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French PM scorned for Uefa jet trip

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 08:13
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls comes under fire for using a government Falcon jet to fly to the Uefa Champions League final in Berlin at the weekend.

Here's How Inflation Has Eroded American Workers' Overtime Eligibility

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-09 08:06

The Obama administration might soon make millions of workers newly eligible for overtime, but experts disagree over how the new rules should look.

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Inside Mosul: Life under IS control

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:43
Mosul's people reveal how militants overran their home city

Enrique to stay as Barcelona coach

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:39
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is rewarded for winning a treble in his debut season by having his contract extended until 2017.

VIDEO: Storm chasers film anti-cyclonic tornado

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:39
A US storm chaser has captured footage of a large anti-cyclonic tornado swirling over fields in Colorado.

£1bn tidal lagoon given go-ahead

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:33
The building of a £1bn tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay is given the go-ahead by the UK government.

Wanted Fifa suspect hands himself in

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:32
Argentine sports marketing executive Alejandro Burzaco, sought by police in connection with the Fifa bribery sandal, hands himself in to police in Italy.

VIDEO: Westminster Hall

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:22
MPs take part in debates in Westminster Hall on subjects including air pollution.

Active cities 'boost bottom lines'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:21
Cities that actively promote physical activities enjoy increased economic activity and reduced healthcare and crime costs, research suggests.

VIDEO: Remains of T-Rex cousin go on show

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 07:01
A fossilised skeleton of a meat-eating Jurassic dinosaur found on a south Wales beach is put on show for the first time.

EU referendum long overdue - Hammond

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 06:51
An "entire generation" has been denied a say on the UK's place in Europe, Philip Hammond says as he outlined plans for a referendum by 2017.

Carver & Stone sacked by Newcastle

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 06:38
Newcastle caretaker manager John Carver is sacked by the club along with coach Steve Stone.

Scotland's oldest person turns 109

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 06:33
The oldest person living in Scotland, Twickenham-born Rene Chapman, marks her 109th birthday at a care home in Fort Augustus.

The Battles Of A Civil War Re-Enactress

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-09 06:33

Refused at first as a re-enactor, J.R. Hardman turned to historic, real-life pioneers for inspiration.

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SAS recruit's temperature 'highest'

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 06:25
A paramedic with 23 years experience said a heat-stricken Army reservist who collapsed on an SAS test march had the highest temperature he had seen, an inquest hears.

Baidu to launch self-drive car

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 06:25
Chinese web giant Baidu will launch its own self-driving car in the second half of this year, it has confirmed.

Police officer shot dead in Canada

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 06:19
Police in Alberta, Canada, say a British-born police officer working for the Edmonton Police force has been shot dead carrying out an arrest.

Nemtsov daughter attacks Russia media

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 06:12
A daughter of murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov accuses pro-Kremlin media of spreading hateful propaganda, and says she has left Russia to live in exile.

Vincent Bugliosi, Manson Prosecutor And 'Helter Skelter' Author, Dies

NPR News - Tue, 2015-06-09 06:01

After the 1969 murders of actress Sharon Tate and six others thrust Bugliosi into the spotlight, he won convictions against Charles Manson and his followers.

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Auto cameras record Serengeti life

BBC - Tue, 2015-06-09 05:32
Hundreds of automated cameras capture day-to-day animal life in the Serengeti of Tanzania.

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