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Sausage roll row: US 'invents' new summer snack

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 09:45
An American supermarket has created a "new" summer snack that look very familiar to Britons.

PHOTOS: Meet Martha, World's Ugliest Dog

NPR News - Sat, 2017-06-24 09:35

At least that's the assessment of judges in Petaluma, Calif., where the mastiff took the crown at this year's World's Ugliest Dog Contest. And she defeated some formidable pupposition (also pictured).

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Bethnal Green fire: Building evacuated as flames spread

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 09:22
Fire breaks out in a flat and spreads to the roof of the four-storey block in east London.

Women's World Cup 2017: India shock England in opener after four run-outs

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 09:08
Hosts England have four players run out as they suffer a 35-run defeat by India in their opening Women's World Cup match at Derby.

Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton takes on 'pressure' for 'beautiful lap'

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 09:03
Lewis Hamilton says he thrives under "pressure" after salvaging a pole position in Azerbaijan with a "beautiful lap".

European Team Championships: Great Britain third after day two with six victories

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 09:01
Great Britain sit third after day two at the European Team Championships with Harry Aikines-Aryeetey winning in the 100m and 4x100m relay.

Glastonbury: Jeremy Corbyn 'inspired' by young voters

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 08:43
The Labour leader follows Craig David on the Pyramid Stage, for a speech two weeks after the election.

Camden tower evacuations: Rosie's story

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 08:33
Why new mum Rosie has decided to stay in her Camden tower block, despite it failing fire safety tests.

Sir Terry Wogan statue unveiled in Limerick

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 08:32
Eighteen months after his death, a bronze sculpture of the broadcaster is unveiled in his home city.

Queen's 2017: Five best shots as Marin Cilic beats Gilles Muller

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 08:27
Watch five of the best shots as Marin Cilic wins his semi-final against Gilles Muller at Queen's 6-3 5-7 6-4.

Will Hughes: Watford complete £8m deal for Derby midfielder

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 08:21
Watford complete the signing of midfielder Will Hughes from Derby County for £8m on a five-year deal.

Locals confused and angry over tower evacuations in Camden

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 08:08
Residents evacuated from tower blocks by Camden Council are seeking answers about their immediate future - and some say it is an overreaction.

Dozens Of People Killed In A Bloody Day Of Attacks Across Pakistan

NPR News - Sat, 2017-06-24 07:35

Between twin bombings at a Parachinar market, a car bombing near a police office in Quetta, and a shooting in Karachi, Pakistan is reeling from attacks claimed by several extremist groups.

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Pandas in Berlin: Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in new home

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 07:25
Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in Germany from China ahead of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Parliament 'hit by cyber-attack'

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 07:22
MPs are unable to access emails remotely, as Westminster deals with a hacking attempt made on Friday.

Environmentalists Rejoice: Court Says Land Regulation Doesn't Go 'Too Far'

NPR News - Sat, 2017-06-24 06:48

The court upheld a regulation preventing a Wisconsin family from developing part of their land, denying them government compensation. The decision is a huge win for regulators and environmentalists.

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Jo Cox MP honoured with Commons plaque

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 06:25
The memorial was designed by her children Cuillin, six, and Lejla, four.

New Zealand 30-15 Lions: Tourists need to be more physical - Warren Gatland

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 06:24
The British and Irish Lions need to be "more physical" after Saturday's opening Test defeat by New Zealand, says head coach Warren Gatland.

Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on pole in Baku

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 06:22
Lewis Hamilton produces a stunning last-gasp lap in qualifying for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix to beat team-mate Valtteri Bottas to pole.

Meet the milkmen of Glastonbury

BBC - Sat, 2017-06-24 06:21
Glastonbury started serving free milk from the farm in 1970. Nearly 50 years on it’s still delivered to tents at £1.20 a pint.