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Smith reprimanded for Holmes comment

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 07:47
Arsenal Ladies striker Kelly Smith is reminded of her responsibilities by the FA after her comments about Abby Holmes.

Does A Foreign Accent Mess Up Our Memory Of What's Said?

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-18 07:47

It can be hard to decipher what a non-native speaker is saying. But that might not always be a bad thing when it comes to understanding or remembering, scientists say.

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Parents lose nursery legal battle

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 07:39
Parents campaigning against controversial plans to cut nursery provision in Rhondda Cynon Taff lose their case at the High Court.

Lindsey Graham: I'm running in 2016

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 07:39
Senator Lindsey Graham, the Republican foreign policy hawk, confirms he will run for US president, joining a crowded field of 2016 contenders.

How We Store Food At Home Could Be Linked To How Much We Eat

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-18 07:33

Could keeping food out of sight be a way to keep it out of your mouth? A new study points to a possible tie between how food is stored, how visible it is in the home and obesity.

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VIDEO: Inside a 'huge' Man Utd fan's home

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 07:31
The BBC meets Jayendran Subramoney, whose home in Johannesburg, South Africa, is a shrine to Manchester United.

Swiss railway uses 'lawnmower sheep'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 06:55
Swiss railways employs 'lawnmower sheep'

2 BASE Jumpers Die On Wingsuit Flight In Yosemite

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-18 06:43

The world of climbing lost a daring innovator Saturday when Dean Potter died during a wingsuit flight. He was killed along with Graham Hunt as they tried to soar above California's Yosemite Valley.

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VIDEO: Bercow re-elected as Commons Speaker

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 06:35
John Bercow is re-elected as Speaker of the House of Commons as MPs returned to Parliament after the general election.

Uefa to 'ease' FFP rules - Platini

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 06:33
Uefa president Michel Platini says the European governing body will revise its financial rules for club football this summer.

Pair admit to mislabelling meat

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 06:33
Two men from Ceredigion who admit mislabelling of meat are sentenced.

Citizen science project goes UK-wide

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 06:29
Open Air Laboratories (Opal), the citizen science network, is expanded and will now includes projects in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Ebola crisis prompts $100m WHO fund

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 06:21
The World Health Organization is to set up a $100m emergency contingency fund following the Ebola outbreak, its director-general announces.

Bercow continues as Commons Speaker

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 06:20
John Bercow is re-elected unopposed as Speaker of the House of Commons as MPs return to Parliament after the general election.

Sen. Lindsey Graham Is 'Having A Blast' As He Preps Presidential Run

NPR News - Mon, 2015-05-18 06:10

Graham told NPR he knows he'll have to work to introduce himself to voters, despite his long tenure in politics.

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Dark matter and bright blooms

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 06:02
Dark matter and bright blooms at Chelsea Flower Show

Colombia landslide 'kills 16'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 06:02
At least 16 people are killed in landslide in Antioquia province in north-western Colombia, officials say.

Did Suarez & Bale define title race?

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 05:42
After trailing at Christmas, Barcelona won the Spanish title with a game to spare. So what - or who - made the difference?

Thomas Cook donates Corfu compensation

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 05:28
Thomas Cook donates to charity £1.5m compensation it received after deaths of two British children in Corfu

Cooper reveals Elephant Man back pain

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-18 05:20
Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper speaks about how he has to hang upside down on an inversion table to straighten his back after playing Joseph Merrick in the play Elephant Man.