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VIDEO: Scotland's Royal Blind School re-opens

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 02:32
Scotland's Royal Blind School re-opens after a major redevelopment.

Family 'relief' at Thai murder charges

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 02:29
The families of two Britons murdered in Thailand say they are feel "relief" that the case is coming to court and are "confident" about the investigation.

Hunt for man after derelict pub rape

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 02:26
A man who dragged a woman to an area next to derelict pub and raped her after she got off a night bus in east London is wanted by the police.

Peta dairy ad dubbed 'misogynistic'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 02:21
An animal rights group is branded "misogynistic" for using a sexually suggestive image of a woman in an anti-dairy products advert.

'I will have to come back stronger'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 02:16
Lewis Hamilton says he will have to come back stronger in 2015 if he is to stay ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg.

American Hostage In Yeman Killed In Failed Rescue Attempt

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-06 01:19

An American journalist held captive by al-Qaida militants in Yemen for more than a year was killed in a failed U.S. rescue attempt.

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US hostage dies after rescue bid

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 01:18
UK-born US hostage Luke Somers dies after a rescue operation by US and Yemeni forces against his al-Qaeda captors, US and Yemeni officials say.

Rail fares to rise by at least 10p

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 01:08
Fares on Arriva Trains Wales services are to go up by at least 10p from 2 January 2015.

Pedestrian dies in motorway crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 00:52
A man dies in a collision on the M8 motorway on the outskirts of Edinburgh between the Gogar and Hermiston junctions.

Al-Qaeda chief 'killed in Pakistan'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 00:16
A senior al-Qaeda militant, accused of planning to bomb trains in New York and London, has been killed in Pakistan, the country's military says.

VIDEO: Teen thanks medic who saved his life

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 00:16
A teenager thanks the air ambulance crew who helped save his life, two years after a devastating accident.

VIDEO: 'Largest ever' white truffle to be auctioned

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 00:04
An Italian white truffle, reportedly the largest in the world, will be sold at an in-house and online auction in New York on Saturday.

'Bid to rescue' US hostage in Yemen

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 00:02
US and Yemeni forces launch an operation to rescue British-born US hostage Luke Somers who has been held by al-Qaeda militants, reports say.

Three killed in car crash with lorry

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 00:02
Three people die following a crash between a car and a lorry in Wiltshire.

Suicide 'not always inevitable'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 23:55
Spotlight on one woman's efforts to help prevent suicide

VIDEO: 'Shocking' disability access to shops

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 23:51
Access for disabled people on the High Street in Britain is "shocking", a government audit of more than 30,000 shops and restaurants finds.

VIDEO: Denial over RAF 'broken jets' claim

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 23:42
The MoD denies claims by an RAF serviceman that raids against Islamic State are being conducted with "broken jets and tired and fed up people."

VIDEO: Smith's Grammy nods 'dream come true'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 23:32
British singer/songwriter Sam Smith says his six Grammy nominations are "a dream come true".

'Terror preparations' teen quizzed

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 23:14
Police continue to question a 19-year-old man under anti-terror laws following a series of raids on properties in Cardiff and Barry.

Half A Million Flee To Shelters As Super Typhoon Nears Philippines

NPR News - Fri, 2014-12-05 20:26

Typhoon Hagupit is projected to slam the archipelago early today, hitting an area still recovering from a November 2013 typhoon that killed 7,300. This storm could drop 2 feet of rain in some areas.

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