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Thomas enjoys Flanders favourite tag

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 07:04
Britain's Geraint Thomas says it is "pretty special" to be one of the favourites for Sunday's Tour of Flanders in Belgium.

Jobs 'at risk under Labour' - Hague

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:54
Improved living standards and a growth in jobs would be at risk under Labour, former Tory leader William Hague says.

Two men die in Ceredigion collisions

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:52
Two men die in separate road incidents in Ceredigion and a third is in a serious condition in hospital.

Charges over cigarettes theft plot

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:44
Sixteen people are charged with plotting to steal millions of pounds worth of duty free cigarettes from a company at Gatwick Airport.

Sewol parents in inquiry protest

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:38
Relatives of the victims of the Sewol ferry disaster march to press the South Korean government for a truly independent inquiry.

In Kentucky, Rescuers Scramble To Reach People Trapped By Flash Floods

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:38

Heavy rains on Thursday and Friday in the state triggered flooding, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people.

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Bedene wins first match as a Briton

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:30
Aljaz Bedene makes a winning start to life as the British number two in Casablanca after becoming a UK citizen last week.

Arsenal 4-1 Liverpool

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:14
Arsenal tighten their grip on a Champions League place with a comfortable win over Liverpool at Emirates Stadium.

Dragons 25-21 Blues

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 05:35
Newport Gwent Dragons win a thrilling European Challenge Cup tie against Cardiff Blues to reach semi-finals.

5 Arrested In Kenyan Attack As Al-Shabab Promises 'Bloodbath'

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-04 05:33

Some of those arrested in connection with Thursday's deadly attack on a university in the country's east were reportedly trying to flee to neighboring Somalia, where the extremist group is based.

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Hunt promises teachers 'respect'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 05:20
Labour's Tristram Hunt says he wants to put "trust back in the relationship" between education ministers and teachers.

Shia militia pulled out of Tikrit

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 04:44
Iraqi Shia militia, who helped recapture Tikrit from Islamic State, are pulled out of the city amid reports of violence and looting.

How do you survive 66 days lost at sea?

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 04:30
A sailor who was missing at sea has been found alive and well on his upturned boat after two months adrift. How is it possible for someone to survive being stranded for that long?

VIDEO: Typhoon Maysak heads for Philippines

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 04:29
BBC Weather's Ben Rich looks ahead to Typhoon Maysak's predicted path.

Brief Eclipse Dazzles Skywatchers

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-04 04:10

The third in a set of four lunar eclipses that began a year ago and will finish in late September could be seen from the U.S. East Coast to Asia.

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One Direction 'stronger than ever'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 04:09
Harry, Liam, Louis and Niall promise to carry on after two-month tour break.

President-Elect Buhari Tells Nigerians Not To Expect 'Miracles'

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-04 03:59

Nigerians have elected a former military strongman to be their next president. Muhammadu Buhari, who insists he's a changed man, says his first order of business will be to crush Boko Haram militants.

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Colorful Fringe Candidates Vie For Prominence In UK Election

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-04 03:59

With just over a month to go before general elections in Britain on May 7, snap polls show no clear front runner as the countdown begins.

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Movies Explore The Intersection Of Religion And Violence

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-04 03:59

There has been a spate of religious movies and documentaries from Killing Jesus to Going Clear. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Rev. Gary Hall of the National Cathedral in Washington.

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Reporter Covered Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things In Wartime

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-04 03:59

Pulitzer-prize winning journalist John Burns has announced his retirement. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with Burns about four decades of reporting for the New York Times.

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