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Unions contest East Coast rail sale

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 15:00
Rail unions launch a legal battle over reprivatisation of the East Coast line, and challenge two other franchise extensions.

Barclays sells UAE banking unit

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 14:44
Barclays sells is retail banking business in the United Arab Emirates to Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank for £107m ($177m).

Norwich sack manager Hughton

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 14:34
Premier League strugglers Norwich sack manager Chris Hughton and replace him with youth coach Neil Adams.

Meet Singapore's coffee king

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 14:30
From one coffee bar to a 99-strong chain

Fighting For Rwanda's Justice In France

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-06 14:29

The first Rwandan genocide trial to take place in France sent a man to prison for 25 years last month. Dafroza Gauthier and her organization helped make that conviction possible.

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Hamilton revels in F1's rude health

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 14:28
One of Lewis Hamilton's greatest drives could silence the sport's most high-profile detractors, writes Andrew Benson in Bahrain

'Everton played with style, power and arrogance'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 14:22
Roberto Martinez's side will be in the Champions League at Arsenal's expense unless their vanquished visitors regain momentum

'Dozens die' in Nigeria gun attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 13:52
Seventy-nine people are reportedly killed in northern Nigeria, in an attack blamed by police on gunmen from the Fulani community.

VIDEO: India election: Largest vote ever

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 13:39
Indians are set to vote in the world's biggest general election, with the ruling Congress party pitted against the Hindu nationalist BJP opposition.

Hungary's PM Orban declares victory

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 13:35
Hungary's conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban declares victory in parliamentary elections, winning a second consecutive term.

'Deltopia' Spring Break Party Morphs Into Riot In Santa Barbara

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-06 13:09

After the annual Deltopia party near the University of California, Santa Barbara turned violent last night. Hundreds of law enforcement officers were sent and there were more than 100 arrests.

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Keeping Robots In Line With The Law

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-06 12:59

Attendees at the annual We Robot conference are peering into the future, pondering questions like, do robots have rights? What kinds of laws do we need to regulate unmanned drones?

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How Abandonment In Rwandan Genocide Changed Peacekeepers' Role

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-06 12:59

A key moment in the butchery occurred at the Ecole Technique Officielle. Thousands of Tutsis sheltering there were left to fight for survival after the school was abandoned by Belgian peacekeepers.

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Obama Is Poised To Sign Executive Order On Equal Pay And Contractors

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-06 12:20

Seeking to advance the cause of equal pay for women, President Obama plans to sign am executive order Tuesday barring federal contractors from retaliating against employees who compare salaries.

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Beating Rosberg fantastic - Hamilton

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 12:10
Lewis Hamilton says it felt "fantastic" to beat Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in their battle at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

VIDEO: 'Our rhythm in Boat Race was great'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 11:41
Malcolm Howard, President of the Oxford University Boat Club, has praised his crew's efforts after winning the 160th Boat Race on the Thames.

Pressure is on Man City - Rodgers

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 10:56
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers suggests there is more Premier League title pressure on rivals Manchester City.

VIDEO: 'Expenses row destroying credibility'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 10:26
The Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith, has said he would support changes to the way MPs' expenses are overseen, following the row over Culture Secretary Maria Miller's claims.

Oxford power to emphatic Boat Race win

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 10:21
Oxford win the University boat race, beating Cambridge by 11 lengths, on the River Thames in London.

Malcolm Chisholm to resign as MSP

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-06 10:14
Labour MSP and former health minister Malcolm Chisholm announces he will step down at the next Holyrood election.
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