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Does Nigeria have an image problem?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 17:22
Why are Nigerians so touchy about how they are viewed?

In pictures: Dennis Hopper photography

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 17:18
Actor Dennis Hopper's work on the other side of the lens

Nothing to see here: How Uruguay closed ranks over Suarez

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 17:04
No Suarez questions allowed and no speaking English - BBC Sport's Ben Smith reflects on an unusual day with the Uruguay camp.

On the trail of Jean-Claude Juncker

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 17:03
The place Jean-Claude Juncker calls home

North Korea Threatens War Over New Seth Rogen Comedy

NPR News - Wed, 2014-06-25 16:49

The plot of The Interview, which also stars James Franco, involves a television journalist and his producer who are recruited by the CIA to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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A new name for the UK?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 16:47
Would the UK change its name if Scotland votes for independence?

Oldest faeces show Neanderthal diet

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 16:13
Analysis of a 50,000-year-old scrap of human faeces adds weight to the view that Neanderthals ate plants as well as meat.

Low turnout in Libyan elections

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 16:09
Low turnout and deadly violence mar Libya's general election as the country tries to resolve worsening instability since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi.

The living legacy of Gavrilo Princip

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:56
Why Bosnia is uneasy recalling the shots that started WW1

Arrivals And Departures: Films Explore The Immigrant Experience

NPR News - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:38

The Immigrant and Zinda Bhaag are idea-driven films that delve into the global arc of migration from different corners of the world.

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VIDEO: America falls in love with football

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:37
The BBC talks to football fans about how the US has embraced the World Cup - and how soccer culture here still differs to that in other countries.

Today at the World Cup: Day 15 at a glance

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:30
Who is playing? How can you watch? Who will win? Everything you need on day 15 of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

Scottish Tory calls for federal UK

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:27
Conservative MSP Murdo Fraser is expected to call for a federal UK as a way to create "common ground" in the independence debate.

VIDEO: Close-up look at Android Wear watch

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:16
Google has launched the first smartwatches powered by its Android Wear operating system, the The LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live.

VIDEO: Isis killings and fear spread in Iraq

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:09
The offensive by jihadist-led Sunni rebels has spread the fear of future attacks across Iraq.

TV records, most fans in Brazil - how the US got hooked on soccer

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:04
With huge support and encouraging performances, the 2014 World Cup could be a watershed moment for United States football.

Rooney my next England captain - Shearer

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:04
Wayne Rooney should captain England if Steven Gerrard decides to end his international career, says BBC pundit Alan Shearer.

Older female employment rate to soar

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:03
Women in their late sixties could have a higher employment rate than men by the 2020s, according to a study from the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

A teenager's path out of 'the dark'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:02
New York teen writes of her escape from prostitution

Is the UK housing market broken?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-25 15:01
Is the UK housing market broken?
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