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Muse top day one of Radio 1's Big Weekend

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 15:07
Muse, Florence and the Machine and Rudimental tie up the first day of Radio 1's Big Weekend in Norwich with Taylor Swift and Foo Fighters still to come.

VIDEO: Greece debt crisis: A street artist's graffiti guide

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 15:06
Street artist Cacao Rocks explains what the increasing graffiti in the Greek capital tells us about the political climate in the country.

Restrictive nursery policy 'unfair'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 15:04
Reform Scotland calls for unfair childcare policies which restrict access for pre-schoolers to be changed.

VIDEO: Huge cheers as Ireland votes 'yes'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 14:52
The Republic of Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to legalise same-sex marriage - watch the crowd's reaction outside Dublin Castle as the result is announced.

Ireland's 'historic vote'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 14:37
The "yes" vote in Ireland's referendum on same-sex marriage makes some of Sunday's UK front pages.

Somali MP killed in Mogadishu attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 13:53
A Somali MP is shot dead in the capital Mogadishu in an attack by suspected Islamists, one of a number of violent incidents in the war-torn country.

England lack cutting edge - Agnew

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 13:51
England bowled perfectly adequately but when James Anderson fails to take wickets who else will, asks Jonathan Agnew.

DeGale makes history with points win

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 13:42
James DeGale beats Andre Dirrell on points to become the first Briton to win Olympic gold and a professional world title.

VIDEO: US police officer cleared in manslaughter case

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 13:27
A police officer in Cleveland has been cleared of all charges relating to the fatal shootings of two unarmed black people.

Real Madrid 7-3 Getafe

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 13:24
Cristiano Ronaldo finishes with a season's best goals tally as his hat-trick helps Real Madrid hammer Getafe.

Prescott backs Burnham for leader

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 13:00
Former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Prescott says he is backing Andy Burnham to be the next leader of the Labour Party.

Oil-Soaked Wildlife Turn Up On California Coast, As Cleanup Efforts Continue

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-23 13:00

Workers continue to clean the coastline near Santa Barbara, where some 105,000 gallons of crude oil were spilled. Several pelicans, both dead and alive, have been found soaked in oil.

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Cleveland Simmers In Wake Of Officer's Manslaughter Acquittal

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-23 13:00

Cleveland residents are on edge after a white police officer is found not guilty in the 2012 shooting deaths of an unarmed black motorist and his passenger. The shooting followed a high-speed car chase that ended in a barrage of gunfire.

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Burundi opposition figure shot dead

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 12:59
The leader of a small Burundian opposition party has been shot dead in the capital Bujumbura, witnesses say.

Leading Ukraine rebel chief 'killed'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 12:38
One of the top rebel commanders in eastern Ukraine, Alexei Mozgovoi, is killed in an attack on his car, media say.

Huge Crowd In El Salvador For Beatifcation Of Slain Archbishop

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-23 12:36

The ceremony for Oscar Romero — who was gunned down during mass in the capital, San Salvador, in 1980 — is the last step before being declared a saint by the Vatican.

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Putin signs 'undesirable' NGOs bill

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 12:16
President Putin signs a bill allowing Russian authorities to ban foreign NGOs deemed undesirable from operating inside the country.

England need fighters to win - Wood

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 12:08
Test debutant Mark Wood says England can still beat New Zealand at Lord's, but need "fighters" to "knock them over".

Southend United 1-1 Wycombe Wanderers (7-6 pens)

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 11:55
Southend are promoted to League One after beating Wycombe on penalties in the League Two play-off final.

Farc rebels killed in new air strike

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 11:41
Colombia's security forces kill at least five rebels from the Farc a day after the left-wing rebel group suspended its unilateral ceasefire.