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Further E. coli cases confirmed

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 02:21
Two new cases of E coli connected to one household in Dorset are confirmed.

VIDEO: Memorial will 'celebrate' Anne Kirkbride

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 02:19
A public memorial service will take place at Manchester Cathedral on Saturday to commemorate the life and work of Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride.

Mecca Becomes A Mecca For Skyscraper Hotels

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-30 02:16

Mecca is the destination for Muslim pilgrims. To house the millions of worshippers, massive hotels are rising at a furious pace, upsetting those seeking to protect the city's traditional architecture.

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VIDEO: Football fan choir to sing Abide With Me

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 02:15
A choir of 64 football fans have been chosen by the BBC's Songs of Praise to sing the hymn 'Abide With Me' at Wembley for the FA Cup Final.

Boy in court over knife murders

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 02:09
A 16-year-old boy appears in court charged with the murders of a man and woman in Colchester.

Condition of bus OAPs improves

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 01:40
Police say condition of a man, 76, and woman, 72, who were seriously injured by a bus in the centre of Glasgow has improved.

Service for Corrie's Anne Kirkbride

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 01:23
A memorial service for Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride is held at Manchester Cathedral.

VIDEO: Fifa's Sepp Blatter holds news conference

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 01:15
Newly re-elected Fifa President Sepp Blatter gives a news conference in Zurich.

Saved by the Bell actor convicted

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 00:42
Former Saved by the Bell actor Dustin Diamond is convicted of two charges after a bar fight on Christmas Day - but cleared of a more serious claim.

Minister on China 'export mission'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 00:32
The agriculture minister makes a return trip to China as efforts intensify to secure a market for Northern Ireland pork.

Bodies are buried after 800 years

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 00:31
A funeral service will take place for 10 men, seven women and three children, whose remains have been discovered after 800 years.

Man in his 20s killed in stabbing

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 00:29
Police are treating the death of a man in his 20s stabbed to death in west Belfast as murder.

Headline-grabbing bull is not gay

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 00:22
A supposedly-gay bull saved from slaughter and re-homed in Norfolk is "not gay", his new owners reveal.

'Trade down due to junction closure'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 00:11
The trial closure of a slip road on the M4 at Port Talbot has led to a 20% fall in trade to businesses, it is claimed.

VIDEO: 'No £100 fine for late tax returns'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 00:01
People who have filed late tax returns have been let off paying a £100 fine if they provide a "reasonable" excuse for being late.

Farah wins but criticises pacemakers

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 23:44
Mo Farah sets the world's quickest 10,000m time of 2015, then blames pacemakers for not allowing him to go faster.

VIDEO: Lung cancer therapy hope for patients

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 23:35
A lung cancer therapy can more than double life expectancy in some patients, a "milestone" trial shows.

Cameron's EU tour: Mission accomplished?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 23:23
The BBC's Katya Adler looks whether British PM David Cameron's "whistle-stop tour" of the EU to push for changes in the 28-member bloc was a success.

Vitamin D to be added to M&S bread

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 23:20
Marks and Spencer is to become the first UK retailer to add vitamin D to all its packaged bread and bread rolls.

Mental health care unit 'horrific'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-29 23:11
The Alzheimer's Society describes care at a north Wales mental health unit as "horrific" following the publication of a damning report.