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'Homeless' Sierra Leone athlete held

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 07:48
A sprinter from Sierra Leone who has been sleeping rough on the streets of London is facing deportation after being arrested.

Ill-equipped walkers' peak rescue

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 07:35
Rescuers battle through 70mph gales to help six ill-equipped walkers off a Snowdonia peak.

Can independent MPs make a difference?

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 06:59
Can independent MPs make a difference?

VIDEO: Chile women in abortion rights march

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 06:37
Women in the Chilean capital Santiago have taken to the streets to call on the government to decriminalise abortion.

VIDEO: Why did China pollution film disappear?

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 06:26
Authorities in China appear to have removed from websites a popular local documentary which highlights the country's problems with severe pollution.

Ukraine rebels 'pull heavy weapons'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 06:23
The pro-Russia separatist leader in Donetsk in east Ukraine says rebels have fully removed heavy arms from the front line as agreed in the ceasefire.

PM urges Labour to rule out SNP deal

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 06:20
David Cameron calls on Labour's Ed Miliband to rule out a post-election deal between his party and the SNP.

Murphy pledges young people's fund

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 06:18
Scottish teenagers who do not go to university will receive £1,600 to spend on what they "need to get on in life", Scotland's Labour leader pledges.

Making £12,000 a time from Vines

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 06:12
Ben Phillips tells Newsbeat how making Vines for up to £12,000 a time has changed his life.

More UK army personnel sent to Iraq

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 06:10
The UK announces nearly 60 further Army personnel are to be sent to Iraq to train local troops fighting so-called Islamic State militants.

Protests After Police In Wis. Kill 19-Year-Old Black Suspect

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-07 06:06

Authorities say an officer was assaulted after responding to a call about reckless driving. It is not clear whether the man was armed.

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Man in court over cyclist murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 05:52
A man appears in court charged with the murder of a 15-year-old cyclist stabbed to death in north London.

How To Oust A House Speaker (Hint: Don't Even Try)

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-07 05:52

A group of conservative representatives in the House are unhappy with House Speaker John Boehner and they want to replace him. Can they do it?

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Woman found dead at Cardiff house

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 05:48
A woman is found dead at a house in Cardiff, police confirm.

Large firms to reveal gender pay gap

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 05:45
Companies with more than 250 employees may have to reveal differences in pay between men and women after the government agreed to implement the measure.

Machine 'cascades' cash to driver

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 05:44
A car park ticket machine "cascades" more than £32 in coins at a driver like a fruit machine jackpot payout.

Obama to mark 1965 Selma march

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 05:30
US President Barack Obama is due to take part in events celebrating the 50th anniversary of a landmark civil rights march in Selma, Alabama.

Cargo ship runs aground at Corpach

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 05:29
A cargo ship has run aground while docking close to Fort William on the west coast of Scotland.

More Jobs, Less Inflation Drive Down 'Misery' — So Where's The Joy?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-07 05:16

With unemployment dropping, the "misery index" is at its lowest level in more than 50 years. So why aren't Americans feeling cheerful? Economists say meager wages and big debts are still problems.

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Malaysian Official: Search For MH370 To Continue Through May

NPR News - Sat, 2015-03-07 05:03

The ill-fated airliner disappeared a year ago and despite an intensives search in the southern Indian Ocean, no definitive clues have turned up.

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