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What difference are women bishops making?

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 17:53
What difference are women bishops making?

The woman who doesn't accept her disability

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 17:40
The disabled woman who told her husband to leave her

US novelist EL Doctorow dies at 84

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 17:34
EL Doctorow - critically acclaimed author of novels such as Ragtime and Billy Bathgate - has died aged 84 in New York, his son says.

Novelist E.L. Doctorow, Author Of 'Billy Bathgate,' 'Ragtime,' Dies At 84

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-21 17:24

The writer was best known for his historical fiction books set in the early 20th-century United States. His son told the New York Times that he died Tuesday of complications from lung cancer.

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Liquid faeces food 'curing C. diff'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 17:09
More than 20 people with Clostridium difficile have been saved in the West Midlands by feeding them liquid faeces.

Two workers entombed in submarine

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 17:08
Two workers were accidentally entombed inside the ballast tank of a nuclear submarine, it emerges.

Most senior woman bishop consecrated

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 17:05
The most senior woman bishop in the Church of England is being consecrated at Canterbury Cathedral later.

Dementia drug data set to be revealed

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 17:01
Data from tests on the most promising drug used in treating people with Alzheimer's disease will be presented at a conference later.

Second bailout reform vote in Greece

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 16:29
The Greek parliament will vote on a second set of structural reforms needed to secure an €86bn bailout from its eurozone creditors.

Mental health patient suicides 'rise'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 16:26
The number of suicides by UK mental health patients has reached a 10-year high, new research suggests.

Cosby's Lawyers Blast Media Over Reports Comedian Drugged, Assaulted Women

NPR News - Tue, 2015-07-21 16:21

The lawyers also asked a court to keep confidential the details of Cosby's settlement with a Temple University employee who alleged he sexually abused her.

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Hospital tries to cut staff sickness

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 16:10
How a hospital cut sick leave through exercise

The 48 hours that unnerved a city

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:50
The 48 hours that unnerved a city

Sugary drinks 'harmful even if slim'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:42
Having regular sugary drinks can increase the chance of developing type 2 diabetes, even for slim people, researchers say.

Diabetes pill 'hope for Parkinson's'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:40
A type of diabetes drug may provide a glimmer of hope in the fight against Parkinson's disease, research in the journal Plos One suggests.

Ukrainians struggling as their economy shrinks

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:38
Ukraine is facing tough economic times

VIDEO: The 1960s self-driving car

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:36
The Associated Press archives reveal videos featuring self-driving cars, a robot lawnmower and the hovercraft.

'Near miss' prompts UK drone warning

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:33
A "near miss" between a passenger jet and a drone has prompted a warning about using the hobby aircraft safely.

The climb that left me frozen with fear

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:31
My disastrous attempt to climb a 170ft chimney

'Oldest' Koran found in Birmingham

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:30
What could be the world's oldest fragments of the Koran have been found by the University of Birmingham.