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Stone Age Britons Were Eating Wheat 2,000 Years Before They Farmed It

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:38

Scientists have recovered cultivated wheat DNA from an 8,000-year-old submerged site off the British coast. The finding suggests hunter-gatherers were trading for the grain long before they grew it.

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Stone Age Britons Were Eating Wheat 2,000 Years Before They Farmed It

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:38

Scientists have recovered cultivated wheat DNA from an 8,000-year-old submerged site off the British coast. The finding suggests hunter-gatherers were trading for the grain long before they grew it.

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Obama To Troubled Teen: 'You Have This Strength Inside Yourself'

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:36

The president interviews 18-year-old, Noah McQueen, who's participating in a White House mentoring program for young men of color. "It's hard to always make the right decision," McQueen tells Obama.

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Obama To Ambitious Teen: 'You Have This Strength Inside Yourself'

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:36

The president interviews 18-year-old, Noah McQueen, who's participating in a White House mentoring program for young men of color. "It's hard to always make the right decision," McQueen tells Obama.

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A 10-Hour Ride, A Welcome With Cola Nuts, A Sad Yet Hopeful New Normal

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:35

NPR's John Poole and Sami Yenigun visited the village of Barkedu in Liberia to capture the sights and sounds of life after Ebola in a multimedia essay.

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A 10-Hour Ride, A Welcome With Cola Nuts, A Sad Yet Hopeful New Normal

NPR News - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:35

NPR's John Poole and Sami Yenigun visited the village of Barkedu in Liberia to capture the sights and sounds of life after Ebola in a multimedia essay.

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Madonna 'suffered whiplash' at Brits

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:30
Pop star Madonna says she suffered whiplash as a result of her "nightmare" accident at Wednesday's Brit Awards.

Van Dijk blames referee after defeat

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 23:08
Celtic's Virgil Van Dijk describes the referee as "horrible" after his red card during the 1-0 loss to Inter Milan.

VIDEO: Playing for keeps: Castle in Lego

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:59
An entire north Wales castle is painstakingly constructed brick-by-brick by an American enthusiast - captured frame-by-frame on film.

De Villiers hits fastest ODI 150

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:58
AB de Villiers hits the fastest 150 in one-day international history as South Africa amass 408-5 against West Indies in Sydney.

Nicola Sturgeon marks 100 days as FM

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:40
Nicola Sturgeon says she is proud of her achievements after 100 days as first minster but admits there is "much more to do".

BA owner reports soaring profits

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:34
British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) reports a big jump in profits for 2014 and raises its profit forecast for this year.

Cook could quit Britain for Moldova

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:28
British world number one taekwondo fighter Aaron Cook wants to represent Moldova at Rio Olympics.

Energy boss leading Marussia rescue

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:28
The main investor behind the revival of the Manor Marussia F1 team is energy firm boss Stephen Fitzpatrick.

Tube worker 'sacked over epilepsy'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:26
A London Underground worker was sacked for having epilepsy, Labour MP Kate Hoey says.

Nick Clegg claims devolution credit

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:14
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg will tell party members that further devolution "would not have happened" without Lib Dem UK ministers.

VIDEO: The town torn apart by child sex abuse

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:14
Five specially selected commissioners will take over the running of Rotherham council.

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:11
Chelsea want Nathaniel Clyne, Rafael to leave Man Utd, Cheick Tiote to exit Newcastle, Diego Costa will not change, plus more.

Lloyds to resume dividend payments

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:05
Lloyds Banking Group confirms that it will resume paying dividends to shareholders for the first time since the financial crisis in 2008.

Non-Christian faith groups 'excluded'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-26 22:02
A faith-based project aimed at reducing crime in Northamptonshire has not given any money to non-Christian religious groups.

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