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Pizza Express bows to pressure on tips

BBC - Thu, 2015-09-03 06:42
Restaurant chain Pizza Express is to stop deducting an 8% administration fee from staff tips made by card, the company announces.

VIDEO: Naked rambler: To me, it makes sense

BBC - Thu, 2015-09-03 06:41
Stephen Gough, a former Royal Marine who is better know as the naked rambler, explains his views to the BBC's Clive Coleman.

Court Throws Out Tom Brady's Four-Game Suspension Over 'Deflategate'

NPR News - Thu, 2015-09-03 06:34

Brady appealed a suspension handed down by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in federal court. The judge sided with Brady.

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Former Clinton Aide, Who Built Private Email Server, Pleads The 5th

NPR News - Thu, 2015-09-03 06:21

The Select Committee on Benghazi had asked Bryan Pagliano, a former State Department employee, to field questions next week. His lawyer has declined.

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UK housing market 'dysfunctional'

BBC - Thu, 2015-09-03 06:20
The UK housing market is "dysfunctional" and building more homes will fail to solve the problem on its own, a leading figure in the industry says.

Drivers welcome tyre investigation

BBC - Thu, 2015-09-03 06:19
Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg are reassured by Pirelli's response to their tyre failures at the Belgian Grand Prix.

Bayern plan refugees 'training camp'

BBC - Thu, 2015-09-03 06:10
Football giants Bayern Munich are to set up a 'training camp' to help refugees coming into Germany.

When good news is bad news

BBC - Thu, 2015-09-03 05:56
Newsnight's Duncan Weldon looks at how good news for the US economy might be bad news for the global recovery.

ECB cuts inflation and growth forecasts

BBC - Thu, 2015-09-03 05:45
The European Central Bank cuts its forecasts for inflation in the eurozone for 2015 and the next two years.

VIDEO: Migrants: Hollande-Kenny news briefing

BBC - Thu, 2015-09-03 05:43
French President Francois Hollande and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny hold a news briefing on the Europe migrant crisis.

Arsenal's Welbeck 'out for months'

BBC - Thu, 2015-09-03 05:39
Arsenal and England striker Danny Welbeck will be out for "a period of months" after having knee surgery.

UK reporters 'freed' from Turkish jail

BBC - Thu, 2015-09-03 05:37
Two British journalists arrested in Turkey on terror charges are being released from prison, but their translator remains in custody, according to reports.

Northern Powerhouse funding call

BBC - Thu, 2015-09-03 05:19
Large-scale government capital spending of up to £50bn is needed to close the economic gap between the North and the South, a think tank believes.

Migrants refuse to leave Hungary train

BBC - Thu, 2015-09-03 05:15
Scuffles break out west of Budapest as police try to force migrants off a train at a refugee camp, while European leaders wrangle over the refugee crisis.

China Flexes Muscles With Parade, But Announces Troop Cut

NPR News - Thu, 2015-09-03 05:14

More than 12,000 precision-drilled soldiers, 500 pieces of military hardware and 200 aircraft filed through Tiananmen Square.

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VIDEO: Boy 'humiliated' over naked selfie

BBC - Thu, 2015-09-03 05:09
A teenager who sent a naked photo of himself to a girl at school has been added to a police database for making and distributing indecent images.

Kentucky Clerk Is Due In Federal Court For Contempt Hearing

NPR News - Thu, 2015-09-03 05:06

The plaintiffs in the case are asking a federal judge to begin fining Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk, for her refusal to hand out marriage licenses in protest of same-sex marriage.

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Strong Ireland side to face England

BBC - Thu, 2015-09-03 05:04
Joe Schmidt picks 12 of his Six Nations-clinching side for Saturday's World Cup warm-up game against England.

VIDEO: BB-8 Star Wars toy spins into action

BBC - Thu, 2015-09-03 05:01
Robot-maker Sphero reveals details of a toy based on Star Wars' BB-8 droid, which is likely to become one of this year's most in-demand gifts.

Match.com hit by malicious adverts

BBC - Thu, 2015-09-03 04:49
Malicious adverts are found on the UK version of the Match.com dating website.

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