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Woman dead in flat for six years

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 08:35
A woman in her seventies is found dead in her ground floor flat in Bournemouth, six years after she died.

VIDEO: Rebekah Brooks: I am innocent

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 08:21
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks and husband Charlie make statement after being cleared of all charges in the phone-hacking trial.

Latinos Pledge Allegiance To More Than One Soccer Team

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-26 08:12

For many Hispanics cheering on Team USA and a Latin American team is a win-win. Univision taps into this double patriotism by referring to the U.S. team as "el equipo de todos" — everybody's team.

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New deal on farm payments announced

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 08:12
A new deal on farm payments and rural development has been endorsed by the Stormont Executive, it is announced.

Banksy artwork 'will be removed'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 08:06
A Banksy artwork in Cheltenham will be removed before being auctioned for up to £1m, the firm that put up scaffolding around it says.

U.S. Advances In World Cup Despite 1-0 Loss To Germany

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-26 08:06

The U.S. advances to the round of 16 after a tight loss to Germany, 1-0, and a 2-1 win by Portugal over Ghana. This is the team's second consecutive trip to the knockout round.

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Lindsay Lohan to make West End debut

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 08:01
Actress Lindsay Lohan is to make her West End and stage debut later this year in a production of David Mamet's Speed-The-Plow.

VIDEO: Savile abuse victim: 'I felt used'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 08:01
A woman who was abused by Jimmy Savile at Leeds Royal Infirmary when she was 16 has told the BBC that the way she was abused was "seamless" and felt like it had "obviously been done before."

Rise in US cannabis use treatments

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:53
Cannabis use in the United States has increased, with more people visiting hospital emergency departments over their use, a UN report says.

Babatunde ruled out of World Cup

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:51
Nigeria midfielder Michael Babatunde is ruled out of the rest of the World Cup because of a fractured wrist.

Suarez handed four-month ban for bite

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:50
Luis Suarez is banned from world football for four months for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini.

VIDEO: Bahrain 'moving backwards' says activist

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:38
Nabeel Rajab, one of the most prominent opposition activists in Bahrain, has been speaking after being released from jail.

In pictures: Festivalgoers arrive at Glastonbury

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:34
Festival goers arrive at Glastonbury

Energy probe could see 'major change'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:25
A full investigation of the UK energy market by the Competition and Markets Authority could lead to "major structural change", says the boss of the industry regulator Ofgem.

Nadal survives scare against Rosol

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:13
Rafael Nadal fights back to beat Lukas Rosol and avoid a repeat of his shock Wimbledon defeat by the unseeded Czech two years ago.

US demands Russian action on Ukraine

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:11
US Secretary of State John Kerry calls on Russia to show "within hours" it is working to disarm separatist militants in eastern Ukraine.

FDA Warns Of Life-Threatening Reactions With Acne Products

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:06

Many people use products using benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid to treat acne. The Food and Drug Administration says rare but dangerous allergic reactions have landed people in the hospital.

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VIDEO: Will Ferrell's Team USA bite pledge

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:04
US football fans in Brazil receive a surprise visit from their team's 'substitute player' and alleged secret weapon - actor and comedian Will Ferrell.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic 'Buffer Zone' Law

NPR News - Thu, 2014-06-26 07:01

The justices said Massachusetts' law mandating a 35-foot buffer zone around clinics providing abortion services violates First Amendment rights.

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Mortgage cap 'insures against boom'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-26 06:52
Plans by the Bank of England to cap riskier mortgage lending is an important "insurance policy" for the UK economy, MPs and the industry say.
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