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Released men denied compensation

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 01:29
Two men who served long sentences before their convictions were overturned lose High Court actions in their fight for compensation.

Wigan forced to change in canteen

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 01:17
Wigan Warriors players have to change in a canteen at John Smith's Stadium before their win at Huddersfield Giants.

The Forces Behind The Decline Of For-Profit Colleges

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-08 01:06

New regulations are scheduled to take effect July 1 — the latest in a series of challenges to the industry.

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Billionaire Or Bust: Who Are Rich Backers Lining Up With?

NPR News - Mon, 2015-06-08 01:00

Since the Supreme Court Citizens United decision, money in politics has exploded. To make it in this 2016 presidential candidates need their own billionaire. Here's who's lining up with who.

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Do McLaren look like amateurs?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 00:43
McLaren's chassis is about as good as a Ferrari, but they may have to wait some time for the Honda engine to catch up.

Liverpool sign Burnley striker Ings

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 00:35
Liverpool confirm the signing of Burnley's England Under-21 striker Danny Ings.

Shares in Deutsche Bank surge 7%

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 00:28
Shares in Deutsche Bank jump 7% the day after the German banking giant's co-chief executives resigned.

Women challenge 'unfair' divorces

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 00:28
Two women who say they were "duped" into accepting "unfair" divorce settlements appeal to have them overturned in the Supreme Court.

VIDEO: Brits dominate at Tony awards

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-08 00:21
Dame Helen Mirren is named best actress, while The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time picks up honours including best play at the Tony theatre awards in New York.

App allows war crimes to be reported

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 23:56
In dangerous places around the world, where soldiers or police officers may be committing human rights abuses, a mobile phone has become a key weapon.

Review promised of red tower plans

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 23:42
Portsmouth City Council promises to review plans to paint a city landmark red and white.

'Even sick, Serena remains the best'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 23:40
Novak Djokovic must wait for another career Grand Slam chance but Serena Williams could win all four in a calendar year.

Lost Posture: Why Indigenous Cultures Don't Have Back Pain

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 23:25

There are a few populations in the world where back pain hardly exists. One woman thinks she has figured out why, and she's sharing their secrets. Have Americans forgotten how to stand properly?

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Iceland 'to end capital controls'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 23:20
Iceland is set to announce the end of capital controls following a vote in parliament to tighten financial regulations.

The Truth About America's Graduation Rate

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 23:18

Graduation rates have been rising since 2002. NPR Ed asked 14 reporters at member stations around the country to find out why.

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Amid Violence In Baghdad, A Musician Creates A One-Man Vigil

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-07 23:13

Karim Wasfi, conductor of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra, has been playing his cello at the sites of deadly attacks across Baghdad.

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VIDEO: Protests disrupt Mexico vote

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 23:08
Protesters disrupted voters in some parts of Mexico on Sunday, as they took part in mid-term elections.

Shops fire 'linked to car fires'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 23:07
A "suspicious" fire causing damage to four shops in the centre of Maidstone in the early hours may be linked to five earlier car fires, Kent Police says.

Climate and extremism lead G7 talks

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 23:03
Measures to tackle climate change and terrorism are expected to dominate talks as the second day of the G7 summit of economic powers gets under way.

From cramped trains to luxury planes

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-07 22:49
Twenty years ago Marieanne Spacey took unpaid leave to play at England’s first World Cup, now things have changed dramatically.