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Man arrested on suspicion of murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 05:48
A 27-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murder in Newport after the discovery of a woman's body.

'A friendly face with a warrior spirit'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 05:16
Elena Baltacha's enthusiasm and battling qualities made her a British Fed Cup captain in waiting, writes Piers Newbery

WATCH: An Almost Unbelievable Backheel Goal By Ronaldo

NPR News - Mon, 2014-05-05 05:12

The goal helped keep Real Madrid in the hunt for Spain's first division title. But, really, what was spectacular was the style.

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Man injured in 'violent attack'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 05:05
A man is seriously injured in a "violent attack" in the Castlemilk area of Glasgow in the early hours.

Hodgson has known squad 'for a while'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 05:01
England boss Roy Hodgson says the form of players at the end of the season will not influence his World Cup squad.

Migrants drowned off Greek coast

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:53
The Greek coastguard say two boats carrying migrants have capsized in the Aegean Sea, leaving at least 22 people dead and seven missing.

Consul meets police over hate crimes

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:39
The homes of three Polish families are attacked in east Belfast.

Target's chief executive resigns

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:37
US clothing retail giant Target announces the resignation of its chief executive and chairman, Gregg Steinhafel, following a cyber-attack last year.

Modi in Congress bastion Amethi

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:33
India's main opposition BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi addresses a rally in Amethi, the seat of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.

Sony tape smashes storage record

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:33
Sony has developed a new storage tape that is able to hold up to 185 terabytes (TB) of data.

Bishop in £96k Hillsborough donation

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:32
Comedian John Bishop donates £96,000 to the Hillsborough Family Support Group after being moved by personal statements at the victims' inquests.

Vatican: States must tackle abusers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:18
The Vatican tells a UN panel that it cannot act globally to punish priests guilty of sexually abusing children.

In Wake Of Massive Data Breach, Target CEO Steps Down

NPR News - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:15

Gregg Steinhafel held himself responsible for a 2013 security breach that exposed the personal data of about 70 million customers. In April, Target appointed a new chief information officer.

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Pistorius 'broken' after shooting

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:12
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius "was broken" after shooting his girlfriend, his neighbour says, as the murder trial resumes after a break.

Suarez is FWA Player of the Year

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:09
Liverpool and Uruguay striker Luis Suarez is named Player of the Year by the Football Writers' Association.

Pfizer reports 15% fall in profits

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 04:05
US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer reports a 15% fall in profits in the three months to the end of March compared with a year earlier to $2.3bn (£1.3bn).

AUDIO: Eight 'too young' for boarding school

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:54
The journalist and author Alex Renton has called for an end to boarding schools for young children.

Under Pressure, Nigerian President Breaks Silence On Mass Abduction

NPR News - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:54

President Goodluck Jonathan said security forces did not know where the more than 200 abducted girls are being held. He promised the government would "get them out."

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Cash bait for new maths teachers

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:41
University fellows with a PhD in maths or physics are being offered thousands of pounds in extra wages to become school teachers in England.

Man airlifted after 'explosion'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 03:34
A man in his 20s was airlifted to hospital after emergency services were called to an explosion at a house in Gwynedd.
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