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Petition over new hospital parking

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 15:30
A group of nurses collects thousands of signatures on a petition calling for more parking at a new hospital.

VIDEO: FA Cup Catch-up: Round Five

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 15:24
Watch the best goals, funniest moments and star performances from the FA Cup fifth round in under 10 minutes with our FA Cup Catch-Up.

Scottish sights given Chinese names

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 15:18
Scottish attractions are given Chinese names in a campaign helping promote "Strong-man skirt parties" and "Baa baa pudding".

CBI upgrades UK growth forecast

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 15:17
The Confederation of British Industries (CBI) business lobby group has upgraded its forecast for the UK's economic growth this year.

Japan comes out of recession

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 15:15
Japan came out of a recession in the fourth quarter of last year, but the world's third largest economy grew at a slower than expected pace.

Scotland's jobs market 'cooling'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 15:13
The Scottish jobs market showed signs of "cooling" last month, according to a report by Bank of Scotland.

Row over teacher numbers research

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 15:11
A row has broken out between Scotland's largest teaching union and the council body Cosla over teacher numbers.

I want to buy midfielder - Van Gaal

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 15:05
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal confirms he wants to buy a midfield player in the summer transfer window.

Could driverless cars own themselves?

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 15:04
Imagine a world in which cars own themselves and have 'kids'

VIDEO: Stead - a goal in every FA Cup round

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 14:12
Bradford City's Jon Stead continues his fine scoring run in the FA Cup by netting against Sunderland in round five.

VIDEO: Six Nations Catch-Up - Week Two

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 14:03
Watch the biggest hits, the funniest moments and the best of the weekend's action with the Six Nations Catch-Up.

Psychosis 'link' to potent cannabis

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 13:38
Using potent forms of cannabis is a factor in 24% of new psychosis cases analysed by King's College London researchers.

Miss Saigon dominates theatre awards

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 13:05
Musical Miss Saigon has dominated this year's WhatsOnStage awards, winning nine trophies including best West End show.

FAA Proposal On Drones Highlights Safety Over Privacy Concerns

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 13:00

The Federal Aviation Administration has unveiled a long-awaited proposal for rules governing the use of small drones. If approved, the rules could expand the use of drones throughout the country.

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U.N. Security Council Passes Resolution Targeting ISIS Revenue

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 13:00

The U.N. Security Council resolution targets funding streams for the so-called Islamic State. The militant group has been raking in millions of dollars through oil smuggling, antiquities and ransoms.

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Ukraine Cease-Fire Largely Holds, Despite Shelling Reports

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 13:00

The cease-fire took effect Sunday morning, but there have already been accusations of shelling in the city of Debaltseve. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Karoun Demirjian from The Washington Post on the latest from the conflict zone.

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Fake It Till You Make It, Then Come Clean: A Sportscaster's Big Break

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 13:00

How do you become a sportscaster when you've never done it before? Adrián García Márquez, now La Voz De Los Lakers, faked a demo tape with the help of a Sega console and FIFA '95.

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VIDEO: Cartoonist: 'I was gunman's target'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 12:05
Cartoonist Lars Vilks, who was attending a debate on free speech in a cafe in Denmark when a gunman opened fire, says he was probably the target of the attack.

Suspect In Foiled Canadian Mall Shooting Left Social Media Trail

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-15 11:59

The young man who apparently killed himself as police closed in on him was said to have identified with the 1999 Columbine High School shooters.

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Jewish graves vandalised in France

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-15 11:41
Hundreds of Jewish graves are desecrated at a cemetery in eastern France, an act condemned by French officials.