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Day in pictures: 23 January 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 04:26
24 hours of news photogs: 23 January

In Ukraine, Protesters Warn They'll Go 'On The Attack'

NPR News - Thu, 2014-01-23 04:25

The clashes with security forces turned deadly Wednesday. Two demonstrators were reportedly shot and killed. The body of another was later found. Protesters have been demanding that President Viktor Yanukovych hold early elections. They've given him one more day to agree.

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Mother stabbed to death in Australia

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 04:22
A woman, believed to be from Northern Ireland, has been found dead in Australia.

US spying illegal, panel advises

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 04:22
The bulk collection of phone data by the US government is illegal and has had "minimal" benefits, an independent US privacy watchdog says.

Wawrinka reaches first major final

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 04:21
Stanislas Wawrinka beats Tomas Berdych in their Australian Open semi-final to reach his first Grand Slam final.

Gardener who beat thieves is cleared

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 04:18
A gardener is cleared of causing grievous bodily harm to thieves he attacked after catching them red-handed raiding his business.

England women beaten in Melbourne

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 04:13
England women lose the second one-day international against Australia and still need another win to retain the Women's Ashes.

Nearby supernova dazzles astronomers

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 04:11
The closest supernova seen for several decades has been spotted by students at University College London.

Are hospitals fiddling the waiting times?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 04:01
Why stats on waiting times might be unreliable

The mystery of the double toilet

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 04:01
A picture of two toilets unpartitioned in the Sochi Winter Olympics site has caused a sensation on social media in Russia and abroad.

Broadcasting campaigner Hay dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:56
Jocelyn Hay, who founded respected pressure group Voice Of The Listener And Viewer, dies aged 86.

VIDEO: Voice reject breaks down over offer

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:55
Voice contestant Bob Blakeley, who was rejected by the judges after his performance of Cry Me A River, has been offered a second chance by music producer Mike Batt.

'Ginger hair jibe' murderer jailed

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:49
A man who slashed his neighbour's throat with a butcher's knife after being taunted about his ginger hair is jailed for life for murder.

SA platinum workers on strike

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:45
Work stops at some of the world's largest platinum mines - the biggest strike in South Africa's platinum sector since the 2012 Marikana massacre.

Misconduct detective keeps his job

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:31
A detective who failed to follow police guidelines when arresting a double murder suspect is allowed to keep his job.

Chrome aids eavesdropping attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:25
The Chrome browser can be subverted to eavesdrop on conversations happening around the computer it is running on, claims a developer.

Crimewatch calls over park murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:24
Police receive a number of calls about the murder of a woman in a Glasgow park after an appeal on the BBC's Crimewatch programme.

Will inequality rise in this recovery?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:19
Will inequality rise in this recovery?

Possibly the loneliest bus stop in the UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:19
Could a slate-roofed shelter in rural Cumbria be the UK's least-used bus stop?

Your pictures: Zoos

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-23 03:12
Readers' photos on the theme of zoos

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