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Silicon dairy farming in rural Ireland

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:35
Traditional farming meets new tech in rural Ireland

VIDEO: Ireland's Silicon Valley for cows?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:35
How technology and tradition have combined in rural Ireland to create a world leading dairy business.

World War One centenary commemorated

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:28
Commemorative events are being staged across Scotland to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

Europe on the Pearl River

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:26
The island where Chinese newlyweds love to pose for photos

The French spy who wrote Planet of the Apes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:23
The French spy who wrote Planet of the Apes

VIDEO: Artist's corner shop of felt goods

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:15
The corner shop where everything for sale is made of felt

Energy cost 'biggest fear' in Europe

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:08
Homeowners in Europe are more worried about energy bills than paying the rent or mortgage, a survey suggests.

Energy probe could be 'compromised'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:04
The forthcoming competition inquiry into the UK's energy companies should also investigate the wholesale gas market, a senior MP warns.

Lineker sickened by corruption claims

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 15:03
Ex-England striker Gary Lineker says he is sickened by alleged corruption in world football and criticises Fifa chief Sepp Blatter.

Africa's Leaders Aim To Change Perception Of The Continent

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-03 14:46

Scores of African leaders gather in Washington this week at an unprecedented summit organized by President Obama. The goal: Get the U.S. invested in Africa, and shape a new narrative along the way.

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'Standout Games' draw to a close

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 14:12
Glasgow 2014 is hailed as "the standout Games in the history of the movement" as the 11-day event comes to a conclusion.

Ukraine army 'heading for victory'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 13:36
Ukrainian Defence Minister Valeriy Heletey tells the BBC his forces are gaining ground against rebels in the east and will be victorious "very soon".

Spain march backs El Salvador priest

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 12:28
Hundreds march in the Spanish town of Daimiel to demand the release of a priest detained in El Salvador for alleged links with criminal gangs.

VIDEO: China earthquake kills hundreds

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 12:25
At least 367 people have been killed and some 1,300 injured after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck in south-west China, state media say.

Cleveland Slugger Jim Thome Retires After Signing One-Day Contract

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-03 12:14

Calling a halt to a career that put him at the No. 7 spot on the all-time home run list, Jim Thome officially retired as a Cleveland Indian Saturday.

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Woods suffers back injury setback

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 10:56
Tiger Woods is forced to withdraw from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational midway through his final round with a back injury.

Islamic State Seizes Towns Near Kurdish Area; Dam Seen At Risk

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-03 10:33

The militants are hoping to cement control of the border area between Iraq, Syria and Turkey. At least 14 Kurdish soldiers were reportedly killed in the fighting this weekend.

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Anything You Can Spit Can Be Used Against You

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-03 10:33

A lot of rappers glorify crime in their music. Sometimes, lyrics that appear to boast about crimes can lead to arrest. Should violent rap lyrics be used as an admission of guilt?

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