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Music school teacher cleared of rape

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 06:20
A former teacher at a prestigious music school is cleared of raping an 18-year-old student in the early 1980s.

Could Fifa really take back the World Cup?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 05:46
Following Fifa head of integrity Domenico Scala's remarks that it was feasible for Fifa to strip a host country of a World Cup if corruption was proved, we examine exactly how this would work.

Drought-Friendly Recipes Kick Up The Flavor — And Cut Back On Water

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-08 05:46

An LA chef and his partner are cooking up recipes using ingredients that require less water to grow and cook with. They want to get us thinking about the resources that go into growing our food.

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Artificial leg allows patient to feel

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 05:45
Scientists in Austria have created an artificial leg which allows the amputee to feel lifelike sensations from their foot.

Scottish budget cut 'not as bad'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 05:40
The Treasury confirms fresh cuts to this year's Scottish budget will be £70m less than the £176.8m estimated last week.

Dog that killed baby 'not banned'

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 05:23
The owner of a dog that mauled an 11-month-old baby to death appears in court to dispute it was a banned breed.

Renault could quit in 2017 - Horner

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 05:21
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner warns Renault could leave the sport in 2017 over the engine development ban.

Fifa film flops at the box office

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 05:09
A vanity film about the history of Fifa has flopped in the US, taking just $607 (£397) in its opening weekend.

Why Italia 90 lives on in memory

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 05:09
Why Italia 90 lives on in memory

Jockey who 'died' returns to racing

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 05:06
Jockey Brian Toomey is to return to horseracing, two years after he was told he died for six seconds in a life-threatening fall.

VIDEO: G7 summit: David Cameron news conference

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 05:05
G7 summit: British Prime Minister David Cameron holds a news conference at the G7 summit of economic powers in Bavaria in southern Germany.

Student 'grit' finds healthy balance

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 05:03
Pupils with "grit" who are determined to succeed are not more likely to miss out on sleep or work excessively, says research

'Shaming failure' over cellar girl

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 05:00
A girl who was kept in a cellar and raped repeatedly was the victim of a "shameful failing" by agencies which should have protected her, a report says.

'Dozens killed' in Syria air strikes

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 04:46
At least 49 civilians, including six children, have been killed in government air strikes on a village in north-western Syria, activists say.

VIDEO: Confusion over new DVLA licence rules

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 04:45
New rules that abolish the paper counterpart of the driving licence could cause car hire confusion for holidaymakers this summer.

Morocco PM demands J-Lo investigation

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 04:31
Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane orders an investigation over the broadcast of a Jennifer Lopez concert.

Kalief Browder, Jailed For Years At Rikers Island Without Trial, Commits Suicide

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-08 04:29

Browder was arrested because he allegedly stole a backpack. His family couldn't afford to pay bail so he languished in jail for years, enduring beatings and solitary confinement.

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Bladder cancer being missed warning

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 04:17
Bladder cancer is being missed in women because the symptoms are so similar to a urine infection, warn experts.

VIDEO: G7 summit: Angela Merkel news conference

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 04:15
German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a news conference at the G7 summit of economic powers in Bavaria in southern Germany.

Elton John likens steward to Hitler

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 04:11
Sir Elton John likens a steward to Hitler as she tries to stop crowds from surging forward during a gig.