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VIDEO: Sentbale at the Chelsea Flower Show

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 22:27
Designer Matt Keightley, has been commissioned to design a garden for Sentebale, the charity co-founded by Prince Harry which helps children in Lesotho.

Militias 'head for IS-held Ramadi'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 22:21
Iran-backed Shia militias are on their way to Ramadi to confront IS militants who seized the Iraqi city on Sunday, reports say.

India rape nurse dies after 42 years

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 21:55
An Indian nurse dies after spending 42 years in a vegetative state following a brutal rape, a case which sparked a debate on euthanasia laws.

1 Marine Killed During Osprey Training Exercise In Hawaii

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-17 21:48

A Marine Corps Osprey aircraft made a hard landing in Hawaii on Sunday, killing one Marine and sending 21 other people to hospitals as dark smoke from the resulting fire billowed into the sky.

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People who still use old gadgets

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 21:38
Why do people still use old gadgets?

Second re-election attempt for Bale

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 21:36
Councillor Phil Bale is attempting to get re-elected as Cardiff's Labour leader despite failing in his first bid a week ago.

Quarry deaths prompt safety review

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 21:27
A new safety campaign is launched in Northern Ireland aimed at preventing deaths in disused quarries, following a number of fatal incidents in recent years.

Inquiry examines extra routes demand

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 21:26
A public inquiry, due to open on Monday, will examine an attempt by George Best Belfast City Airport to change part of its planning agreement to pursue more direct European routes.

Autism services action plan launch

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 21:22
People with autism are being promised better diagnosis and support as the health minister launches a new one-year plan to improve services.

Man in hospital after house fire

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 21:16
A man is taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a house fire in Gwynedd.

VIDEO: Video 'shows Iraqi troops fleeing IS'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 21:14
Iraqi officials have said the city of Ramadi has been captured by Islamic State militants after government forces withdrew from the area.

9 Dead After Shootout Between Rival Bike Gangs In Central Texas

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-17 21:08

A shootout at a busy restaurant in Waco, Texas, shortly after noon on Sunday, left bystanders and patrons fleeing for safety. The number of injured is not yet known.

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Bin lorry cameras aim to stop deaths

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 20:47
Waste firm Biffa is fitting cameras to vehicles to try to reduce the number of homeless people killed after sleeping in large bins.

China killer lion shot dead in zoo

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 20:27
A lion in a zoo in China's Shandong province is shot dead after it kills one of its keepers and escapes its enclosure.

Indonesia 'low on aid for migrants'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 20:23
Aid supplies to help migrants rescued from boats sinking off Indonesia's coast are running low, say officials in Aceh province.

EU to back 'boat-destroyer' mission

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 19:59
EU foreign and defence ministers are expected to approve a mission in the Mediterranean to destroy boats used by people-smugglers operating in Libya.

In pictures: MA photographers on show

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 19:40
Exhibition of photographs by students at the London College of Communication.

Screening for mental illness at work

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 19:32
The Germanwings Flight 9525 tragedy led to calls for greater screening for psychiatric disorders at work. But what is screening and is it the best response?

US daredevil Potter dies during jump

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 19:21
Dean Potter - one of America's best known extreme athletes - is killed during a wingsuit flight in California's Yosemite National Park.

India 'fightback' sisters: Has the fight gone out of them?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 19:14
Six months after two Indian sisters made headlines when a video showing them fight three alleged molesters on a bus went viral, there is still no clarity on what happened that day, writes BBC Hindi's Divya Arya.