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Scottish shale gas reserves 'modest'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 08:36
Scotland has only a "modest amount" of shale gas and oil, according to a study from the British Geological Survey.

Details Of GM Recall Compensation Plan Released

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-30 08:36

GM's compensation program for claims related to defective ignition switches won't limit claim amounts and will include people who have already settled a case with the automaker.

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VIDEO: Pistorius trial day 31 - in 60 secs

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 08:31
Oscar Pistorius did not have a mental disorder when he killed his girlfriend, a psychological report said as his murder trial resumed.

NI woman's relief at Harris verdict

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 08:26
A Northern Ireland woman who gave a character reference at the trial of Rolf Harris speaks of her relief after he was found guilty of indecent assault.

VIDEO: Italy finds 30 bodies in migrant boat

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 08:20
The Italian Coastguard has released footage of some of the 5,000 migrants it rescued from boats over the weekend, 30 bodies in a fishing boat carrying hundreds of migrants between Sicily and the North African coast.

Four men questioned over slavery

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 08:18
Four people remain in custody after being arrested on slavery and kidnap charges spanning a period of 26 years.

'I'm not a lab rat!'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 08:17
Social media reacts to Facebook's emotion experiment

The Past Is Where It's At For The Future Of Barbecue

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-30 08:14

The future of good barbecue isn't in new technology, but in the old way of cooking with wood and smoke, says one expert. The science of slow-cooked meat seems to support his argument.

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Teenager chased and stabbed to death

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 08:12
An 19-year-old is stabbed to death in north-west London after being chased by two men, police say.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 08:10
The PM is criticised over his failure to block Jean Claude Juncker's nomination.

Liberia warning on Ebola patients

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 08:06
Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says anyone caught hiding suspected Ebola patients will be prosecuted, as it tries to contain an outbreak.

Cameron rejects 'humiliated' claim

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 07:54
Ed Miliband says the PM suffered "utter humiliation" over Jean-Claude Juncker - but David Cameron says the Labour leader is "opportunistic and wrong".

Scout dies during adventure holiday

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 07:43
A 14-year-old boy from a scout group near Glasgow dies in an accident while on an adventure holiday in Italy.

Midwives support strike action

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 07:40
Midwives in England say they are prepared to take industrial action over pay.

Meningitis death boy's drug delay

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 07:40
A schoolboy died from meningitis after a four-hour delay in giving him antibiotics, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: Jagger skit for Monty Python show

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 07:38
Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger joins band mate Charlie Watts in a self-mocking skit to promote the forthcoming Monty Python revival show at London's O2 Arena

Man admits burning dog to death

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 07:27
A man admits tying his friend's dog to a tree before dousing it in petrol and burning it to death in Fife.

Pistorius 'had no mental disorder'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 07:16
Oscar Pistorius did not have a mental disorder when he killed his girlfriend, a psychological report says as his murder trial resumes.

Jagger helps launch Python gigs

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-30 07:11
Sir Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones film a sketch to help promote the Monty Python team's reunion shows at London's O2 Arena.

America's Search For Meming

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-30 07:11

Images of the past remind us of memes of the present. And vice versa.

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