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WW2 veterans back in the 'cockpit'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 08:37
Two veteran RAF glider pilots return to the "cockpit" at a museum in Gloucestershire to mark the 70th anniversary of Operation Varsity.

Ukraine ex-president's son 'drowns'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 08:14
A son of Viktor Yanukovych reportedly drowns in Lake Baikal in Russia - the latest in a series of deaths of people close to Ukraine's ex-president.

Hearts celebrate league title win

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 08:12
Hearts "congratulate everyone connected with the club" after securing the Scottish Championship title.

Europe's far-right meets in Russia

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 08:07
Representatives of European far-right parties hold a forum in St Petersburg organised by a pro-Kremlin grouping, with a protest outside broken up.

Parisians Sing The Praises Of 'Singin in the Rain'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 08:03

Until a few years ago, American musical theater was rarely performed in France. But it's become a huge hit, with 'Singin in the Rain' as the latest sold-out success.

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Branagh speaks out over NI arts cuts

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 07:59
Belfast-born actor and director Sir Kenneth Branagh speaks out against cuts to the arts in Northern Ireland.

Liverpool 1-2 Manchester United

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 07:52
Steven Gerrard is sent off 38 seconds after coming on as a half-time substitute as Manchester United beat Liverpool.

Police probe homophobic ref tweet

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 07:45
Homophobic and abusive tweet sent to Welsh referee Nigel Owens is being investigated by police.

Fugitive killer held in Canaries

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 07:34
A "most wanted" fugitive who killed an off-duty fireman with a single punch in Coventry is arrested in the Canary Islands.

Crew held as Syria helicopter crashes

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 07:25
A Syrian government helicopter crashes in Idlib province, with four crew captured and one killed, monitors say.

VIDEO: Richard III coffin arrives at Bosworth

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 07:16
A ceremony takes place on the site of the Battle of Bosworth as part of a procession leading up to King Richard III's reburial in Leicester.

Keeping Women Out Of The Work Force Is Economic Nonsense

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 07:08

New studies show how much a country loses if it discriminates. Not only would the women themselves benefit — to the tune of $9 billion in developing countries alone — The national economy would, too.

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Gerrard sent off after 48 seconds

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 07:08
Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is sent off against Manchester United just 48 seconds after coming on as a substitute.

Man's death treated as 'suspicious'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 06:31
Police are treating the death of a 39-year-old man in the street in North Lanarkshire as suspicious.

Ted Cruz to reveal US presidency bid

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 06:28
Republican Texan Ted Cruz will set out on Monday his plans to run for the US presidency in 2016, according to his advisers.

Funding row over devolved tax powers

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 06:15
Attempts to tie increased funding for Wales to the devolution of income tax were blocked by the Welsh Liberal Democrat leader.

ISIS Issues 'Wanted' List Of 100 U.S. Military Personnel

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 06:14

U.S. defense and intelligence officials tell NPR that the list appears to have been derived from publicly available sources and not a breach of a government server.

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DUP 'not getting more from UUP pact'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 06:13
The Ulster Unionist leader says he does not believe the DUP is getting more out of their unionist electoral pact than his party.

Women help bury Kabul mob victim

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 05:54
Women break Afghan funeral customs to help bury a woman killed by a mob in Kabul on an apparently false charge of burning the Koran.

Qatar Digital Library Preserves The Music Of A Vanishing Past

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-22 05:50

The tiny, super-rich state of Qatar takes pride in its modernity, with its gleaming skyscrapers and lucrative gas fields. But it is also investing in a huge history project.

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