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BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 08:22
Luke Shaw set for Manchester United, Barcelona and Real Madrid want Luis Suarez, Inter Milan and Liverpool want Ashley Cole and more.

Businesses win riot damage ruling

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 08:20
Businesses whose property is damaged in riots can recover "consequential" losses stemming from the incident, the Court of Appeal rules.

Search under way for missing boat

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 08:13
A major search is under way for a fishing boat with two people on board after it failed to return to an Aberdeenshire harbour.

Donors pledge $600m in S Sudan aid

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 07:58
Donors including the US and the UK pledge more than $600m (£360m; 440m euros) in aid to South Sudan at a conference in Norway.

CIA 'ends use of vaccine programmes'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 07:46
The CIA has ended its use of vaccine programmes in its spying operations amid concerns for the safety of health workers, the White House says.

Chipotle restaurant: No guns, please

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 07:43
US fast-food chain Chipotle asks customers not to bring guns into its restaurants after gun advocates carried assault-style rifles into one in Texas.

Hillsborough search 'painstaking'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 07:42
The Hillsborough disaster inquests jury is told of the "very painstaking work" to identify the victims in thousands of videos and photos.

Colombia Three man wins guns appeal

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 07:36
A conviction of one of the so-called Colombia Three for a weapons offence has been quashed.

Putin seeks gas deal on China visit

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 07:34
Russia's President Vladimir Putin has begun a two-day state visit to China in which he hopes to deepen ties and sign a major gas deal.

Boardroom quotas a 'necessary evil'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 07:22
Quotas should be implemented to increase the level of diversity in sport boardrooms, says Fifa member Moya Dodd.

Thai PM plea as martial law imposed

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 07:18
Thailand's acting PM urges the army to act peacefully and within the constitution as it imposes martial law following months of unrest.

Deadly missile strike in north Syria

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 07:08
At least 13 people, including eight children, have been killed in a missile strike on a town in north-eastern Syria, activists say.

M&S cancels bonuses as profit falls

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 07:05
Bosses and staff at Marks and Spencer will receive no bonus after profits fell for a third consecutive year.

Mine flood water 'out of control'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 07:00
Water which flooded a mine killing four workers was "way out of control" and engulfed everyone in its path, a court is told.

Russian crew deaths' 'misadventure'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 06:47
A jury returns a verdict of misadventure on six Russian sailors who died when the cargo ship they worked on sank off the Gwynedd coast.

Toure backs agent in 'birthday row'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 06:46
Yaya Toure throws his Manchester City future into doubt by backing up his agent's claims about a lack of respect from the owners.

Ukrainian tycoon confronts rebellion

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 06:45
Rallies are held in the eastern city of Donetsk in protest at pro-Russian separatism, at the instigation of Ukraine's richest man Rinat Akhmetov.

Thailand army declares martial law

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 06:34
The army in Thailand imposes martial law amid a political crisis "to preserve law and order" but says the surprise move is not a coup.

Man guilty of Syria terror plan

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 06:33
A 31-year-old man becomes the first person in the UK to be convicted of terrorist offences related to the conflict in Syria.

UK spy plane for Nigeria breaks down

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-20 06:27
A UK spy plane sent to help search for more than 200 girls abducted by militant Islamists in Nigeria develops a technical fault, and is forced to land in Senegal for repairs.

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