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Actor Howell Evans dies aged 86

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 05:09
Actor Howell Evans, who was best known for his TV role playing Daddy in Stella with Ruth Jones, has died, aged 86.

Microsoft is 'set to buy Minecraft'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 05:02
Reports suggest that the Swedish studio behind video game blockbuster Minecraft is on the verge of being acquired by Microsoft.

Suarez can make El Clasico debut

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 04:58
Barcelona confirm that striker Luis Suarez will be able to play against rivals Real Madrid on 25 October.

VIDEO: Bystander grabs jewel thieves' swag

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 04:48
Video footage has emerged of the moment armed men raided a jewellery shop - and how one customer snatched back most of their loot.

Bombardier cutting jobs in Belfast

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 04:42
Bombardier in Belfast is planning to cut up to 390 jobs as a result of a company restructuring.

How Could A Doctor's Death From Ebola Possibly Be 'Good'?

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-10 04:42

He giggled, he swore, he was afraid of Ebola. This summer, he was infected by a patient he treated. Two colleagues remember Dr. Samuel Brisbane's good life — and reflect on the idea of a good death.

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VIDEO: Ford and Tyson: 'Overcoming adversity'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 04:39
Former boxing champion Mike Tyson met Toronto Mayor Rob Ford at his city hall office.

Dissident 'weapons storeman' jailed

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 04:25
A Londonderry man is jailed after admitting dissident republican-related charges including the possession of a bomb-making 'cook book'.

VIDEO: MP warned on PMQs poster

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 04:18
An MP is told off by the Speaker for holding up a poster when asking about climate change at PMQs.

VIDEO: PMQs truce ahead of Scotland vote

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 04:13
William Hague and Harriet Harman on their their views of the benefits of Scotland remaining in the United Kingdom.

Ukrainian President Offers Limited Autonomy For Rebellious Region

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-10 04:12

Petro Poroshenko is offering a bill to grant special status to parts of the country's restive east, but he reiterates that there will be no concession on sovereignty.

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VIDEO: Home Affairs Committee

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 04:05
MPs take evidence on child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 04:02
MPs make an impassioned plea for Scotland to remain in the UK, ahead of the referendum.

Day in pictures: 10 September 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 03:59
News images from around the world: 10 September

Invictus Games: Meet the competitors

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 03:59
The men and women of the Invictus Games tell their stories

Killed fisherman 'had been drinking'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 03:57
An investigation into the death of a fisherman who fell from a boat in North Shields concludes his alcohol intake was partly to blame.

Ofsted warning over Neet generation

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 03:55
Too many young people in England drop out of sixth-form or college and are not being given the right chances that will help them in the future, Ofsted warns.

Ferrari's Di Montezemolo pays price

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 03:34
The charismatic Luca Di Montezemolo is an Italian icon, but that does not stop him being held accountable for Ferrari's fall from grace.

Boy helps his dead rat take flight

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-10 03:32
Following the death of his pet rat, Pepeijn Bruins decided he wanted to have it stuffed and attach three propellers.

Kerry Seeks Iraq's Support On Move Against Islamic State

NPR News - Wed, 2014-09-10 03:24

The secretary of state's visit to Baghdad comes ahead of President Obama's speech tonight to outline a plan to combat the militant group.

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