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VIDEO: Sports toughen up on drug cheats

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 22:58
Tougher penalties for athletes proven to be drug cheats will take effect on 1 January, with the introduction of the World Anti-Doping Agency's new code.

House price growth 'slows again'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 22:41
The UK housing market continues to slow down, Nationwide says, with annual house price inflation falling to 7.2% in December.

Mumbai attack suspect detained again

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 22:36
Police in Pakistan detain suspected Mumbai attacks mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi in a kidnapping case, days after another court gave him bail.

Putin critic gets suspended sentence

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 22:08
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is given a suspended three-and-a-half year prison sentence after being found guilty in a fraud trial.

Call for more living wage employers

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 22:08
Campaigners are calling for more Scottish businesses to become official living wage employers in the new year.

VIDEO: Thatcher's education vision revealed

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 22:05
Margaret Thatcher wanted an overhaul of the structure of English education when she was prime minister, according to files from 30 years ago that have now been made public.

School vandalism bill 'tops £1m'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 21:55
More than £1m was spent by councils on repairing vandalism at schools in the past year, according to figures obtained by the Scottish Conservatives.

Two years since man, 24, vanished

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 21:54
It is two years since a man vanished as police continue to investigate his suspected murder.

VIDEO: Where UK Ebola patient will be treated

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 21:50
A health worker who was diagnosed with Ebola after returning to Scotland from Sierra Leone is being transferred to a specialist treatment centre in London.

Probe into woman's death continues

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 21:48
Investigations continue into the death of a woman in Ceredigion which resulted in two men being arrested.

Indonesian searchers spot 'debris'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 21:43
Officials in Indonesia say search teams have spotted debris at sea in the hunt for AirAsia Flight QZ8501, missing with 162 people on board.

Footballer Carlisle on driving charge

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 21:39
Former footballer Clarke Carlisle was charged with failing to provide a breath sample days before he was seriously injured when he was hit by a lorry, it emerges.

Ebola patient being moved to London

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 20:53
A healthcare worker who was diagnosed with Ebola after returning to Glasgow from Sierra Leone is being transferred for specialist care at London's Royal Free Hospital.

Europe on edge over Greek election

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 20:14
News that Greece faces a snap election on 25 January has been met with international concern with the radical left scenting victory.

U.S. Warship Joins Hunt For Missing Plane

NPR News - Mon, 2014-12-29 20:06

The search for AirAsia jet is now into its third day with no solid leads. The hunt has expanded to new areas and includes naval ships as well as local fishermen.

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VIDEO: QZ8501 'may have stalled' mid-climb

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 19:38
Geoffrey Thomas, editor of, says that the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 may "have been caught in a severe updraft".

Confusion over ferry fire survivors

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 18:21
Italian officials say they are not certain how many people are still missing from a stricken ferry off Corfu, with all those on board now evacuated.

The dump that holds the secrets of the disappeared

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 17:32
The dump where bodies lie under piles of waste

Asian shares down on Greece worries

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-29 17:00
Asian shares traded lower as political uncertainty in Greece and a selloff in commodities weighed on investors' appetite.

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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