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Williams could replace North on wing

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:58
Scarlets' Liam Williams is tipped to start on the wing for Wales against South Africa on Saturday if George North is ruled out.

VIDEO: Extreme weather and its risk to lives

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:58
Climate change and population growth will hugely increase the risk to people from extreme weather, a report says.

Vinyl record sales hit 18-year high

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:55
More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996.

Cleveland Boy's Family: Video Shows Police Reacted Too Fast

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:49

The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally wounded by a Cleveland police officer said video of the shooting shows that if the officer had not acted so quickly the youngster would still be alive.

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East Coast rail winner announced

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:43
A consortium made up of Stagecoach and Virgin wins the franchise to run the East Coast mainline rail route, which has been in public hands since 2009.

Abuse inquiry 'needs Welsh voice'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:34
The children's commissioner adds his support to calls for a Welsh voice to be appointed to a UK inquiry into historical child sexual abuse.

Lord Coe to run for IAAF presidency

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:27
Lord Coe announces he will run for presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

One in four children obese by 11

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 22:09
Wales has the highest proportion of overweight or obese children in the UK, with one in four obese by the age of 11, a new study finds.

VIDEO: 'His best cricket was still ahead of him'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 21:49
James Sutherland, the chief executive of Cricket Australia, spoke of the affection and respect for Phillip Hughes from around Australia and the rest of the world.

Afghan attack hits UK embassy car

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 21:42
Explosion hits British embassy vehicle in Afghan capital Kabul causing some injuries, according to embassy spokesman

Phil Hughes: Reactions in quotes

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 21:18
Well-known Australians and cricket figures pay tribute to Phil Hughes, who has died at the age of 25 after being hit by a ball.

Cheaper drugs 'may have saved £19m'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 20:59
Millions of pounds could be saved in Northern Ireland's health budget if more GPs prescribed cheaper drugs, a public spending watchdog has said.

In Ferguson And Across The Country, Protests Are More Subdued

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 20:53

Only about 30 demonstrators were out Wednesday night in Ferguson, NPR's Elise Hu reports, and there were only a handful of sizable protests across the country.

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Australia batsman Phil Hughes dies

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 20:31
Australia Test batsman Phil Hughes dies in hospital, two days after being hit on the head by a ball during a match at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

'No new grand jury' in Ferguson case

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 20:21
Missouri's governor reportedly rejects calls for a new grand jury to decide if a white police officer who killed a black teenager should be charged.

Kim sister given senior N Korea role

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 20:03
The younger sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un is referred to as a senior official for the first time by state media.

VIDEO: Phil Hughes dies aged 25

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 19:58
BBC Sport looks back at the career of Australia batsman Phil Hughes, who has died aged 25 after being hit on the head by a short-pitched ball during a match.

Judge Rules Fewer Political Groups Can Keep Their Donors Secret

NPR News - Wed, 2014-11-26 19:57

The ruling targets the funders of campaign issue ads that encourage viewers to choose a specific candidate. The FEC now must decide whether it will appeal the ruling or require more disclosure.

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Paedophile doctor went to orphanage

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 18:58
A paedophile doctor went on a church mission to an African orphanage months after UK authorities were warned he was a possible suspect, the BBC can reveal.

Flood victims' insurance bills soar

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 18:28
Many hit by last winter's floods are struggling to pay soaring insurance bills

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