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US economy grows faster than forecast

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 05:29
The US economy grew much faster than first reported in the third quarter, official figures have shown.

Bangladesh 'Hajj critic' is arrested

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 05:28
A senior Bangladeshi politician who criticised the Hajj pilgrimage is arrested two days after retuning to the country from exile in India.

NHS cancer delay 'prevented cure'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 05:14
A terminally ill woman would have been cured of her cancer had she been diagnosed earlier, according to an expert witness at Cardiff High Court.

Captain Kirk not trekking to Cheshire

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 05:11
Star Trek legend William Shatner denies rumours he will boldly go to switch on the Christmas lights in a Cheshire town.

Tech firms faulted by Rigby report

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 05:08
Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo are accused of not doing enough to prevent attacks, following a review into Fusilier Lee Rigby's murder.

Man arrested over 'horrific' murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 04:57
A man is arrested over a street murder where the victim died following a "horrific attack" in Glasgow.

VIDEO: Extreme adventurers adopt plucky dog

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 04:49
A team of Swedish extreme adventurers on a 10-day race through the Amazon rainforest have adopted a stray dog who started following them around after they fed him.

In pictures: Ruling sparks rioting in US town of Ferguson

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 04:45
Night of unrest follows a jury's decision

Ferguson Documents: What The Witnesses Saw

NPR News - Tue, 2014-11-25 04:32

The big question in this case is whether police Officer Darren Wilson felt threatened and whether Michael Brown had his hands up. Witnesses differ on what they say they saw.

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VIDEO: Editor: It looks crazy, but in fact it's not

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 04:27
The UK's newest newspaper was launched on Monday and The National is taking a pro-Scottish independence line.

Hughes injury a reminder of cricket's dangers

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 04:22
Cricket, like most sports, carries risks but must retain its edge, writes BBC Cricket Correspondent Jonathan Agnew

Wilshere to see ankle specialist

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 04:20
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere will see a specialist about an ankle injury suffered in the defeat by Manchester United.

Doctor admits voyeurism charges

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 04:16
A world-renowned hearing consultant admits secretly filming hundreds of patients, colleagues and hospital visitors.

Rigby killer studied in west Wales

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 04:14
One of two men who murdered Fusilier Lee Rigby in London last year studied at an Islamic college in west Wales, a report finds.

Cat survives being shot 40 times

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 04:11
A cat suffered two broken legs and was shot more than 40 times with an air rifle, a veterinary practice in Cornwall says.

Adams 'sorry for offensive remark'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 04:01
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams apologises for using what he acknowledges was an offensive term at a public meeting but denies claims that it was aimed at "all unionists".

VIDEO: Underwear protest by Mexican farmers

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 03:56
Mexican farmers hold a protest wearing just underpants and a photograph to protest against alleged abuse of power.

AUDIO: Songwriters' bad science lyrics

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 03:54
Blue Peter Scientist Steve Mould is given the task of looking at some of the worst offenders.

VIDEO: Has Farage got what it takes to be PM?

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 03:54
UKIP now has two MPs and has been rising in the polls, but do people see the party as a serious political force or just a protest vote?

Quiz: How to start college with good habits

Marketplace - American Public Media - Tue, 2014-11-25 03:45

Students who meet with their advisors are more likely to enjoy college, according to the National Survey of Student Engagement.

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