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Arrests after Mexico death protests

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 12:26
Police detain at least 14 people in Mexico City after attacks on government buildings during protests over the suspected murder of 43 students.

VIDEO: The world according to China

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 12:21
How does China see the world around it?

Cannibal murder 'was preventable'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 11:53
The mother of the man who murdered a woman in an act of cannibalism claims the attack could have been prevented if he had medication to treat his paranoid schizophrenia.

Obama signals 'new phase' against IS

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 11:41
President Barack Obama says the deployment of 1,500 more US troops to Iraq marks a "new phase" in the fight against Islamic State militants.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Reaches Labor Deal With Musicians

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-09 11:32

The Grammy award-winning ensemble will open the first concert of its 70th anniversary season with Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, the "Ode to Joy."

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Press rule-breakers will be 'damned'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 11:11
Newspapers that break press rules "deliberately" or "flagrantly" will be "damned" by the new industry watchdog, its chairman, Sir Alan Moses, says.

VIDEO: Berlin Wall balloons released

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 10:52
Some 8,000 helium balloons have been released into the night sky over Germany's capital at the culmination of events to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Balloons mark fall of Berlin Wall

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 10:51
Some 8,000 balloons are released over Germany's capital at the culmination of events marking 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Worcester and Blyth reach round two

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 10:44
Worcester despatch Coventry, Aldershot hold Portsmouth and Maidstone draw with Stevenage in Sunday's FA Cup first-round ties.

VIDEO: Doctor Who's message for bereaved boy

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 10:12
A video in which Peter Capaldi comforts a bereaved nine-year-old boy with autism has gone viral on YouTube.

'British jihadist' killed in Iraq

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 10:06
British man Kabir Ahmed is reported to have died while carrying out a suicide bombing that killed a senior Iraqi police official near Baghdad.

Swansea City 2-1 Arsenal

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 09:59
Swansea fight back from a goal down to beat Arsenal and move up to fifth in the Premier League table.

Heads bowed amid silence at Cenotaph

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 09:50
How crowds fell silent for the nation's war dead

Irish ambassador attends WW1 event

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 09:48
The Irish ambassador to the UK, Daniel Mulhall, lays a wreath at the Cenotaph in London on Remembrance Sunday.

Catalonia holds independence poll

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 09:43
The people of Catalonia in north-eastern Spain are taking part in a non-binding and disputed vote on independence.

VIDEO: Prince Harry in surprise Afghan trip

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 09:41
Prince Harry has led Remembrance Sunday tributes with British troops in Afghanistan, set to be the last service involving the withdrawing UK forces.

Bob Geldof to record Band Aid 30

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 09:35
Plans are under way to pull together a host of music stars to create the fourth incarnation of the Band Aid charity single.