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Harlequins 25-30 Northampton

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 09:41
Northampton stay top of the Premiership with victory over Harlequins in front of a sell-out 82,000 crowd at Twickenham.

VIDEO: 'The queue for a train went on and on'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 09:37
Thousands of passengers travelling on trains serving two of Britain's busiest stations are facing major disruption because of overrunning engineering work.

Mourinho - top at Christmas & in May

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 09:31
Jose Mourinho's teams have been top seven times at Christmas, always going on to win the league. Is he set for an eighth success?

Pope gunman visits John Paul II tomb

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 08:59
The Turkish man who shot and injured former Pope John Paul II in 1981 lays flowers on the late pontiff's tomb in the Vatican.

Pakistan Says It's Killed Dozens Of Extremists In Military Operation

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-27 08:50

The operation in tribal North Waziristan involved airstrikes and ground forces, the Pakistan military says.

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Celtic 0-0 Ross County

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 08:19
Ross County put the shackles on Celtic as they hold the champions to a point in the Scottish Premiership.

Hotel staff save stranded motorists

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 07:47
Staff at a hotel are branded heroes after opening up following heavy snow which left a number of people stranded on roads in Derbyshire.

Speeding fines hit four-year high

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 07:44
The number of speeding fines issued by courts in England and Wales rises to its highest level since 2009, with the AA saying digital cameras now work 24 hours a day.

How Welsh mother survived tsunami

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 07:22
When a Cardiff tourist on holiday in Thailand chose to sleep in on Boxing Day 2004, rather than get a sunbed on the beach, it was a decision which probably saved her life.

Liverpool v Swansea City

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 07:14
Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's Premier League game between Liverpool and Swansea City.

Bath 31-14 Exeter

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 06:58
Bath keep up the pressure on leaders Northampton Saints with a bonus-point win at home to Exeter Chiefs.

Huge funeral for New York policeman

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 06:56
Tens of thousands of people attend the funeral in New York of Rafael Ramos, one of the two policemen shot dead a week ago.

Finding A Jury Of Your Peers Actually Is Pretty Complicated

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-27 06:55

Prospective jurors can be dismissed for lateness, the financial burden of taking off work, or any number of other reasons. Add race as a consideration and jury selection can take weeks to complete.

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Emperor's Choice wins Welsh National

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 06:44
Emperor's Choice denies Benvolio and Glenquest in a thrilling finish to win the Welsh Grand National at Chepstow.

McAuley charged after wife stabbed

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 06:41
Prominent Irish republican Pearse McAuley is charged after his wife Pauline was stabbed at their home, in County Cavan.

VIDEO: Japan's new island still growing

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 06:36
Authorities in Japan say a new island near Tokyo has grown more than 10 times in size since emerging during an underwater eruption in November 2013.

A footballer's Christmas revealed

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 06:31
Amid a busy period of festive fixtures, footballers find time to enjoy the Christmas celebrations.

Police, Politicians, Gather In New York For Ramos Funeral

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-27 06:07

Officer Rafael Ramos is being remembered at a service at Christ Tabernacle Church in Queens a week after he and his partner were fatally shot in an unprovoked attack.

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For Cubans In Key West, A Longing To Fill In 'Gaps Of Who We Are'

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-27 05:21

Some Cuban-American families are rejoicing at the possibility of visiting their homeland, but not everyone has embraced President Obama's new policy toward the island nation.

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Top Somalia Extremist Leader Reportedly Surrenders

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-27 05:17

Reports vary as to whether al-Shabab's Zakariye Ismail Ahmed Hersi turned himself in or was captured in a raid. The U.S. had placed a $3 million bounty on the leading Islamist extremist.

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