Politics and Such

From headline act to supporting role

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 16:50
Is there still a place for trailblazer and television star Louis Smith, after being beaten by the gymnasts he inspired?
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Tory disquiet over Israel action

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 16:44
Conservative MPs put pressure on David Cameron to take a more robust stance with Israel over its actions in Gaza.
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Ukraine crisis creates UK tensions

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 16:30
Ukraine crisis creating high-level UK tensions, Mark Urban writes
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Make-up 'godfather' Dick Smith dies

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 16:14
Oscar-winning make-up artist Dick Smith, who memorably transformed Marlon Brando into Vito Corleone in The Godfather, has died aged 92.
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Aircraft crashes at Royal Navy event

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 16:05
An aircraft crashes on to the runway at the Royal Navy Culdrose Air Day in Cornwall.
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Man arrested in Syria terror inquiry

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:48
A 23-year-old man is arrested in west London - and later bailed - on suspicion of raising money for terrorism in Syria.
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Power station fire damages tower

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:40
A large fire breaks out at Ferrybridge C power station in West Yorkshire, causing the partial collapse of a tower.
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Gaza school attack unacceptable - US

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:34
The shelling of a UN shelter in Gaza by the Israeli military is "totally unacceptable and totally indefensible", the White House says.
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US ex-governor's wife 'sought gifts'

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:27
The star witness in the corruption trial of Virginia ex-governor Bob McDonnell says the ex-first lady sought gifts in return for business help.
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Tesla and Panasonic to build factory

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:09
Electric carmaker Tesla is to team up with Japanese electronics firm Panasonic to build a battery manufacturing plant in the US.
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'Bullied' youngest councillor quits

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 15:02
Somerset's youngest county councillor resigns, citing "intimidation and bullying from other politicians".
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AS Trencin 0-0 Hull City

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 14:39
Tom Huddlestone has a penalty saved as Hull City draw 0-0 against AS Trencin in Slovakia on their European debut.
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Hat-trick of golds for England gymnasts

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 14:33
England gymnasts Max Whitlock and Claudia Fragapane both win their third Commonwealth Games gold medals in Glasgow.
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Weir powers to Commonwealth gold

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 14:24
England's David Weir puts in a majestic display to win his first Commonwealth Games title in the men's T54 1500m.
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Amos beats Rudisha to 800m gold

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 13:55
Nijel Amos produces a stunning run down the final straight to beat David Rudisha to 800m Commonwealth gold.
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Firefighters to strike over eight days

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 13:43
Firefighters in England and Wales are to stage a new series of strikes over eight days from 9 August in a row over conditions.
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'Concern' over one in five prisons

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 13:37
The performance of more than a fifth of prisons in England and Wales is "of concern", a government body says.
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Dinosaurs 'shrank' to become birds

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 13:12
Huge meat-eating, land-living dinosaurs evolved into birds by constantly shrinking for over 50 million years, new research shows.
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Memo reveals response to CIA 'abuse'

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 13:07
A still-secret Senate report on CIA enhanced interrogations "tells a story of which no American is proud", a leaked White House memo states.
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Man jailed after door banging death

BBC News (Headlines) - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:42
A hammer-wielding drug addict is jailed after a woman suffered a heart attack and died when she was terrorised in her own home.
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