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VIDEO: Could you give up meat for one day?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 00:04
A new campaign is asking us to give up meat for a day - claiming it is damaging both our health and that of the planet.

Take A Swing At This: Golf Is Exercise, Cart Or No Cart

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-14 23:48

Americans play more golf than any other sport. So how much exercise do you get from an afternoon on the links? Players clipped on pedometers and Fitbits to help us find out.

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Will the Church ever accept same-sex marriage?

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 23:32
The Church of England faces a legal challenge to its position that marriage should be between a man and a woman, reports Caroline Wyatt.

Majestic Wine profits fall 22.5%

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 23:16
Majestic Wine's annual profit falls partly due to the cost of taking over its smaller online rival Naked Wines in what it called a "challenging" year.

A Look At Sports And Health In America

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-14 23:03

Americans' relationship with sports changes as we grow older. About three-quarters of adults say they played sports as children. By the time people are in their late 20s, only about a quarter do.

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S Africa court to rule on Bashir arrest

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 23:02
A South African court will rule on Monday whether to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who faces war crimes charges at the ICC.

I feared hand amputation - Pearson

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 22:58
Sally Pearson will miss the World Championships and feared she might have had her left hand amputated after falling in Rome.

VIDEO: Pakistani refugees living in limbo

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 22:50
It has been 12 months since the Pakistani military launched an offensive against militants in their provincial stronghold of North Waziristan.

VIDEO: Syrians flee Tal Abyad fighting

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 22:40
Turkey has allowed dozens of Syrian refugees who have fled fighting between Kurdish and IS fighters to enter its territory.

Arches closure will 'damage' culture

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 22:38
The founder of troubled Glasgow arts venue the Arches warns the city's culture profile will be damaged by it's loss.

VIDEO: Warning for children over sexting

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 22:23
A campaign is being launched to give children and their parents advice if a child becomes involved in sexting.

Cycle race route 'lessons learned'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 22:09
Organisers of a major cycle race in south Wales say lessons will be learned to ensure minimum disruption next year after concerns were raised about road closures.

Fallout 4 to be released in November

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 22:05
The E3 games event in Los Angeles is kicked off by publisher Bethesda with its release date for Fallout 4 as well as a "robust" line-up of new titles.

Houses evacuated in Dunmurry fire

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 21:54
A dozen houses in Dunmurry, on the outskirts of Belfast, are evacuated because of a large fire.

N Korean soldier defects across DMZ

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 21:48
A North Korean soldier walks across the DMZ to defect to the South, officials say, in what is an extremely rare occurrence.

VIDEO: Marching into battle for bicentenary

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 21:30
The latest event to mark the anniversary of The Battle of Waterloo was the re-enactment of the Battle of Ligny - Napoleon's very last victory.

NI abortion law challenge to begin

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 21:25
A legal challenge to Northern Ireland's abortion law is due to begin at the High Court in Belfast later.

Warriors Take 3-2 Lead Over Cavaliers In NBA Finals

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-14 21:23

The Golden State Warriors moved to the verge of the NBA championship by posting their second straight victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-91 behind a 37-point effort by Stephen Curry.

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Life science firm £4.6m expansion

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 21:18
An American life sciences company is investing another £4.6m in Wales by extending its production at Pencoed, Bridgend.

Legal system 'failing' older people

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 21:18
Older people are not being protected by the legal system against abuse, neglect and other crimes, their commissioner for Wales says.

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