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Overton twins in England squad

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 04:19
Somerset's Jamie Overton joins twin brother Craig in the England squad for the final two one-day games with New Zealand.

Bid to use dead daughter's eggs

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 04:12
A judge is to decide whether a mother can use her dead daughter's frozen eggs to give birth to her own grandchild.

Villa to meet Grealish over pictures

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 04:09
Aston Villa are to meet with Jack Grealish after images claiming to be of the midfielder lying in the street emerged online.

VIDEO: Calls for gay marriage in N Ireland

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 04:02
With the recent 'yes' vote in the Republic of Ireland in favour of same sex marriage, why is Northern Ireland the only part of the United Kingdom where gay marriage is not recognised?

Disaster victim tried to save sister

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:56
A teenager who died in the Hillsborough disaster tried in vain to save her younger sister as the crush worsened, the inquests hear.

Teen's suicide thoughts 'not shared'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:50
A social worker for a 14-year-old girl found hanged had not been told she was having suicidal thoughts highlighted in a mental health report, an inquest hears.

'Suicide attack' on Chad police base

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:50
A suicide bomb attack targets a police building in the Chadian capital N'Djamena, with unconfirmed reports of casualties.

Digital Magna Carta 'Top 10' revealed

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:43
The British Library reveals the current Top 10 clauses people would like to see in a Magna Carta for the digital age.

Jurassic World: The secret to its success

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:39
How Jurassic World broke box office records

7,000 caught speeding on M4 stretch

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:35
About 7,000 motorists have been caught speeding on the M4 in Port Talbot since a new average speed camera system was introduced, figures reveal.

Dakar fashion week shows Senegal style

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:29
A model's journey through Dakar fashion week

Syrian Kurds move on IS-held town

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:24
Kurdish fighters are reported to be moving in on the north-east Syrian town of Tal Abyad, which is held by Islamic State (IS) militants.

Airbus to build giant satellite network

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:20
European aerospace giant, Airbus, is contracted to build the world's largest satellite constellation for the OneWeb project to broaden global internet access.

Vatican envoy faces child abuse trial

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:17
The Vatican is to put its ex-ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Jozef Wesolowski, on trial on sex abuse and child pornography charges.

Runaway mother 'manipulated press'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:15
A mother who fled with her young son when a custody ruling went against her was "utterly irresponsible", a judge says.

Wanted Sudan leader flies out of SA

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:08
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir flies out of South Africa, pre-empting a court ruling on an international arrest warrant.

Huge fire engulfs France basilica

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:05
A huge fire engulfs the 19th Century basilica of Saint-Donatien in the city of Nantes in western France.

PODCAST: Is this the year VR will dominate?

Marketplace - American Public Media - Mon, 2015-06-15 03:00

On Friday, the house of representatives failed to pass measures that would have granted President Obama a kind of fast-track authority to negotiate the so-called Trans-Pacific Parternship. Claiming victory here: labor unions. More on that. And with the E3 video game conference beginning Tuesday, will this be the year that virtual reality takes prominence in gaming? Plus, a huge swathe of people don’t take all their vacation in this country. To what extent is corporate culture and badly designed vacation policies to blame?

Cameron 'will fix human rights mess'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 02:59
David Cameron marks the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta by vowing to put right the "complete mess" of Britain's human rights laws with a British bill of rights.

Texas Braces For Heavy Rain As Tropical Wave Gathers Steam In Gulf

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-15 02:57

The National Weather Service warned that some places could see as much as 10 inches of rain. Parts of Texas suffered fatal flooding just weeks ago.

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