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Leicester to sign striker Okazaki

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 10:12
Leicester City are set to sign Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki from German side Mainz, subject to a work permit.

London could bid for Tour de France

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 10:11
The Tour may return to London in 2017 after Mayor Boris Johnson's office said it is in talks to stage a section of the race.

VIDEO: Taking a lap in a £1.5m Aston Martin

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 10:06
The BBC's Emma Simpson is taken for a spin in Aston Martin's new £1.5m supercar, the Vulcan.

From Ice Cream To Ian McKellen: Reactions To Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

NPR News - Fri, 2015-06-26 10:04

There was jubilation among supporters of same-sex marriage after the Supreme Court declared it legal in all 50 states. We've rounded up some of the best reactions.

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From Ice Cream To Ian McKellan: Reactions To Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

NPR News - Fri, 2015-06-26 10:04

There was jubilation among supporters of same-sex marriage after the Supreme Court declared it legal in all 50 states. We've rounded up some of the best reactions.

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Ghana FA contests 'ball boy' report

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 10:02
The Ghana FA says it will launch a legal challenge into a World Cup report that said $100,000 was paid to a "ball boy".

San Francisco Doctors Tap App For Nationwide LGBT Health Study

NPR News - Fri, 2015-06-26 10:01

Researchers at University of California, San Francisco are looking to an app for help in collecting health information from people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer.

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An Opponent's Take On The High Court's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

NPR News - Fri, 2015-06-26 10:01

For a different perspective on the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling, David Greene speaks to Bishop Harry Jackson Jr. of Beltsville, Md. Jackson offers his disappointment at the ruling.

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Johnson among wickets for Australia

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 09:58
Mitchell Johnson takes three wickets as Australia continue to dominate Kent in their pre-Ashes tour match.

A who's who guide to the Fifa crisis

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 09:49
BBC Sport looks at who has been arrested, who has been indicted and who is under investigation as part of the Fifa crisis.

Same-Sex Marriage Plaintiff Discusses The Historic Win At The High Court

NPR News - Fri, 2015-06-26 09:47

Ijpe DeKoe was among the plaintiffs whose case was involved in the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. He speaks with David Greene about the case, and about his reaction to the legal victory.

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Arrest after two children stabbed

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 09:30
Two children are seriously injured in a stabbing in Hampshire and police have arrested a man in connection with the attack.

VIDEO: The house where time has stood still

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 09:28
A Warwickshire house, described as a 'timewarp', is to be sold and its contents auctioned.

UCL: 'Hunt will not be reinstated'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 09:22
The president of University College London says that Prof Sir Tim Hunt will not be reinstated after his controversial comments about women.

VIDEO: Emotion of gay marriage winners and losers

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 09:10
The BBC speaks to supporters and opponents of the decision and asks what this ruling means to them.

England 'must learn 2011 lessons'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 08:52
England great Martin Johnson urges the current players not to repeat the mistakes of his much-criticised 2011 World Cup squad.

VIDEO: Tunisia survivor: 'Bullet hit my arm'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 08:48
A man who survived a gun attack on a popular tourist beach in Tunisia speaks of the moment two gunmen struck.

A Muslim-Jewish Love Story On Egyptian TV Sends Sparks Flying

NPR News - Fri, 2015-06-26 08:39

The soap opera features an Egyptian Muslim army officer in love with an Egyptian Jewish woman. It's airing daily during Ramadan and is proving both popular and controversial.

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Jockey banned after 987 bets in year

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 08:39
Jockey Matthew Hopkins is banned for three years after gambling on horse racing while licensed as a rider.

Alberto Salazar's response: What questions remain?

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 08:38
The BBC examines Alberto Salazar's response to claims of anti-doping violations - and looks at what his statement does not address.

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