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What the world owes a dull grey metal

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 14:36
What the world owes this dull, grey metal

Is this the city with the loudest car horns?

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 14:27
The city where the car horns sound like thunder

Bryans win doubles to cut GB lead

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 14:09
Great Britain lead the USA 2-1 in the Davis Cup World Group after Bob and Mike Bryan win the doubles in San Diego.

VIDEO: Super Bowl party begins in New York

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 14:07
The Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks are set to face each other in the Super Bowl on Sunday, but the party in already under way in New York.

No 10 rejects appointments claim

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 13:44
Number 10 says it makes appointments "on merit" as outgoing Ofsted chair and Labour peer Baroness Morgan claims she is the victim of efforts to appoint more Tories to key posts.

Lancaster seeks more from England

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 13:39
England head coach Stuart Lancaster says his side must improve if they are to make a serious Six Nations impact.

At Least 14 Dead In Eruption Of Indonesian Volcano

NPR News - Sat, 2014-02-01 13:10

Mount Sinabung had been active for months and the latest eruption occurred only a day after authorities, believing the worst was over, allowed thousands of evacuees to return to their homes.

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Libya snatch first African title

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 13:09
Libya beat Ghana 4-3 on penalties to win the African Nations Championship in Cape Town.

Why It's Hard To Talk About Attraction In Race And Culture

NPR News - Sat, 2014-02-01 13:07

There are two things people agree on when they talk about racial/cultural preferences in dating. First, many of us have them. Second, that makes many of us uncomfortable. Beyond that, everything is contentious.

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Protestants 'should not learn Irish'

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 13:06
A senior Orangeman says Protestants should not learn the Irish language because it is "part of the republican agenda".

Powers clash over Ukraine at summit

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 12:51
The issue of Ukraine's future sparks heated debate at a security summit in Munich, as Russia trades accusations with the EU and US.

'A Global Bathtub': Rethinking The U.S. Oil Export Ban

NPR News - Sat, 2014-02-01 12:26

Amid rising production, U.S. oil companies say Congress should end a 1970s-era ban on oil exports. Some energy analysts agree, saying the way we visualize the global marketplace as a sort of chess game is holding us back. They say it's time for a new image: a bathtub.

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Punxsutawney Phil Vs. The Farmers' Almanac: Whom Do You Trust?

NPR News - Sat, 2014-02-01 12:00

We want to know who you turn to for an accurate weather forecast: is it the groundhog, the Farmers' Almanac or the nerds with supercomputers?

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Gun battle erupts before Thai poll

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 11:55
At least six people are wounded in gun battles in Bangkok between government opponents and supporters, a day before Thailand's general election.

Smoke grenades thrown at match

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 11:47
Smoke grenades were thrown as police escorted hundreds of Sunderland football fans through Newcastle city centre ahead of the Tyne-Wear derby match.

VIDEO: Syrian refugees' impact on Jordan

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 11:27
Leana Hosea reports on the impact of Syrian refugees on neighbouring Jordan.

Disorder at EDL town centre march

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 11:16
Four people are arrested in Slough town centre following disorder at an English Defence League (EDL) march and counter-demonstration.

Man Utd unlucky to lose, says Moyes

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 10:59
Manchester United manager David Moyes says his side "could not have been more unlucky" in their 2-1 defeat by Stoke.

Afghan election workers shot dead

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 10:56
Two Afghan election workers for presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah are shot dead in Herat, the day before official campaigning starts.

France 26-24 England

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-01 10:56
England suffer a heartbreaking 26-24 defeat after France score a late try to snatch a thrilling Six Nations victory.

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