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VIDEO: 'A grim start to a holiday'

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:57
Chris and Alison McCabe say they have had "a grim start" to their holiday, after Eurotunnel warns passengers they face long delays due to "migrant activity".

Why are Team Sky so good on Tour?

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:56
Mobile kitchens, 47 bikes and a terrible loser for a boss, how big-spending Team Sky stay ahead of the pack at the Tour de France.

Display marks crop circle anniversary

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:45
An exhibition, marking 25 years since the appearance of one of the world's most famous crop circles, opens in Wiltshire.

Put An Herb In It: Lebanon's Fresh Approach To Beer And Cocktails

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:34

Herbs like za'atar and sumac have long been stars of Lebanese cuisine. Now they're moving out of the kitchen and into beers and cocktails, infusing them with a patriotic taste.

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Put An Herb In It: Lebanon's Fresh Approach To Beer And Cocktails

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:34

Herbs like za'atar and sumac have long been stars of Lebanese cuisine. Now they're moving out of the kitchen and into beers and cocktails, infusing them with a patriotic taste.

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Sturgeon leads China trade mission

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:31
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon heads to China for a trade mission which aims to improve links between the two countries.

When Detecting Land Mines, The Nose Knows — Or, In This Case, The Trunk

NPR News - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:27

In Angola, elephants avoid leftover land mines by using their prodigious sense of smell. The U.S. Army took notice — and now it's hoping to learn from elephants how to develop a better detector.

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VIDEO: Moeen Ali's bowling masterclass

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:22
BBC Breakfast presenter Mike Bushell is given a bowling masterclass by England cricketer Moeen Ali.

Kendall: I can still win leadership

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 01:04
Labour leadership hopeful Liz Kendall says she can win the race, despite coming last in a recent YouGov poll which put left-winger Jeremy Corbyn in the lead.

Australian in court on return from IS

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 00:50
A nurse who says he was forced to work with Islamist State militants in Syria is arrested and appears in court on his return to Sydney.

Australia bid to amend medal results

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 00:47
Athletics Australia demands an investigation into the result of the triple jump final at the 1980 Moscow Olympics.

Pupil's perfect 12-year attendance

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 00:33
A Blackpool schoolgirl goes through 12 years of her school life without missing a single day.

VIDEO: 'It is wonderful to be back in Kenya'

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 00:29
In an opening speech at the start of his visit to Kenya, Barack Obama says he is proud to be the first US president to visit the country.

Woman dies after being hit by car

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 00:26
A 70-year-old woman dies after she was hit by a car while walking her dog.

VIDEO: Learning to be a bee farmer

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 00:10
The BBC meets Rebecca Marshall, one of the first people to go through the Bee Farmers Association's apprenticeship scheme.

Ex-coke workers' legal bid landmark

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 23:22
Lawyers for more than 350 ex-National Coal Board coke workers are hoping for a landmark High Court ruling in their compensation fight over illnesses.

Shark attack surfer returns to water

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 22:52
A champion surfer who escaped a shark attack in South Africa live on television returns to the water six days later in his native Australia.

Heavy rain to return to UK on Sunday

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 22:28
Heavy rain is due to return on Sunday after a month's worth of rain fell in a single day on Friday, the Met Office says.

Turkish jets strike IS and PKK

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 22:24
Turkish air force jets carry out fresh strikes against Islamic State positions in Syria - and also hit Kurdish militants in northern Iraq.

VIDEO: Russia: Fifa's Blatter 'a victim'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 22:13
The man in charge of the Russia World Cup has insisted that Fifa president Sepp Blatter is "a victim" of the scandal engulfing football's world governing body.

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