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Former Radio 4 presenter dies at 88

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 04:07
Former BBC presenter Derek Cooper, who founded Radio 4's The Food Programme and presented a number of other shows, dies, aged 88.

Leaders Liverpool 'ahead of schedule'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 03:31
Liverpool owner John W Henry is surprised by their title bid after initially aiming for a top-four finish this season.

China win is mine to lose - Hamilton

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 03:25
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton admits he starts Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix as strong favourite after qualifying on pole position.

Council bosses' £15K Florida trip

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 03:06
Nine council bosses fly to the US to research theme parks in Florida at the cost of £15,441.

Mental And Physical Toll Of Bullying Persists For Decades

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-19 03:03

From increased depression and suicidal thoughts to social isolation and lower socioeconomic status, the negative consequences of being bullied can last well into middle age a large study suggests.

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Moores named as new England coach

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 02:57
Lancashire coach Peter Moores will lead England for a second time, succeeding Andy Flower who resigned in January.

VIDEO: Police appeal over burnt child

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 02:56
A seven-year-old boy who was badly burnt in Aberdeen is in a "critical" condition in hospital, as police appeal for help in finding out what happened.

VIDEO: SpaceX launches station cargo flight

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 02:55
US company SpaceX launches its latest re-supply mission to the International Space Station, sending up a Dragon freighter to rendezvous with the orbiting platform on Sunday.

Teachers demand qualified status

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 02:43
Teachers' union conferences are demanding that schools in England should only employ qualified teachers.

Mobility scooter plunge OAP dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 02:33
An 87-year-old man who fell off a pier into the sea as he rode his mobility scooter has died.

In pictures: Royal tour in Brisbane

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 02:26
Fighter jets and screaming crowds for William and Kate

‘Sorry’ ferry captain tells of delay

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 02:12
The captain of the capsized South Korean ferry delayed the evacuation fearing passengers would "drift away", as divers see bodies inside.

Captain Of Sunken S. Korean Ferry, 2 Crew Arrested

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-19 02:03

Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested

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Burnt boy in 'critical condition'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:59
A seven-year-old boy who was badly burnt in an incident in Aberdeen is in a "critical" condition in hospital, police reveal.

Man falls to death on Snowdon

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:59
A 21-year-old man is killed in a fall near Snowdon summit, North Wales Police reveal.

Ukraine calls Easter truce in east

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:41
Ukraine suspends operations against pro-Russian militants occupying government offices in the east over Easter, but the stand-off remains.

Al-Qaeda suspects killed in Yemen

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:33
An air strike kills at least 13 suspected al-Qaeda militants in central Yemen, with some reports saying three civilians also died.

Prince Fans, Prepare For The Deluge

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:17

Prince has re-signed with Warner Bros. Records 18 years after an acrimonious split, and will release an expanded edition of Purple Rain in time for its 30th anniversary.

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WRU to appoint first woman to board

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:15
The Welsh Rugby Union is set to appoint its first woman board member in its 133 year history.

Tech Week: Earnings, A Heartbleed Arrest And Digital Distraction

NPR News - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:08

Fears of a bubble continue as tech titans reported their quarterly earnings; the culture of digital distraction finds more critics; and fallout from the Heartbleed bug raises questions for government.

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