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Gay groups join St Patrick's parade

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:38
For the first time, two gay and lesbian organisations are to take part in the St Patrick's Day parade in Boston after the organisers lifted a ban.

Sauber and Schwarzenegger steal show

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:33
'I need you clothes, yours boots and you motor-racing': how F1 2015's season opener was pure box office.

Untouchable Hamilton hides cracks

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:32
Lewis Hamilton's natural ability and his success is rivalled only by F1's natural ability to shoot itself in the foot.

50 arrests in NI abuse images probe

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:32
A specialist police team investigating the most serious and complex cases of online child abuse images has arrested 50 suspects in Northern Ireland in the past year, according to the PSNI.

Is this Nick Clegg's final election?

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:31
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is preparing to fight his final general election, many of his senior colleagues believe.

Kerry: We have to talk to Assad

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:30
US will have to "negotiate in the end" with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Secretary of State John Kerry says.

'Help us to invest', say firms

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:28
The amount firms can invest in plants and machinery from pre-tax profits should be frozen at its current limit, a major business group has said.

Searching for light in Syria

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:21
A dark shadow falls across Syria as a punishing war enters its fifth year, and hope is draining from many Syrians that this nightmare will be over any time soon, writes the BBC's Lyse Doucet.

MP claims £17 poppy wreath expenses

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:20
A Rotherham MP claimed £17 on expenses for the cost of a Remembrance Day poppy wreath, it is revealed.

Aid Effort Underway As Vanuatu Assesses Storm's Damage

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:19

The scale of the destruction wreaked by Cyclone Pam is becoming slowly apparent. The storm, which struck Vanuatu late Friday, destroyed buildings and crops, killed at least 8 people and injured 20.

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Lib Dem on son's mental health issues

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:17
Lib Dem health minister Norman Lamb thanks people for the support his family has received at a "painful" time due to his son's mental health issues.

Univision Race Gaffe Shows Culture Gap

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:03

A Univision commentator's racist remarks about Michelle Obama reveal an ugly truth about Latin American culture: It's really racist.

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Six Things We Learned At South By Southwest EDU

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:03

At the annual event in Austin, Texas: Big data, privacy, physics and the power of Twitter.

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March Madness: Keeping Society Sane Since 1908

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:03

Think you know your NCAA tournament facts? Try these on for size: What are the odds of a perfect bracket? What surgery is performed more frequently during the madness?

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Paris attack supermarket reopens

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 04:58
A Paris Jewish supermarket reopens two months after a gunman, linked to militants who had attacked a satirical weekly, shot four people there.

Player jailed for killing referee

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 04:53
A Sunday league footballer in the US has been jailed for killing a referee with a single punch after being booked.

Haunted Dolls Are A Thing, And They're Not Cheap, Either

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 04:48

Some dolls don't look quite right. There's just something creepy about them. Turns out those dolls fetch a high price on eBay and Etsy.

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Lib Dem Ashdown slaps down Farron

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 04:45
Lord Ashdown says Tim Farron - one of the frontrunners to be a future Lib Dem leader - lacks judgement.

VIDEO: 'Mouth of hell' reduced to rubble

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 04:31
The Greyfairs bus station in Northampton has been reduced to rubble after more than 2,000 explosives were used to collapse the Brutalist building.

Cosby accuser seeks change in law

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 04:28
A woman who says comedian Bill Cosby assaulted her asks Nevada's lawmakers to remove the statute of limitations on reporting sexual assault.

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