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UKIP 'to highlight black candidates'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 01:48
Nigel Farage vows to launch a fight back against claims he is leading a racist party.

Saving The World's Babies Simply Starts At Birth

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 01:11

There has been great progress in improving the health of most young kids, but newborns have not seen the same success. Researchers know the main causes of death. The challenge now is combating them.

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Saving The World's Babies Simply Starts Before Birth

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 01:11

There has been great progress in improving the health of most young kids, but newborns have not seen the same success. Researchers know the main causes of death. The challenge now is combating them.

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Listen To These Lovely Cats. No, Actually, Don't

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 01:05

They are so sleek, so graceful, with such gorgeous eyes, tufted ears — but then they speak. And you think, "Oh no! Why? Why?"

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A Window To Executions: How To Cover Death For A Living

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-04 01:05

Michael Graczyk has been witnessing and writing about executions in Texas for 30 years as a criminal justice reporter for The Associated Press. One challenge, he says, is not falling into a formula.

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VIDEO: Repairing flood-damaged river banks

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 00:43
The BBC's Nick Beake reports on work to repair a flood damaged stretch of the River Mole in Surrey.

Ukraine PM blames Odessa police

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 00:40
Ukraine's PM blames the nation's security services for failing to stop violence in the southern city of Odessa that left more than 40 dead.

O'Sullivan targets sixth world title

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 00:40
Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan says he is "buzzing" to be in his sixth World Championship final in Sheffield.

California Chrome wins Kentucky Derby

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 00:26
Victor Espinoza rides California Chrome to victory as 77-year-old Art Sherman becomes the oldest trainer to win the race.

Day of mourning for Afghan mudslide

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 00:21
The Afghan government declares a day of national mourning for hundreds killed when a mudslide engulfed a north-eastern village on Friday.

VIDEO: Welby: UK 'deeply Christian country'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 00:20
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has defended the Church of England's role in educating children, insisting that even though relatively few people attend church, Anglican schools are consistently popular.

Pollutants 'affect breeding birds'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 00:19
Wild birds nesting along urban rivers in south Wales are being affected by harmful pollutants, research suggests.

Arrest over teacher death message

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 00:05
A 42-year-old Port Talbot man is arrested in connection with allegations of malicious communications following the stabbing to death of teacher Ann Maguire at a school in Leeds.

VIDEO: Nigeria security fears ahead of WEF

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-03 23:38
The Nigerian government is under pressure to tackle unrest days before a World Economic Forum event in the capital.

Tory quits over anti-Islamic tweets

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-03 22:54
A Conservative council candidate resigns from the party and apologises for posting anti-Islamic and homophobic comments on Twitter.

East Ukraine stronghold 'surrounded'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-03 22:52
Eastern Ukraine is preparing for more unrest between government forces and pro-Russian gunmen, days after 42 died during clashes in Odessa.

Call for independent exams watchdog

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-03 22:51
Head teachers are calling for an independent exams watchdog to be set up in Wales with immediate effect.

Superb Khan easily outpoints Collazo

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-03 22:46
Britain's Amir Khan easily outpoints Luis Collazo in his welterweight debut in Las Vegas.

Labour's rail and food plans, and what Clarkson will do next

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-03 22:38
The Sunday papers examine Labour policy proposals about Britain's railways and regarding food and drink, and there is further speculation over the Jeremy Clarkson race row.

Obama Cracks Wise At White House Correspondents Dinner

NPR News - Sat, 2014-05-03 22:31

The president's punchlines spared no one, least of all himself, at the annual schmooze-fest for political bigwigs and Hollywood A-listers.

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