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Why are so many disabled roles played by non-disabled actors?

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:14
Should disabled actors play disabled roles?

Lack of preparation cost us - Becker

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:14
Equatorial Guinea coach Esteban Becker says his side were not fit enough to hang on to victory over Congo on Saturday.

Vonn equals World Cup wins record

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:10
American Lindsey Vonn equals the record for World Cup wins in women's downhill skiing with her 62nd career victory.

N Korea camp survivor changes story

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:09
A North Korean prison camp escapee, now a high-profile human rights campaigner, apologises for inaccuracies in his story and says he may end his work.

VIDEO: Penelope Wilton returns to West End

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:02
TV, stage and film actress Penelope Wilton talks about her role as the mother of German lawyer Hans Litten in the play Taken At Midnight.

Obama to seek tax raises on wealthy

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:54
President Obama will in his State of the Union address push for tax raises on the wealthy to help the middle classes, officials say.

Run launched for Hillsborough 96

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:46
A new run is launched in Liverpool in memory of 96 football fans who died in the Hillsborough disaster.

Clegg calls for TV debates rethink

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:36
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says new proposals are needed for the televised leaders' debates during the general election campaign.

PM defends 'right to cause offence'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:28
UK Prime Minister David Cameron disagrees with a comment made by Pope Francis, who said that others' religions should not be mocked, following the attacks on Charlie Hebdo.

Australia beat India by four wickets

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:18
Australia beat India by four wickets in Melbourne to win their second consecutive match in the triangular series.

Fox apology for Birmingham claim

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:06
US Broadcaster Fox News issues an on-air apology for televising a claim that Birmingham is a "Muslim-only city" where non-Muslims "don't go".

Russia's Prominent Prisoners Reflect Tension With Its Neighbors

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-18 01:50

Russia is jailing three prominent figures from Ukraine and Estonia on what critics say are highly questionable charges. The cases also reflect the friction between Russia and its neighbors.

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Russia's Prominent Prisoners Reflect Tension With Its Neighbors

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-18 01:50

Russia is jailing three prominent figures from Ukraine and Estonia on what critics say are highly questionable charges. The cases also reflect the friction between Russia and its neighbors.

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One Scientist's Race To Help Microbes Help You

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-18 01:46

Moving the American Gut Project to a biotech hub like San Diego may speed the jump from basic research to real treatments. At least that's microbe tracker Rob Knight's plan.

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Shots 'fired in bar by masked men'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 01:37
Police are investigating reports that shots were fired inside a bar in Londonderry.

Second Paris gunman buried in secret

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 00:47
Cherif Kouachi, the second gunman who attacked French magazine Charlie Hebdo, is buried amid tight security in an unmarked grave in a Paris suburb.

More than 2,500 homes without water

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 00:40
More than 2,500 properties are left without water supplies, as industrial action by NI Water staff continues.

VIDEO: Beer giant payment terms 'appalling'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 00:30
One of the world's biggest beer companies has been accused by an MP of demanding "shocking" payment terms from its smaller UK suppliers, as Joe Lynam reports.

Flintoff trains with England side

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 00:29
Ex-England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff joins up with his former side during a training session in Australia.

Belgium rules out Greek terror link

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 00:25
There is no link between several people arrested in Greece and a foiled plot by an Islamist cell in Belgium, officials in Brussels say.

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