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VIDEO: Egg attack prompts Bieber home search

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 22:44
The Los Angeles home of Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has been searched by police, following allegations that he threw eggs at his neighbour's house.

Cuts causing 'more unequal society'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 22:15
Austerity measures are affecting Northern Ireland disproportionately and creating a more unequal society, a charity says.

Social media plea over park murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 22:10
Detectives investigating the murder of a woman in a Glasgow park a month ago turn to social networking in a bid to catch her killer.

Roache, Travis and Harris cases in press

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 22:09
Many papers focus on the court appearances by a trio of celebrities - William Roache, Dave Lee Travis and Rolf Harris - who all deny sex offences.

Williams and Li ease into third round

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 21:46
Top seed Serena Williams and 2013 runner-up Li Na record straightforward wins to reach the Australian Open third round.

Facebook to share data with Yandex

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 21:35
Facebook agrees a deal to share public data from its users in some countries with Yandex - Russia's largest search engine.

Two reply to council donation offer

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 21:35
A council that invited residents to donate money they had saved after their council tax bills were reduced, receives just two responses.

VIDEO: Whale gives kayaker near miss

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 21:31
A Norwegian kayaker has had a near miss with humpback whale on a trip to Gyllefjord at Senja.

US returns sculptures to India

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 21:28
The US returns to India three ancient sculptures that that been smuggled into the US by art dealers and accomplices.

VIDEO: Thailand protests: 'Trade suffering'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 21:22
Thai protesters have marched on several government buildings on the second day of what they are calling a shutdown of the capital, Bangkok. John Sudworth reports.

Supreme Court Considers Legality Of Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones

NPR News - Tue, 2014-01-14 21:01

Do boundaries meant to protect patients and staff outside abortion clinics violate the free speech rights of anti-abortion protesters? In 2000, the Supreme Court said no in a case involving "floating" buffer zones. But the issue is back before the court — which now has more conservative justices.

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Business tips from UK's oldest family firms

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 20:42
Some of the UK's oldest family businesses have survived for almost 500 years, but what has made them so enduring?

VIDEO: Pay-per-minute cafe opens

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 20:39
The cafe that charges by the minute - not the cup

Gin as tonic: Alcohol in medicine

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 20:29
What's your poison? A history of the use of alcohol as medicine

A guide to life in a marginal constituency

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 20:24
Do you live in a seat which might decide the next election?

Hutchins wins on Grand Slam return

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 20:17
Ross Hutchins enjoys a winning return to Grand Slam action after more than a year out for cancer treatment.

Payday loans 'fund cost of housing'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 19:51
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken out a payday loan to meet rent or mortgage payments, research for the housing charity Shelter suggests.

GM to pay first dividend since 2008

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 19:18
US carmaker General Motors says it will resume dividend payments, capping a successful recovery since it was bailed out by the government in 2009.

Summer-born school start 'confusion'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 18:35
Unclear admission rules mean many summer-born children in England are missing a year of education or starting school too early, campaigners claim.

Weightlifting 'cuts diabetes risk'

BBC - Tue, 2014-01-14 18:26
Women who pump iron in the gym cut their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, findings reveal.

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