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Lib Dems 'to deliver opportunity'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:10
The Scottish Liberal Democrats are to launch their manifesto, setting out plans to deliver a "decade of opportunity".

Turkey says it 'shares' Armenia pain

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:08
Ahmet Davutoglu says Turkey will "respectfully remember" deaths of Armenians in 1915 but stops short of recognising the killings as genocide.

Confusopoly - the art of baffling your customers on price

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:07
Are endless supermarket promotions doing more harm than good?

Clegg's tax rise vow on second homes

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:05
Nick Clegg says owners of second homes in rural beauty spots could face paying double the rate of council tax under Liberal Democrat plans.

Major warns of Labour-SNP 'mayhem'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:03
Former Prime Minister John Major is to enter the election campaign and claim that a Labour government propped up by the SNP would be a "recipe for mayhem".

VIDEO: Meet the royal baby 'superfans'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:02
Ardent royal fans have begun gathering outside St Mary's Hospital in Paddington ahead of the birth of the Duchess of Cambridge's second baby.

VIDEO: The Sumatran rhino in need of a mate

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:01
The Borneo Rhino Alliance are trying to find a suitable mate for a Sumatran rhino.

Action call over grocery pricing

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 15:00
Consumer body Which? demands action from regulator over "confusing and misleading" supermarket pricing.

Chilcot report release date uncertain

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 14:59
The official inquiry into the 2003 Iraq War may not publish its long-awaited report this year, BBC Newsnight has learned.

Bingham repels Williams challenge

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 14:55
Stuart Bingham holds off a gutsy challenge from Robbie Williams to earn a place in the second round of the World Championship.

The tech that rocks the cradle

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 14:54
The tech that rocks the cradle

U.S. Navy Sends Aircraft Carrier To Coast Of Yemen

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-20 14:48

The move comes as fighting has intensified in Yemen between government forces and Houthi rebels allied with Iran. The U.N. has imposed an arms embargo on the Houthis.

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Utah woman jailed for killing babies

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 14:31
A Utah woman who admitted killing six of her own babies and hiding their bodies in her garage is sentenced to up to life in prison.

Solar plane aims for Chinese coast

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 14:15
The round-the-world, fuel-free aeroplane, Solar Impulse, head to Nanjing to prepare for an epic Pacific crossing.

At 50 Years Old, The Challenge To Keep Up With Moore's Law

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-20 14:12

Gordon Moore's observation on the exponential improvement in hardware has pushed computers to be faster, smaller and cheaper. But there may be a point where tech advancements outpace the theory.

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Man charged after republican speech

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 14:11
A 33-year-old man is charged with encouraging terrorism and supporting a proscribed organisation.

VIDEO: Greek residents aid migrant rescue

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 13:54
Greek coastguards and locals have rescued around 80 migrants whose boat ran aground off the island of Rhodes.

VIDEO: Man hurt in London building collapse

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 13:48
A 56-year-old man is injured after a building in the Holborn area of London collapses.

UKIP wants BBC fee cut by two thirds

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 13:48
The BBC should be 'cut back to the bone' and the licence fee reduced by two thirds, according to UKIP leader Nigel Farage.

Argentine Prosecutor Dismisses Accusations Against President

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-20 13:32

The prosecutor assigned to the case is considered closely associated with President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. His decision essentially puts an end to the case against her.

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