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Edwards wary of Ashes overconfidence

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 00:49
England captain Charlotte Edwards will not underestimate Australia despite taking a 6-0 lead on points in the Ashes series.

VIDEO: A curve in the road for new TVs?

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 00:45
Click's Dan Simmons takes a look at the new curved TV sets.

Junior doctor debts wiped under plan

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 00:26
Junior doctors who decide to work in Wales could get their student debts paid off under proposals unveiled by Plaid Cymru.

BBFC announces new horror guidelines

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 00:14
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) is to more closely scrutinise the impact of horror movies under new guidelines for certifying films.

VIDEO: 'I'm 27 and I weigh 27 stone'

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 00:13
As the National Obesity Forum warns the number of people classed as obese continues to rise, one 27-year-old woman says more help should be given to people who are addicted to food.

VIDEO: PM promises 'fracking' incentive

BBC - Mon, 2014-01-13 00:10
Councils that allow "fracking" will receive millions of pounds in extra revenue from business rates, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.

Balance Of Power At Stake In High Court Case

NPR News - Mon, 2014-01-13 00:09

At issue in the Supreme Court on Monday is whether the president's power to make temporary appointments during the Senate recess can be curtailed by the use of pro forma Senate sessions during which no business is conducted.

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Pain In The Back? Exercise May Help You Learn Not To Feel It

NPR News - Mon, 2014-01-13 00:09

There's evidence that many standard treatments for back pain — including surgery, spinal injections and painkillers — are often ineffective and can even worsen and prolong the problem.

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Decades Later, Desegregation Still On The Docket In Little Rock

NPR News - Mon, 2014-01-13 00:07

It's been nearly 60 years since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down racially-segregated schools in Brown v. The Board of Education. On Monday, a federal judge in Little Rock, Ark., holds a hearing on ending a school desegregation case rooted in the notorious standoff over the black students who integrated all-white Central High school in 1957.

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Robson determined to come back stronger

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 23:45
Laura Robson sets her sights on getting fully fit after a heavy defeat in the first round of the Australian Open.

In Pictures: Golden Globe 2014 winners

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 23:26
Winners of this year's Golden Globes in Los Angeles

Victim named in murder investigation

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 23:09
A man who died following an incident over the weekend is named by detectives as four people are questioned in connection with his death.

Police 'used as paramedics' concern

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 23:08
Police in Essex have had to take patients to hospital when ambulances fail to show up more than 180 times in the past year, it emerges.

In pictures: Bangkok 'shutdown'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 22:55
Shutdown in a bid to oust the government

A&E 'crisis' raised at NI Assembly

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 22:50
Problems in hospital A&E units are to be raised at the Northern Ireland Assembly by the SDLP, after the party said there was a "deepening crisis".

Murray relaxed ahead of Australia test

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 22:24
Andy Murray relaxed and pain free as he prepares for the Australian Open with a glow of confidence despite low expectations

Sheikh will not work with trainer again

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 22:18
Sheikh Mohammed says the trainer at the centre of the Godolphin doping scandal will never work with his horses again.

Police admit delay in murder probe

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 21:52
Police investigating the murder of a Cambridgeshire woman a year ago admit they "may not have been as quick off the mark" as they should have been.

Robson & Watson beaten in first round

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 21:27
British pair Laura Robson and Heather Watson are both knocked out on the opening day of the Australian Open.

VIDEO: End Iran sanctions, says Dubai's ruler

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 21:02
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum speaks exclusively to the BBC's Jon Sopel in Dubai, where he says the time is ripe for sanctions against Iran to be lifted.

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