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'Counterfeit' domains are seized

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 07:07
Police forces across Europe have seized 292 web domains that were being used to sell counterfeit goods, according to Europol.

Changing behaviour to tackle Ebola

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 07:06
And other reasons why Ebola continues in Sierra Leone

The UK's £20m IS fight in Lebanon

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 07:05
How UK is helping Lebanon prevent Islamic State invasion

Jail for toddler drug death parents

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 07:04
The parents of a two-year-old girl who died after drinking a heroin substitute are both jailed for eight years for her manslaughter.

Doctors Warn That Soft Bedding Puts Babies At Risk

NPR News - Mon, 2014-12-01 07:02

Pediatricians have been telling parents for years that soft bedding, such as pillows and blankets, raises the risk of suffocation for babies. But many parents don't seem to be paying attention.

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Girl Scout Cookies Will Soon Be Just A Click Away

NPR News - Mon, 2014-12-01 06:47

The organization has announced a program called Digital Cookies that allows Girl Scouts to sell Thin Mints, Do-si-dos, Samoas and other cookies through personalized websites or a mobile app.

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HSBC severs links with Bitcoin firm

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 06:30
The company behind the world's first regulated Bitcoin investment fund has its HSBC account in Jersey closed.

Chechen leader sends mixed Instagram messages

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 06:28
Chechen leader sends mixed messages

'No surprise' if Co-op Bank fails test

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 06:25
The chief executive of the Co-op Bank admits it would come as "no surprise" if the bank failed a Bank of England stress test later this month..

Firefighters to hold 24-hour strike

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 06:21
Firefighters in England are to stage a 24-hour strike on 9 December as part of their long-running pensions row with the government.

HK protesters warned not to return

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 06:13
HK Chief Executive CY Leung warns pro-democracy activists not to return to the streets after violence broke out as police cleared a protest site.

New battle rages at Donetsk airport

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 06:08
Ukraine says its troops still hold Donetsk airport despite what it describes as an intensive assault by rebels backed by Russian special forces.

Two Nigerian cities under attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 06:03
Suspected Boko Haram militants strike in two state capitals in north-east Nigeria, with suicide attacks in Maiduguri and a raid in Damaturu.

Henry leaves New York Red Bulls

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 06:01
Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry leaves New York Red Bulls after four-and-a-half years with the MLS club.

India 'harassment video' men held

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 05:58
Three men are remanded in custody in India after they were filmed being beaten on a bus by two young women who accused them of sexual harassment.

Prince Harry reveals speeches fear

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 05:15
Prince Harry reveals he feels "incredibly nervous" before making speeches and anxious when he enters a room full of people.

CCTV did not record loyalist killers

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 05:14
An inquest into the murder of a Catholic postman by loyalists in 2002 is told that a tape failed to record CCTV footage of the shooting.

Table-fitters work round clock at UK

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 05:12
The WPBSA employs table-fitters throughout Sunday night to address concerns about playing conditions at the UK Championship.

Maoist rebels kill Indian police

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 05:10
Maoist rebels have killed at least 13 paramilitary policemen in an ambush in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, officials say.

German video reveals fatal attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-01 05:07
A German surveillance video shows a man's sudden attack on a young woman, who died after trying to stop the harassment of two girls.