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Party 'bullied' Macintosh supporters

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 03:20
Scottish Labour MSP Ken Macintosh says the "party machine" is bullying his supporters in an attempt to avoid a leadership contest.

Clean Your Grill, And Other Hot Holiday Tips From Alton Brown

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-23 03:03

Whether you're barbecuing OR grilling, a meat-eater or a vegetarian, here's how to keep your flavor from going up in smoke this Memorial Day weekend.

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Photos Capture The Joy On Playgrounds Around The World

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-23 03:03

From the U.K. to Kenya to the West Bank, photographer James Mollison exposes not only inequalities among rich and poor countries, but also the intimate moments that unfold during recess.

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Elderly man killed in car crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 02:43
An 80-year-old man is killed in a car crash in County Down.

Rail disaster victims remembered

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 02:41
A memorial service is being held in Edinburgh to commemorate the deaths of more than 200 people in Britain's worst rail disaster.

Jetbike's land speed record attempt

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 02:37
A jet-powered bike will attempt to reach speeds of 400mph on a Carmarthenshire beach in a bid to break the British two-wheeled land speed record.

Vettel tops final Monaco practice

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 02:35
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel pips the Mercedes drivers in final practice at the Monaco Grand Prix, after Lewis Hamilton had dominated.

German woman, 65, 'has quadruplets'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 02:25
A 65-year-old German woman gives birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure, Germany's RTL television reports.

Man seriously hurt in collision

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 02:19
A 20-year-old pedestrian is seriously injured after being knocked down by a car in Paisley.

Irish Anti-Gay-Marriage Leader Tweets Election Concession

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-23 01:52

In a gesture that indicates the Irish ballot measure to legalize same-sex marriage has succeeded, the head of the organization that ran the No campaign tweeted his congratulations to the Yes side.

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Iraq forces start Ramadi fightback

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 01:51
Iraqi forces and Shia militias move to engage Islamic State militants east of Ramadi, which they lost on Sunday, witnesses and officials say.

VIDEO: World's oldest woman turns 116

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 01:45
An American woman, said to be the oldest person in the world, is celebrating her 116th birthday on Saturday.

VIDEO: Millie gets pick of bespoke doghouses

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 01:40
Interior design students at a Leicester university create a series of doghouses as part of a 'Barkitechture' project.

Grange Hill's Benny Green found dead

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 01:34
Terry Sue-Patt, who played Benny Green in the children's TV series Grange Hill, is found dead in east London.

Take It Outside: Teaching Sex Ed On The Streets Of New York

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-23 01:30

Sex education often occurs in one of two places: at home or at school. Francisco Ramirez is bringing the subject out into the open.

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Alopecia girl wins model contract

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 01:19
A girl who lost her hair through alopecia gets a "huge confidence boost" by winning a modelling contract in a competition.

Man hit by multiple cars killed

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 01:09
A man is killed as he hit by a number of vehicles near Popham motorway services in Hampshire.

MP to face no party action over memo

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 00:59
Alistair Carmichael will not face any party disciplinary proceedings over the leak of a memo before the general election, the Lib Dems say.

What makes the perfect goal?

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 00:49
Team v individual? Volley? Set-piece v open play? Passing move? Celebrations? Just what is required to make the perfect goal?

'Israel row' sinks UN nuclear talks

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 00:24
A UN conference aimed at preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons ends in failure after a row over a nuclear-free Middle East proposal.

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