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Transplant man meets donor's sister

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 05:32
A woman, whose brother was killed in a car accident, has met the man who was given his face in a pioneering transplant operation.

US economy shrank in first quarter

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 05:31
US economy contracts 0.7% after higher imports and lower investment taken into account.

Health body admits failing patients

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 05:27
A health inspection body admits failing patients at a mental health unit heavily criticised in an independent report.

Bin lorry crash sheriff withdraws

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 05:26
The sheriff overseeing the inquiry into the Glasgow bin lorry crash which killed six people withdraws after realising he knew one of the victims.

M4 junction trial closure to end

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 05:12
A slip road on the M4 at Port Talbot is to fully reopen after a trial closure but its future remains in doubt.

Brazil's economy shrinks by 0.2%

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 05:09
Brazil's economy shrinks 0.2% in the first quarter of the year as droughts hold back growth.

VIDEO: Fruit snacks 'worse than sweets'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:57
If you are someone who worries about how much sugar your child eats you may well buy a fruit snack rather than, say, a packet of sweets.

China on alert after first Mers case

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:50
China is trying to track at least 193 people who may have come in contact with a man with Mers - the country's first confirmed case of the virus.

Anderson takes 400th Test wicket

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:45
James Anderson becomes the first England bowler to take 400 Test wickets in the second Test against New Zealand.

How good are Kim Jong-un's hackers?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:44
A high-profile North Korean defector has warned the country is capable of severely dangerous cyber attacks.

Campaign to stop attacks on schools

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:43
More than 30 countries are signing a Safe Schools Declaration in response to the deliberate targeting of education in war and terror attacks.

Ivanovic makes short work of Vekic

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:43
Former champion Ana Ivanovic advances to the French Open fourth round with a 6-0 6-3 victory over Croatia's Donna Vekic.

Marine unit in search for man, 71

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:36
Marine unit officers and volunteers are helping in the search for a south Wales pensioner who has gone missing on the Isle of Wight.

India's economy surges by 7.5%

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:31
India's economy grew 7.5% in the three months to March, above expectations and outpacing China's economic expansion for the second straight quarter.

Muhammadu Buhari Becomes Nigeria's President

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:23

Buhari has become the first opposition figure to be inaugurated since Nigeria won its independence in 1960.

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Fish fossils found by 'creationist'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:14
A man from Calgary reported to be a committed creationist finds five fish fossils dating back 60 million years whilst digging a basement.

Bomb attack at Saudi Arabia mosque

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:09
A bomb has exploded outside a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, killing at least four people.

Girl, 4, 'was stabbed by father'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:09
A girl who was seriously injured in an incident that left a man dead was reportedly stabbed by her father, neighbours say.

Corfu mother angry at shares payment

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 04:00
The mother of two children killed by carbon monoxide poisoning on holiday in Corfu criticises holiday firm Thomas Cook's former chief executive.

Porn, adware found on FBI web domain

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 03:50
Porn and adwarehave briefly taken over several web domains formerly owned by the FBI and used them to direct people to adware and malware sites.