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Wetherby race run over wrong distance

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 04:13
An investigation finds the Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby has been run over the wrong distance for five years.

'Door closing' for Syrian refugees

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 04:13
Syria's neighbours are sharply cutting numbers of refugees they allow in as the world community fails to share the burden, say two prominent NGOs.

Scots unchanged for All Blacks Test

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 04:07
Scotland boss Vern Cotter goes with the same starting line-up that beat Argentina for the Test against New Zealand.

Primary pupils 'tomorrow's doctors'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 04:06
Medical schools should send ambassadors into primary schools to help widen access to the profession from poorer backgrounds, guidance says.

Raonic withdraws from Tour Finals

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 04:00
Canadian world number eight Milos Raonic withdraws from the World Tour Finals at London's O2 Arena with a quad injury.

Study questions B12 dementia advice

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:59
Taking vitamin B12 and folic acid supplements does not seem to cut the risk of developing dementia, say Dutch researchers.

Miliband attacks 'vested interests'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:44
Labour leader Ed Miliband pledges to tackle "vested interests" and "powerful forces" as he delivers what is being called a "fight-back" speech.

Woman sexually assaulted in park

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:40
An investigation is launched by Police Scotland following a report of a sex attack in an Edinburgh park.

Caption Challenge: Giant shoe

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:38
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Salmond hails SNP record in office

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:38
Alex Salmond uses his final appearance at First Minister's Questions to praise his government's "substantial achievements" in office.

Congress Will Vote On Keystone XL Pipeline, With An Eye On Louisiana

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:37

The two bills' sponsors — Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., and Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-La. — are heading toward a runoff election next month.

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100 mourners at soldier's funeral

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:32
Around 100 mourners attend the funeral of a Welsh soldier after a social media campaign was held amid concern no one would attend.

Maidstone Prison staff stop work

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:24
More than 30 members of staff at a Kent prison have stopped work for heath and safety reasons, the Prison Officers Association (POA) has said.

Fifa report wrong, says investigator

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:23
The findings of Fifa's inquiry into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process are questioned by the man who investigated corruption claims.

Amazon seeks British drone experts

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:21
UK drone experts are being sought by Amazon to help with its fledgling drone-based delivery service.

Pilot admits being over drink limit

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:16
A pilot pleads guilty to being three times over the alcohol limit while flying a passenger plane from Spain.

VIDEO: Cumming: Writing about abuse 'cathartic'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:14
Alan Cumming says writing about his childhood physical abuse was a "cathartic" experience for his family.

'Deep concern' at cancer drug cuts

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:14
Cancer charities say they are "deeply concerned" at moves to restrict medicines available through a special fund set up by the prime minster.

Roads closed

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:08
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Hodgson will 'learn from mistake'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 03:05
England hooker Josh Hodgson says he will "learn from his mistake" after smashing a door at a student flat in New Zealand.

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