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RAC urges parking funds transparency

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:05
Councils should show where they are spending the money they raise on parking fees as motorists see higher charges, says the RAC.

'Community banks' to avert debt trap

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:05
The best credit unions should be empowered to offer short-term loans that are cheaper than those offered by payday lenders, according to a report from a think tank.

South Africa shock NZ to win gold

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:01
South Africa shock New Zealand in the final of the rugby sevens to end the All Blacks' unbeaten Commonwealth Games record.

The bakery in the middle of a desert

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:01
Why two Spanish sisters started a bakery in the desert

Glasgow people 'steal the show'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 14:07
The leader of Glasgow City Council says the people of the city have "stolen the show" after the busiest day of the Commonwealth Games so far.

Hamas ceasefire in Gaza stalls

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 14:03
Hours after Hamas announces a ceasefire in Gaza, Palestinian militants resume firing rockets into Israel and Israel rejects the pause.

More Games buses pledged after delays

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 13:43
Glasgow 2014 organisers promise a review to avoid spectator delays that marred the first day of athletics at Hampden Park.

VIDEO: Heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 13:38
There are reports of heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine, close to the site where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed.

Israel rejects Gaza UN shelter blame

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 13:36
The Israeli army insists that a mortar round it fired into a UN shelter in Gaza was not responsible for the deaths of at least 15 people.

Lovren joins Liverpool for £20m

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 13:00
Liverpool sign defender Dejan Lovren from Southampton for £20m - the third Saints player to move to Anfield this summer.

Cyclist Pritchard proposes after race

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 12:59
Team Scotland cyclist Chris Pritchard proposed to his girlfriend after finishing his Commonwealth Games race - and she said yes.

MH17 military mission 'unrealistic'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 12:57
Sending an international military mission to secure the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine would be "unrealistic", Dutch PM Mark Rutte says.

Sharp falls in China property market

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 12:45
Sharp falls in China's property market

England's Halsall seals sprint double

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 12:38
Fran Halsall becomes the first female swimmer to complete a Commonwealth Games sprint double as compatriot Siobhan-Marie O'Connor also takes gold.

Hungary: The race that had it all

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 12:21
The Grand Prix that had it all

VIDEO: Cyclist proposes at Commonwealths

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 11:55
Scottish cyclist Chris Pritchard adds a touch of romance to the end of the track cycling programme, proposing to his partner Amanda Ball in the stands.

Davies earns bronze for Scotland

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 11:16
Scotland's youngest ever Commonwealth Games competitor, 13-year-old Erraid Davies, wins bronze in the SB9 100m breaststroke final.

VIDEO: Costa Concordia ends final voyage

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 10:39
The wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, has entered the port of Genoa for scrapping after a two-year salvage operation.

VIDEO: Dozens killed in Libya clashes

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 10:34
Dozens of deaths have been reported in Libya, amid fierce fighting in Benghazi and near the airport in the capital Tripoli.

Trott wins cycling gold for England

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 10:34
England's Laura Trott wins gold in the women's points race at the Commonwealth Games, with Wales' Elinor Barker claiming silver.
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