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Fear grows for 'vanished' woman

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 03:35
Concern grows for a Solihull grandmother who seemingly vanished in the middle of the night.

Cockroft hopes to shine in London

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 03:26
Paralympic champions including Hannah Cockroft will race at the Olympic Stadium in Sunday's IPC Grand Prix Final.

Traffic Takes A Tremendous Global Toll, But Cheap Fixes Can Save Lives

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 03:03

It's a global issue, and deaths are often high in the developing world. A new report looks at inexpensive ways to cut down on fatalities.

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Fire on three floors of disused pub

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 02:56
A fire which spread across three floors of a disused pub is put out.

Charges over threats to Gerry Adams

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 02:55
A man is charged with causing a hoax bomb alert at the home of the Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and making threats to kill.

Fire rips through Marylebone pub

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 02:40
A fire breaks out in a Victorian pub in central London.

Hamilton top as Rosberg breaks down

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 02:27
Lewis Hamilton pips team-mate Nico Rosberg to fastest time in final practice ahead of qualifying at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Review call following custody death

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 02:16
A review of all deaths in police custody in Scotland is called for by campaigners following the death of man in Fife.

VIDEO: 'A grim start to a holiday'

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:57
Chris and Alison McCabe say they have had "a grim start" to their holiday, after Eurotunnel warns passengers they face long delays due to "migrant activity".

Why are Team Sky so good on Tour?

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:56
Mobile kitchens, 47 bikes and a terrible loser for a boss, how big-spending Team Sky stay ahead of the pack at the Tour de France.

Display marks crop circle anniversary

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:45
An exhibition, marking 25 years since the appearance of one of the world's most famous crop circles, opens in Wiltshire.

Put An Herb In It: Lebanon's Fresh Approach To Beer And Cocktails

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:34

Herbs like za'atar and sumac have long been stars of Lebanese cuisine. Now they're moving out of the kitchen and into beers and cocktails, infusing them with a patriotic taste.

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Put An Herb In It: Lebanon's Fresh Approach To Beer And Cocktails

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:34

Herbs like za'atar and sumac have long been stars of Lebanese cuisine. Now they're moving out of the kitchen and into beers and cocktails, infusing them with a patriotic taste.

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Sturgeon leads China trade mission

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:31
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon heads to China for a trade mission which aims to improve links between the two countries.

When Detecting Land Mines, The Nose Knows — Or, In This Case, The Trunk

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:27

In Angola, elephants avoid leftover land mines by using their prodigious sense of smell. The U.S. Army took notice — and now it's hoping to learn from elephants how to develop a better detector.

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VIDEO: Moeen Ali's bowling masterclass

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:22
BBC Breakfast presenter Mike Bushell is given a bowling masterclass by England cricketer Moeen Ali.

Kendall: I can still win leadership

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:04
Labour leadership hopeful Liz Kendall says she can win the race, despite coming last in a recent YouGov poll which put left-winger Jeremy Corbyn in the lead.

Australian in court on return from IS

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 00:50
A nurse who says he was forced to work with Islamist State militants in Syria is arrested and appears in court on his return to Sydney.

Australia bid to amend medal results

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 00:47
Athletics Australia demands an investigation into the result of the triple jump final at the 1980 Moscow Olympics.

Pupil's perfect 12-year attendance

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 00:33
A Blackpool schoolgirl goes through 12 years of her school life without missing a single day.

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