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VIDEO: Public plea for Wedgewood collection

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 07:24
A public appeal is launched to save the Wedgwood Museum pottery collection, which is being sold to pay off the ceramics firm's pension bill.

Showboat Casino Is Latest In Atlantic City To Close Its Doors

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-01 07:08

The casino's closure will be followed today by the shutdown of The Revel. The Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino will likely close Sept. 16. They are casualties of competition from outlets in other states.

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VIDEO: BBC's Sweeney catches Putin at talks

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 07:06
As negotiators meet in Minsk to discuss the Ukraine crisis, Russia's President Vladimir Putin says the process of direct negotiations is "the beginning of a very important process".

VIDEO: Do you know what 11x12 is?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 07:05
BBC News asks adults to answer some of the questions that could appear on English schools' new curriculum.

Iran clerics 'must accept internet'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 07:02
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urges Iran's clerics to be more tolerant of the internet and new technologies after recent criticism from hardliners.

Joan Rivers' family remain hopeful

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 07:02
The daughter of comedian and TV presenter Joan Rivers says they have their "fingers crossed" as she recovers in hospital from a cardiac arrest.

VIDEO: Could Horseball gain Olympic glory?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 06:33
Horseball, a mix of rugby and basketball, was invented in France in the 1970s, and now there are attempts to get it into the Olympics, as the BBC's Ollie Williams reports.

Google 'discourages' old browser use

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 06:28
Google has started showing old versions of its search page to people using out-of-date versions of web browsers.

VIDEO: 'Hero' cat saves owner from fire

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 06:16
A tabby cat has been hailed a hero after she woke up her owner to alert him to a fire which destroyed his home in Melbourne, Australia.

Libya militias 'seize ministries'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 06:06
Libya's militias capture most government ministries in the capital, Tripoli, the government says, as the prime minister is reappointed.

Pro-Russia Rebels Say They Will Settle For Autonomy In Ukraine

NPR News - Mon, 2014-09-01 05:38

It's a step back from the full independence they were seeking and may reflect a Russian desire to end the crisis, which has led to Moscow's worst ties with the West since the end of the Cold War.

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VIDEO: Dog rescued after 10 days on a cliff

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 05:28
A dog was rescued by the RNLI on Sunday after going missing for nearly 10 days in a chance sighting close to Foreland Point, in North Devon.

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