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VIDEO: Bishop criticises PM's Iraq response

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 03:11
The Bishop of Manchester has criticised Prime Minister David Cameron's response in Iraq, saying that the lives of Christians and other civilians there are being put at risk.

Alcohol tax urged to fund abstinence

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:57
A new tax on alcohol to fund abstinence-based treatment is among a number of measures to tackle drink and drug addiction recommended by a think tank.

I needed more time at Man Utd - Moyes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:41
David Moyes believes he was not given enough time before being sacked as manager of Manchester United.

40 jobs at risk at Homebase store

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:33
Around 40 jobs at Homebase in Llandudno are at risk after the company announced it was considering closing the store.

Murder arrest as woman found dead

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:29
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman is found dead following reports of a domestic incident.

Brook claims IBF welterweight title

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:29
Kell Brook becomes the new IBF welterweight title after beating Shawn Porter in Carson, California.

Man tries to sail to US in a dinghy

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:13
A sailor is taken to hospital after he set out from Dorset in an apparent bid to sail to the United States in a dinghy.

Downton stars pose for bottle photo

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:49
The stars of Downton Abbey pose with water bottles for a charity picture after a recent gaffe in which a plastic bottle was left in a promotional photo.

Britain's first FGM clinic to open

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:46
Britain's first specialist clinic for child victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) is set to open in London next month.

When Patients Read What Their Doctors Write

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:29

Patients are more satisfied with their care when doctors share their medical notes. But letting patients see what doctors put in medical records has long been taboo. That's starting to change.

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When Patients Read What Their Doctors Write

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:29

Patients are more satisfied with their care when doctors share their medical notes. But letting patients see what doctors put in medical records has long been taboo. That's starting to change.

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VIDEO: Shooting victim 'may lose life'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:26
Police at the scene of further unrest in a suburb of St Louis in the US have confirmed that a victim of a shooting is in a critical condition and "may lose their life".

VIDEO: Kurdish weapons 'not up to task'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:25
Kurdish forces says them need improved weaponry in order to tackle Islamic State militants in Iraq.

Fighting (Tasty) Invasive Fish With Forks And Knives

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:25

Invasive fish like snakeheads and Asian carp are threatening to wipe out aquatic ecosystems across the U.S. So chefs and environmental agencies are encouraging their communities to eat them up.

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Fighting (Tasty) Invasive Fish With Forks And Knives

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:25

Invasive fish like snakeheads and Asian carp are threatening to wipe out aquatic ecosystems across the U.S. So chefs and environmental agencies are encouraging their communities to eat them up.

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The Machine That Tried To Scan The Brain — In 1882

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:24

The inspiration for modern MRI brain scanners was built before World War I began, the Titanic sank, and humans took flight. Now neuroscientists are trying to give its inventor his due credit.

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Fake Cures For AIDS Have A Long And Dreadful History

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:22

The latest claim was made in Egypt: Electromagnetism can detect the virus and "the Complete Cure Device" can wipe it out. It's not the first false promise — and probably not the last.

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Councillor 'targeted for 39th time'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:17
A DUP councillor in County Tyrone says his property has been attacked for the 39th time, after his car was damaged in an overnight attack.

Heart of Midlothian 2-1 Hibernian

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 00:21
Sam Nicholson's strike and a precise penalty by Prince Buaben earn Hearts an Edinburgh derby win in the Championship.

VIDEO: WW1 Welsh memorial unveiled in Belgium

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 00:02
A new memorial has been unveiled in Belgium to commemorate the services of Welsh men and women during World War One.
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