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Keep killer in jail - Bulger mother

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 14:17
The mother of murdered toddler James Bulger urges officials considering parole for his killer Jon Venables to keep him locked up.
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Pupil's death on coach 'preventable'

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 14:03
An inquiry into the death of a teenager on a school bus trip finds she may have lived if she had worn a seatbelt and the driver had travelled slower.
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How much are police and crime commissioners costing?

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 13:49
How much are police and crime commissioners costing?
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Teachers share their stories

CNN - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 13:39
The teachers of Plaza Towers and Briarwood elementary schools share their stories on how they survived a deadly tornado.
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Court told witness had drug problem

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 13:32
A witness for the prosecution in the Norman Moffatt murder trial has admitted she was addicted to prescription drugs when she said the accused made a confession to her.
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In pictures: Keeping cool in India's heat wave

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 13:29
In the grip of a scorching heat wave
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Higher pay 'means larger classes'

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 13:26
Head teachers may have to increase class sizes if they are to pay the best teachers higher wages, the chief inspector of schools in England admits.
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IMF: UK 'should offset austerity'

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 13:21
The UK could do more to offset the negative impact of austerity measures on the economy, the IMF has said.
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Pair admit £730,000 Rox jewel heist

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 13:20
Two men admit involvement in the theft of jewellery and watches worth £730,000 from an Edinburgh shop.
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Two win sickness benefit challenge

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 13:19
Two people with mental health problems win their legal challenge after claiming the government test for sickness benefit would discriminate against them.
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Why they don't have basements

CNN - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 13:16
The options for people seeking protection from tornadoes have grown since Dorothy and Toto failed to make it into the storm shelter on the Kansas plains, but one of the most basic protections is scarce in Moore, Oklahoma.
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Ireland calls for global tax action

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 13:14
Ireland, criticised for its tax regime and Apple's arrangements in the country, calls for cross-border international co-operation over tax.
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New phase of sports village unveiled

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 13:14
The next phase of the Cardiff Bay's International Sports Village is bring unveiled.
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MP Eric Joyce arrested at airport

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 13:10
Scots MP Eric Joyce is arrested in connection with a breach of the peace at Edinburgh Airport.
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Cregan admits father and son murders

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 13:09
Police killer Dale Cregan admits the murders of a father and son in Greater Manchester.
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Oklahoma tornado: Zoomable image

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 12:59
See the path of destruction through the suburb of Moore
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Couple's £163,000 phone bill shock

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 12:55
A couple who own an electrical firm had a shock when they received a mobile phone bill for £163,000, then fought for months to have the debt cleared.
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Solar plane sets off again across US

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 12:53
The Solar Impulse plane, which holds records including the longest manned zero-fuel flight, sets of for the second leg of a bid to cross the US.
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Nuns acquitted of assault charges

BBC - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 12:46
Two nuns are cleared of assaulting girls in their care at an approved school in Renfrewshire.
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Clerk sells self winning lotto ticket

CNN - Wed, 05/22/2013 - 12:39
Meet a store clerk who sold herself a lottery ticket worth a million dollars.
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