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Leicester City 2-0 Swansea City

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 07:50
A revitalised Leicester beat Swansea to move off the bottom of the table for the first time since November.

Tony Abbott filmed downing beer

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 07:44
Footage has emerged of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott downing a large glass of beer in only seconds.

Australia Says It Broke Up ISIS-Inspired Plot To Attack WWI Event

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 07:07

In a series of early-morning raids, Australian counterterrorism police arrested five men in the Melbourne area Saturday, over their possible involvement in a plot to attack a memorial ceremony.

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UK monitoring French nuclear issue

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 07:01
Britain's nuclear safety regulator says it expects lessons to be learned from problems with a French reactor that is very similar to one planned in the UK.

VIDEO: A look around Everest's base camp

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 06:58
Thomas Martienssen gives a tour of the facilities at Everest's base camp as hundreds prepare to make a bid for the summit.

Farage compares himself to Gandhi

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 06:55
UKIP leader Nigel Farage quotes Mahatma Gandhi as he describes his battle with the political establishment.

Attack on UN Mali convoy kills two

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 06:42
A United Nations supply convoy is attacked near the city of Gao in northern Mali, with two civilian drivers killed.

Son sought after double family murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 06:38
Police investigating the murders of a mother and daughter in Merseyside urgently want to trace one of their relatives.

Four escape Cookstown arson attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 06:07
Four people have escaped injury after an arson attack at a house in Cookstown, County Tyrone.

Suicide Bombing Kills At Least 35 In Jalalabad; ISIS Reportedly Claims Responsibility

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 05:59

Both the United Nations and the Taliban have condemned the attack, which targeted civilians who were in a long line at a bank.

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Britain's Thomas wins European gold

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 05:52
Kristian Thomas wins Britain's first gold medal at the European Gymnastics Championships in Montpellier.

Hamilton quickest in final practice

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 05:37
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton shades Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in final practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Second vigil for Karen Buckley

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 05:22
A second vigil to remember murdered Irish student Karen Buckley is being held in Glasgow later.

Hibernian 0-1 Falkirk

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 05:07
Craig Sibbald's headed goal secures Falkirk a place in the Scottish Cup final at the expense of profligate Hibernian.

Champion Selby moves ahead of Maflin

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:58
Defending champion Mark Selby needs four more frames to win his opening match after taking a 6-3 lead against Kurt Maflin.

Heavy Police Presence At Ferry Demonstrations Bring Seoul To A Halt

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:47

Thousands of police formed a perimeter around the heart of South Korea's capital Saturday, in an effort to dampen a third day of protests over the government handling of a ferry disaster one year ago.

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Anderson proud to surpass Botham

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:44
James Anderson says he is "hugely proud" to have overtaken Sir Ian Botham as England's highest Test wicket-taker.

Hingis beaten on singles return

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:35
Former world number one Martina Hingis loses 6-4 6-0 to Agnieszka Radwanska in the Fed Cup on her return to singles action.

Dozens held after fresh SA violence

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:25
More than 30 people are detained by police in South Africa after a fresh outbreak of anti-foreigner violence around Johannesburg.

Publisher sued over Goebbels diaries

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:16
The estate of Adolf Hitler's Nazi propaganda chief, Joseph Goebbels, is suing a publisher for royalties for the use of extracts from his diaries.