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Man seriously injured by zoo rhino

19 November 2014 Last updated at 14:33 The zookeeper was found by other members of staff in an enclosure A zookeeper has been taken to hospital after being found with serious injuries in an enclosure following an “incident involving a … Continue reading

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UK denies ‘pick-up artist’ Blanc visa

19 November 2014 Last updated at 16:50 Julien Blanc’s UK tour was due to start in London in February 2015 Controversial US “pick-up artist” Julien Blanc has been barred from entering the UK by the Home Office. The self-styled “dating … Continue reading

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Gradual U.S. housing recovery on track as single-family starts rise

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Starts for U.S. single-family homes rose for a second straight month in October and building permits neared a 6-1/2-year high, suggesting the housing market was still on a recovery path. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday groundbreaking … Continue reading

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JetBlue to charge for checked bags in new airfare fare class

(Reuters) – JetBlue Airways announced Wednesday that it will charge certain customers for their first checked bag, yielding to pressure from analysts who criticized the airline for not adding fees in step with other carriers. The New York-based airline also … Continue reading

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Qualcomm CEO more cautious on future revenue growth

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) gave a more conservative five-year outlook than in the past as it faces an antitrust probe in China and more consumers there and in other developing countries buy lower-priced smartphones. China’s … Continue reading

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Insight: Airbus deepens carmaker thinking to drive jet output

PARIS (Reuters) – An industrial drumbeat is picking up in European aircraft factories as Airbus borrows a new range of carmaking strategies to keep pace with record demand. Technologically, modern jetliners have more in common with a custom-built Formula 1 … Continue reading

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Scotland 1-3 England

73:31 Attempt missed. Steven Naismith (Scotland) header from very close range is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Shaun Maloney with a cross following a corner. 73:05 Corner, Scotland. Conceded by James Milner. 71:39 Shaun Maloney (Scotland) wins … Continue reading

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UK ‘to lead moon landing in 10 years’

19 November 2014 Last updated at 02:17 By Pallab Ghosh Science correspondent, BBC News Back to the future: 55 years after the Moon landing could a UK-led probe set down on the Lunar surface A British-led consortium has outlined its … Continue reading

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NHS to publish surgeon outcomes data

19 November 2014 Last updated at 01:54 Performance data for almost 5,000 surgeons in England is to be released by the NHS in a move towards greater transparency. Using the MyNHS website, patients will be able to search for information, … Continue reading

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PM’s vow in ‘battle for Jerusalem’

18 November 2014 Last updated at 22:07 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The BBC’s Quentin Sommerville: “There is a sense of hopelessness here” Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to win a “battle for Jerusalem” after … Continue reading

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