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The curious world of street furniture

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:21
The curious world of England's street furniture

Labour's Frank Dobson to quit as MP

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:16
Former Labour cabinet member Frank Dobson announces he will stand down as an MP at the general election next year.

Will MH17 air disaster damage Putin?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:16
Will MH17 disaster tarnish Putin's reputation?

Figures reveal rape report locations

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:15
More rapes were reported in West Fife than any other area in Scotland over a 14-month period, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.

Call for greater silica safeguards

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:13
Academics at the University of Stirling call on the Health and Safety Executive to tighten workplace exposure limits on harmful silica dust.

Leaders hail Glasgow 2014 legacy

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:12
The Prime Minister David Cameron and First Minister Alex Salmond have been focusing on the legacy of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

VIDEO: The Commonwealth Games in 60 seconds

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:12
As the Commonwealth Games kick off in Glasgow, the BBC explains the background to the action - in 60 seconds.

The deaths uniting women across the world

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:10
The deaths that unite women across the world

Google Doodle marks Games start

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:05
Google's search page artwork by a Scottish illustrator is marking the opening of the Commonwealth Games.

VIDEO: Heroin antidote offers cities hope

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:02
As the US grapples with a resurgence of heroin addiction, emergency workers and addicts' families are turning to an "antidote" called Naloxone to prevent overdose.

Fly on the Facebook wall documentary

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:01
The TV team 'spying' on students' social media lives

VIDEO: Student texts make fly on wall TV show

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:01
BBC Click's Spencer Kelly goes behind the scenes of the TV programme The Secret Lives of Students.

From an orphanage to entrepreneur

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:00
From living in an orphanage to a self-made millionaire

How many Greek legends were really true?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:00
How spartan were Spartans? Did the Trojans have a horse?

Glasgow Games to be 'biggest and best'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:00
Athletes from 71 nations will compete in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, which get under way with the opening ceremony on Wednesday.

VIDEO: Rodriguez hugs fan who invades pitch

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 14:59
Colombian football star James Rodriguez hugged a fan who invaded the pitch as he was presented as a new player for Real Madrid.

Flight MH17: U.S. Builds Its Case; Plane Wreckage Reportedly Cut Apart

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-22 14:57

A U.S. spy satellite detected a surface-to-air missile in the area just before the plane went down. Detailed forensic analysis on the wreckage may be complicated; it's reportedly been cut apart.

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Maine City Council Votes To Keep Tar Sands Out Of Its Port

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-22 14:51

South Portland, Maine, has blocked crude oil from being loaded onto ships at its port. Environmentalists are cheering, but the Portland Montreal Pipeline Corp. says the ban won't hold up in court.

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Suicide car bomb kills 21 in Iraq

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 14:36
A suicide car bomb has killed at least 21 people at a police checkpoint in Baghdad's Kadhimiya district, Iraqi police say.

On Immigration, America's Concerns Are Fiery But Fleeting

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-22 14:36

In a recent Gallup poll, most named immigration the biggest problem confronting the nation. But past periods of heightened worries have been brief — and haven't brought about solutions.

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