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Surgery reduction hope on cancer

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 07:44
Some breast cancer sufferers could be treated with radiotherapy instead of more invasive surgery after a Europe-wide study involving Cardiff doctors.
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Brazil sends troops to quell protest

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 07:43
Brazil is to send troops to five major cities to help restore order after massive protests calling for better education and transport, the justice ministry says.
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North fit for first Lions Test

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 07:35
British and Irish Lions wing George North is passed fit for the first Test against Australia on Saturday.
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Police overtime payments increase

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 07:29
Overtime payments by three of Wales' four police forces rose substantially in the last financial year amid UK government efforts to cut costs, figures obtained by the BBC show.
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VIDEO: Food label system to be rolled out

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 07:15
A new consistent system of front-of-pack food labelling is to be introduced in the UK, the government says.
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Toxic substance in Fukushima water

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 07:10
High levels of a toxic radioactive isotope, strontium-90, have been found in groundwater at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, its operator says.
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Fifth of charity shops 'could close'

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 07:07
Nearly a fifth of Wales' charity shops could close if the Welsh government implements proposed changes to business rate relief, a charities group says.
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Police: Drugs helped day-care naps

CNN - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 06:33
Getting children to take a nap can be hard. Getting them to eat pancakes is not nearly as difficult.
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Japanese firm to announce jobs boost

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 06:30
A Japanese company is expected to announce new jobs in Northern Ireland later.
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Refugee numbers 'highest since 1994'

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 05:43
The UN says 7.6 million people became refugees in 2012, the highest number since 1994, with the conflict in Syria a major new factor.
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Brazil clashes after Rousseff praise

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 05:37
Riot police and demonstrators clash in new protests in Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, after President Rousseff praises the protests' aims.
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Papers mull PM's 'Syria coup bid'

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 05:22
Papers mull PM's 'Syria coup bid'
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Army leads north India flood rescue

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 05:13
Military helicopters lead rescue operations in India's flood-hit northern states, where 130 people are now known to have died.
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Coroner urges resuscitation clarity

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 05:12
Five organisations receive coroner's letters highlighting the "disturbing" death of a woman after paramedics were called to a care home.
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Saturn probe to acquire Earth image

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 05:08
The Cassini probe in orbit around Saturn is going to picture the ringed planet in a special photo that also includes a distant Earth.
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NHS watchdog faces 'cover-up' claim

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 05:01
England's healthcare regulator may have covered up knowledge of its own failings after a series of baby deaths at a Cumbria hospital, a report says.
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IMF entering university market

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 05:00
The global monetary organisation is going to try to teach the world about public finances.
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Australian jailed for Meagher murder

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 04:34
Australian Adrian Bayley is jailed for the rape and murder of Irish woman Jill Meagher, with a minimum jail term of 35 years.
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US House passes abortion-limits bill

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 04:22
The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives passes a bill to restrict abortions to the first 20 weeks after conception.
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Alaa Jarban: One of Yemen's first openly gay men

BBC - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 04:11
Fears for author of 'I'm Queer' blogpost
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