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Exercise And Protein May Help Good Gut Bacteria Get Their Groove On

NPR News - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:38

A new study of athletes suggests exercise may help support a rich, diverse mix of bacteria in the gut. But scientists say the athletes' high-protein diet may also be supporting the community.

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England youth can surprise - Fowler

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:34
England's youngsters can cause a surprise at the World Cup with a fearless approach, says Robbie Fowler.

Call for Wales to have fewer MPs

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:34
Former Welsh Secretary Cheryl Gillan says the nation should have fewer MPs at Westminster now the Welsh government has more powers.

VIDEO: Can virtual reality make a comeback?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:34
Virtual reality - a technology which failed in the 20th Century - creates a new wave of excitement at the E3 games expo in Los Angeles.

Lib Dems pledge curriculum shift

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:32
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says all English schools should have qualified teachers and follow a core curriculum.

Ford breaks ankle on Star Wars set

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:23
Hollywood actor Harrison Ford is recovering in a UK hospital after injuring his ankle on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII.

Dancing On A Lark: Gov. Christie Struts His Stuff On 'Tonight Show'

NPR News - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:22

The New Jersey governor showed the Evolution of Dad Dancing with Jimmy Fallon, the show's host.

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VIDEO: Donovan: song writing royalty

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:19
Donovan and an absent Ray Davies are honoured by the Songwriters Hall of Fame

VIDEO: Star in Wars: Ford injured on set

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:11
Harrison Ford has broken his ankle on the Buckinghamshire set of Star Wars

VIDEO: 'Miliband and Clegg should apologise'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:06
Lord Storey says Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg should apologise to Liverpool for backing a Sun newspaper campaign.

iPads In Special Ed: What Does The Research Say?

NPR News - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:03

There are 8 million iPads in the classroom, but only a few thousand studies of their effectiveness.

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'Anti-homeless' studs are removed

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:00
Studs meant to repel rough sleepers from a block of flats are removed after thousands of people sign a petition against them.

Hate crimes fall at football matches

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 03:58
The number of sectarian incidents recorded at Scottish football matches fell in 2013/14, according to Crown Office figures.

Bergdahl Back In The U.S. To Continue Recovery

NPR News - Fri, 2014-06-13 03:55

The Army sergeant spent five years as a captive of the Taliban. He arrived at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio early this morning after spending nearly two weeks recuperating in Germany.

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'Corrupt' machine gun killers jailed

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 03:52
Three men who admitted killing a 25-year-old man with a sub-machine gun in an Edinburgh suburb are jailed for life.

Jones doubts councils over education

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 03:51
First Minister Carwyn Jones tells BBC Wales he thinks some local authorities are incapable of improving education in their area.

Mayor of Venice quits amid inquiry

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 03:31
The mayor of the Italian city of Venice, Giorgio Orsoni, resigns amid a wider investigation into alleged corruption over new flood barriers.

Shiite Leaders Urge Iraqis To Rise Up Against Sunni Extremists

NPR News - Fri, 2014-06-13 03:25

The militant group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria already controls the cities of Mosul and Tikrit, and has now taken towns in Diyalah province.

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New rights for online shoppers

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 03:22
Online shoppers now have longer to cancel orders while complaints calls should be cheaper, under laws that take effect on Friday.

Vettel told to ‘raise his game’

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 03:17
Red Bull champion driver Sebastian Vettel told to adapt his driving by his team while struggling earlier this season.
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