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Cocaine found after boat boarded

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 01:06
Cocaine is found on board a boat which was intercepted by the Royal Navy and the Border Force in the North Sea.

Pop-Up Podcast: Same-Sex Marriage And The Supreme Court

NPR News - Sat, 2015-04-25 01:03

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on same-sex marriage, NPR's legal and political correspondents break down the historic case.

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VIDEO: Kent orchard spurs pear industry revival

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 01:02
The UK's biggest conference pear orchard has been planted at a farm in Kent, using techniques already used abroad in a bid to help British producers compete with their foreign rivals.

Bruce Jenner: I am a woman

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 00:53
The reality TV star says he still has male body parts but considers himself female.

Dawn service for Gallipoli centenary

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 00:44
The Last Post is sounded in an early morning service to mark the centenary of the military landings at Gallipoli in World War One.

VIDEO: 'Massive damage' at quake epicentre

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 00:33
A powerful earthquake has rocked central Nepal, causing extensive damage to buildings and some injuries.

Ballycastle sewage lands UK in court

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 00:32
UK could face a fine from the EU if it fails to comply with regulations on sewage treatment

VIDEO: Bruce Jenner: 'I'm going to be OK'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 00:12
The US Olympic gold medallist and reality TV personality, Bruce Jenner, has said he is transgender and identifies as a woman.

'I'd consider letting Jordan go'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-25 00:09
Chris Jordan looks vulnerable in a predictable England attack, says Jonathan Agnew, while Moeen Ali also toiled.

Strong Earthquake Shakes Kathmandu

NPR News - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:56

The 7.9 earthquake caused extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings. Dozens of were brought to the main hospital in central Kathmandu. There was no immediate estimate on fatalities.

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Lib Dem veterans commissioner plan

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:44
A veterans commissioner should be created to help those who have served in the military, the Liberal Democrats say.

Teenager breaks tournament record

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:33
Canadian teenager Brooke Henderson breaks the Swinging Skirts tournament record with a nine-under halfway total of 135.

VIDEO: Warning over Chile's Calbuco volcano

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:32
People living close to the Calbuco volcano in the south of Chile have been warned that it might erupt again at some point soon.

The unusual pledges in minor party manifestos

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:28
Most of us have now had as much time as we need to peruse the main manifesto pledges of the biggest parties - but there are some more unusual offerings for voters to choose.

Woman charged following man's murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:27
A 25-year-old woman is charged in connection with the murder of a man in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Strong earthquake strikes Nepal

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:22
A powerful earthquake strikes west of Nepal capital Kathmandu, causing extensive damage to buildings, eyewitnesses say.

VIDEO: A marathon every day... for a year

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:17
Most of those taking part in Sunday's London Marathon will have spent all year working towards the big race but one man certainly stands out from the crowd.

VIDEO: Musical tribute to Gallipoli fallen

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 23:11
Hundreds of soldiers from the Lancashire Fusiliers were killed during the Gallipoli campaign 100 years ago, and now a new piece of music has been composed in their honour.

Pakistan PM condemns activist killing

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 22:53
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemns the shooting of human rights activist Sabeen Mehmud and orders an investigation.

VIDEO: Couple plan to be oldest newlyweds

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 22:47
Two elderly lovebirds from East Sussex are set to become the world's oldest newlyweds when they tie the knot in June.