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VIDEO: Lagos on lockdown amid polling

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 06:53
The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports on high security in the Nigerian city of Lagos as voting in the presidential election takes place.

Arab Airstrikes Against Yemen Reportedly Could Continue For Months

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 06:51

At a summit in Egypt, the embattled Yemeni President Abdel Raboo Mansour Hadi also described Houthi rebels as "puppet of Iran."

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Hamilton says Rosberg did not block

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 06:50
Lewis Hamilton denies he felt team-mate Nico Rosberg deliberately blocked him during qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix.

VIDEO: Ex-girlfriend: Co-pilot was 'aggressive'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 06:33
A former girlfriend of the pilot who crashed an airliner in the French Alps is quoted as telling a German newspaper that Andreas Lubitz could "be aggressive".

Iran nuclear talks 'enter endgame'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 06:25
Talks aimed at restricting Iran's nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief enter their final days, ahead of an end of March deadline.

Wrong to restart game - Capello

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 06:25
Fabio Capello does not think Russia's qualifier in Montenegro should have restarted after Igor Akinfeev was hit by a flare.

VIDEO: James Bond Spectre trailer revealed

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 06:25
The trailer for the new Bond movie Spectre has been released.

Bosses 'rate experience over grades'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 06:24
Call for more firms to offer work experience after a survey of 2,000 employers finds they rate it over qualifications.

Olympic 400m runner Barnaby dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 06:19
Canadian Olympic 400m runner Daundre Barnaby dies in a swimming accident on the Caribbean island of St Kitts, aged 24.

DUP releases hung parliament plan

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 06:10
The DUP issues a five-point plan it will use as part of any negotiations in the event of a hung parliament after the general election in May.

Graphene light bulb set for shops

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 05:51
A light bulb made from graphene - said by its UK developers to be the first commercially viable consumer product using the super-strong carbon - is to go on sale later this year.

Four miss England's trip to Italy

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 05:33
Danny Welbeck, Raheem Sterling, Leighton Baines and James Milner have been ruled out of England's friendly with Italy on Tuesday.

VIDEO: Chocolatier creates giant Easter egg

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 05:31
A chocolatier in Lincolnshire has created a seven-foot (2.1-metre) Easter egg, which he will sell in pieces to raise money for charity, the BBC's Jill Archbold reports.

Amid Violence, Nigerians Go To The Polls To Choose A President

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 05:19

Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan faces off against former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari in what is being described as the closest contest in the history of the West African country.

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Wambach desperate for World Cup win

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 04:59
Abby Wambach says she would swap all her individual accolades to win a World Cup with the USA in Canada this summer.

Man accused of beating with crutch

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 04:56
A Belfast man accused of beating his partner with a crutch and his plastered foot is refused bail.

Labour 'would have to talk' to SNP

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 04:16
The deputy leader of the SNP Stewart Hosie believes a minority Labour government would have to negotiate with the nationalists ahead of its first Queen's speech.

Pilot Who Downed Airliner Vowed 'To Do Something' To Be Remembered

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-28 03:59

Andreas Lubitz, who is believed to have locked the pilot of the Germanwings Flight 4U 9524 out of the cockpit before deliberately putting the aircraft into a fatal descent.

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VIDEO: Hamilton hangs on for pole in wet Malaysia

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 03:54
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton claims pole position in an exciting wet-dry qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Czech tourists freed in Pakistan

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 03:47
Two Czech women tourists kidnapped two years ago in Pakistan have been released and have returned home, the Czech PM says.