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Gatlin powers to 200m win in Monaco

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 22:53
Former world champion Justin Gatlin wins the men's 200m in a time of 19.68 seconds at the Monaco Diamond League.

'People fell from the sky' - the papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 21:52
Saturday's newspapers point the finger of blame at Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

China bus crash leaves 38 dead

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 21:38
Thirty-eight people die after a lorry collides with a bus on a motorway in China's southern Hunan province.

Iran nuclear talks deadline extended

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 20:53
The deadline for an agreement between Iran and world powers on Iran's nuclear programme is extended until 24 November.

The last craftsmen in England?

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 18:40
Are these the last master craftsmen in England?

'Holocaust Survivors' Club' looks to next generation

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 17:03
Who will keep Holocaust memories alive?

'Stilton shoes' enter cheese battle

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 16:51
A shoe with a "Stilton wedge" heel is the latest weapon in a Cambridgeshire village's fight to have its blue cheese recognised officially as Stilton.

'Safer' kisspeptin IVF shows promise

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 16:51
Twelve babies have been born using a potentially safer way of getting eggs for use in IVF with the hormone kisspeptin, UK doctors say.

Nuclear Negotiations With Iran Extended 4 Months

NPR News - Fri, 2014-07-18 16:04

The U.S., Iran and five other nations have agreed to continue talks past their Sunday deadline.

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VIDEO: Has spying damaged US reputation?

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 16:01
Has US spying and drones damaged its global reputation?

The bizarre tale of the ladies who limped

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:59
Author Jeremy Clay tells the The bizarre tale of the ladies who limped.

New York's 'Night Of Birmingham Horror' Sparked A Summer Of Riots

NPR News - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:52

The shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer in New York City led to six days of rioting in Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant — the first in a series of violent protests in 1964.

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VIDEO: The problem with sex education in India

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:31
Indian minister's views on sex education inspire satire

UK anti-piracy action set to begin

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:29
People in the UK who persistently pirate music and movies will soon start getting emails warning them that their actions are illegal.

JK Rowling plans crime book spree

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:24
JK Rowling's crime novels written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith will eventually outnumber her Harry Potter books, she reveals.

Up to our necks in a diabolical element

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:19
The diabolical element we are piling up for the future

Why sprinters are muscly and climbers are wiry

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:17
Why cyclists who fly uphill do not have thighs like these

Five names to inspire at Glasgow 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:12
From a cyclist who lost 60 of his family in the Rwandan genocide to a Pakistani squash player who pretended she was a boy.

Thousands attend gay pride parade

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:06
Thousands attend Glasgow's annual celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender culture.

Iraqi Christians flee from Mosul

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-18 14:56
Christians flee the Iraqi city of Mosul after Islamist militants threatened to kill them unless they converted to Islam or paid a "protection tax".
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