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Death sentence for Brotherhood chief

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 00:54
An Egyptian court confirms the death sentence on Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie and 12 others for subversion.

Heavy rain extinguishes wildfire

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 00:54
Heavy overnight rain has extinguished a large wildfire which had raged a few miles north west of Dornoch in Sutherland.

Plagued By Smog, Krakow Struggles To Break Its Coal-Burning Habit

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 00:50

Russian gas is expensive, so many Poles still rely on coal. Krakow is one of the most polluted cities in the EU's most polluted country. All that coal is akin to "smoking 2,000 cigarettes per year."

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Jonathan Brownlee wins on Gold Coast

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 00:38
Britain's Jonathan Brownlee makes it back-to-back wins in the 2015 World Triathlon Series with victory on the Gold Coast.

Dominant Hamilton on pole in China

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 00:27
Lewis Hamilton beats team-mate Nico Rosberg to pole position as Mercedes dominated qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix.

Fatal road crash in County Tyrone

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 00:24
One person is killed in a road crash involving a pedestrian and a vehicle in County Tyrone.

Capital One cuts cashback deals

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 00:06
Cashback credit cards provider Capital One is cutting the rewards it offers on its products, blaming a European Parliament ruling to cap "interchange fees".

Climate action calls after oil find

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 23:53
Campaigners gear up to fight any plans to extract oil in Surrey after it emerges there are significant reserves near Gatwick.

VIDEO: Game, set, match! Murray to wed

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 23:50
Tennis star Andy Murray is to marry his long term girlfriend Kim Sears in his hometown of Dunblane later, with hundreds of people expected to turn out for the occasion.

Drug dealers will be 'hunted down'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 23:46
Drug dealers are warned they will be "hunted down" after 26-men in north Wales were jailed.

Russia halts Western WW2 display

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 23:37
Russia cancels the opening of an exhibition of World War Two images by US and British photographers, sparking claims of political interference.

VIDEO: Battle for Joan of Arc's legacy

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 23:33
As new museum celebrating the life and legacy of Joan of Arc opens in France, the country's political parties battle to claim her legacy.

VIDEO: Historic handshake at Americas summit

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 23:22
US President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro shake hands at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City.

Clash over health 'dividing line'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 23:19
Labour and the Conservatives clash over the NHS, as campaigning continues for the general election.

Dam builders shot dead in Pakistan

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 22:28
At least 20 dam construction workers in the south-western Pakistani province of Balochistan have been killed by unknown gunmen, officials say.