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India's new budget aims to please all

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 03:08
Analyst Paranjoy Guha Thakurta on why India's budget aims to please all.

West seeks full Nemtsov murder probe

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 03:03
Western leaders condemn the killing of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, and urge the authorities to conduct a transparent investigation.

Cyclist, 15, killed in stab murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 03:00
A 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death when three men attacked him while he was cycling with friends, police say.

'Mad chicken woman' sells round egg

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 02:35
A "perfectly spherical" chicken egg, thought to be "one-in-a-billion" sells online for £480 with the money going to charity.

Pedestrian dies in M8 accident

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 02:19
A man has died after being struck by a car on the M8 between Livingston and Bathgate, police confirm.

Missing girl's family continue search

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 02:05
Family and friends of missing teenager Rebecca Watts gather again to look for her as police continue to search lakes and rivers.

Supreme India crush outclassed UAE

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 01:57
India bowl out United Arab Emirates for 102, the lowest total yet at the World Cup, before racing to victory in 18.5 overs.

Obama leads Leonard Nimoy tributes

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 01:55
President Obama is among those paying tribute to Leonard Nimoy, the Star Trek actor who has died aged 83, saying: "I loved Spock."

'Exquisite' gravity probe leaves UK

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 01:54
UK industry completes construction of the modules that make up the Lisa Pathfinder satellite - a remarkable probe that will test the key technologies needed to detect gravitational waves in space.

Man is shot in 'targeted attack'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 01:36
A man has been shot in the shoulder in a "targeted attack" in Liverpool, police say.

NI applies to EU over cattle disease

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 01:12
Stormont's Department of Agriculture is to apply to the European Union for Northern Ireland cattle to be declared free of the disease brucellosis.

The rise of Yemen's Houthi rebels

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 01:11
Ansar Allah, or the Houthi movement, began as a defence of the Zaidi religious tradition but experienced several major transformations in arriving at its current dominance of Yemeni politics, Charles Schmitz writes.

Driver quizzed over boy's death

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 01:02
A 25-year-old man is still being questioned on suspicion of causing the death of a boy by dangerous driving.

Can You Dig It? More Evidence Suggests Humans From The Ice Age

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-28 00:43

Initially dismissed as a hoax a century ago, scientists have found evidence in Florida of humans living 14,000 years ago. If the findings hold up, they will help rewrite the history of early man.

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Can You Dig It? More Evidence Suggests Humans From The Ice Age

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-28 00:43

Initially dismissed as a hoax a century ago, scientists have found evidence in Florida of humans living 14,000 years ago. If the findings hold up, they will help rewrite the history of early man.

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A German Muslim Asks His Compatriots: 'What Do You Want To Know?'

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-28 00:35

Inside his dentist's office, Sadiqu al-Mousllie is treated like any other German. It's different when the Syrian-born man steps outside. He's trying to fight Islamophobia, one question at a time.

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A German Muslim Asks His Compatriots: 'What Do You Want To Know?'

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-28 00:35

Inside his dentist's office, Sadiqu al-Mousllie is treated like any other German. It's different when the Syrian-born man steps outside. He's trying to fight Islamophobia, one question at a time.

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Leonard Nimoy's Mr. Spock Taught Us Acceptance Is Highly Logical

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-28 00:33

The Star Trek actor died Friday in Los Angeles, and NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says Nimoy's signature role taught fans the power of accepting their differences rather than fighting them.

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Leonard Nimoy's Mr. Spock Taught Us Acceptance Is Highly Logical

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-28 00:33

The Star Trek actor died Friday in Los Angeles, and NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says Nimoy's signature role taught fans the power of accepting their differences rather than fighting them.

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VIDEO: Mariupol's volunteer defence force

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-28 00:19
Fighting has died down in Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions in recent days, after a ceasefire agreed between the government and pro-Russian rebels.

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