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GB gold medal guide 'went into shock'

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-11 06:58
GB guide Charlotte Evans went into "complete shock" and needed treatment after winning gold at the Winter Paralympics.

Dallas Seavey Wins Iditarod Despite Lack Of Snow, High Winds

NPR News - Tue, 2014-03-11 06:52

Seavey, 27, was victorious in the iconic dog sled race for a second time, slipping under the famed burled arch in Nome, Alaska, the finish line for the 1,000-mile-long trail.

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Clashes as Turkish boy dies in coma

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-11 06:51
Clashes erupt in Turkey's two biggest cities after the death of a teenager struck on the head during anti-government protests nine months ago.

Light pollution alters bat behaviour

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-11 06:50
Light pollution is having an impact on the regeneration of tropical rainforests because it disrupts the behaviour of seed dispersing bats, a study suggests.

Fracking group eviction order stayed

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-11 06:48
Fracking protesters win a late legal bid to avoid eviction from a camp near a test drilling site in Barton Moss, Salford.

Why Is Locating A Lost Airliner So Hard?

NPR News - Tue, 2014-03-11 06:25

Renee Montagne talks with aviation reporter Stephen Trimble about airplane technology and black boxes.

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Gallagher falls in super combined

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-11 06:24
Britain's Kelly Gallagher crashes out of the super combined slalom run while the GB curlers recover to beat Norway.

'Ringing' Phones Do Not Mean Malaysian Passengers Are OK

NPR News - Tue, 2014-03-11 06:16

Some friends and family of the 239 people who have been missing since Saturday have called their loved ones' cellphones and heard rings. Sadly, that doesn't mean the phones and their owners are safe.

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Obese pregnant women 'cost NHS more'

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-11 06:13
Pregnant women who are obese can cost the NHS over a third more than women of healthy weight, a Swansea University study has found.

South Sudan 'coup plotters' in court

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-11 06:02
Four top South Sudanese politicians go on trial on charges of treason after being accused of plotting a coup against the government.

Kerry rejects Putin Ukraine meeting

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-11 06:00
US Secretary of State John Kerry rejects an offer of talks with President Vladimir Putin on Ukraine until he engages with proposals to end the crisis.

The union leader everyone had heard of

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-11 05:53
Why Bob Crow was the one union leader everyone had heard of

VIDEO: MP 'put hand down victim's trousers'

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-11 05:51
The jury in the trial of former deputy speaker of the House of Commons Nigel Evans, has been hearing evidence from an alleged victim who said Mr Evans assaulted him whilst on a night out in Soho.

Spain marks Madrid bombs anniversary

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-11 05:47
The families of the 191 people killed in the Madrid train bombings attend a ceremony with Spain's King Juan Carlos to mark the 2004 attacks.

Webb and Charteris may face Scots

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-11 05:32
Scrum-half Rhys Webb and lock Luke Charteris may be fit for Wales to face Scotland in the Six Nations says coach Robin McBryde.

Obama Goes Between The Ferns To Talk With Zach Galifianakis

NPR News - Tue, 2014-03-11 05:30

Hoping to boost young people's enrollment in health care, President Obama appears on the web-based show Between Two Ferns, where he submitted to questions from the comedian.

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Obama Goes Between The Ferns To Talk With Zach Galifianakis

NPR News - Tue, 2014-03-11 05:30

Hoping to boost young people's enrollment in health care, President Obama appears on the web-based show Between Two Ferns, where he submitted to questions from the comedian.

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Human bones uncovered on cliffs

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-11 05:19
Human remains, thought to be hundreds of years old, are uncovered by storms on a cliff in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Which should come first - cheese or pudding?

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-11 05:13
Mary Berry has caused consternation among the dinner party-giving classes by suggesting that cheese should come before dessert.

More children treated on adult wards

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-11 05:13
The number of children with mental health problems being treated on adult wards in England is rising, according to new data.

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