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AUDIO: 'No more Post Office branch closures'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 01:41
Paula Vennells, chief executive of the Post Office Ltd, discusses the future of its 11,800 branches.

Fines loom on tax return deadline

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 01:38
Thousands of people face fines if they fail to meet a tax return deadline at the end of Friday, including many higher earners receiving child benefit.

Thai protesters block ballot papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 01:27
Thailand's anti-government protesters are blockading buildings where ballot papers are being stored, two days before the general election.

'Longest grave' ship dead remembered

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 01:27
Sailors buried in what historians believe is Britain's longest grave are remembered in a series of events in a Cornish village.

Inactivity 'pandemic' in poor areas

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 01:24
A "pandemic" of inactivity in poor areas of England is leading to premature deaths, a report shows.

Back to the Future musical announced

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 01:21
A stage musical of hit 1980s film Back to the Future is set to debut in London's West End in 2015.

Knox 'frightened' by murder ruling

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 01:20
US student Amanda Knox says she is "frightened and saddened" after a court in Italy reinstated her guilty verdict for the murder of Briton Meredith Kercher.

VIDEO: Multi-material 3D printer launches

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 01:12
The world's first multi-material, full-colour 3D printer launches, plus other tech news.

Celtic accept Ledley bid from Palace

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 01:04
Celtic accept an offer from Crystal Palace for midfielder Joe Ledley and close in on Wolves striker Leigh Griffiths.

BT revenues up on sports TV demand

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 00:57
BT's sales and profits rose in the final three months of 2013, driven by record broadband demand and its new sports television service.

VIDEO: 'Not wise' to bring Syrians to UK

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 00:54
Britain may not be the best place for Syrian refugees, says UK-based Syrian filmmaker Dr Halla Diyab.

Officers hurt in bomber talk trouble

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 00:34
Four police officers are injured as protesters throw fireworks and stones at a Belfast community centre where a former IRA bomber was a guest speaker.

For A Twist On The Lunar New Year Dumpling, Add Green Tea

NPR News - Fri, 2014-01-31 00:19

A Chinese cookbook author remembers her childhood in China, where dumplings were steamed to conserve precious cooking oil. Recently she gave her favorite steamed dumplings an update.

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Rep. Waxman Leaves Behind A Legacy Of Health Laws

NPR News - Fri, 2014-01-31 00:04

California Rep. Henry Waxman, elected in 1974 in Watergate's aftermath, has announced his retirement. The Democrat leaves behind one of the most substantive legislative records in the House's recent history, and was instrumental in the passage of the Affordable Care Act.

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Weeks Later, More Questions Than Answers In W.Va. Chemical Spill

NPR News - Fri, 2014-01-31 00:02

State officials in West Virginia say they can no longer detect any MCHM, the industrial chemical that spilled recently, in most areas. But other public health specialists say they don't trust those assurances.

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Super Bowl Ads Go Healthy: Selling Yogurt With A Steamy Kiss

NPR News - Fri, 2014-01-31 00:01

Advertising during the big game is traditionally the realm of beer, chips and soda. But better-for-you foods will also make a play for viewers' wallets this year. Expect clever ads pitching nuts, yogurt and whole grain cereals.

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Commuting To Distant Oil Fields: Good Money, At A Price

NPR News - Fri, 2014-01-31 00:00

With thousands of oil-related jobs in western North Dakota, some of the region's new workers are putting down roots. But many more commute from states where jobs are hard to come by — and that can mean being separated from spouses and children for weeks at a time.

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Legal highs 'tried by 12 year olds'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 23:55
Children as young as 12 are trying so-called legal highs, which mimic the effects of cannabis and ecstasy, a drug support group says.

Boulder smashes through Italian farm

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 23:48
Dramatic pictures are released showing the destruction wrought by a huge boulder that smashed through a farm in northern Italy after being dislodged by a landslide.

'Living standards squeeze continues'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-30 23:41
Average UK living standards have fallen "dramatically" since the recession and will not recover to pre-crisis levels by the next election, economists say.

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