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Ian Watkins' prison move criticised

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 04:40
Child safety campaigners criticise a decision to move paedophile Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins to a lower-security prison.

Greenspan predicts Greek euro exit

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 04:26
The former head of the US central bank, Alan Greenspan, tells the BBC that Greece will have to leave the eurozone.

'Disgust' over lorry purse theft

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 04:22
The family of a woman who was robbed while she lay dying in the road after having been hit by a lorry say they are "absolutely disgusted".

West Ham terminate Morrison contract

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 04:22
West Ham terminate the contract of England Under-21 midfielder Ravel Morrison with immediate effect.

Children 'save mother' who falls ill

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 04:13
Two children manage to ring for help and get paramedics out to save their mother when she falls into a diabetic coma.

Police terror attack plans 'altered'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 04:08
Emergency plans to cope with a terror attack in the UK are being altered in the wake of the Paris shootings, the Met's chief anti-terror officer says.

Merkel's U.S. Visit Could Turn Testy

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 03:34

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be in Washington, D.C., on Monday for talks with President Obama. The meeting could be a tense one, over differences in handling the crisis in Ukraine.

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What Happens When Wives Earn More Than Husbands

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 03:34

Thirty-eight percent of American wives earn more than their husbands. Data expert Mona Chalabi from FiveThirtyEight.com speaks to NPR's Rachel Martin about that number, and puts it into context.

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Change Comes Slowly To Missouri Municipal Courts

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 03:34

Six months ago, a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., shot and killed a black 18-year-old. The area's 82 municipal courts came under sharp scrutiny and were targeted for major reforms.

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Potential Candidates Suffer From Measles: The Week In Politics

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 03:34

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with political correspondent Mara Liasson about the politics of vaccines, the budget, and what three Obama officials are leaving the White House means for the administration.

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Will The Summer Olympics Fix Rio's Problems Or Make Them Worse?

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 03:34

Officials in Rio de Janeiro say they will use the 2016 Olympics to transform the city. But massive sports events like the Olympics carry a huge price tag, and often leave only white elephants behind.

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Magna Carta edition found in archive

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 03:19
An early edition of Magna Carta is found in archives in Kent, months ahead of the document's 800th anniversary.

Joyce attacks ICC World Cup plans

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 02:46
Ireland batsman Ed Joyce criticises the ICC for reducing the number of teams involved in future World Cups.

Two arrested over attempted murder

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 02:43
Two men are arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a serious assault on a man in west Belfast last week.

'Racing has prospered from McCoy'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 02:30
Friend and mentor Martin Pipe pays tribute to 19-time champion jockey AP McCoy, who has announced he is to retire.

Four-way summit set for Ukraine deal

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 02:29
Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France are planning to meet in Minsk to discuss a peace plan for Ukraine, Germany says.

Redknapp open to consortium offer

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 02:15
Former Tottenham and QPR boss Harry Redknapp says he may be interested in joining a consortium to take over a club.

Not Too Much, Not Too Little: Sweden, In A Font

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 01:47

Sweden's government commissioned a typeface to represent the country on websites and elsewhere. The result, the designers of Swedish Sans say, reflects the clean and easygoing Scandinavian aesthetic.

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Not Too Much, Not Too Little: Sweden, In A Font

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 01:47

Sweden's government commissioned a typeface to represent the country on websites and elsewhere. The result, the designers of Swedish Sans say, reflects the clean and easygoing Scandinavian aesthetic.

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Billions Go To Victims Of Disaster And Disease. Does It Really Help?

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 01:46

Ground Truth is a new group with a simple yet revolutionary way of figuring out if disaster relief works: Ask the victims.

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