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VIDEO: Miniature festival in Bolivia

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 19:56
People in Bolivia have been holding a fair with a difference. Everything is in miniature.

Eyes on Pluto for historic encounter

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 18:29
Nasa's mission to Pluto gets under way in earnest as the New Horizons probe starts taking the pictures needed for July's close fly-by.

VIDEO: Baseball's unhealthy habit

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 18:13
Greater efforts are being put into ridding US baseball of the tradition of chewing tobacco which has been linked to cancer deaths.

Deadly dip: baseball's toxic tradition

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 18:10
The fight against baseball's toxic tradition

Greeks vote in 'make-or-break' poll

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 17:36
Greeks vote in general elections, with the anti-austerity Syriza and the centre-right New Democracy parties seen as front-runners in a tight race.

Junior rugby campaign urges silence

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 17:27
Parents and coaches at junior rugby matches in Yorkshire are being asked to watch in silence as part of a drive to "challenge pitch-side behaviour".

India braces for Obama's Delhi visit

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 16:44
US President Barack Obama is due to arrive in India for a three-day visit, protected by one of India's biggest-ever security operations.

Costa prize winners discuss awards

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 16:36
Interviews with authors up for Costa Book of the Year

Last witnesses of the Holocaust

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 16:30
Holocaust survivors hand on their stories to school pupils

Venezuelans protest over shortages

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 16:27
Thousands of Venezuelans attend an opposition march blaming failed government policies for widespread shortages.

The islanders who don't want a bridge to the mainland

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 15:58
The islanders who'd rather not be linked to the mainland

£2.9bn child support 'uncollectable'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 15:53
Billions of pounds owed in child maintenance may never be recovered, government accounts show - though ministers say the debts are not "forgotten".

Where do the wealthiest 1% live?

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 15:53
Where do the wealthiest 1% live?

'The biggest FA Cup shock of all time'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 15:45
Chelsea's defeat by Bradford was the biggest in FA Cup history, says Robbie Fowler - plus more reaction to a day of cup shocks.

Body found in hunt for missing man

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 15:40
A body is found by police in West Lothian investigating the disappearance of a 47-year-old man.

VIDEO: Laughing the Indian America way

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 15:38
Sanjay Manaktala is an Indian American comedian with a unique perspective on relations between the two countries.

UKIP defection and 'killers with keys'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 15:07
The defection of a UKIP MEP to the Conservatives, and a policy to provide some prisoners with keys to their own cells, are two of the topics covered in Sunday's press.

England's lost theme parks

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 15:03
Remembering England's lost theme parks

Obama in India: Things to watch

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-24 14:59
US President Barack Obama is heading for India, but what will get done?

Study Says Creativity Can Flow From Political Correctness

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-24 14:14

There is a common belief that requiring the use of "politically correct" language in the workplace stifles creativity. Researchers decided to see if that notion held up to scrutiny.

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