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Murray rallies to beat Ebden in Miami

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 01:37
Andy Murray progresses to the third round of the Sony Open in Miami, defeating Australian Matthew Ebden 3-6 6-0 6-1.

More student loans 'won't be repaid'

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 01:30
Around 45% of university graduates will not earn enough to repay their student loans, the government now believes.

Has Ronaldo overtaken Messi?

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 01:28
They are the star players of their generation, but is Cristiano Ronaldo getting the upper hand in his battle with Lionel Messi?

Australia vows indefinite jet search

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 01:27
Australia vows the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane will go on indefinitely despite no sightings yet of wreckage in the Indian Ocean.

'Neolithic' long barrow takes shape

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 01:24
First Neolithic burial chamber for 5,000 years takes shape

Crusader castle has Syria war scars

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 01:24
Syrian government forces show reporters around the recently recaptured Crusader castle Krak des Chevaliers, where significant war damage is visible.

Alliance holding annual conference

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 01:18
The Alliance Party meets on the outskirts of Belfast on Saturday for its annual conference.

Why Are We Hauling Pennsylvania Coal All The Way To Germany?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-03-22 01:16

Each year, the U.S. loads thousands of tons of coal onto a barge and sends it across the Atlantic. It doesn't make a lot of sense, but no one is trying to end the practice.

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Long-Dead Congressman's Earmark Lives On — In Europe

NPR News - Sat, 2014-03-22 01:16

A little known provision in the budget keeps a U.S. military installation in Germany heated by anthracite coal. The idea doesn't make a lot of sense anymore, but no one is trying to end the practice.

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Wright ruled out of World Twenty20

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 01:15
England's Luke Wright is ruled out of the World Twenty20 with a side strain, and will be replaced by Craig Kieswetter.

I Can't Believe What I'm Seeing: A Springtime (Froggy) Miracle

NPR News - Sat, 2014-03-22 01:03

A few weeks ago, this little frog was frozen solid, hard like an ashtray, basically dead. And then, we don't know how, this amazing thing happened ...

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Remember Fat-Free Mania? Take Our Survey

NPR News - Sat, 2014-03-22 01:00

Fat-free products exploded onto the market in the 1990s. Did they change how you eat? We want to know. Tell us how the era influenced your eating habits and share your views on low-fat diets.

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Brecon museum revamp plans unveiled

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 00:53
Plans are unveiled for an £8.8m revamp of a Victorian museum and art gallery and a new library in Brecon.

Tarian officers seize £1.9m of drugs

BBC - Sat, 2014-03-22 00:28
Drugs with a street value of £1.9m are seized by police tackling organised crime in Wales in the past year.

Palestinians killed in Israeli raid

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 23:23
Israeli security forces shoot dead at least three Palestinians during an arrest operation in the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank.

Skydivers killed in Australia crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 23:18
Five people are killed as a light aircraft on a skydiving trip crashes at an airfield north of Brisbane in Australia.

Lost jet messages and TV signal block - papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 22:30
Reports of a transcript of exchanges between the missing Malaysian plane and air traffic control, speculation about potential TV licence changes and Kate Bush's live return make headlines.

Security monitors to go to Ukraine

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 22:04
International monitors are to go to strife-torn areas of Ukraine, but Russia insists they will not be allowed into Crimea.

VIDEO: Pope Francis denounces mafia

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 19:40
Pope Francis has launched a stinging attack on the mafia, warning gangsters that they will go to hell unless they repent and stop doing evil.

Sport Relief raises more than £51m

BBC - Fri, 2014-03-21 19:34
More than £51m is raised after this year's six-hour Sport Relief TV show, with more expected to come in from events being held around the UK.

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