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Nine hurt in 'overcrowded' car crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 03:50
One person is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a "seriously overcrowded" VW Golf crashes with nine people inside.

A Boy Won't Let A Lion Get His Goat

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-27 03:03

An award-winning photo captures a friendly encounter between a young child and a painted feline.

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Learning The Hard Way Why You Just Shouldn't GetTooClose

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-27 03:03

In India, he was always bumping up against humanity. In the U.S., he found out about personal space. And he wonders: Is something lost when you have to keep your distance?

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Grace Lee Boggs, Activist And American Revolutionary, Turns 100

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-27 03:03

Boggs, famous for her role in helping shape the labor, civil rights and environmental movements in Detroit, has established a legacy of passionate and philosophical protest.

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VIDEO: 'My friend shouted 'run, there's a gun'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 02:15
Debbie Horsfall, who was on holiday in Tunisia when a gunman shot dead 38 people on a beach, describes how her friend noticed the gun and raised the alarm.

VIDEO: Paradise lost? Greek islands' tourism fears

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 01:48
Residents on the Greek islands are concerned that government plans to end their favourable tax rate would damage tourism, as the BBC's James Reynolds reports.

Murder charge over cyclist death

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 01:43
A man is charged with murder over the death of a cyclist in Nottinghamshire.

ECB faces monumental decisions on Greece

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 01:37
The European Central Bank has to decide whether to continue propping up Greek banks - arguably the biggest decision it has ever had to make.

World Cup win 'would change lives'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 01:28
England World Cup win 'would change lives'

'Serious' road accident closes road

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 00:36
Police confirm one vehicle was involved in a "serious" road accident near Mallaig in the west Highlands.

Teenager Bromell through as Gay wins

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 00:27
Tyson Gay wins the 100m at the US trials as Trayvon Bromell is the first teenager to qualify for a US world championship team.

Man arrested after bomb is found

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 00:19
A man is arrested after a bomb is recovered by police in west Belfast.

Welsh tourists return after attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 00:12
Welsh holidaymakers begin returning home from Tunisia after a terrorist attack which killed at least 38 people.

F1 crash car 'pushed' into lorry

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 00:11
The car of former F1 test driver Maria De Villota was "fighting" her moments before she crashed into a lorry, documents show.

New Waterloo Dispatch touring Kent

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-27 00:05
A horse-drawn carriage tours Kent as national celebrations for the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo draw to an end.

France beheading suspect quizzed

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 23:56
Police in France continue to question a man in connection with an attack on a gas factory near Lyon in which a man was found decapitated.

VIDEO: Desperation on Yemen's streets

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 23:51
The poorest country in the Arab World - Yemen - is struggling with both civil war and a collapsing economy.

'Law will drive tattoos backstreet'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 23:43
New plans aimed at improving standards in the tattoo and piercing industries could have the opposite effect, it is claimed.

VIDEO: Manhunt: Escaped US prisoner shot dead

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 23:32
Police have shot and killed a man who was one of two prisoners on the run from a maximum security jail in the United States.

Most of Tunisia dead 'were British'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 21:08
The "majority" of those killed in the Tunisian beach attack were British, the country's PM says, as travel companies begin to repatriate Britons.