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VIDEO: Romeo and Juliet tribute in sand

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 01:12
The BBC's Carol Kirkwood takes a look at this year's sand sculpture festival in Weston-super-Mare.

Doctor Who in double Bafta Craft win

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 01:11
Doctor Who and Peaky Blinders each have a double win at Sunday's Bafta Craft awards, while Strictly Come Dancing took a special prize in its 10th year.

Mississippi's Lone Abortion Clinic Fights To Remain Open

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-28 01:08

A dispute over a state law requiring abortion providers to have hospital admitting privileges goes before the U.S. Court of Appeals. Critics say such laws create a de facto ban on abortion.

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Sherwood's rebuke for job 'touts'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 00:48
Tim Sherwood hits out at managers "touting" for his Tottenham job despite him having 12 months left on his contract.

Egypt Sentences 683 To Death In Mass Trial

NPR News - Mon, 2014-04-28 00:25

The cases are linked to deadly riots that erupted in Egypt after security forces violently disbanded sit-ins held by Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Cairo last August.

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Scotland's Alex Salmond woos EU

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-28 00:16
Scotland's Alex Salmond woos the EU

Seoul condemns N Korea 'foul' slurs

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 23:42
South Korea condemn North Korea's latest verbal attack on its president as "unspeakable", after it likened her to a prostitute.

How A Public Corruption Scandal Became A Fight Over Free Speech

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 23:37

Monday the Supreme Court hears about a man who was fired after testifying against a state lawmaker. The case on public employees' right to speak out could impact future corruption investigations.

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Test First Before Going For Those Testosterone Supplements

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 23:36

It sounds so simple; slap on a testosterone patch and you're feeling young again. But for many men, the problem may really be obesity or diabetes. Here's how to know.

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Testosterone, The Biggest Men's Health Craze Since Viagra, May Be Risky

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 23:35

Clinics touting prescription testosterone as the answer to low energy and decreased sex drive are proliferating across the country. But these "low T" clinics may be putting men's health at risk.

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Fire-Setting Ranchers Have Burning Desire To Save Tallgrass Prairie

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 23:33

In eastern Kansas, ranchers burn the prairie every spring to bring back grass for grazing cattle. Environmentalists celebrate those fires because without them the delicate ecosystem would disappear.

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Top award for toxic dump campaigner

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 23:15
An anti-toxic dump campaigner in South Africa wins a prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.

Microsoft warns of Explorer security

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 23:11
Microsoft warns consumers that a vulnerability in its Internet Explorer browser could let hackers gain access and user rights to their computer.

Two men die in separate road crashes

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 22:57
Two men are killed in separate road crashes in Counties Armagh and Down.

VIDEO: Are electronic cigarettes safe?

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 22:52
The British Medical Association has recommended electronic cigarettes should be banned.

Dance company boss resignation calls

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 22:51
There are calls for the National Dance Company Wales chair to resign after a report seen by BBC Wales was highly critical of how the organisation was run.

Missing plane search in 'new phase'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 22:15
The search for the missing Malaysian plane is entering a "new phase", Australia announces, after initial undersea searches yield nothing.

VIDEO: Stephen story gets celebrity backing

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 22:13
A gig organised by Jason Manford to support terminally ill teenager Stephen Sutton's fund-raising campaign sold out in minutes.

Anti-nuclear protests hit Taiwan

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 21:40
Taiwanese police clash with anti-nuclear protesters demanding that the ruling Kuomintang Party stop construction of a fourth nuclear power plant.

Missing Plane's Search Area To Be Expanded

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-27 21:29

The underwater hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet will be expanded to include a massive swath of ocean floor that may take up to eight months to search, Australia's prime minister said Monday.

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