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Bernie Sanders Likens Salacious 1972 Essay To 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-31 09:53

The senator from Vermont and Democratic presidential candidate has been put on the defensive about the article he wrote for an alternative newspaper.

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It's ok Clegg, Russia's banned lots of things

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 09:45
What else has come under fire in Moscow?

Burundi urged to delay elections

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 09:45
African leaders urge President Nkurunziza of Burundi to postpone elections, and call for an end to the unrest sparked by his decision to stand.

Kjeldsen wins Irish Open play-off

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 09:19
Dane Soren Kjeldsen birdies the first play-off hole to see off Eddie Pepperell and Bernd Wiesberger at the Irish Open.

Iglesias injured in drone mishap

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 08:44
Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias receives treatment after two of his fingers are injured by a drone camera during a concert in Mexico.

England thrash Barbarians 73-12

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 07:58
Christian Wade scores a hat-trick as an England XV record a comprehensive win over Barbarians at Twickenham.

Motherwell 3-0 Rangers (agg 6-1)

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 07:56
Motherwell ease to a second comfortable win over Rangers to preserve their Scottish Premiership status.

Contador wins second Giro d'Italia

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 07:50
Spain's Alberto Contador finishes the final stage of this year's Giro d'Italia in the peloton to ensure he wins the overall title.

Brownlee cruises to win in London

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 07:40
Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee claims his second win of the World Triathlon Series with a devastating performance.

Peer attacks right-to-buy plan

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 07:32
Former civil service chief Lord Kerslake criticises plans to extend the right to buy their homes to housing association tenants.

Club investigates 'racist sex tape'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 07:25
Leicester City launches an investigation after accusations three of its players appeared in a racist sex tape.

Blatter 'victim of a conspiracy'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 07:15
Fifa president Sepp Blatter is the victim of a conspiracy from "behind the scenes", his daughter tells the BBC, amid a corruption crisis.

Egypt destroys Mubarak headquarters

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 06:45
Egypt begins demolishing the headquarters of the now-dissolved party of former President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo.

No Love Lost In Paris As 'Love Locks' To Be Cut From Bridge

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-31 06:45

For years, lovers have placed padlocks on the bridge and tossed the key into the Seine as a symbol of their undying commitment to one another. But Parisian officials have a less romantic view.

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Ministers will quit over EU, PM told

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 06:36
David Cameron is urged to allow ministers to campaign for Britain's EU exit by a leading Eurosceptic MP.

Ennis-Hill qualifies for Rio Games

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 06:18
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill finishes fourth in her first heptathlon since London 2012, ensuring she can defend her title.

Woman dies in car and bus crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 06:16
A woman dies and three others are injured after a car and coach collided on the M73 in North Lanarkshire.

Racial Diversity Grows On Network Television, But Will Quality Lag Behind?

NPR News - Sun, 2015-05-31 06:16

Network TV's fall schedule has a lot of new shows with non-white stars and casts. But NPR television critic Eric Deggans wonders if those series will explore race and culture as well as current shows.

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Rejoice at British boxing's big hits

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 05:59
Home-grown talent outshines the Las Vegas hype machine in a night to celebrate British boxing - even James DeGale got a cheer.

S Africa 'admits $10m Fifa payout'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-31 05:55
South Africa did pay $10m to a football body led by Jack Warner, one of the figures at the centre of Fifa corruption allegations, local media say.