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Fracking bid 'should be approved'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 01:25
Fracking should be allowed at one of two sites on the Fylde coast in Lancashire, a report recommends.

VIDEO: Battle of the giants at Paris Air Show

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 01:20
Key players from world of civil and military aviation gather in France for the bi-annual Paris Air Show, where Boeing and Airbus hope to pick up new orders on their flagship jetliners.

Algeria profile

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 01:20
Provides overview, key facts and events, a timeline and leader profile along with current news about Algeria

Glitch hits Borders railway tickets

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 01:16
A website glitch means many people trying to buy some of the first tickets for the new Borders to Edinburgh railway are unable to do so.

In pictures: India prepares for Yoga Day

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 01:08
Indians limber up for International Yoga Day

'Get real', Greek PM tells creditors

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 01:06
Greek leader Alexis Tsipras says his government will wait patiently for creditors to become "realistic", after debt talks in Brussels fail.

Who Knew Yoga Could Be So Stressful!

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-15 01:00

Yoga is supposed to bring inner calm. So why are some people in India up in arms about the upcoming International Day of Yoga?

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Mamma Mia! Olive Garden Food Truck Invades Boston's Italian Neighborhood

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-15 01:00

That's right: The Italian food chain has jumped on the food truck craze. And this weekend it parked in Boston's North End, where Italian food is most sacred and many eateries go back generations.

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He Was Born Republican Royalty, But 'Jebcito' Is From Miami

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-15 01:00

Jeb Bush grew up in Texas, summered in Maine and went to prep school Massachusetts. But the place he and his family chose to put down roots was Miami.

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'Extinct' spider seen after 100 years

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 00:59
A species of spider believed to have been wiped out in the UK is spotted for the first time in over 100 years.

Man arrested over woman's murder

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 00:51
A man is arrested on suspicion of murdering a 24-year-old woman in Bradford.

Uganda's leader faces new challenger

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 00:51
Uganda's former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi says he will challenge President Museveni to become president in next year's election.

Why Crouch is part of Trinidad folklore

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 00:47
Ex-Gillingham man Brent Sancho on Peter Crouch's unpopularity in Trinidad and Tobago and swapping football for politics.

VIDEO: Neymar inspires Brazil to victory

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 00:46
Neymar scores one goal and sets up another as Brazil come from behind to beat Peru 2-1.

Gun maker Colt files for bankruptcy

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 00:38
Storied US gun maker Colt Defense files for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it grapples with heavy debts.

World Cup is wide open - Duggan

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 00:35
England can win the Women's World Cup and Colombia's victory over France proves the tournament is wide open, says Toni Duggan.

Greek shares fall after EU talks fail

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 00:31
Greek shares have fallen sharply after the latest round of talks with EU officials in Brussels broke down without agreement on Sunday.

Obsessed 'Game Of Thrones' Fans Seek Plot Parallels In Spanish Politics

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-15 00:27

This summer in Spain, "Winter is coming" — a reference to HBO's Game of Thrones, which is partly filmed there, and a popular slogan for a left-wing, grassroots political party.

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Nationwide hit by payments problem

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 00:17
Online payments to and from customers of the Nationwide Building Society are being delayed owing to an IT problem.

VIDEO: Could you give up meat for one day?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 00:04
A new campaign is asking us to give up meat for a day - claiming it is damaging both our health and that of the planet.