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B.B. King, Legendary Blues Guitarist, Dies At 89

NPR News - Thu, 2015-05-14 23:47

The great bluesman was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 and toured relentlessly his whole life, wringing peerless emotion out of every note he played.

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Fingerprints 'can reveal drug use'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 23:32
Scientists say they can figure out if someone has been taking drugs by analysing their fingerprint.

A very generous donation

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 23:15
You sign up to a stem cell or bone marrow register. You forget about it. Then years later you get a phone call.

VIDEO: Cameron and Sturgeon to meet

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 23:09
David Cameron is to meet SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon to discuss powers for the Scottish Parliament.

Female shortlist for debut book prize

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 23:07
A writer who penned her first novel in her 40s is among three female authors shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize for new fiction.

Missing US helicopter found in Nepal

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 23:07
The wreckage of a US military helicopter that went missing after a second earthquake hit Nepal has been found, the army says.