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Queen's horse fails drugs test

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:51
Estimate, a racehorse owned by the Queen, has tested positive for the prohibited substance morphine.
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Engineering firm to create 40 jobs

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:40
A Londonderry-based engineering firm is to create 40 new jobs after bringing a new investor on board.
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New inquiry over council boss money

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:36
A new police investigation is launched into unlawful pension salary supplements paid to the chief executive of Pembrokeshire council.
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Giant python gets a health check

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:35
Zoo team gives an enormous reticulated python its annual check-up, including using ultrasound to scan its heart.
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15th record inquiry nurse suspended

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:33
Another nurse is suspended as part of an inquiry into the alleged falsification of patient records at south Wales hospitals, taking the total to 15.
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NHS 'should work more with hospices'

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:29
Hospices could play a greater role in end-of-life care and stop hospitals being the "default option", says former Tory party leader Lord Howard.
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Billy Joel to receive Gershwin prize

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:25
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Billy Joel is to receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the US Library of Congress announces.
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VIDEO: Time-lapse shows Costa on move

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:24
Time-lapse footage shows the wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, being towed on its final journey to the port of Genoa for scrapping.
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Van Gaal criticises tour schedule

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:57
Manchester United's extensive tour of the USA is "not positive for preparation", says the club's manager Louis van Gaal.
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Disability benefits flaws 'grave'

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:29
The disability benefits system requires a "fundamental redesign" because flaws in the process are so "grave", a group of MPs says.
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VIDEO: Mystery over Brooklyn Bridge flags

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:19
Authorities in New York are investigating who raised two large white flags on the towers of the Brooklyn Bridge early on Tuesday.
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Giant solar park set for approval

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:59
Plans for a giant solar park with 180,000 electricity-generating panels are recommended for approval by Flintshire councillors.
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Houvenaghel retires from cycling

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:57
Olympic silver medallist Wendy Houvenaghel retires from cycling after pulling out of the Commonwealth Games with injury.
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School head held over India 'rape'

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:56
Police in the Indian city of Bangalore arrest a school head for failing to protect children under his care after a six-year-old girl is allegedly raped.
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China detains five over meat scandal

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:55
China detains five people as part of its probe into a firm that allegedly supplied out of date meat to fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC.
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Quarantine over China plague death

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:47
Part of a city in north-west China is sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague, state media say.
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VIDEO: Costa Concordia towed from crash site

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:35
The Costa Concordia, which hit a reef killing 32 people in 2012, is being towed to the port of Genoa where it will be scrapped.
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Libraries 'crucial' for local life

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:11
Public libraries play a crucial role in community life far beyond the lending of books, people tell a Welsh assembly inquiry.
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VIDEO: Apple profits up on iPhone sales

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 05:49
Apple reports quarterly profits of $7.75bn up 12%, helped by strong sales of its iPhone.
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'Feeble' EU and UK 'hypocrisy' - the papers

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 05:44
Claims that European leaders are not being strict enough with Moscow over arms supplies feature on front pages - along with rebuttals from France.
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