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VIDEO: Electric plane at Farnborough Airshow

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 09:19
Nigel Cassidy looks at the E-fan, an experimental electric plane from Airbus, on display at the Farnborough International Airshow

Lee Rigby killer allowed appeal

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 09:05
Michael Adebowale, who was given a 45-year prison sentence for the murder of soldier Lee Rigby, is given permission to appeal against his sentence, the High Court rules.

In Response To Dwindling Applications, Peace Corps Makes Big Changes

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-15 09:01

The Peace Corps has announced that it's streamlining its application process so volunteers won't have to spend hours doing paperwork or wait a year to find out if they're being sent abroad.

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The good, the bad and the quirky: World Cup in stats

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 09:00
A look at the best statistics from the 2014 Fifa World Cup, featuring the impressive and the downright dismal.

BBC staff to strike over pay

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:48
BBC staff are to take industrial action on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games next Wednesday, it is announced.

Concrete tomb killer jailed for life

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:48
A man convicted of murdering his friend by bludgeoning him to death with a hammer and burying him in a concrete tomb is jailed for life.

In pictures: Germany football heroes

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:40
Germany's World Cup heroes dance for euphoric crowds

The real Jean-Claude Juncker

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:37
Enter the fixer - a glimpse of the real Juncker

AUDIO: Shaun the Sheep tops character poll

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:34
Richard Starzak, creator of TV show Shaun the Sheep, reacts to the character being voted the nation's favourite.

Profile: Nicky Morgan

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:33
Michael Gove, now government chief whip, has been succeeded in the cabinet reshuffle as education secretary by former corporate lawyer Nicky Morgan.

Pupils 'unprotected from extremism'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:31
A school is not protecting its pupils from the possible risks of extremism and should go into special measures, Ofsted says.

Iran floats nuclear talks extension

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:30
Iran's foreign minister says talks with world powers on Iran's nuclear programme could be continued beyond Sunday's deadline.

Costa completes move to Chelsea

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:29
Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa completes his transfer to Chelsea after signing a five-year deal at Stamford Bridge.

In 'Underwater Dreams,' Robotics Team Puts Lens On Immigration Debate

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:13

The new documentary, produced by Jeb Bush Jr., explores the topic of immigration reform through the lives of undocumented students who win an underwater robotics competition.

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Plan To Make 6 States Out Of California May Head To Ballot

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:08

The plan would create states with names such as Jefferson, Silicon Valley, South California. The constitutional amendment needs more than 800,000 signatures to qualify; backers say they have enough.

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Science minister has tough job ahead

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:04
Greg Clark has a tough act to follow as the new science and universities minister, commentators say.

VIDEO: Powered paragliders at Farnborough

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 08:01
The BBC's Theo Leggett meets a firm displaying at the Farnborough Airshow which makes powered paragliders.

Triathlete Jenkins out of Games

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:57
Two-time world triathlon champion Helen Jenkins withdraws injured from Wales' team for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Comcast 'Embarrassed' By The Service Call Making Internet Rounds

NPR News - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:53

In case you missed it, a customer posted eight minutes of a bleak call with Comcast. His attempt to cancel his cable set a new standard for bad customer service.

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Two charged with historical abuse

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 07:47
Two men are charged by police investigating allegations of historical child sex abuse, alleged to date back to the late-1970s.
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