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The Devil Wears Nada

Marketplace - American Public Media - Fri, 2015-06-26 00:52

This week, Actuality slips on metallic jeggings to examine the dubious record of former American Apparel CEO Dov Charney, how jerk bosses thwart business success, and why women get tasked to clean up the mess. Plus, the best time to buy German erotica.

Cech agrees terms with Arsenal

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 00:45
Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech is having a medical at Arsenal today after the two clubs agreed a fee.

Chinese shares tumble more than 7%

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 00:41
Mainland Chinese shares see sharp losses as investors begin to worry about another wave of new listings absorbing liquidity in the market.

Why bankers believe Greece will do a deal with its creditors

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 00:20
Bankers expect the Greek government to do a deal with creditors, in the face of all present obstacles, because the consequences of failure are too dire to contemplate.

MLA denies public funds allegations

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 00:18
South Down MLA John McCallister tells the BBC he has nothing to hide and has done nothing wrong after police said they are investigating allegations of the misuse of public funds.

Man dies as cars and lorries crash

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 00:16
A man dies following crashes involving several vehicles on the M40, which left the motorway closed in both directions.

FTSE down ahead of Greece talks

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 00:09
UK shares fall after Greece failed again to clinch a deal with its creditors on Thursday, with more talks due on Saturday.

Nigeria death sentences for blasphemy

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 00:08
An Islamic court sentences nine people to death after finding them guilty of blasphemy in the northern Nigerian city of Kano.

Harry Potter play to open next year

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 23:58
JK Rowling announces the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will open in London's West End next year.

Militants storm Somalia military base

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 23:53
At least 30 people are killed as al-Shabab gunmen attack a military base used by African Union peacekeepers in southern Somalia, witnesses say.

English football rotten, says Barton

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 23:35
Joey Barton says the culture in English football is "rotten" after the Under-21s' exit at the European Championship.

Rupp '100% behind' coach Salazar

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 23:20
US distance runner Galen Rupp is backing his coach Alberto Salazar "100%" despite allegations he practised doping techniques.

VIDEO: Charleston pastor funeral to be held

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 23:05
President Obama is to deliver a eulogy at the funeral of pastor Clementa Pinckney, one of nine people killed in the Charleston church shootings.

India monsoon rains cause havoc

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 22:25
Authorities in India's Gujarat state say incessant monsoon rains have caused widespread damage to public and private properties.

VIDEO: Which sun cream offers best protection?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 22:25
People are putting their health at risk, because they are confused about the labels on sun creams, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society says.

Tesco sales decline slows to 1.3%

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 22:17
Tesco says UK sales fell 1.3% in the three months to the end of May as the retailer continues to try to stem the flow of customers switching to discount chains.

VIDEO: Wellies or flip-flops at Glastonbury?

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 22:16
Flip flops or wellies this weekend? Louise Lear is here with your Festival forecast

Disappeared team examine remains

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 22:09
Work to identify remains found in the Republic of Ireland during a search for one of the Disappeared is to resume later.

VIDEO: 'People say things aren't possible'

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 21:58
David Cameron has set out his plans to renegotiate Britain's relationship with Europe during late night talks with European leaders in Brussels.

Republicans blamed for starting riot

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-25 21:49
Republicans are blamed for starting a riot after a 12 July parade was attacked in east Belfast two years ago.