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SNP backs new gender balance rules

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 03:14
The SNP introduces new rules which could result in all-women shortlists for constituencies where nationalist MSPs are stepping down.

Arab League to create military force

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 03:06
Arab League countries meeting in Egypt agree to create a joint Arab military force amid a crisis in Yemen and regional jihadist threats.

Disgraced MP to stand in election

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 02:59
Disgraced MP Mike Hancock tells BBC News he will stand in the general election as an independent candidate.

World Cup not for 'window dressing'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 02:53
The development of associate members must go beyond the 'window dressing' of a World Cup, the International Cricket Council says.

VIDEO: Tunisians march against terrorism

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 02:51
French President Francois Hollande and other foreign dignitaries are expected to join thousands of Tunisians marching in protest against terrorism.

Benefit cuts 'not yet decided'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 02:48
The work and pensions secretary says the Conservatives are not keeping plans for £12bn of benefit cuts secret - saying no final decisions have been made.

Cheez Whiz Helped Spread Processed Foods. Will It Be Squeezed Out?

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-29 02:44

Turns out, the history of Kraft's dull-orange cheese spread says a lot about the processed food industry — and where it might be headed as Kraft and Heinz merge.

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Record sales for Edinburgh Festival

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 02:35
Opening of the box office for this year's Edinburgh International Festival sees record sales.

Jonas slimed at Kids' Choice awards

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 02:18
Angelina Jolie, Liam Hemsworth and 5 Seconds of Summer attend the annual festival of green slime.

Greece's creditors mull new reforms

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 02:08
Greece's creditors are studying new reform plans put forward by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' government in a bid to secure further bailout funds.

Australia crush NZ to win World Cup

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 02:08
Australia overwhelm New Zealand by seven wickets to win the World Cup for a fifth time at a packed Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Man critically injured in incident

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 01:56
A man is critically ill with head and leg injuries after an incident the Ballysillan area of north Belfast.

VIDEO: Duncan Smith: No decision on cuts

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 01:54
Speaking to the BBC's The Andrew Marr Show, the Work & Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith insisted he believed £12bn of cuts in spending was achievable.

Tunisia 'kills Bardo attack gunman'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 01:52
Tunisian government sources say that security forces have killed Lokman Abu Sakhra, described as one of the country's "most dangerous terrorists".

Plea over Richard III eBay sales

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 01:36
The sale of Orders of Service from Richard III's reinterment on the web prompts an appeal from church authorities.

Meningitis B vaccine deal agreed

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 01:30
Health Secretary Shona Robison confirms vaccine for meningitis B will be made available for babies in Scotland.

Man arrested after stabbing at hotel

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 01:30
A man is arrested after a stabbing at the Chimney Corner Hotel in Mallusk, County Antrim, in the early hours of Sunday.

Heat Tolerant, Tough Teeth, Lots Of Milk — They're Supergoats!

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-29 01:25

A hardy breed is helping farmers in one Kenyan village cope with climate change — and put more food on the table.

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Heat Tolerant, Tough Teeth, Lots Of Milk — They're Supergoats!

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-29 01:25

A hardy breed is helping farmers in one Kenyan village cope with climate change — and put more food on the table.

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Lee Rigby memorial to be unveiled

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 01:22
A permanent memorial to murdered soldier Lee Rigby is to be unveiled in his home town of Middleton, Greater Manchester.

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