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'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.

Take A Swing At This: Golf Is Exercise, Cart Or No Cart

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-14 23:48

Americans play more golf than any other sport. So how much exercise do you get from an afternoon on the links? Players clipped on pedometers and Fitbits to help us find out.

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Will the Church ever accept same-sex marriage?

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 23:32
The Church of England faces a legal challenge to its position that marriage should be between a man and a woman, reports Caroline Wyatt.

Majestic Wine profits fall 22.5%

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 23:16
Majestic Wine's annual profit falls partly due to the cost of taking over its smaller online rival Naked Wines in what it called a "challenging" year.

A Look At Sports And Health In America

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-14 23:03

Americans' relationship with sports changes as we grow older. About three-quarters of adults say they played sports as children. By the time people are in their late 20s, only about a quarter do.

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S Africa court to rule on Bashir arrest

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 23:02
A South African court will rule on Monday whether to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who faces war crimes charges at the ICC.