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Your greatest sporting records

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 08:16
After Rohit Sharma's 264 for India against Sri Lanka set an ODI record, we asked you to tell us your favourite #greatsportingrecords

Amazon And Hachette Reach A Deal On E-Book Pricing

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-13 08:16

The multiyear agreement, which will take effect in early 2015, ends a months-long stalemate between the online retail giant and the publishing powerhouse.

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VIDEO: Is Syria opposition near collapse?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 08:15
Syrian rebels in the north of the country have been fighting government forces for three years, but the growing strength of the so-called Islamic State and al-Qaeda linked groups has made their struggle ever more desperate.

Plastics and premature baby warning

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 08:14
US researchers warn that premature babies are being exposed unnecessarily to high levels of a potentially dangerous chemical in plastics.

McArthur and McCarthy ruled out

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 08:10
Scotland's James McArthur joins Republic of Ireland's James McCarthy in missing Friday's Euro 2016 qualifier.

VIDEO: France as a refuge from Syria's war

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 08:02
The BBC's Fergal Keane follows the journey made by two families from war-torn Syria, as they seek refuge in France.

Heavy rain causes flooding across NI

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:59
Heavy rain causes flooding across various parts of Northern Ireland on Thursday.

EC rejects Celtic land deals claims

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:58
The European Commission dismisses claims that Celtic Football Club broke EU rules in land deals involving Glasgow City Council.

Yes, Doctor, I Took My Anti-HIV Meds (But Really, I Didn't)

NPR News - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:57

African women signed up for a trial to test pills and gels that can prevent HIV. They swore they were complying. Only they weren't. Reasons range from conspiracy theories to ... skin care?!?

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IS issues 'message from leader'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:54
Islamic State releases an audiotape it says was recorded by its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, days after reports he had been killed or injured.

VIDEO: Dyke wants Garcia report publication

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:52
English FA chairman Greg Dyke calls for the publication of Michael Garcia's report, saying the criticism of Fifa is "very serious".

Nishikori beats Ferrer in three sets

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:48
Kei Nishikori beats first alternate David Ferrer in three sets to put pressure on Andy Murray at the World Tour Finals in London.

McAuley to lead NI against Romania

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:45
Gareth McAuley will deputise for injured Northern Ireland skipper Steven Davis for Friday's qualifier in Bucharest.

Childcare places recover after fall

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:45
A long-term fall in childcare places available in England appears to have reversed in the five months to August, suggest figures from Ofsted.

Dyke says Fifa report is 'a joke'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:37
FA chairman Greg Dyke says the report into World Cup corruption is now pointless and that it is looking "pretty ugly" for Fifa.

School worker 'sent boy lingerie pic'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:36
A teaching assistant accused of having sex with a pupil told police she sent him a picture of herself in her underwear, a court hears.

Assassin's Creed glitches criticised

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:33
Widespread glitches in French Revolution-set Assassin's Creed: Unity have put its publisher Ubisoft under pressure.

VIDEO: How does comet compare to your city?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:19
Images from the ESA show what the comet would look like over some of Europe's biggest cities.

Inquiry into WTC window rig collapse

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:18
Building officials are investigating how a cradle holding two window washers collapsed 68 storeys above the ground at the World Trade Center site.

Boko Haram 'loses key Nigeria town'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-13 07:14
Nigeria's army has retaken the town of Mubi from Boko Haram, officials say, although some reports say the militant Islamists withdrew.