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Farc rebels killed in new air strike

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 11:41
Colombia's security forces kill at least five rebels from the Farc a day after the left-wing rebel group suspended its unilateral ceasefire.

Email Slip Reportedly Reveals United Kingdom Plan For Possible EU Exit

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-23 11:08

In the communication that The Guardian says it received accidentally from the Bank of England, officials outlined details of the plan known as "Operation Bookend."

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NZ take charge against England

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 10:44
New Zealand tighten their grip over England with another dominant display on day three of the first Test at Lord's.

VIDEO: Militias stage fightback against IS in Iraq

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 10:43
Pro-government fighters in Iraq have begun to fight back against IS militants in a bid to recapture the town of Ramadi.

Bath 47-10 Leicester

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 10:40
Bath reach their first Premiership final since 2004 with a comfortable play-off semi-final win over Leicester Tigers.

Federer & Halep start Paris bids

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 10:10
Swiss Roger Federer & Romanian third seed Simona Halep are first out on court as the French Open starts on Sunday in Paris.

Huge Ireland vote for gay marriage

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 09:59
Voters in Republic of Ireland back constitutional amendment allowing gay marriage by big margin

Job not even half done - Hamilton

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 09:02
Pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton says he is expecting a tough fight to take his first Monaco Grand Prix win in seven years.

Cleveland Police Officer Receives Not Guilty Verdicts

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-23 08:23

The verdicts for Officer Michael Brelo came on allegations of voluntary manslaughter and lesser charges, stemming from a 2012 police shooting of an unarmed couple.

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Indonesia begins migrant rescues

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 08:21
Indonesia begins search and rescue operations for migrants believed to be adrift in its waters, following similar moves by neighbouring countries.

Demolition for Corfu deaths bungalow

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 07:50
The bungalow in Corfu where two British children died of carbon monoxide poisoning is to be demolished, its owner reveals.

Britain qualify for Rio rugby sevens

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 07:38
England women seal Great Britain's qualification for Rio 2016 rugby sevens after beating USA 15-14 in the World Series.

China's Amazon railway plan advances

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 07:32
A Chinese scheme to build a railway across South America, crossing the Amazon rain forest, moves a step closer as Peru agrees to study the plan.

Northampton 24-29 Saracens

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 07:32
Saracens reach the Premiership final after a narrow win over Northampton Saints in a pulsating match at Franklin's Gardens.

Cooper warns Labour of in-fighting

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 07:28
Labour leadership contender Yvette Cooper warns her party against swinging too far to the left or right after the election defeat.

US officer cleared over shootings

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 07:25
A judge in the US city of Cleveland clears a police officer over the deaths of two unarmed black people killed in a barrage of police fire.

Cleveland Officer Not Guilty In Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Suspects

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-23 07:01

Michael Brelo was one of 13 officers involved in the incident that involved 137 shots and killed Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams after a high-speed car chase.

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Uni's Welsh student halls at risk

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 06:52
Aberystwyth University's Welsh-medium student halls of residence is under threat of closure.

Gleneagles wins Irish 2,000 Guineas

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 06:48
Gleneagles wins the Irish 2,000 Guineas at The Curragh, just weeks after winning the English equivalent at Newmarket.

VIDEO: 'Extraordinary scenes' at Dublin Castle

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 06:46
As Ireland awaits the result of a referendum on whether same-sex marriage should be legalised, 'yes' campaigners are confident of victory.

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