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Woman charged following man's murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:27
A 25-year-old woman is charged in connection with the murder of a man in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Strong earthquake strikes Nepal

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:22
A powerful earthquake strikes west of Nepal capital Kathmandu, causing extensive damage to buildings, eyewitnesses say.

VIDEO: A marathon every day... for a year

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:17
Most of those taking part in Sunday's London Marathon will have spent all year working towards the big race but one man certainly stands out from the crowd.

VIDEO: Musical tribute to Gallipoli fallen

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:11
Hundreds of soldiers from the Lancashire Fusiliers were killed during the Gallipoli campaign 100 years ago, and now a new piece of music has been composed in their honour.

Pakistan PM condemns activist killing

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 22:53
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemns the shooting of human rights activist Sabeen Mehmud and orders an investigation.

VIDEO: Couple plan to be oldest newlyweds

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 22:47
Two elderly lovebirds from East Sussex are set to become the world's oldest newlyweds when they tie the knot in June.

Six Victoria Cross medals displayed

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 20:50
Six Victoria Cross medals "won before breakfast" by Lancashire Fusiliers in the Gallipoli landings go on show for the first time.

VIDEO: Thousands mark Anzac centenary

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 20:48
Thousands of people gather in Gallipoli in Turkey to mark the centenary of the military landings there during the First World War.

'Concern' over Yarl's Wood incident

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 18:23
A recent incident at the Yarl's Wood detention centre has given HM Inspectorate of Prisons "considerable concern", the BBC learns.

Mango-thrower gets presidential flat

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 18:23
Venezuela's President Maduro allocates a woman a flat, after she hits him on the head with a mango.

Changing the signals on Britain's railways

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 17:57
Is there about to be a cure to 'signal failure'?

'Inconsistency' in air duty refunds

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 17:18
Parents due partial refunds on their children's air tickets face a variety of ways to claim the money.

Six compete for Museum of the Year

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 17:12
Six UK museums, including London's Imperial War Museum and Belfast's The MAC are competing for the title of Museum of the Year 2015.

Jenner: 'For All Intents And Purposes, I Am A Woman'

NPR News - Fri, 2015-04-24 17:12

In an interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC's "20/20", the former gold-medal-winning Olympic decathlete described a struggle with gender identity that began in childhood.

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Apprehensions Along Southern Border Drop Dramatically In 2015

NPR News - Fri, 2015-04-24 17:00

Apprehensions dropped by 28 percent compared to the same time period last year. Apprehensions of minors also dropped by 50 percent.

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Justice for historical crimes

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 16:01
The trial of Oskar Groening raises the question of whether it is always necessary and right to prosecute such crimes after so many years.

The faith forgotten in its hometown

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 15:48
The forgotten birthplace of a president's religion

The migrants who took over a Sicilian palace

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 15:40
The African migrants who made a Sicilian palace their home

Scots role at Gallipoli remembered

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 15:38
A commemorative service is being held in Edinburgh to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings during World War One.

'We print people': The world of 3D portraiture

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 15:31
An up-close encounter with the new mini you