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How Tiananmen inspires HK youth

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 20:09
How Tiananmen inspires Hong Kong's young activists

Paris flower market named for Queen

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 19:59
The Queen is to have a flower market in Paris named after her during her three-day state visit to France.

'The Game Was His Life': Baseball's Don Zimmer Dies At 83

NPR News - Wed, 2014-06-04 19:44

In his 66 years in professional baseball, Zimmer served as a manager, player, coach and executive. He was still working for the Tampa Bay Rays when he died Wednesday, two months after heart surgery.

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Bergdahl home town cancels welcome

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 19:29
The home town of Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier freed from Afghan captivity, cancels a welcome rally over safety concerns, amid allegations he deserted.

Thalidomide victims in new legal bid

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 18:01
UK Thalidomide victims launch legal action against the drug's manufacturer and distributor 50 years after it was prescribed to their mothers.

VIDEO: Eimear McBride wins Baileys prize

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 17:43
The debut novelist, Eimear McBride, wins the £30,000 Women's Prize for fiction for her book A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing.

VIDEO: China buyers flock to Taiwan's Computex

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 17:00
Better relations between China and Taiwan is helping to pull in new buyers to Asia's biggest IT show in the Taiwan capital Taipei.

Bali Briton awaits appeal decision

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 16:43
A British woman on death row in Indonesia must wait to discover if her challenge to the government's refusal to fund her appeal was successful.

VIDEO: Ericsson to minimise electronic waste

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 16:31
What happens to the TVs, computers and smartphones we throw out? Telecoms giant Ericsson talks about the challenges in tackling the problem.

Teenage star of cancer diagnosis

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 16:25
The teen prodigy turned cancer detective

Why is Glasgow the UK’s sickest city?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 16:21
The city where more people die early than any other

Last creator of Navajo WW2 cipher dies

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 16:11
The last of the 29 Navajo Americans who developed a code with their native language to encrypt military messages in World War 2 has died at the age of 93.

Camel infection 'led to Mers death'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 15:33
Doctors believe they have found the first evidence that a new deadly virus in the Middle East has been transmitted from a camel to people.

Pollution tie to irregular heartbeat

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 15:33
Air pollution is linked to an increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat and blood clots in the lung, research suggests.

Attorney Says Sterling Will Sell Clippers, Drop NBA Suit

NPR News - Wed, 2014-06-04 15:23

The lawyer says Donald Sterling will honor last week's deal by his estranged wife to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.

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Oil firms 'unfazed' by independence

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 15:19
The North Sea oil and gas industry is unfazed by the prospect of Scottish independence, the authors of a report suggest.

Sterling agrees to Clippers sale

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 15:16
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling agrees to sell the team for $2bn (£1.2bn) and drop his lawsuit against the league, his lawyer says.

Business jargon: Squaring the circle

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 15:15
Why business jargon is business poison

The women reporters who covered D-Day

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 15:11
The women who reported from the front line

Premier League revenues break £3bn

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 15:08
Premier League clubs' revenues broke through the £3bn mark in the recent 2013-14 season, say analysts Deloitte.
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