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Battle joined at Bannockburn Live

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:07
Two days of historical re-enactments are held to mark the 700th anniversary of the battle of Bannockburn.

VIDEO: Thousands attend Bannockburn events

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:03
One of the most famous military clashes in British history - the Battle of Bannockburn - has been commemorated in Scotland.

Prince 'wanted more grammar schools'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 06:46
The Prince of Wales tried to influence government decisions in areas including grammar schools expansion and GM crops, former Labour cabinet ministers reveal.

'Scores trapped' in India collapse

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 06:41
More than 100 workers are still feared trapped following a building collapse in southern India, while 10 die in a similar tragedy in Delhi.

VIDEO: Giant 20kg jellyfish in Cornwall

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 06:34
A giant barrel jellyfish has been spotted swimming in an estuary near St Mawes in Cornwall.

Prince 'wanted complementary medicine'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 06:07
Former cabinet minister Peter Hain says Prince Charles encouraged him to press the Welsh government to introduce complementary medicine on the NHS.

Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed Deportations

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-29 06:03

President Obama will also seek an emergency appropriation of more than $2 billion to deal with the surge of Central American immigrants flooding the southern border.

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Liverpool choir sings for Pope

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 05:56
Choristers from Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral sing for the Pope during a Mass in Rome where Archbishop Malcolm McMahon receives his symbol of office.

GPs who miss cancer could be named

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 05:24
GPs with a poor record in spotting signs of cancer could be named under government plans to boost NHS transparency.

VIDEO: Time-lapse of Glastonbury clean-up

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 05:12
Thousands of Glastonbury festival-goers have left enough litter to warrant an army of litter-pickers.

'Rodriguez at Maradona's level'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 04:59
Colombia's James Rodriguez is called the best player at the World Cup after his match-winning display against Uruguay.

Charity ride bikes stolen at Anfield

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 04:53
Five Irish Liverpool fans visiting Merseyside for a charity cycle ride in memory of the Hillsborough victims have their bikes stolen outside Anfield.

Liverpool should keep Suarez - Comolli

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 04:32
Liverpool's former director of football Damien Comolli says the club should keep Luis Suarez despite his bite ban.

Iraqi Military Launches Offensive Against Insurgents In Tikrit

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-29 04:20

The city was the hometown of former dictator Saddam Hussein. The government was trying to retake territory from Sunni insurgents.

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VIDEO: Martin Freeman on Richard III role

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 04:15
Martin Freeman talks to Andrew Marr about his latest role in Richard III, set in the 1970s.

I want more Grand Slam wins - Serena

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 04:01
Serena Williams says she will keep going for more Grand Slams despite her shock Wimbledon exit against Alize Cornet.

Ballet makes Glastonbury debut

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 04:00
The English National Ballet takes the stage in a first for the prestigious company at this year's Glastonbury festival.

Muslim Refugees In Greece Make Do Without A Mosque

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-29 03:58

Iraqi and Syrian refugees in Athens find themselves in the only major EU capital without a formal mosque. Muslims are celebrating Ramadan at a time when xenophobia in Greece is on the rise.

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Justices To Rule In Hobby Lobby Contraception Case

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-29 03:58

The Supreme Court is expected to decide Monday whether healthcare plans must cover contraceptives, as legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg tells NPR's Don Gonyea.

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In Nigeria, Many Girls Are Married And Divorced Before Adulthood

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-29 03:58

Nigeria's rate of child marriage is among the highest in the world. Michelle Faul of the Associated Press tells NPR's Don Gonyea that the rate of girls being divorced and abandoned is rising too.

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