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Runner plunges 100ft down mountain

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 02:00
A fell runner suffers serious injuries when he falls 100ft (30m) down England's highest mountain.

AUDIO: Mayo on 'shiny, sparkly' Mike Smith

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 01:39
Simon Mayo remembers his old Radio 1 colleague Mike Smith who has passed away at the age of 59 following major heart surgery.

VIDEO: Compensation 'for garden city homes'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 01:19
Nick Clegg has suggested offering council tax reductions and house price guarantees to communities affected by new 'garden cities'. Tom Heap reports.

VIDEO: Sour grapes? Italian winemakers at war

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 00:45
The natural wine movement in Italy says their product is 'true' to wine drunk in the middle ages but has caused controversy in the industry. Alan Johnson reports from Tuscany.

Troops killed in Lebanon border raid

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 23:59
Eight Lebanese soldiers are killed in clashes with Syrian rebels who raided the border town of Arsal in Lebanon.

Whiplash assessment charges slashed

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 21:59
Charges for medical reports on people who say they have suffered whiplash are to be cut in a bid to tackle the "compensation culture".

The 'intolerable situation' of Gaza - the papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 21:56
Sunday's newspapers talk about the conflict in Gaza - and the political clash it has led to in the UK.

Israel says missing soldier is dead

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 21:39
The Israeli military says soldier Hadar Goldin, reported missing in Gaza on Friday, is dead, as PM Netanyahu says its operation there will continue.

Toledo Residents Cut Off From Water Supply After Tests Show Toxins

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-02 21:17

After tests revealed the presence of a toxin possibly from algae on Lake Erie, officials in Toledo, Ohio, warned residents not to drink from its water supply. More than 400,000 people are affected.

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French and German leaders mark WW1

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 20:43
The presidents of France and Germany will commemorate the 100th anniversary of Germany's declaration of war on France.

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