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Contactless drives 10% rise in cards

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 15:29
Low-value transactions drove a 10% rise in purchases made on a card in 2014 compared with a year earlier, new figures show.

When 100 people lift a bus

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 15:21
How did a crowd of 100 lift a bus?

VIDEO: Could this pizza save a child's life?

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 15:21
Could this pizza save a child's life?

Talk show 119: Not 'tears of a clown'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 15:20
Comedy - just mental illness with timing?

Premier League finances in 'new age'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 15:18
English Premier League clubs saw record revenues and profits in 2013-14, as big TV deals and Financial Fair Play rules took effect, says Deloitte.

Wilders to show Muhammad cartoons

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 15:16
Dutch politician Geert Wilders says he will show on TV cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad from an event in Texas that was attacked by gunmen.

'Women's sport should not blindly follow men's'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 15:13
The popularity of women's sport is "at a tipping point", says Nicole Cooke, but can it avoid the greed and corruption of men's sport?

Boyle to receive honorary doctorate

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 15:11
Scottish singer Susan Boyle is to be awarded and honorary doctorate from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Making it easier to get a takeaway

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 15:07
Are we witnessing a takeaway revolution?

NFL To Stream A Game This Fall

NPR News - Wed, 2015-06-03 15:01

The league is teaming up with Yahoo to offer the first national Internet-only game.

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Hull top of the league for away fans

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 15:01
Food and drink, half-time entertainment, views from the seats - a fans' survey reveals the Premier League's best hosts.

VIDEO: Pentagon shows anthrax safety precautions

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 14:57
The Pentagon has confirmed that live samples of anthrax have been sent to 51 laboratories across the US and to three foreign countries.

Petricola dies in Isle of Man crash

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 14:49
French rider Franck Petricola dies following an accident during a qualifying session on Wednesday at the Isle of Man TT Races.

Migrants 'surge' and social care cuts

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 14:43
It's a day of news staples making headlines, with issues relating to migrants and the NHS on the front pages.

Argentine marchers condemn femicide

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 14:30
Thousands attend a march in Buenos Aires calling for action against domestic violence.

Introducing The First Non-Medical Intern's Union In The U.S.

NPR News - Wed, 2015-06-03 14:18

At the American Teachers Federation, the union's interns are putting their foot down. After about a year of negotiating, they have voted to form their own union.

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Her Name's Fortunate And Unfortunately She Lives In Cash-Poor Zimbabwe

NPR News - Wed, 2015-06-03 13:58

The country's in crisis. But Fortunate Nyakupinda manages to earn a living by selling secondhand clothes. Although she'll be the first to tell you: A $10 profit disappears in a flash.

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Russians looking for the exit

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 13:55
The Russians who have had enough and want to leave

VIDEO: Ukraine fighting 'heaviest in months'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 13:54
Fierce fighting has broken out between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, officials on both sides say.

VIDEO: Watch commemorates Tiananmen Square

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-03 13:53
How China rewarded its veterans of brutal 1989 crackdown

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