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The twilight world of China's wild west

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 15:17
China's wild west where you are never alone

Remains Of 1 Of 43 Missing Mexican Students Identified

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-06 15:15

In September, 43 students went missing in Mexico; drug gang members confessed to their murder last month. Now, the remains of one student have been identified.

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VIDEO: Greek police teargas protesters

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 15:12
Greek police fire teargas to disperse a protest in Athens's main square.

'Build character', schools told

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 15:10
Schools must do more to build pupils' character and resilience, the shadow education secretary will argue in a speech on Monday.

VIDEO: Dancing with scissorhands

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 15:06
Dancer Liam Mower talks to the BBC about the challenges of dancing with hands made of scissors

VIDEO: Freerunning in Kashmir

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 15:06
The growing popularity of freerunning in Kashmir

VIDEO: Autism-friendly event goes national

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 15:06
A mother's campaign has led to a big toy chain having autism-friendly shopping sessions this Christmas.

Al-Qaeda's remaining leaders

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 15:03
Profiles of prominent figures in the Islamist militant network, al-Qaeda.

Woods vomits during third round

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 15:03
Tiger Woods fights off illness to shoot a three-under-par 69 but remains in last position at the Hero World Challenge.

Premier League talking points

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 15:00
Who did Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer describe as "laughable, shambolic, embarrassing and incredibly bad"?

Three men held in terror arrests

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 14:56
Three men have been arrested by counter terrorism officers on suspicion of supplying forged documents, the Met Police says.

Funeral for NYC man shot by police

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 14:39
The funeral of Akai Gurley, a New York man fatally shot by police last month, is held in Brooklyn, as protests continue around the country.

Mexico missing student "identified"

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 14:21
At least one of 43 Mexican students who went missing in Guerrero state has been identified from charred remains, an official says.

Obama tested following sore throat

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 14:18
US President Barack Obama has briefly visited a Washington hospital for tests following a persistent sore throat, the White House says.

Political battles, X Factor 'war' - front pages

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 14:16
Sunday's broadsheets describe "war" between a host of characters in Westminster's corridors of power, while the tabloids describe much the same on reality TV.

Putin 'has hope' for Ukraine truce

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 14:07
Russia's Vladimir Putin says he hopes a permanent ceasefire will soon be agreed in Ukraine, after Moscow talks with French counterpart Francois Hollande.

VIDEO: Police investigate Cosby allegations

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 14:02
Police in Los Angeles are investigating claims by a woman that Bill Cosby molested her when she was a teenager.

World Cup gold for Doull & Christian

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 13:46
Great Britain's Owain Doull and Mark Christian claim gold on day two of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in London.

Is That $1 or $5? Ask This Money Reader For The Blind

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-06 13:02

The iBill, a new currency reader being offered by the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing, aims to change how the blind identify different kinds of bills.

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Violence erupts at Greece protests

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-06 12:53
Protesters in the Greek capital Athens throw rocks and petrol bombs, at a rally marking six years since police killed an unarmed teenager.

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