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Remembering Ben Bradlee

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:26
Remembering the swashbuckling Watergate editor Ben Bradlee
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VIDEO: PM challenged on girl's hospital letter

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:25
A letter written by a 10-year-old girl to David Cameron about the West Cumberland Hospital is raised at PMQs.
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Nasa shares free sounds from space

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:23
The US space agency uploads a free library of audio files, including astronaut voices.
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VIDEO: Training for safe Ebola burials

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:14
As the Ebola outbreak claims 20 lives a day in Sierra Leone, the BBC's Tulip Mazumdar reports from the capital Freetown on how volunteers are being trained to carry out safe burials.
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Man thrown out of Commons at PMQs

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:06
A man is thrown out of the public gallery in the House of Commons after a disturbance during Prime Minister's Questions.
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VIDEO: Clashes on English and Welsh NHS

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:04
David Cameron and Ed Miliband accuse each other of not answering questions as they clash over NHS services.
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GPs to get £55 for dementia diagnoses

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:03
Doctors in England will be paid £55 every time they diagnose dementia, health chiefs say, but the scheme is criticised by a patients' group.
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Kruis among uncapped England trio

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:00
England call up three uncapped players for the autumn internationals in Semesa Rokoduguni, George Kruis and Calum Clark.
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Total plane crash driver 'got lost'

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:57
A snowplough driver at a Moscow airport says he lost his bearings before a collision with a plane that killed Total oil boss Christophe de Margerie.
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Homebase accelerates store closures

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:50
Home Retail Group says that store closures at Homebase will be accelerated, with the number of outlets cut by 25% by 2019.
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Somali teenager 'stoned to death'

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:47
An Islamic court has stoned an 18-year-old to death in southern Somalia after convicting him of raping a woman, a pro-Islamist news site reports.
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U-boat found with ship it sank

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:44
The wrecks of a German U-boat and a merchant vessel it sank in the Battle of the Atlantic are found 30 miles off the coast of North Carolina.
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Ofsted 'can inspect academy chains'

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:30
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has publicly contradicted the head of Ofsted over whether the watchdog has the right to inspect academy chains.
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AUDIO: Taxi boss: 'Users want white drivers'

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:13
The owner of a cab firm says he meets requests from the public to provide drivers of a specific race.
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Debt campaigners tear up student loans

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:13
The people who buy and then cancel student debt
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VIDEO: Farage: 'Lord Hill should be Lord who'

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:00
UKIP leader Nigel Farage condemns appointment of UK's Lord Hill to EU Commission and says the body is 'anti-democratic'.
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US editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:49
Ben Bradlee, the editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal that toppled President Nixon, has died aged 93, the newspaper says.
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MEPs back Juncker EU Commission team

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:48
The new European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker gets strong backing from MEPs after some tough questioning.
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Conman pretended to be quadriplegic

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:37
A fraudster admits conning a neighbour out of £40,000 by pretending to be a quadriplegic and in a coma for two years.
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Pound falls on Bank meeting minutes

BBC News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:35
The pound falls after Bank of England policy makers find "insufficient evidence" of inflationary pressure to justify a rate rise.
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