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Mum has to pay towards baby inquest

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 23:42
A Londonderry mother says she is being asked to pay up to £8,000 to cover her family's costs at an inquest into her baby daughter's death.

Truck spotted submerged in river

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 23:35
Attempts are being made to haul out a submerged flatbed truck from a river in Cardiff.

A New Orleans High School Adapts To 'Unaccompanied Minors'

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-06 23:23

About 68,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America have entered the U.S. in the past year. We check back in with a school in New Orleans that took in 50 of them.

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New Orleans Educator Dreams Of Teaching Tech To Beat The Streets

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-06 23:21

After the shooting death of one of his students, New Orleans educator Jonathan Johnson was inspired to create a school that gives low income students practical skills to compete in high-tech fields.

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A New Internet Domain: Extortion Or Free Speech?

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-06 23:20

New Web suffixes have popped up in recent years to supplement .com or .net. One of the newest — .sucks — has companies worried their reputations will take a hit, so they're buying up the addresses.

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VIDEO: Behind the scenes on campaign trail

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 23:15
Political correspondent Ross Hawkins, who has been on the election trail, took a step back from the media circus to take a look at what is going on behind the scenes

Cobain: One heck of a life

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 22:44
Documentary explores troubled life of Kurt Cobain

Six in hospital after fatal crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 22:42
Six people remain in hospital after a fatal crash that claimed the lives of two men in Ballycastle, County Antrim.

I can win the Masters, says Woods

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 22:38
Tiger Woods believes he now has the "right game" to win a 15th major as he declared himself ready for the Masters.

FedEx to buy rival TNT Express

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 22:33
US parcels delivery firm FedEx is to buy Dutch rival TNT Express for €4.4bn (£3.22bn) as it looks to expand its European operations.

VIDEO: Michelle Obama's funky dance moves

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 22:14
Michelle Obama danced on stage on Easter Sunday for her "Let's Move!" initiative encouraging children to exercise and eat healthily.

VIDEO: Secrets of American Pie revealed?

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 22:02
The original manuscript to Don McLean's iconic song American Pie is up for auction in New York - with an estimated value of $1.5m.

Nanjing mayor jailed for 15 years

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 21:56
The former mayor of Nanjing, Ji Jianye, is sentenced to 15 years in jail for corruption, the latest official felled by China's crackdown.

Politicians back on campaign trail

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 21:48
Campaigning for the general election steps up a gear after Easter, with 30 days to go until polling day.

Wylfa a 'once in generation' chance

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 21:25
The nuclear power industry linked to the planned new Wylfa plant on Anglesey could be worth £5.7bn to the Welsh economy, says an independent report.

A caddie's 53rd and final Masters

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 21:06
Veteran caddie Carl Jackson on a lifelong love affair with the Masters, two Green Jackets and half a century of social change at Augusta.

Prison radicalisation 'getting worse'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 21:01
Islamic radicalisation in England's prisons is getting worse, the former head of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office warns.

Lost boy found after five days

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 20:38
An 11-year old Australian boy with autism who went missing at a campsite in Victoria, Australia, is found after five days.

Couple's bodies found in trunks

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 20:16
The naked bodies of a man and woman are found in trunks in the Indian state of Haryana in what police suspect is a case of honour killing.

Malaysia passes anti-terror bill

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 19:58
Malaysia passes a controversial anti-terrorism bill, reintroducing detention without trial, which officials say is needed to tackle Islamic extremism.