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Why do people waste so much time at the office?

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 16:33
Why do people waste so much time at the office?

Ofgem to investigate pre-pay meters

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 16:24
Ofgem announces it will investigate after figures reveal more than half a million pre-payment energy meters were forcibly installed in homes over the last six years.

The falcon hospital of Qatar

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 16:14
The state-of-the-art hospital for poorly birds

Europe battle and obesity theories

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 15:51
Potential trouble ahead for David Cameron's EU negotiations, and theories on what causes obesity are two of the topics in Tuesday's papers.

Health board facing GP shortage

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 15:26
Dumfries and Galloway could be facing a serious shortage of GPs unless 25 new recruits are hired by the end of next year, BBC Scotland can reveal.

Sturgeon to outline economic plans

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 15:18
The Scottish first minister is to make her first major economic speech since the general election when she visits a football stadium.

VIDEO: Pulling down Nepal's buildings by hand

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 15:17
Businessman Pawan Roy has employed workers to take down his own seven-storey tower by hand as aftershocks continue to rock Nepal.

Teachers 'must not be scapegoats'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 15:12
Teachers must not be used as the "scapegoat" for problems in Scotland's education system, the country's largest teaching union warns.

Teen obesity 'link to bowel cancer'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 15:07
Being overweight or obese in adolescence is linked to a greater risk of bowel cancer later in life, a study suggests.

Will truckers lose out to software?

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 15:03
Is the lorry driver of the future a piece of software?

VIDEO: My cerebral palsy story - in animation

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 15:02
Bristol schoolgirl Tegan, 14, creates animation to help her friends understand her differences.

VIDEO: Solar plane pilot: 'Risk too big'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 15:00
The planned flight of the sun powered plane, Solar Impulse 2, has been postponed.

Bangladesh bans ABT Islamist group

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 14:58
Bangladesh bans an Islamist militant group accused of attacking and killing three secular bloggers, the interior ministry says.

VIDEO: Meet the militias battling IS in Iraq

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 14:11
Earlier this month militants from Islamic State seized the Iraqi city of Ramadi, with its fall seen as a major capitulation by the Iraqi Army.

Vatican bank sees earnings soar

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 14:10
Profit has jumped at the Vatican bank as it recovers from a bad year and overhauls its business.

Russia begins massive air exercise

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 12:59
Russia's military is carrying out four days of drills involving 250 aircraft and 12,000 service personnel, as Nato begins an Arctic exercise.

Chicago Bears Release Ray McDonald After Arrest For Domestic Violence

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-25 12:58

It is the defensive end's second arrest in the past nine months. Police in Santa Clara, Calif., say McDonald assaulted a woman while she was holding a baby.

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In California, Technology Makes "Droughtshaming" Easier Than Ever

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-25 12:30

As California's drought continues, social media and smart phone apps let just about anyone call out water waste, often very publicly.

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'Remember The Maine' — In Indiana!

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-25 12:30

How did a monument to the USS Maine, which sank in Havana Harbor in 1898, come to rest in Indiana? The answer tells a lot about the power and influence of veterans, years after war.

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In California, Technology Makes Droughtshaming Easier Than Ever

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-25 12:30

As California's drought continues, social media and smart phone apps let just about anyone call out water waste, often very publicly.

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