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Death penalty for Tiananmen crash

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 08:03
A court in China's western Xinjiang province sentences three men to death over a deadly car crash in Beijing's Tiananmen Square last October.

California dreaming

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 08:01
London’s hi-tech aspirations on display at Technology Week

Harris case has 'unavoidable doubt'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:51
There are problems with the prosecution case against veteran entertainer Rolf Harris that "cannot be pushed aside", his defence says.

Firms launch fresh Alstom gas bid

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:51
Siemens and Mitsubishi have come up with a fresh offer for France's Alstom in a rival attempt to General Electric's bid.

UK outlaws Isis militant group

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:47
The UK outlaws the militant group which has seized parts of Iraq as Nick Clegg warns of a "direct threat" to British citizens from conflict in the Middle East.

The Key Sticking Points In The Iranian Nuclear Talks

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:44

Iran and six world powers have set a July 20 deadline for reaching a deal on Iran's nuclear program. With the clock ticking, here's a look at the main obstacles.

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First Scottish constitution set out

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:43
The first draft constitution of an independent Scotland is set out by the Scottish government, ahead of the 18 September referendum.

Teacher pretended she had cancer

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:41
A teacher at a Swansea school pretended she had cancer and gave colleagues a list of songs she wanted played at her funeral, a disciplinary panel hears.

Michael Schumacher 'out of coma'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:41
F1 legend Michael Schumacher has left hospital in Grenoble and is no longer in a coma following his skiing accident, his family says.

Neville commentary draws complaints

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:32
The BBC receives 445 complaints from viewers about Phil Neville's BBC One commentary on England's World Cup match against Italy.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:31
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling denies Labour claims of a prisons overcrowding crisis.

Spain arrests eight in 'ISIS cell'

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:29
Spanish police have detained eight people on suspicion of recruiting militants to fight in Syria and Iraq, officials say.

Tony Gwynn, San Diego Padres Hall Of Famer, Dies

NPR News - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:28

Gwynn, known as "Mr. Padre," flirted with a .400 batting average in 1994. Over his career, he earned eight National League batting titles and had 3,141 hits. He was 54.

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Prisons not in crisis, says Grayling

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:24
There is no "crisis" of overcrowding in England and Wales' prisons, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has said.

Surviving two new hearts, to US Open star

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:19
Double-heart-transplant survivor and US Open runner-up Erik Compton warrants a Hollywood movie aged 34, writes Iain Carter.

Twitter hate for wrong Phil Neville

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:19
A radiator salesman called Phil Neville is sent hundreds of abusive tweets intended for his footballing namesake.

Hospital 'cleared' over baby deaths

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:16
An independent review into the deaths of three babies clears a Lanarkshire hospital of any failures.

Monday's gossip column

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:13
Diego Costa explains Chelsea move, Lionel Messi tells Argentina to improve and Thomas Vermaelen is linked with Man Utd.

Disappearing D-Day veteran turns 90

BBC - Mon, 2014-06-16 07:06
A WW2 veteran who hit the headlines after he vanished from his nursing home in Hove to attend the D-Day commemorations turns 90.
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