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Breaking News: BBC journalists instructed to put a stop to phony ‘editorial balance'
Posted by: Daniel Koeker SelectMedia

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-09 02:08:42 -0700 | political-news

Journalistic integrity has just gotten a little boost from the BBC Trust, which has instructed its journalists to stop inviting unqualified “experts” to add balance to stories that don’t call for it. In the Trust’s progress report on science coverage,...
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Breaking News: UK finally pardons WWII hero Alan Turing,  convicted of homosexuality in 1952
Posted by: Robert Myles

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-05-18 00:32:50 -0700 | disasters-news

British mathematician Alan Turing, whose mathematical work was decisive in breaking the Nazi Enigma codes during World War II, was granted a posthumous royal pardon Tuesday, Dec. 24. The pardon came more than 60 years after one of Britain’s most...
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Breaking News: The end of days — astronomers solve riddle of celestial archaeology
Posted by: Robert Myles

Leicester :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-03-27 06:56:27 -0700 | technology-news

New research from an international team of astronomers from the University of Leicester in the UK and the University of Arizona sheds light on how stars that have reached the end of their useful life and collapsed in on themselves...
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Breaking News: Conrad Murray interview shares intimate details of Michael Jackson's medical care
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2013-11-28 12:12:47 -0800 | entertainment-news

Opinion Conrad Murray, the physician who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the untimely death of pop icon, Michael Jackson, was recently released from jail after serving two years in prison. Murray gave a bizarre interview to London's Daily Mail,...
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Breaking News: 'Global epidemic' as dementia cases set to treble by 2050
Posted by: Robert Myles

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2013-12-07 21:39:48 -0800 | health-news

The numbers of worldwide dementia sufferers increased by 22 percent over the last three years according to a new study published Thursday. By 2050, there could be almost 150 million sufferers globally. A report, titled, “Dementia: a public health priority”...
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Breaking News: British intelligence has been hacking your Yahoo video chat sessions
Posted by: Joe Kukura

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-03-02 01:04:30 -0800 | technology-news

The US National Security Agency has pulled off some pretty brazen acts of surveillance. But the latest news of outrageously invasive spying by British intelligence makes the other Edward Snowden-NSA revelations look like piffle, codswollop and poppycock. According the latest...
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Breaking News: Dolphins deliberately get high on puffer fish toxins
Posted by: Nina Rai

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-06-02 11:58:56 -0700 | technology-news

Over the years it has been established that dolphins and human beings share several common traits. But the latest discovery will surely take everyone by surprise, especially alcohol lovers. Zoologists were stunned to see the footage of the marine mammal...
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Breaking News: First lab-grown human skin would soon replace animal testing
Posted by: Nina Rai

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-05-21 14:37:36 -0700 | technology-news

Scientists have successfully grown the outer layer of human skin in a laboratory, a breakthrough that would make using animals as guinea pigs for medical testing a thing of the past. The new lab-grown epidermis is also cost-effective for testing...
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Breaking News: North Korean henchmen bully London salon owner into taking down Kim Jong Un ad
Posted by: RenoBerkeley

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-20 08:15:01 -0700 | odd-news

North Korea’s Dear Leader Kim Jong Un seems to think he can bully citizens of other countries. Recently, the owner of M&M Hair Academy designed and put up a poster of Kim designed to advertise its services while offering a...
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Breaking News: Amnesty International accuses Israeli armed forces of possible war crime
Posted by: saleh1966

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-03-03 14:41:59 -0800 | your-story

Human rights group Amnesty International released a report this week slamming Israeli killings of Palestinian civilians in the West Bank, accusing the IDF of "war crimes and other serious violations of international law against Palestinians." 

In the 87-page report entitled...
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Posted by: amykoko

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-15 01:28:41 -0700 | lifestyle-news

OMG. I love Prince Harry. For one thing, he is not nerdy like his brother William, who seems like a very nice person, but let’s face it, looks a lot like his dad. Some people think that Prince Harry looks...
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Breaking News: Missing Malaysia flight MH370 was ‘shot down,' book claims
Posted by: Nina Rai

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-06-30 09:11:43 -0700 | disasters-news

A new book makes the astounding claim that missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was shot down during a military training drill that went dreadfully wrong. Nigel Cawthorne’s book “Flight MH370: The Mystery” goes on sale May 19 in Australia, reports...
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Breaking News: 'Cloud Atlas' author releasing new story on Twitter, 140 characters at a time
Posted by: Anne Sewell

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-15 23:18:11 -0700 | arts-culture-news

Starting Monday, July 14 and running for seven days, David Mitchell, the author of the book “Cloud Atlas,” will be feeding, drop by drop, his latest short story on Twitter. Many of you may remember “Cloud Atlas,” the fascinating book...
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Breaking News: Boost needed in health care for centenarians
Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-06-05 08:24:55 -0700 | health-news

Centenarians are more likely to have causes of death certified as pneumonia and frailty People aged 100 years or over are a rapidly growing demographic group. Worldwide in 2011, there were 317,000 centenarians. It is estimated that this number will...
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Breaking News: Britain threatens to leave European Union in battle over immigration (Opinion)
Posted by: Nathan Salant

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-01-19 12:52:45 -0800 | business-news

Britain's threat this week to leave the European Union in what it claims is a principled stand to protect national sovereignty actually is xenophobia. While Britain couches its objections in terms of the euro, the bloc's common currency that Britain...
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