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Egypt's Sinai hit by deadly attacks

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 10:28
A wave of attacks by Islamic State militants in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula has left at least 50 people dead, security and medical sources say.
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Greek PM defiant amid cash squeeze

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 10:18
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras makes a defiant speech urging a "No" vote in Sunday's referendum as bank cash limits begin to bite for Greeks.
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'British Schindler' Winton dies

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 10:15
Sir Nicholas Winton, who organised the rescue of 669 children destined for Nazi concentration camps, dies aged 106
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Impressive Watson into round three

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 10:15
British number one Heather Watson beats Daniela Hantuchova to reach the third round at Wimbledon for the second time in her career.
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VIDEO: Three seconds to explain Greek crisis?

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 10:13
The BBC's Robert Peston attempts to explain the Greek debt crisis as simply as possible.
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Rosetta spies cometary sinkholes

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 10:04
The comet being studied by Europe’s Rosetta probe is riddled with pits that formed much like sinkholes here on Earth, say scientists.
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Prescriptions to display drug cost

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 10:01
Packets of prescription medication will display how much their contents have cost taxpayers, under government plans.
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UK's hottest July day on record

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 09:58
The hottest July day ever is recorded in England, as temperatures hit 36.7C to beat the 2006 mark.
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Mozambique scraps anti-gay law

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 09:58
Mozambique decriminalises homosexuality in its new penal code, making it one of a few African countries where same-sex relationships are legal.
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Body found in search for missing man

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 09:56
The body of a man is found in the search for a pensioner from Wales missing on the Isle of Wight.
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Why does hot weather cause rail delays?

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 09:55
Why are train lines now worse in hot weather?
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Tsipras Signals Greece May Accept Bailout Terms

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Wed, 2015-07-01 09:51
In a letter to the country’s creditors, the Greek prime minister said Athens was “prepared to accept” a deal with some modifications on contentious points like pension cuts and tax increases.

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Nicholas Winton Is Dead at 106; Saved Children from the Holocaust

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Wed, 2015-07-01 09:45
A London stockbroker in 1938, he rescued 669 youngsters from Czechoslovakia but then said nothing about his deeds for 50 years.

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Wilshaw: Poor white pupils 'let down'

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 09:43
White working-class families can feel "abandoned" by schools and heads should be able to fine feckless parents, says Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw.
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Non-stick mayo being developed

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 09:39
Norwegian mayonnaise maker Orkla signs a deal to use a non-stick coating in its product.
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First UK Tunisia dead returned home

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 09:36
The bodies of eight of the British tourists killed by a gunman in Tunisia last Friday are returned to the UK on an RAF flight.
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Macy's cuts ties with Donald Trump

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 09:29
US retailer Macy's ends its relationship with Donald Trump over controversial remarks made by the Republican presidential candidate about Mexicans.
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Airport decision by end of 2015 - PM

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 09:25
David Cameron promises a decision on airport expansion by the end of the year and denies being "bullied" by anti-Heathrow expansion colleague Boris Johnson.
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Memo From London: Advice to Build New Heathrow Airport Runway Is Clear. Political Will, Less So.

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Wed, 2015-07-01 09:22
The contretemps over adding a third runway at London’s Heathrow Airport — a move endorsed by an independent commission on Wednesday — threatens to further divide the Conservative Party.

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VIDEO: Carney on how Grexit might affect UK

BBC News - Wed, 2015-07-01 09:08
The United Kingdom has lots of defences in place and also "very limited" exposure to Greece, should the country's crisis worsen, the governor of the Bank of England has said.
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