15:10
Why is that lamp-post watching me?
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