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Fast-track passport plan revealed

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 05:31
The Home Office releases details of how people facing delays in their passport application can get it fast-tracked for free.

VIDEO: From Star Wars to Star in a Ward

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 05:26
Harrison Ford 'breaks ankle' on Star Wars film set at Pinewood studios

Crazy Bad Luck: It's Friday The 13th With A Full Moon

NPR News - Fri, 2014-06-13 05:24

The next time this phenomenon will happen is Aug. 13, 2049.

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Flag move 'most significant in years'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 05:05
A police decision to clamp down on flags in a mixed area of Belfast is the "most significant" flag policy move in years, according to an academic expert who advised the Northern Ireland Executive on flags.

Day in pictures: 13 June 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 05:01
24 hrs of news photos: 13 June 2014

Bowe Bergdahl arrives back in US

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:56
Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier freed in May after five years in Taliban captivity arrives at a Texas military base after a flight from Germany.

Reasons for 'Trojan Horse' pessimism

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:52
Will the anger dissipate in 'Trojan Horse' schools row?

Teletubbies return with new episodes

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:48
Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po are to return to CBeebies with a new series - the first produced since 2001.

Manaus pitch is 'perfectly playable'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:46
The much-maligned Manaus pitch will be fine for England's opening game against Italy on Saturday, the FA is told.

Exercise And Protein May Help Good Gut Bacteria Get Their Groove On

NPR News - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:38

A new study of athletes suggests exercise may help support a rich, diverse mix of bacteria in the gut. But scientists say the athletes' high-protein diet may also be supporting the community.

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England youth can surprise - Fowler

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:34
England's youngsters can cause a surprise at the World Cup with a fearless approach, says Robbie Fowler.

Call for Wales to have fewer MPs

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:34
Former Welsh Secretary Cheryl Gillan says the nation should have fewer MPs at Westminster now the Welsh government has more powers.

VIDEO: Can virtual reality make a comeback?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:34
Virtual reality - a technology which failed in the 20th Century - creates a new wave of excitement at the E3 games expo in Los Angeles.

Lib Dems pledge curriculum shift

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:32
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says all English schools should have qualified teachers and follow a core curriculum.

Ford breaks ankle on Star Wars set

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:23
Hollywood actor Harrison Ford is recovering in a UK hospital after injuring his ankle on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII.

Dancing On A Lark: Gov. Christie Struts His Stuff On 'Tonight Show'

NPR News - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:22

The New Jersey governor showed the Evolution of Dad Dancing with Jimmy Fallon, the show's host.

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VIDEO: Donovan: song writing royalty

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:19
Donovan and an absent Ray Davies are honoured by the Songwriters Hall of Fame

VIDEO: Star in Wars: Ford injured on set

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:11
Harrison Ford has broken his ankle on the Buckinghamshire set of Star Wars

VIDEO: 'Miliband and Clegg should apologise'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:06
Lord Storey says Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg should apologise to Liverpool for backing a Sun newspaper campaign.

iPads In Special Ed: What Does The Research Say?

NPR News - Fri, 2014-06-13 04:03

There are 8 million iPads in the classroom, but only a few thousand studies of their effectiveness.

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