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VIDEO: Jason Statham's Games diving display

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 21:40
Hollywood actor Jason Statham competes for England in the diving competition at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland.

Former CEO David Perdue Wins Georgia's GOP Senate Runoff

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-22 19:46

Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that will help determine which party controls the Senate

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Stowell rejects Tory 'top-up' salary

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 19:36
Baroness Stowell rejects a Conservative offer to pay part of her salary, saying it would be a conflict of interest.

Row over 'bonkers' EU energy plan

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 19:28
EU commissioners meet today to agree an energy savings target for 2030 amid serious disagreement about how ambitious it should be.

VIDEO: Madrid fans' joy at Rodriguez signing

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 18:52
Real Madrid have signed World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from French league club Monaco.

VIDEO: Goodluck Jonathan meets girls' parents

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 18:42
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has had his first meeting with the parents of the 219 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist extremists.

VIDEO: Would you eat a 'waste' food curry?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 18:21
Adam Smith set up the UK's first cafe which serves only waste, or "intercepted", food.

US court allows Arizona execution

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 17:39
The US Supreme Court clears the way for Arizona to execute a murderer who had sought information about the lethal drugs to be used to kill him.

Electronic Arts earnings surge 51%

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 17:31
US video game publisher Electronic Arts reports a 51% jump in profit for the April-to-June quarter, boosted by strong sales of titles like Titanfall and FIFA 2014.

VIDEO: Saudi Arabian stock market opens up

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 17:29
Saudi Arabia's stock market will open up to foreign investors for the first time.

Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 17:14
Concept designs by famous manufacturers on show in US

Do four-year-olds need a graduation ceremony?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 16:27
Do four-year-olds need a graduation ceremony?

'Fewer degree offers' for minorities

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 16:16
Ethnic minority students are less likely to receive offers from UK universities than their white British peers, research suggests.

Fruit Recall Hits Trader Joe's, Costco, Wal-Mart Stores

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-22 16:03

The recall applies to "certain lots of whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white and yellow), plums and pluots" from a California packing company, the FDA says.

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The curious world of street furniture

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:21
The curious world of England's street furniture

Labour's Frank Dobson to quit as MP

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:16
Former Labour cabinet member Frank Dobson announces he will stand down as an MP at the general election next year.

Will MH17 air disaster damage Putin?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:16
Will MH17 disaster tarnish Putin's reputation?

Figures reveal rape report locations

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:15
More rapes were reported in West Fife than any other area in Scotland over a 14-month period, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.

Call for greater silica safeguards

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:13
Academics at the University of Stirling call on the Health and Safety Executive to tighten workplace exposure limits on harmful silica dust.

Leaders hail Glasgow 2014 legacy

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-22 15:12
The Prime Minister David Cameron and First Minister Alex Salmond have been focusing on the legacy of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
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