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Viewpoint: Across China by wheelchair

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 14:22
Backpacking around China in a wheelchair

VIDEO: On patrol for migrants in the Med

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 14:14
Italy's custom and border force patrol the Mediterranean Sea to save people who are attempting to cross from North Africa into Europe in unsafe conditions.

SBS presenter fired for Anzac tweets

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 13:39
SBS sports presenter Scott McIntyre is sacked for "disrespectful" tweets about Anzac Day, the Australian broadcaster says.

Nepal, A Day After The Earthquake

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-26 13:25

Donatella Lorch, a freelance journalist in Kathmandu, gives NPR's Arun Rath an update on the effects of Saturday's devastating quake. She says people are taking it "hour by hour and day by day."

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As California's Economy Reels From Drought, At Least One Industry Is Doing Fine

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-26 13:25

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with a California landscaper who says demand for her business is booming.

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Hidden lives of Chernobyl's wildlife

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 13:05
Scientists' camera traps offer a snapshot into the secret lives of wildlife inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

Hollande racism warning at WW2 camp

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 12:51
France's president warns that anti-Semitism and racism "are still here" on a commemorative visit to the site of France's only Nazi concentration camp.

Garth Crooks's team of the week

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 12:18
Who is a modern-day Pierluigi Casiraghi., who is ready for England call-up, and who is making Spurs look silly?

Mourinho hits back at 'boring' jibes

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 11:32
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says his team are not boring but suggests Arsenal are after failing to win the title since 2003-04.

Putin: 'No Regrets' Over Crimea Annexation

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-26 11:21

In a new documentary titled The President, the Russian leader says seizing Crimea from Ukraine righted a historical wrong.

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VIDEO: Australian pair keep book-making alive

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 11:15
The Australian pair keeping traditional printing alive

In pictures: Baltimore protests

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 11:03
How do last week's Baltimore protests compare to those in Ferguson?

VIDEO: Many homeless after Nepal quake

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 10:31
Thousands of people in Nepal are sleeping in tents or the open air, after the earthquake which hit the country on Saturday.

Furious 7 track's streaming record

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 10:03
American rapper Wiz Khalifa's See You Again, which features on the Fast & Furious 7 soundtrack, sets a new streaming record as it leads the singles chart for a second week.

Five up for BBC Women's player award

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 10:00
The five names in contention for the BBC inaugural Women's Footballer of the Year award are revealed.

Arsenal 0-0 Chelsea

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 09:37
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho extends his unbeaten run against Arsenal's Arsene Wenger to 13 games as his team close in on the title.

O'Sullivan one frame from last eight

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 09:30
Ronnie O'Sullivan needs one frame to beat Matthew Stevens and move into the World Snooker Championship last eight.

Bayern win 25th Bundesliga title

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 09:27
Bayern Munich claim a third consecutive Bundesliga title courtesy of Wolfsburg's loss to Borussia Monchengladbach.

Baltimore Police: 34 Arrested In Freddie Gray Protest

NPR News - Sun, 2015-04-26 09:18

Even with the arrests, police said Saturday's protest over Gray — a 25-year-old black man who died in police custody after receiving a fatal spinal cord injury — was "mostly peaceful."

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United warm-up worried me - Van Gaal

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-26 09:00
Louis van Gaal says he feared his Manchester United side would struggle at Everton after watching them warm up at Goodison.