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Elderly man dies in house fire

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:55
Firefighters went into burning house in Larchfield, but man was pronounced dead at the scene

McGuinness will not go to Washington

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:51
Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness has said he will not travel to Washington for St Patrick's Day in order to continue talks over the welfare reform impasse.

VIDEO: Lahore blasts target Christian churches

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:39
Twin bomb blasts have targeted a Christian neighbourhood in the Pakistani city of Lahore killing at least 10 people.

Smell Something Different At The Gym? It Might Not Be What You Think

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:29

Scent can affect how customers view a business, how long they spend shopping and how much money they spend, research shows. Businesses from stores to fitness clubs are convinced scents make sense.

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The Fate Of The World's Chocolate Depends On This Spot In Rural England

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:24

Cocoa is unusually susceptible to disease. Every year, a third of the crop is destroyed, even as the appetite for chocolate grows. That's why the world needs the International Cocoa Quarantine Centre.

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The Fate Of The World's Chocolate Depends On This Spot In Rural England

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:24

Cocoa is unusually susceptible to disease. Every year, a third of the crop is destroyed, even as the appetite for chocolate grows. That's why the world needs the International Cocoa Quarantine Centre.

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NI deadlock is 'halting investment'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:19
The managing director of Belfast International Airport says the current political deadlock in Northern Ireland is threatening to hold up potential investment.

Devastated Vanuatu starts to get aid

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:17
The first planeloads of international aid arrive on the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu, devastated by "monster" Cyclone Pam on Saturday.

Buyers 'punished' for improving home

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:00
People who buy houses through the flagship Help to Buy scheme could be penalised for making basic home improvements, assembly members fear.

Ex-footballer McKenzie claims title

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:00
Ex-footballer Leon McKenzie wins his first boxing title, beating Croatia's Ivan Stupalo for the International Masters.

Syria's suffering revealed in satellite images

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 00:46
Satellite images reveal Syria's suffering

Man charged over caravan park murder

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 00:45
A Caerphilly man, 26, is charged with murdering Vale of Glamorgan teenager Conner Marshall at a south Wales caravan park.

Rooney 'knocked out in boxing video'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 00:38
A video has emerged appearing to show Wayne Rooney being knocked out in a boxing bout with Phil Bardsley in his kitchen.

VIDEO: Chicago river goes green for St Patrick

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 00:23
The traditional dyeing of the Chicago River has marked Saint Patrick's Day festivities in Illinois.

Fragile England dreamy & nightmarish

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 00:00
England may win the Six Nations but remain a likeable team of infuriating inconsistency, says chief sports writer Tom Fordyce.

Deadly blasts hit Pakistan churches

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 23:40
Twin explosions kill at least two people near churches in a Christian neighbourhood of the Pakistani city of Lahore, local media say.

VIDEO: Cyclone Pam leaves thousands homeless

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 23:21
Cyclone Pam leaves thousands homeless on Vanuatu - with aid agencies comparing it to Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated parts of the Philippines in 2013.

VIDEO: Arnie and Lewis: I'll be back!

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 23:12
Lewis Hamilton shares a laugh with Arnold Schwarzenegger on the podium following the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

Hamilton wins with ease in Australia

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 22:45
Lewis Hamilton dominates the Australian Grand Prix to get his world title defence off to the perfect start.

Farage offers Tories election deal

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 22:43
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says his party would do a post-general election deal with the Conservatives in exchange for an EU referendum in 2015.

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