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Downie's second silver for GB record

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 06:46
Becky Downie wins her second silver on the beam as Great Britain land six medals at the European Gymnastics Championships.

VIDEO: Police appeal over Slough family

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 06:45
Police speak about "concerns" over a family of six from Slough who they think may be on their way to Syria.

Second transport strike to go ahead

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 06:13
Public transport workers are to take part in a second strike that will affect all bus and rail services in Northern Ireland, the union Unite says.

Inverness CT 3-2 Celtic

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 06:02
Inverness Caledonian Thistle reach their first-ever Scottish Cup final to end Celtic's hopes of a domestic treble.

Fourth arrest over preacher murder

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 05:57
A fourth person is arrested in connection with the murder of a Syrian-born preacher who was found shot dead in his car.

Plaid 'may withhold Labour support'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 05:51
Plaid Cymru might withhold its support from Ed Miliband if he leads a minority Labour government, Leanne Wood says.

Delight at runaway tortoise's return

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 05:37
A woman speaks of her "absolute delight" at being reunited with her 109-year-old pet tortoise, 11 months after he disappears.

IS releases new 'killing' video

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 05:34
Islamic State militants release a video purportedly showing the killing of up to 30 Ethiopian Christians seized in Libya.

New ISIS Video Purports To Show Shooting, Beheading Of Christians

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 05:06

The footage shows some 30 people it says are Ethiopian Christians killed in two separate locations in Libya.

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Farage warns of referendum 'stitch up'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 04:50
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says he believes there will be "a complete stitch-up" on a referendum over Europe if David Cameron wins a majority.

Pesticides 'behind 18 Nigeria deaths'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 04:40
Pesticide is the probable cause of 18 mysterious deaths in south-western Nigeria, the World Health Organisation says.

Tuchel to replace Klopp at Dortmund

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 04:32
Thomas Tuchel will replace the departing Jurgen Klopp as Borussia Dortmund head coach from 1 July.

Hundreds held over S Africa violence

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 04:25
More than 300 people have been arrested in South Africa in connection with the wave of violence against immigrants, the home affairs minister says.

Affleck wanted slaver ancestor hidden

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 04:25
After a TV programme discovered Ben Affleck had a slave-owning ancestor, the actor asked for the details not to be broadcast.

Lost lion returned after 'adventure'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 04:21
A three-year-old boy is reunited with his favourite toy lion, which was photographed having an "adventure" at a stately home after being lost.

Up To 700 Migrants Feared Dead In Capsized Boat Off North Africa

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 04:04

The vessel, carrying would-be migrants, appears to have been headed for the Italian island of Lampedusa.

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13 dogs are killed in fire at shed

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 04:00
A fire at a shed in Clabby, County Fermanagh, that resulted in the death of seven dogs and six pups is being investigated by police.

VIDEO: Ed Miliband mobbed by hen party

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:48
Labour leader Ed Miliband poses for selfies with a group of women on a hen do in Chester.

Security Tightens For Second Boston Marathon Since The Bombing

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:45

The Boston Marathon bombing two years ago changed how organizers run the annual race. Despite stepped-up security, 1 million fans will be cheering on runners from the sidelines on Monday.

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Nepal Diverts Climbing Fees To Sherpa Welfare Fund

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-19 03:45

One year ago, 16 Nepalis guiding climbers up Mount Everest were swept away by a hanging glacier that had peeled off the mountain. It was the worst single accident in the history of Everest.

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