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Mini-sub performs full MH370 search

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 04:35
A mini-sub searching for the missing Malaysian plane completes a full mission at its third attempt, after technical issues cut the first two short.

VIDEO: Search for ferry survivors continues

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 04:25
Emergency services continue to search for nearly 300 people missing after a ferry carrying more than 470 sank off South Korea.

VIDEO: Lady Sybil ditches Downton's glamour

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 04:18
Actress Jessica Brown Findlay ditches the make-up and glamour of Downton Abbey for gritty adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's Jamaica Inn

Co-op Group reports £2.5bn loss

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 04:01
The Co-operative Group reports losses of £2.5bn, the worst results in its 150-year history, after what its chief executive calls a "disastrous" year.

Man guilty of beheading girlfriend

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:59
A man who beheaded his teenage girlfriend with a kitchen knife at his flat in Sheffield is found guilty of her murder.

'No chance' for trapped mine workers

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:59
The son of one of the four men who died when a mine in the Swansea Valley flooded tells a court he "knew straight away there was no chance for them boys".

Putin Tells Snowden That Russia Doesn't Do Mass Surveillance

NPR News - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:55

It was one spy speaking to another, as Putin put it, when "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden asked the Russian leader on national TV whether his nation has a program like the U.S. National Security Agency's.

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AUDIO: The world's first homoerotic stamps

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:48
Estelle Lovatt and David Bailey discuss Finland's decision to produce the "world's first" homoerotic stamps

O'Sullivan to face Hull in first round

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:48
Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is drawn to face Robin Hull in the first round of the World Championship in Sheffield.

BP Portrait Award shortlist unveiled

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:48
Three artists are shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award 2014, for work featuring a homeless man, a reluctant mother and a mature fashionista.

Royals visit bush fire-ravaged town

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:42
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet families whose homes were destroyed by bush fires that ravaged parts of Australia last year.

VIDEO: Easter weekend weather

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:38
Dry start, sunny spells, turning wetter later

AUDIO: Man amputated hand to get 'reaction'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:37
A man who suffered with chronic hand pain chopped the limb off so people "would listen."

Two women held in Disappeared case

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:34
Two more women are arrested by detectives investigating the 1972 abduction and murder of Belfast woman Jean McConville.

To Increase Productivity, UPS Monitors Drivers' Every Move

NPR News - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:34

A typical UPS truck now has hundreds of sensors on it. That's changing the way UPS drivers work — and it foreshadows changes coming for workers throughout the economy.

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BBC and Sky experience fault on iOS

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:32
The BBC and Sky's video-on-demand apps simultaneously experience a fault on iPhones and iPads that prevents TV shows from streaming.

Bale finally emerges from Ronaldo's shadow

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:32
Gareth Bale proves he can be a game-changer on the big occasion for Real Madrid with the winner in the Copa del Rey final

Met in 'one of biggest gun hauls'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:16
The Metropolitan Police say they have seized one of their biggest hauls of firearms, including assault rifles and a machine gun.

VIDEO: Three killed in clashes at Ukraine base

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:04
Three people were killed in a raid on a base in eastern Ukraine overnight, the country's interior minister says, as the US, Russia, the EU and Ukraine begin crisis talks in Geneva.

The level crossing wars

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:01
The battle over Britain's level crossings
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