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Tributes to chimenea death teen

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 05:40
Teenager Lisa Jones, who died after a garden chimenea exploded, is described as "bright and bubbly" in a tribute.

VIDEO: Political cartoons from World War One

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 05:37
A series of modern cartoons looking at the run-up to war a century ago, and some images from the 1914-18 era.

Kvitova reaches Wimbledon final

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 05:35
The 2011 champion Petra Kvitova beats fellow Czech Lucie Safarova in straight sets to reach the Wimbledon singles final.

Finding a job isn't just a young person's problem

Marketplace - American Public Media - Thu, 2014-07-03 05:30

On Thursday, the Labor Department reported that the U.S. added 288,000 jobs in June, with the unemployment rate falling to 6.1%.

Those numbers are influenced by -- as has been predicted, but hasn't really happened yet -- people returning to the job hunt after having given up in spite of having the need and want to work.

Marketplace reporter Mitchell Hartman has been looking at one group of workers where there's likely a lot of people in that category: workers who are 55 and older.

Click the media player above to hear reporter Mitchell Hartman in conversation with Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio.

Orange parade is barred from road

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 05:27
The Parades Commission has barred a 12 July Orange Order parade from returning along part of the Crumlin Road in north Belfast.

'Axe murder' panel head appointed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 05:23
The Home Office appoints a new head to the panel which will investigate the police's handling of the Daniel Morgan murder in 1987.

VIDEO: Burnham and Poulter trade NHS statistics

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 05:21
Health Minister Dan Poulter and shadow health secretary Andy Burnham on English NHS services and the quality of care.

Palestinian boy's funeral delayed

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 05:18
The funeral of a Palestinian teenager abducted and killed in Jerusalem is delayed as the authorities carry out a post-mortem examination.

Candlelit vigil for missing man

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 05:18
People in Denbigh are holding a candlelit vigil for 73-year-old Arthur Jones who has gone missing while on holiday in Crete.

VIDEO: Yorkshire embraces Tour de France

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 04:56
Yorkshire gets ready for the Tour de France, which is set to begin on Saturday

Man accused of two pensioner murders

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 04:49
A man appears in court accused of the murders of a grandmother and a man in his 60s whose bodies were found in homes 125 miles apart.

Neighbours oppose NK nuclear tests

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 04:49
China and South Korea have reaffirmed their opposition to North Korean nuclear tests during a trip by Chinese president Xi Jinping to Seoul.

Olympian, WWII Hero Louis Zamperini Dies At 97

NPR News - Thu, 2014-07-03 04:34

Zamperini, whose life story was chronicled in the best-seller Unbroken, survived the brutality of a Japanese POW camp after his bomber crashed in the Pacific during World War II.

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US economy adds 288,000 jobs in June

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 04:33
The US economy added 288,000 jobs in June, latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveal - an encouraging sign after disappointing growth in the first quarter of 2014.

Uganda alert after terror warning

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 04:31
Ugandan police step up security in the capital Kampala following a "specific threat" of an attack on its main international airport on Thursday.

Satisfaction in police 'has dropped'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 04:30
Satisfaction with the way people are dealt with by the police has dropped significantly in the past three years, a survey suggests.

Germany approves new minimum wage

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 04:29
The German parliament approves the country's first minimum wage, set at a level of 8.50 euros per hour.

Myanmar curfew as clashes continue

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 04:28
Myanmar's second city, Mandalay, is put under curfew after reports of the deaths of two men - one Muslim and the other Buddhist - in clashes.

Maths changes 'may put students off'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 04:26
Major changes to GCSE and A-level maths risk putting students off the subject, argues a report.

VIDEO: Baton 'dropped' from helicopter

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-03 04:23
The Queen's Baton relay is in the final stages of its tour of Scotland, before arriving in Glasgow for the start of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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