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Police name biker killed in crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 02:17
A motorbike rider killed in a crash on the A75 Gretna to Stranraer road in Dumfries and Galloway is named as Dr Robert Murphie.

Greece on the brink

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 02:13
The eurozone is facing its gravest crisis in its 16-year history with Greece on the verge of defaulting, writes the BBC's Gavin Hewitt.

Three holes-in-one in a round of 57

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 02:05
A 59-year-old American amateur golfer hits three holes-in-one in a single round as he cards a score lower than his age.

Trio from family among Tunisia dead

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 02:02
Tributes have been paid to three members of the same family who died in the gun attack in Sousse, Tunisia.

VIDEO: Hooray for Kanye? West divides opinion

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 01:56
US rapper Kanye West delivers his anticipated Glastonbury festival but his performance has divided opinions .

Man in inciting racial hatred charge

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 01:47
A Somerset man is charged with inciting racial hatred ahead of a proposed demonstration in an area of London with a large Jewish population.

VIDEO: World's smelliest plant blooms in Edinburgh

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 01:41
One of the world's largest and smelliest flowers has blossomed for the first time in Scotland.

'A massive moment for English game'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 01:38
'Massive moment' for England women's football

Hundreds Burned In Taiwan As Fire Erupts In Water Park

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-28 01:35

The fire started during a musical performance, NPR's Frank Langfitt reports, after colored powder shot out from the stage over the audience — and ignited.

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Swift and friends leave mark on park

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 01:32
Taylor Swift is joined on stage by Cara Delevigne, Serena Williams and Kendall Jenner as she wraps up her UK tour.

British children in Belgian bus crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 01:30
A bus carrying 34 British children and seven adults crashes in Belgium, with at least one fatality, according to local reports.

Police hunt two men after sex attack

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 01:23
Police are hunting for two men in connection with a serious sexual assault on a 34 year old woman in Hull city centre.

VIDEO: Attenborough on Obama and energy

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 01:13
The BBC's Andrew Marr speaks to Sir David Attenborough about his meeting with US President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington.

Wildlife Forensics Lab Uses Tech To Sniff, Identify Illegal Wood

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-28 01:12

International timber trafficking is an estimated $100 billion business. A lab that usually focuses on endangered animal cases is using a sophisticated machine to identify contraband wood shipments.

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Presidential Aspiration Born From A Modest, And Tragic, Beginning

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-28 01:03

"It's not a log cabin like Abe Lincoln, but he grew up in a mobile home, which is South Carolina's equivalent of it," said one of Sen. Lindsey Graham's former classmates.

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Irish couple killed in beach attack

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 00:51
A couple from County Westmeath have died in Friday's terror attack in Tunisia, bringing the number of Irish people killed to three.

Injured jockey Creighton 'conscious'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 00:46
Irish jockey Eddie Creighton is "responsive" after coming out of an induced coma following a fall during a race in Australia.

Crosby: Joni Mitchell unable to speak

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 00:37
Musician David Crosby says his friend Joni Mitchell is still unable to speak after being found unconscious in her home two months ago.

ECB 'to end Greek bank lifeline'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 00:25
The European Central Bank is expected to end emergency lending to Greece's banks on Sunday, the BBC understands

ECB to turn off emergency help for Greek banks

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 00:24
The European Central Bank's governing council is expected to turn off Emergency Liquidity Assistance for Greek banks, or life-preserving loans to them, at its meeting later, according to well-placed sources.

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