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Protesters in anti-austerity rally

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 01:33
Demonstrators will stage a rally in Glasgow later to protest against austerity.

Austerity hides inequality - Corbyn

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 01:14
Austerity is a "cover" for deepening inequality, Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn says, ahead of an anti-austerity demonstration in London.

Courted By Candidates, Faith Voters Say They Want To Hear More

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-20 01:03

Attendees of the Faith & Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority conference say they want to hear the candidates talk about higher education, defense and gun rights.

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Leaving Brooklyn, Bernie Sanders Found Home In Vermont

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-20 01:03

Sanders grew up a city kid, dreaming of a life in the Green Mountain State. Now, a friend says, "I think he needs his fix of Vermont."

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Man dies after boating incident

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 00:56
A man has died after being found unconscious in the sea following an incident thought to involve a motorboat and a RIB boat off the Isle of Wight.

Loyal, demanding, a winner - Murray on Mourinho

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 00:39
Andy Murray on a meeting with Jose Mourinho and what a bad day means for a tennis player compared with a footballer.

Tribute to 'determined' retiring AMs

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 00:20
First Minister Carwyn Jones pays tribute to two senior Labour assembly members who will be standing down.

Call to give schoolboys cancer jab

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 23:24
Boys should receive a cancer vaccine - already given to young girls - to stop them developing strains of the disease, experts say.

VIDEO: From Afghanistan to the boxing ring

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 23:05
A boxer who fled to England to escape the Taliban in Afghanistan is now on the cusp of fighting for a world title.

Saturday's gossip column

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 22:58
Man City to go for Jack Wilshere, Angel Di Maria on Man United struggles, Sergio Ramos offered to Barcelona, plus more.

VIDEO: Work begins on fire-hit Clandon Park

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 22:48
Work begins to prepare Clandon Park for the rebuilding work needed after it was devastated by fire.

VIDEO: Re-enactment takes place at Waterloo

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 22:15
A huge re-enactment of the Battle of Waterloo takes place in the same Belgian fields where Napoleon's army was defeated, 200 years ago.

VIDEO: Charleston relatives address suspect

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 22:13
A 21-year-old man has appeared in court via video link to face nine murder charges, after an attack on an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Red Devils in mid-air parachute drama

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 21:32
A Red Devil parachutist has a lucky escape when his chute fails to open during an airshow, leaving a team-mate to catch him in mid-air.

Don't weep for old economic targets

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 21:15
The claimant count, which used to be the headline unemployment figures, loses its National Statistic designation.

Al-Shabab Briton 'second in command'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 21:00
A British man killed while fighting with Islamist militant group al-Shabab in Kenya was second in command of his unit at the time, the BBC learns.

Obama condemns 'blight' of racism

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 19:45
Racism remains "a blight" on society, US President Barack Obama says, after the killing of nine African-Americans in a Charleston church.

'Trans student rise' prompts loo move

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 19:05
A university introduces gender-neutral toilets in response to "a growing population of trans students".

Illegal ivory crushed in New York

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 18:51
More than a ton of confiscated ivory is crushed in New York's Times Square to send a message that the illegal trade will not be tolerated.

VIDEO: Illegal ivory crushed in Times Square

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 18:50
A ton of confiscated ivory is destroyed in a ceremony in New York's Times Square to draw attention to the illegal ivory trade around the world.