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VIDEO: Charlize Theron admits to CV lies

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 00:30
Star of new movie A Million Ways To Die In The West, Charlize Theron, admits to telling some little lies on her CV

VIDEO: Barton: UKIP one of four ugly girls

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 00:19
The Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton has likened UKIP to the best-looking of "four ugly girls", as he made his debut appearance on Question Time.

Restraining order for Pitt prankster

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 00:01
A Ukrainian TV prankster who allegedly hit Brad Pitt at a red carpet film premiere is handed a restraining order against the star.

Man shot by armed police arrested

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 23:47
A man who was shot by police in Liverpool is arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill, unlawful imprisonment and assault.

Street hole residents still not home

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 23:42
Residents made homeless when a large hole appeared in a Hemel Hempstead street are told it could be "up to three more months" before they can return.

Businesses hail brighter UK economy

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 23:12
The UK economy is in good health according to studies from two major business lobby groups, the CBI and the British Chambers of Commerce.

Once Forbidden, Books Become A Lifeline For A Young Migrant Worker

NPR News - Thu, 2014-05-29 23:04

Growing up moving from farm to farm, Storm Reyes had to pack lightly. That meant no books. She felt hopeless about the future, until one day, a bookmobile appeared in the fields and changed her life.

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Drone Wars: Who Owns The Air?

NPR News - Thu, 2014-05-29 23:03

There are lots of entrepreneurs who would love to build drone-based businesses. But right now, there's a battle over whether it's legal for drones to take to the sky.

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Anatomy Of A Dance Hit: Why We Love To Boogie With Pharrell

NPR News - Thu, 2014-05-29 23:01

There are songs that just make people want to get up and shake their booty. Why? Scientists say the most enticing rhythms have something missing — beats that your body can't help but fill in.

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Fake car crashes cause 'record fraud'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 22:58
Fake car crashes helped to push the level of insurance fraud to a record £1.3bn in 2013, according to the Association of British Insurers.

Ukraine leader vows to crush rebels

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 22:34
Ukraine's President-elect Petro Poroshenko vows to punish "bandits" after pro-Russian rebels shot down an army helicopter, killing 12 people.

VIDEO: Thousands gather for Sutton vigil

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 22:07
Thousands of people have gathered for a vigil in memory of Stephen Sutton, the teenage cancer sufferer who raised millions of pounds for charity.

Cardiac deaths hospital's progress

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 22:06
Surgeons say progress is being made at Wales' biggest hospital where patients have died waiting for heart surgery.

Paul Weller: 'I've seen Toy Story 300 times'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 21:56
Paul Weller on why he's watched Toy Story 300 times

Flintoff rejoins Lancashire for T20

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 21:52
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff rejoins Lancashire for the T20 Blast, four years after retiring.

VIDEO: Rise in illegal migration into EU

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 21:50
There has been a significant rise in illegal migration into the European Union this year.

School campaign on homophobic abuse

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 21:39
Prosecutors want schools to teach about the impact of homophobic and transphobic bullying.

Gerrard backs Rooney after criticism

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 21:28
England captain Steven Gerrard defends Wayne Rooney after the striker faced criticism from ex-team-mate Paul Scholes.

Is Djokovic the man to beat in Paris?

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 21:19
Should Novak Djokovic rather than eight-time champion Rafael Nadal be seen as the favourite to win the men's French Open title?

Blair 'whitewash' and 1D football bid - the papers

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-29 20:55
The Daily Mail reports anger over a decision to keep secret the transcripts of Iraq War talks, while One Direction are back in the news.
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