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VIDEO: Murray arrives in kilt for his big day

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 07:35
Tennis star Andy Murray has arrived at Dunblane Cathedral in Scotland for his wedding, dressed in a traditional Scottish kilt.

Charity launched on club's Astle Day

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 07:33
A charity named after West Bromwich Albion legend Jeff Astle is launched on a day in his honour.

Egyptian Court Sentences U.S. Citizen To Life In Prison

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 07:32

Mohamed Soltan, 27, was among 36 defendants sentenced to life in prison. Fourteen others, including the leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, received death sentences.

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Museum to celebrate Waterloo links

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 07:12
Pontypool Museum will celebrate local links to the battle of Waterloo, marking 200 years since the Duke of Wellington led allied forces to victory.

Warrington Wolves 80-0 Wakefield Wildcats

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 06:55
Richie Myler scores a hat-trick as Warrington thrash Super League strugglers Wakefield, running in 14 unanswered tries.

Turkish TV 'bans' opposition advert

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 06:52
Turkey's main opposition party accuses state television of banning its election campaign advert because it directly targets the government.

Cecil Rhodes monument: A necessary anger?

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 06:39
What the Cecil Rhodes anger has revealed in South Africa

VIDEO: Stolen car used in Thai bomb

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 06:14
Seven people are injured following a vehicle explosion in Koh Samui, Thailand.

VIDEO: Man runs 100 marathons in 100 days

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 06:12
A man who ran 100 marathons in 100 days was greeted by large crowds as he ended his ended his epic challenge in New York's Times Square.

Swansea City 1-1 Everton

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 06:01
Rival bosses and former team-mates Garry Monk and Roberto Martinez share the points as Swansea draw with Everton.

Thai Tourist Island Rocked By Car Bomb

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 05:47

The explosion in the southern tourist island of Samui slightly wounded seven people. The government has blamed the activists opposed to the country's ruling junta.

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Trebuchet fireball 'burns boathouse'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 05:30
A fire believed to have been started by a flaming projectile launched from a trebuchet at Warwick Castle destroys an historic boathouse.

Crowds gather for Grand National

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 05:02
Thousands of people descend on Aintree Racecourse for the annual Grand National spectacular - which could prove to be a tricky day for the bookies.

Students Push College Fossil Fuel Divestment To Stigmatize Industry

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 04:55

As a way to fight climate change, students at hundreds of campuses are pushing their colleges to divest from fossil fuels with sit-ins. But critics say divestment is the wrong tactic.

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Kansas Man Arrested Alleged ISIS-Inspired Bomb Plot

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 04:46

The FBI conducted a sting operation in which the alleged would-be bomber, 20-year-old John T. Booker Jr., was provided inert bomb-making materials.

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Dapper Laughs stages comeback gig

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 04:21
Dapper Laughs made his live comeback gig since returning the character on Christmas Day last year

Obama, Castro Shake Hands Ahead Of Historic Meeting Saturday

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 04:16

In a moment some have looked forward to for more than 50 years, the presidents of the U.S. and Cuba met at the annual Summit of the Americas.

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Historic Meeting Expected Between Obama, Castro At Americas Summit

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 04:15

The two leaders are expected to meet on the sidelines of the gathering in Panama City.

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T in the Park 'could end for good'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 04:06
T in the Park could end for good if it does not go ahead at the proposed new site at Strathallan Castle in Perthshire, according to its chief.

Colorado Deals Inmates A New Deck Of Cards

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 04:06

Colorado is the latest state to issue playing cards bearing photos of victims from unsolved crimes in the hopes that prisoners might generate fresh leads.

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