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Hamilton slowest in final practice

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 07:06
Lewis Hamilton is slowest of all in an incident-strewn final practice at the Canadian Grand Prix as team-mate Nico Rosberg sets the pace.

Beau Biden, Vice President's Son, Remembered In Delaware Service

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 07:01

The former attorney general and Iraq War veteran being laid to rest in a Catholic ceremony in Wilmington.

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US policewoman convicted of assault

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 06:28
A jury in Los Angeles convicts a female police officer of assault for repeatedly kicking a handcuffed woman who died soon afterwards.

24 rescued after river boat capsizes

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 06:25
Twenty-four people have been rescued from the River Foyle after a boat capsized on Saturday afternoon.

Man Utd defend conduct of stewards

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 05:54
Manchester United have defended the conduct of their stewards for removing walking aids from disabled Arsenal fans.

Armed police online survey skewed

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 05:46
The results of a poll about Dyfed-Powys Police officers carrying guns are skewed after being shared on Facebook.

Murray 'close' to Grand Slam title

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 05:45
Andy Murray says he feels close to the form that won him two Grand Slam titles after defeat to Novak Djokovic at the French Open.

VIDEO: Fifa corruption: View from Caymans

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 05:18
The arrest of Jeffrey Webb, Fifa's Head of Football in North and Central America and the Caribbean, saw the spotlight on corruption in the game move to the Cayman Islands. Nick Davis reports from Georgetown.

Saudis Shoot Down Scud Missile Fired By Houthi Rebels In Yemen

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:59

The Cold War-era rocket, which appeared to be targeted at a major air base in the kingdom's south, was brought down by Patriot missiles, officials say.

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Afghan women talk to the Taliban

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:58
An all-female Afghan delegation holds historic talks with representatives of the Taliban in the Norwegian capital, Oslo.

Baseball fan hit by broken bat

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:55
A female fan has suffered life threatening injuries after being hit by a broken bat at a baseball game, according to police.

Royal siblings photo to be released

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:54
A picture of Princess Charlotte with her brother Prince George is to be released later, Kensington Palace says.

Harwich stowaways 'a pitiful sight'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:30
The sight of sick and tired suspected illegal immigrants found among washing machines in lorries at an Essex port was pitiful, local MP Bernard Jenkin says.

Search for Malaysia quake children

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:26
Rescuers in Malaysia search for six pupils and two teachers missing since an earthquake struck Malaysia's highest peak, Mount Kinabalu, on Friday.

'No concerns' at Farah's Salazar link

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:21
UK Athletics has "no concerns" over Mo Farah's link with his coach Alberto Salazar following allegations made in a BBC programme.

Alton Towers closed for weekend

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:17
Alton Towers will remain closed over the weekend while investigations into a serious rollercoaster crash continue, its owner confirms.

Djokovic beats Murray to reach final

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:17
Novak Djokovic sees off a thrilling fightback from Andy Murray to win their French Open semi-final in five sets.

Funeral for crash teen to be held

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:15
The funeral of one of two young men killed in a car crash on the outskirts of Londonderry will take place later.

Official Death Toll In China's 'Eastern Star' Disaster Rises To Nearly 400

NPR News - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:11

The cruise ship, which was righted on Friday, capsized on Monday in the Yangtze River with 456 people aboard.

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Horses die while 'racing' at fair

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 04:05
Two horses die after colliding while apparently being raced at the Appleby Horse Fair in Cumbria.

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