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Anti-austerity coalition in Greece

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 01:22
The far-left Syriza party joins hands with the right-wing Greek Independents to form an anti-austerity governing coalition in Greece.

Consultant accused of sex assaults

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 01:12
A consultant paediatrician is charged with sexually assaulting a teenager who was an out-patient at the hospital where he works.

Guinea's Grand Imam Pulls No Punches In His Ebola Message

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-26 01:04

Religious leaders must play a role in stopping the outbreak in this West African country, the cleric says. And that will mean changing not only attitudes but funeral practices.

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Hagel: Stress Of 'Nonstop War' Forcing Out Good Soldiers

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-26 01:00

In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, outgoing Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says he is concerned about the toll of repeatedly rotating the same soldiers back to the front lines.

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Too much useless CCTV, says watchdog

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 00:49
Too many CCTV cameras are ineffective and the public does not have a true understanding of them, the surveillance commissioner warns.

VIDEO: LIVE: Cameron on election pledges

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 00:47
David Cameron is setting out the Conservative Party's third manifesto theme, a Britain that rewards work

England set for India showdown

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 00:46
England and India will meet for a place in the tri-series final after Australia's game against India was washed out.

Obama Views Republic Day Parade In Solidarity With India

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-26 00:36

He took in a display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first U.S. leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities.

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Kylie to headline Hyde Park festival

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 00:33
Pop star Kylie Minogue will headline the third and final night of the British Summer Time festival at Hyde Park in June.

Calls to tackle online Islamophobia

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 00:33
Concerns Paris attacks fuelling anti-Muslim backlash

Why aren't markets panicking about Greece?

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 00:29
Will Syriza succeed in persuading its eurozone and IMF creditors to write off some of their huge debts, or will it be forced to leave the currency union?

Redmayne win raises Oscars chances

BBC - Mon, 2015-01-26 00:04
Eddie Redmayne wins best actor at the Screen Actor's Guild awards while Birdman and Downton Abbey win ensemble awards.

Rising Football Star: Prepare For The Worst, Pray For The Best

NPR News - Mon, 2015-01-26 00:00

Football is the most watched sport in America — and increasingly, one of the most controversial. High school football star Nahshon Ellerbe shares what he loves about the game.

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New Scottish women's prison scrapped

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 23:59
Plans for a new £75m women's prison in the west of Scotland have been scrapped, the Scottish government confirms.

High Schools Seek A Safer Path Back From Concussion

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-25 23:59

Returning immediately to demanding physical or mental activities after a concussion can be bad for the brain, neuroscientists agree. But what about after symptoms resolve? How much rest is best?

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DNA Blood Test Gives Women A New Option For Prenatal Screening

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-25 23:58

A simple blood test can analyze bits of fetal DNA leaked in the mother's blood stream. It's less risky than invasive alternatives like amnio, but also doesn't tell as much about fetal health.

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DNA Blood Test Gives Women A New Option For Prenatal Screening

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-25 23:58

A simple blood test can analyze bits of fetal DNA leaked in the mother's blood stream. It's less risky than invasive alternatives like amnio, but also doesn't tell as much about fetal health.

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Woman's body found in Glasgow park

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 23:31
Police say the death of a woman whose body was found in a Glasgow park on Sunday is currently being treated as "unexplained".

Poland-Russia row over Auschwitz

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 23:12
Poland and Russia exchange angry words over the liberation of Auschwitz death camp 70 years ago, Adam Easton reports.

Pakistan's 'weaponised' teaching

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 23:04
Pakistan's desperate measures to protect schools

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