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VIDEO: Small aircraft crashes in Tokyo

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:30
Three people have been killed as a light plane crashes in Japan, setting fire to several houses, according to local media reports.

America's Cup event is abandoned

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:24
Sunday's racing at the America's Cup World Series event in Portsmouth is cancelled because of bad weather.

VIDEO: Corbyn rejects 'entryism' claims

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:10
Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn insists the influx of new members to Labour is mainly young people enthused by politics.

The 2016 Election Is All About Economics — And Anger

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:03

It's the (frustration about the) economy, stupid. Democrats and Republicans are trying to channel that, but offer very different solutions — so much so, it seems they live in two different realities.

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What's In A Namaste? Depends If You Live In India Or The U.S.

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-26 03:03

The author grew up in India, where namaste was a way of saying hello — respectfully — to his elders. In America's yoga culture, he's found, it has a very different vibe.

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PM urged to stop Egypt statue export

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 02:48
Campaigners fighting the export of a £15.76m Egyptian statue sold by Northampton Borough Council call on David Cameron to prevent it leaving Britain.

Former monk to sing for Dalai Lama

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 02:41
A former Tibetan monk who has settled in the UK is to perform for the Dalai Lama after being talent spotted by BBC Radio 3.

England-Scotland on Armistice Day

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 02:38
England will play Scotland at Wembley on 11 November 2016 as the qualifying fixture dates for the Home Nations are revealed.

Coroner lost Alice Gross murder file

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 02:26
A copy of the police investigation file into the murder of schoolgirl Alice Gross was lost by a coroner in November, officers confirm.

Police chase: Motorist dies in crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 02:18
A man in his 40s dies at the scene after his car crashes while being pursued by Kent Police.

VIDEO: 'Disgusting' subway becomes gallery

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 02:15
An underpass in Cannock which local people once described as "disgusting" has been turned into an art gallery.

VIDEO: Clashes at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 02:14
Palestinian youths have clashed with Israeli police at the al-Aqsa complex in East Jerusalem, one of Islam's holiest sites.

Action call over GP funding 'crisis'

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 02:03
Scottish Labour calls on the Scottish government to accept the "mounting crisis" in general practice after research suggests a big drop in GP investment.

Is Froome Britain's greatest cyclist?

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 01:58
How does Chris Froome stack up against the likes of Mark Cavendish, Sir Chris Hoy and Sir Bradley Wiggins?

Corbyn in Labour contest 'for real'

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 01:57
Jeremy Corbyn says he is in the Labour leadership contest "for real", and calls for the renationalisation of the railways and energy companies.

Salmond: Second referendum inevitable

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 01:49
Former first minister of Scotland Alex Salmond tells the BBC he thinks a second independence referendum is "inevitable".

Police fire on car in Paris square

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 01:46
French police open fire on a car that tried to break through barricades in a Paris square where the Tour de France ends later.

Covering Greece: When It's Not Just A Story, It's Personal

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-26 01:43

Reporter Joanna Kakissis was born in Greece but raised in the U.S. She returned to Greece in 2010 as the country's economic crisis began. She describes covering a story that often hits close to home.

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Covering Greece: When It's Not Just A Story, It's Personal

NPR News - Sun, 2015-07-26 01:43

Reporter Joanna Kakissis was born in Greece but raised in the U.S. She returned to Greece in 2010 as the country's economic crisis began. She describes covering a story that often hits close to home.

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Rain threatens Women's Ashes ODI

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 01:37
Persistent rain is threatening the third and final ODI of the Women's Ashes series between England and Australia at Worcester.

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