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Eating To Break 100: Longevity Diet Tips From The Blue Zones

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 12:14

The centenarians living in Blue Zones aren't drinking Ensure or eating chocolate ice cream. Instead, many are drinking wine, and all are eating beans. But living to 100 isn't just about diet.

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King wins after five months out

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 12:06
Dani King returns to win the first stage of the Tour of the Reservoir after suffering a collapsed lung five months ago.

TT rider Carswell dies in practice

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 11:20
TT competitor Gary Carswell dies following an incident during the first practice session at the Jurby Motodrome race meeting.

Kenya tells UN to close Dadaab camp

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 11:01
Kenya's deputy president tells the UN to close the Dadaab refugee camp for Somalis after 147 students in Garissa were killed by Somali militants.

I thought the dream was on - McCoy

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 10:45
AP McCoy says he thought he would win the 2015 Grand National before he eventually finished fifth aboard Shutthefrontdoor.

Burnley 0-1 Arsenal

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 10:42
Arsenal close the gap on league leaders Chelsea as Aaron Ramsey secures a narrow away win at Burnley.

Part Of Fishing Boat Destroyed In Japan Tsunami Appears Off Oregon

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-11 10:27

The 30-foot piece of the commercial trawler was found Thursday floating off the Ona beach about 65 northwest of Eugene.

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Shots fired on US Capitol Hill

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 10:27
The US Capitol is on lockdown in Washington DC after shots were fired on Saturday afternoon.

VIDEO: Cheers at 'Scotland's royal wedding'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 10:27
Tennis star Andy Murray has married his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears in a ceremony in his hometown of Dunblane.

VIDEO: Oxford men cruise to boat race win

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 09:32
Watch the final moments of the 2015 Boat Race as Oxford claimed a fourth victory in five years.

VIDEO: Alps instructor: 'It is easy to fall'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 09:23
Yann Westercamp, a ski instructor in the French ski resort Flaine, explains how a British child may have died in a skiing accident.

VIDEO: Confetti for Murray and his bride

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 09:06
Tennis star Andy Murray has married his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears in a ceremony in his hometown of Dunblane.

Murray rehearsal photographer dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 09:04
A photographer who became unwell as press and the public gathered outside Dunblane Cathedral for Andy Murray's wedding rehearsal dies.

Man injured after fight has died

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 08:59
A man who was critically ill with head and leg injuries after an incident in the Ballysillan area of north Belfast dies.

VIDEO: CCTV 'shows Hatton Garden heist'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 08:57
CCTV images showing a gang of burglars pulling off the Hatton Garden jewellery robbery have been released.

Locking horns in annual Goat Race

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 08:55
Two pygmy goats lock horns in the annual Oxford Cambridge Goat Race in Spitalfields, just a short distance from the River Thames and the university Boat Race.

Oxford win Women's Boat Race

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 08:53
Heavy favourites Oxford beat Cambridge by six-and-a-half lengths to win an historic staging of the Women's Boat Race.

Nazi camp survivors mark liberation

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 08:48
Survivors return to the Buchenwald concentration camp to mark the 70th anniversary of its liberation by US soldiers.

Saracens 22-6 Leicester

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 08:39
Saracens increase their chances of a top-two finish with victory over play-off rivals Leicester Tigers at Allianz Park.

Bangladesh hangs Islamist politician

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 08:35
An Islamist politician convicted of war crimes during Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence from Pakistan is hanged at a prison in Dhaka.