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Pharrell: Everything inspired by something

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 01:09
In his first interview since being sued for copyright for $7.3m (£4.8m) Pharrell Williams warns other musicians could face similar legal action.

VIDEO: Ukraine ceasefire being violated

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 01:09
Fighting is continuing around the government-controlled town of Peski in eastern Ukraine despite the ceasefire.

VIDEO: Six Nations: Best moments so far

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 01:07
Watch the best moments so far from this year's Six Nations Championship before the weekend's deciding matches.

A Push To Move Food Stamp Recipients Into Jobs

NPR News - Fri, 2015-03-20 01:05

Critics say the benefit program discourages people from seeking jobs. The Obama administration is announcing grants to 10 states to find a better way to get recipients back to work.

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From Skid Row To Rome: The Story Of An Unusual Running Club

NPR News - Fri, 2015-03-20 01:05

A Los Angeles criminal court judge has organized a running club made up of residents from Skid Row's Midnight Mission. This weekend, the club is running far away from home.

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UKIP claims 'couldn't look worse'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 00:55
Allegations of a "serious financial nature" against a UKIP MEP and general election candidate "couldn't look worse", Nigel Farage says.

Police: BBC FOI request is vexatious

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 00:48
Police dismiss FOI request from BBC

Defence equipment plan 'at risk'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 00:14
Britain's defence equipment capability is at "real risk" from cost overruns and potential government spending cuts, say MPs.

Foreign death inquiry move welcomed

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 00:14
Moves to allow fatal accident inquiries to be held into the deaths of Scots abroad are welcomed by relatives of a teenager who died on an oil tanker in 2009.

Jaguar Land Rover in China recall

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 00:08
Jaguar Land Rover is recalling more than 36,000 sport utility vehicles (SUVs) in China after a state television report aired complaints over its gearboxes.

'Major concern' over missing girl

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 23:59
Police say they have "significant concern" over a 14-year-old girl who has gone missing in Dundee.

Murray has 'no issue' with Djokovic

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 23:56
Andy Murray tells BBC Sport's Russell Fuller he has "no issues" with Novak Djokovic before their semi-final at Indian Wells.

Hunt's 'innovation' call for schools

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 23:55
The demand for extra school places should be a "golden moment" to open more "innovative" schools, says Labour's Tristram Hunt.

TSB agrees takeover by Spanish bank

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 23:48
TSB - the bank formerly owned by Lloyds - has agreed to a £1.7bn takeover by Spanish bank Sabadell.

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 23:34
Liverpool target Walcott, Man City want Sterling, Man Utd fears over De Gea, Chelsea want Koke, plus more.

'A Proud Walk': 3 Voices On The March From Selma To Montgomery

NPR News - Thu, 2015-03-19 23:16

Following the Bloody Sunday crackdown in Selma, Ala., Martin Luther King Jr. called for support across the U.S. People of different races and religions flocked to the state. Three of them look back.

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Teachers union in substitute warning

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 22:24
Northern Ireland's largest teaching union is urging employers to stop using short-term arrangements to cover long-term teaching requirements.

Gorse fires cause 'havoc' across NI

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 22:23
The fire and rescue service has warned of the "havoc" that can be caused by wildland fires, also known as gorse fires, at this time of year.

Wales set to enjoy solar eclipse

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 22:10
People across Wales are set to enjoy a good view of the solar eclipse on Friday morning.

Wales' economy 'lacks ambition'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 22:04
Wales will not be able to catch up England economically unless it is more ambitious, an economist warns.