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VIDEO: Will and Kate 'baby rumours' quashed

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 03:39
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have enjoyed a white-water speed boat ride as they continue their tour of New Zealand.

Drug Courts Help Addicts Recover — But May Cost Them Their Rights

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 03:33

Drug courts were established 25 years ago, transforming the legal response to drug addicts. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to West Huddleston, CEO of an association of drug court professionals.

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Lawmaker Says U.S. Must Go Beyond Sanctions With Russia

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 03:33

After Russia took over Crimea last month, the U.S. passed economic sanctions against Russia. But Republican Mike Rogers, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, says that is not good enough.

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Putin Could Send Europe Scrambling For Energy Sources

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 03:33

As Russian President Putin threatens to disrupt Europe's natural gas supplies, energy expert Jonathan Stern tells NPR's Rachel Martin that the continent has no short-term alternative to Russian gas.

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Evidence Against Boston Bombing Suspect Is Plentiful

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 03:33

As the anniversary of last year's marathon bombing approaches, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Carrie Johnson about the investigation and legal wrangling yet to come.

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Armed Pro-Russian Men Hold Police Station In Eastern Ukraine

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 03:33

In Ukraine, special forces are trying to take back the city of Slovyansk from encroaching pro-Russian militants. Correspondent Ari Shapiro gives NPR's Rachel Martin the latest.

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D-Day: BBC to mark 70th anniversary

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 03:22
The 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 is to be marked by a series of programmes on BBC TV and radio.

Ceredigion 'enviro-crime' pilot plan

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 03:00
A team of specialists could be called in to tackle litterbugs, fly-tippers and dog fouling in Ceredigion.

Motorist survives 80ft cliff fall

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 02:59
A man survives an 80ft (24m) cliff fall after his car left the road and plunged into the sea near Brighton.

World must end 'dirty' fuel use - UN

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 02:46
A long-awaited report on how to curb climate change says the world must rapidly move away from carbon-intensive fuels.

Driver dies after car hits bridge

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 02:30
A 25-year-old man dies after his car crashes into a railway bridge in Stirling in the early hours of Sunday.

ECB signals further monetary stimulus

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 02:03
European Central Bank president, Mario Draghi, says he is ready to provide "further stimulus" if the euro remains strong and inflation low.

CPS should pay legal bill - MP Evans

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:59
Former deputy speaker Nigel Evans, who was cleared of rape and sexual assault charges, says prosecutors should pay his £130,000 legal costs.

UK ship in '24/7' missing plane hunt

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:59
The search for flight recorders from missing the missing Malaysian plane is proving "challenging", the commander of a Royal Navy ship says.

Ukrainian Minister: Security Officer Killed, 5 Wounded In Gunfight

NPR News - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:51

Ukraine's interior minister says one security officer has been killed and five others have been wounded in a gunfight with pro-Russian militia.

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Arsenal legend Wilson has cancer

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:50
Arsenal goalkeeping legend and veteran broadcaster Bob Wilson has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Hug beats Weir to marathon glory

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:35
Dave Weir misses out on a record seventh London Marathon wheelchair title after losing to Marcel Hug in a sprint finish.

Man arrested after cars vandalised

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:34
A 22-year-old man is arrested by police after a number of cars are damaged in north Belfast.

Woman bailed in park murder inquiry

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:14
A woman questioned by police in connection with the murder of a vulnerable man stabbed 102 times in an Essex park is released on bail.

VIDEO: Suffragette film is shot in Parliament

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-13 01:09
The Houses of Parliament are for the first time being used as a set for a commercial film, as shooting for Suffragette takes place.
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