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Tour watched by 2.5m in Yorkshire

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 08:04
The second stage of the Tour de France finishes in Sheffield with 2.5m people having lined the route over two days.

McDowell retains French Open title

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 07:44
Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell successfully defends his French Open title after Kevin Stadler let slip a four-shot lead.

VIDEO: Highlights: Hamilton wins as Rosberg retires

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 07:39
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton delights the home supporters by winning the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

GB's Whiley wins wheelchair doubles

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 07:15
Britain's Jordanne Whiley and Yui Kamiji of Japan win the Wimbledon ladies' wheelchair doubles title.

US senator urges Afghan vote audit

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 07:10
A senior US senator says he expects the Afghan Election Commission to conduct a "comprehensive audit" of votes from the presidential run-off.

Team Scotland games outfits unveiled

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 07:08
The Team Scotland kit and parade uniform for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony are unveiled.

Separate Attacks In Uganda, Kenya Leave Dozens Dead

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 06:21

The extremist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for killing 13 people in a village on the coast of Kenya. In Uganda, 17 died in attacks on police stations.

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Scores killed in Uganda attacks

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 06:05
The Ugandan army says 41 gunmen and 17 police and civilians were killed when militants attacked police stations and military barracks.

Government 'not budging' on pay

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 05:57
The government is "not budging" on its changes to pay and pensions for public sector workers, Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude says.

Sloviansk: Turning point for Ukraine?

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 05:54
Is Sloviansk victory a turning point in Ukraine conflict?

VIDEO: Teenager 'beaten while unconscious'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 05:50
Israeli police repeatedly kicked a Palestinian-American teenager even after knocking him unconscious, says the boy's aunt.

Saints' Lovren keen on Liverpool move

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 05:14
Southampton defender Dejan Lovren says his head is "already at Liverpool" after interest from the Merseyside club.

Report: Most NSA-Intercepted Data From 'Ordinary Internet Users'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 05:04

Nine out of 10 communications snagged by the National Security Agency were not from legally targeted foreigners, The Washington Post says.

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VIDEO: 'Yorkshire bonjour' for Tour de France

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 04:55
The second stage of the Tour de France has got under way in York, with thousands of people lining the streets to catch a glimpse of the riders.

Language campaigners 'too negative'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 04:48
Welsh language campaigners are too negative, claims Plaid Cymru AM Lord Dafydd Elis Thomas.

Trump wins Australian Open final

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 04:44
England's Judd Trump beats home favourite Neil Robertson 9-5 in the final of the Australian Goldfields Open in Bendigo.

Call for lower North Sea tax regime

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 04:29
The North Sea needs a new tax and regulation regime, according to a report for the Scottish government by oil and gas experts.

'Gaps' in mental care for new mums

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 04:29
There are "huge gaps" in support and care for the mental health of new mothers by the NHS in England, a parenting charity says.

Israel Arrests 6 Jewish Youths In Teen's Death

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-06 04:17

The killing of Mohammed Abu Khdeir is thought to have been out of revenge. Meanwhile, Khdeir's American cousin, reportedly beaten by Israeli police, has been placed under house arrest.

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Crowd problems at Libertines gig

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-06 04:01
A performance in London's Hyde Park had problems with surging.
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