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NHS 'facing £2.5bn funding gap'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:35
The NHS in Wales faces a £2.5bn funding gap in the next 10 years, according to new research.

Legal duty over resuscitation orders

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:33
Doctors have a legal duty to consult with and inform patients if they are to place a Do Not Resuscitate order on medical notes, says England's Court of Appeal.

Fried food limit in school meals

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:29
School meals in England will have to include at least one portion of vegetables a day and there will be a limit on fried food and pies.

Trio guilty of football match-fixing

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:18
Two businessmen and a footballer are found guilty of being involved in a plot to fix the results of lower league football matches.

Biodegradable bags will also cost 5p

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:08
Plans to exempt biodegradable plastic bags from a new 5p charge in England have been dropped.

VIDEO: 'Persieing' goes global

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:06
World Cup goal sparks social media trend

China wants to back High Speed 2

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 06:00
China’s state bank wants to back major UK infrastructure projects

Rave death boy 'exceptional athlete'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 05:56
A teenager who died after attending an illegal rave in south London was an "exceptional sportsman" and "destined for academic success", his school said.

After His Game-Winning Goal, We Ask, Who Is John Brooks?

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-17 05:54

The 21-year-old rookie defender became an instant sensation when he scored the game-winning goal versus Ghana, giving the U.S. a chance to advance in the tournament.

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VIDEO: Funny World Cup moments in Brazil

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 05:47
There have been thrills and spills on the pitch at the World Cup, but BBC Sport takes a look at the lighter side of the tournament so far.

Chinese Premier Li meets the Queen

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 05:42
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets the Queen at Windsor Castle on the first full day of his visit to the UK.

Ashes of 1,000 babies 'not returned'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 05:36
Crematoria across the UK did not return the ashes of more than 1,000 babies to their parents over the past five years, according to BBC research.

Mesh implant suspension requested

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 05:36
Scottish Health Secretary Alex Neil requests a suspension in the use of mesh implants by the NHS in Scotland, pending investigations into their safety.

Easyjet apologise for 12-hour delay

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 05:32
Passengers on a flight from London to Belfast arrive in Northern Ireland after their plane was diverted to Glasgow causing a 12-hour delay.

US football fans jubilant after win

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 05:26
Americans across the country celebrate their national team's dramatic 2-1 win over Ghana in the country's first match in the 2014 World Cup.

£5m payout for brain damage 999 delay

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 05:12
A scientist who was left brain damaged after waiting more than 100 minutes for an ambulance is awarded a compensation package worth £5m.

Dog show drops frisbee catching

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 05:03
Frisbee catching is dropped from a Cumbrian dog show after health and safety advice suggested canine competitors could get hurt.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 05:00
William Hague says Iran has the capability to play a "more positive role" in the Middle East.

Twin Tornadoes In Nebraska Leave 2 Dead, Others In Hospital

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-17 04:58

The last tornado deaths in the area came 10 years ago, the National Weather Service says. Residents who were evacuated Monday have been allowed to return to sift through the destruction.

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Seven die in Monrovia Ebola outbreak

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 04:54
Seven people are reported dead from the Ebola virus in Monrovia, the first deaths from the outbreak in the Liberian capital.
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