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Inside a political storm

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 19:14
Chris Mason experiences the Gove-May fallout first-hand

Rio bay 'will not be clean for 2016'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 17:29
Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes admits that his city will not be able to clean the polluted bay where Olympic sailing will take place in 2016.

Sport 'builds girls' confidence'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 16:59
Girls should take part in competitive sports to build their confidence and leadership, argues a group of leading girls' schools.

Rio base: Big mistake for England?

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 16:49
Were England's footballers right to choose Rio as World Cup base?

Holy sites 'may offer clues to antibiotic resistance'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 16:47
How a Ganges festival could hold clue to drug resistance

Oxlade-Chamberlain fit for World Cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 16:40
England manager Roy Hodgson says Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be fit for the World Cup after a knee injury.

Argentina 2-0 Slovenia

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 16:14
Argentina's players pose behind a banner supporting their country's claims to the Falkland Islands before a friendly.

E3: Video games ready for action

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 16:08
What to expect from the giant video games show

Why I wear the education minister's watch

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 15:57
Why I wear the Mexican education minister's timepiece

England 0-0 Honduras

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 15:48
England draw their final World Cup warm-up match against Honduras after a 40-minute delay because of a thunderstorm in Miami.

The Epsom Derby A-Team

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 15:32
Australia and Aidan O'Brien create racing history as the training genius claims Classic triumph.

VIDEO: BBC's Rory attacked by virtual shark

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 15:11
BBC technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones is attacked by a shark while trying out Sony's Project Morpheus.

California Chrome Loses To Tonalist In Belmont, Misses Triple Crown

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-07 15:04

A horse with little pedigree and an odd gait, California Chrome was a popular favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and the Triple Crown, but ultimately came up short.

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VIDEO: Gove apologises over row with May

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 14:55
Education Secretary Michael Gove has apologised to David Cameron over a row with Home Secretary Theresa May, whose special adviser has resigned, Downing Street has said.

BBC & ITV retain Fifa World Cup rights

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 14:48
The BBC and ITV will broadcast the 2018 and 2022 Fifa World Cup finals in Russia and Qatar after signing a new rights deal.

More murder charges over teen death

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 14:03
Two boys are charged with murdering an 18-year-old man in south-east London, bringing the total number of accused to five.

'Downton Abbey' Craze Serves Up A Demand For Butlers

NPR News - Sat, 2014-06-07 14:03

Buttling — the proper term for what butlers do — is a booming vocation, mostly in emerging economies. The popularity of the PBS drama series Downton Abbey is helping to revitalize the status symbol.

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30 Rock star in intensive care

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 13:38
US comedian Tracy Morgan, best known for starring in 30 Rock, is in intensive care in hospital after a six-vehicle crash in New Jersey.

Burns pleased to silence critics

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 13:05
Fourth-choice fly-half Freddie Burns said he had a massive point to prove ahead of England's 20-15 loss to New Zealand.

Hijacked sailors freed in Somalia

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-07 13:04
Eleven crew members of a Malaysian-registered ship that was hijacked by Somali pirates in 2010 are freed.
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