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England v Slovenia

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 08:21
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's European Championship qualifier between England and Slovenia.

VIDEO: Comet scientist's apology for shirt

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 08:16
One of the scientists involved in the Philae lander mission apologises for any offence caused over a shirt he wore earlier in the week.

Kiwis and Australia set for final

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 08:12
New Zealand and Australia prepare to face each other in the Rugby League Four Nations final in Wellington.

Scotland's worst serial killer?

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 08:11
Is Angus Sinclair worst serial killer Scotland has seen?

Drug-Maker In India's Sterilization Deaths Arrested

NPR News - Fri, 2014-11-14 08:05

Thirteen women are dead and dozens sick after the Nov. 8 procedures at a state-run hospital in central India. The doctor who performed the procedures was arrested Wednesday.

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Rape tweet sent to Jessica Ennis-Hill

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:58
Police are investigating after a Twitter user wrote that he hoped disgraced footballer Ched Evans raped Jessica Ennis-Hill.

VIDEO: Ennis-Hill rape threats 'appalling'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:52
Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper has described rape threats against Jessica Ennis-Hill which were made on Twitter as "appalling", saying that the athlete was "exactly right to speak out".

Injured Baines out of England squad

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:46
England defender Leighton Baines pulls out of the squad for the matches against Slovenia and Scotland with injury.

No jail over Canada 'assault' photo

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:44
A young Canadian man who admitted taking a photo of an alleged sexual assault, after which the woman killed herself, avoids jail time.

Legal challenge to EU warrant fails

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:43
A legal challenge to try to block the UK complying with the European Arrest Warrant is dismissed at the High Court.

Police arrest 18 in Petrobras raids

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:38
Brazilian police have carried out a series of raids and arrested 18 people as part of a corruption investigation into the state-run oil firm Petrobras.

VIDEO: Auction for RAF control tower

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:35
The control tower at the former RAF Wainfleet in Lincolnshire is being sold at auction.

VIDEO: Salmond tells Sturgeon 'make history'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:35
Alex Salmond bows out as leader of the SNP saying a new era is beginning and Nicola Sturgeon will "make history".

Coal boss indicted in mine disaster

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:28
Donald Blankenship, the former chief executive of Massey Energy, is indicted for his role in a 2010 West Virginia coal mine explosion - the US's worst coal disaster in 40 years.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:28
Hip hop can help depressed people's self esteem, and more nuggets.

Rosetta physicist's 'sexist' shirt

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:20
Leading Rosetta scientist apologises after online outcry

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:15
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Climate Change To Make Lightning More Common, Study Says

NPR News - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:13

Researchers writing in the journal Science say that if the rate of global warming goes unchecked, the frequency of lightning strikes will increase by 50 percent.

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Week in pictures: 8-14 November 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:12
News photos from around the world

VIDEO: Aerial view of M25 'collapse chaos'

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-14 07:07
Three lanes of the M25 have been closed after a section collapsed and left a large pothole, following roadworks.