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Newly Elected La. Politician Under Fire For Reported Speech To White Supremacists

NPR News - Mon, 2014-12-29 16:50

Republican Congressman Steve Scalise's office says he addressed a gathering but didn't know the ideology of the group founded by former Klu Klux Klan leader David Duke.

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What got hot and what did not in 2014 - Part 1

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 16:44
A roundup of the year's top trends from the BBC Trending team

Obama suggests Putin 'not so smart'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 16:44
US President Barack Obama suggests Russia's Vladimir Putin's annexation of Crimea earlier this year turned out to be "not so smart".

Pictures of the Year: UK

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 16:44
The best pictures and the big stories of 2014

Is the media industry sufficiently diverse?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 16:42
Lenny Henry debates how diversity appears in the media

The big ideas of 2014: Part II

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 16:32
Can the Cold War now be said to have restarted?

Are we too obsessed with NHS targets?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 16:23
Targets have become synonymous with the NHS. But are they really a good indication of performance, asks Nick Triggle.

Theatre 2015: A look-ahead

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 16:19
What theatres around the UK have to offer in the coming year

Clegg: Ignore election mud-slinging

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 16:13
Nick Clegg says the Lib Dems will stand up for "optimism, not division" in the run-up to May's general election.

How do the Liberal Democrats stand at the end of 2014?

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 16:13
How do the Liberal Democrats stand at the end of 2014?

Xiaomi most valuable tech start-up

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 16:12
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi becomes the world's most valuable technology start-up just four years after it was founded.

Notable global deaths 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 16:10
Remembering the famous faces who died in the past 12 months

Thatcher considered adverts on BBC

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 16:08
Margaret Thatcher considered introducing advertising to some BBC radio programmes when she became prime minister.

Thatcher's Brixton riot fears revealed

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 16:06
Documents showing Margaret Thatcher's concerns about official responses to the 1981 Brixton riots are made public for the first time.

Ebola fears, plane emergency and Greece

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 15:59
The first UK diagnosis of Ebola during the current epidemic is the story that dominates Tuesday's front pages. Many papers question how the nurse from Scotland passed screening measures.

MoD told of Libyan cadet 'risks'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 15:52
The government was warned of "significant immigration, security and reputational risks to the UK" of housing Libyan soldiers in Cambridgeshire, it emerges.

You draw the news: 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 15:46
Artwork from BBC News readers, reflecting stories which made 2014

VIDEO: Amir Khan: 'Pakistan's pupils must stay strong'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 15:32
British boxer Amir Khan has visited a school in Pakistan where Taliban militants massacred 152 people earlier this month.

Racism probe officers 'avoid sack'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 15:27
Thousands of police officers have been accused of racism in the past five years but just a handful have been sacked, a BBC investigation reveals.

LA police 'shot man in back'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 15:24
Police in Los Angeles shot a young black man in the back from close range during a struggle in August, a post-mortem report finds.