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Leicester 22-14 Northampton

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 10:34
Leicester earn the win they need to claim a Premiership play-off place against a weakened but spirited Northampton side.

McConaughey brushes off Cannes 'boos'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 10:10
Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey shrugs off criticism of his new film at the Cannes film festival ahead of Saturday's public premiere.

8 Bodies Recovered From U.S. Helicopter Crash Site In Nepal

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-16 09:49

The Huey UH-1 chopper went down east of the capital Kathmandu on Tuesday while coordinating disaster relief to the quake-stricken Himalayan country.

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Wiggins misses British 10-mile record

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 09:29
Sir Bradley Wiggins fails to break Alex Dowsett's British 10-mile record during a time trial on the A63 near Hull.

Walkden wins World Taekwondo gold

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 09:21
Liverpool's Bianca Walkden becomes only the second Briton ever to win gold at the World Taekwondo Championships.

VIDEO: Campaigners 'delight' at pub victory

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 09:04
An east London pub is to start trading again after campaigners fought to save it from being transformed into a flat.

VIDEO: First clash for Labour leadership candidates

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 09:00
Prospective Labour leaders address the annual Progress think tank conference in London.

VIDEO: Guard of honour greets Gerrard

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 08:56
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard receives a guard of honour ahead of his side's Premier League contest against Crystal Palace, his final appearance at Anfield.

Unmanned Russian Rocket Burns Up Carrying Mexican Satellite

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-16 08:54

The launch is the latest in a string of failures for the Proton-M rocket, a workhorse for the International Launch Services, a joint Russia-American satellite carrier business.

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VIDEO: Ukraine: Will ban on Soviet symbols change how people think?

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 08:49
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signs into law legislation that bans the use of communist symbols.

Burundi 'coup plotters' in court

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 08:18
Eighteen suspected coup plotters appear in court in Burundi following a failed attempt to oust President Pierre Nkurunziza.

Porsche crashes through coffee shop

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 08:14
A driver is treated for minor injuries after her sports car crashed through a coffee shop window.

St Mirren 2-1 Motherwell

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 07:57
Motherwell will face a relegation play-off after St Mirren fought back to claim victory in Paisley.

Queens Park Rangers 2-1 Newcastle United

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 07:57
Newcastle's survival hopes remain in the balance as QPR fight back from a goal down to win their final home game.

Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Hull City

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 07:56
Hull City go into the final game of the season staring relegation in the face after losing to Tottenham.

Sunderland 0-0 Leicester City

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 07:52
Leicester City secure survival and Sunderland edge closer to it after their goalless Premier League draw.

Massaro reaches British Open final

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 07:45
England's Laura Massaro beats defending champion Nicol David to reach the British Open final, but Nick Matthew is beaten.

'Queen of Gaelic singers' dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 07:38
Flora MacNeil, who was described as the "Queen of Gaelic singers", has died at the age of 86 after a short illness.

Migrant boats 'not a Myanmar problem'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 07:27
Myanmar's government says it is not responsible for the migrant boat crisis in south-east Asia, and may not attend an emergency summit on the issue.

FBI To Look At Possibility That Train Hit By Object Before Derailing

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-16 06:36

Investigators now say there's evidence that the Amtrak train that crashed and at least one other may have been struck by an unknown projectile.

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