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Call for Paris ban on diesel cars

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 06:35
The mayor of Paris tells a French newspaper she wants diesel cars to be banned from the French capital by 2020 as part of plans to fight pollution.

'£1bn loss' if Wales had tax power

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 06:21
The Welsh government would be about £1bn worse off had it been responsible for raising some of its budget through taxes over the last four years, the shadow Welsh secretary says.

Castres 17-32 Wasps

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 06:14
Wasps earn a bonus-point win over Castres to keep alive their hopes of advancing from Pool 2 of the European Champions Cup.

Selby to face Murphy in Masters

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 06:04
World champion Mark Selby will face Shaun Murphy in the pick of the first round match of the 2015 Masters.

U.S. Reportedly Unaware Of Second Hostage Ahead Of Failed Rescue

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-07 05:54

When U.S. Navy SEALs raided an al-Qaida hideout in a failed bid to rescue American Luke Somers, they didn't know that South African Pierre Korkie was also being held there.

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Snow warning for parts of Wales

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 05:35
Snow has been forecast to hit parts of Wales overnight on Sunday which may cause travel disruption on Monday morning.

Murder arrests after man's death

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 05:08
Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 46-year-old man and have arrested two people on suspicion of murder.

US 'repatriates Taliban chief'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 05:08
The US is reported to have repatriated to Pakistan a senior Pakistani Taliban commander, Latif Mehsud, who was held at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan.

VIDEO: Christmas house draws crowds

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 05:05
An electrician from Wiltshire has decorated his house with approximately 200,000 Christmas lights.

Clintons apologises over council estate card

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:54
Clintons Cards apologies after being criticised for their 'council estate' card.

6 Gitmo Detainees Transferred To Uruguay, U.S. Says

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:51

Four Syrians, one Tunisian and one Palestinian were released to the South American country early today as part of a deal to reduce the inmate population at the controversial prison.

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Food giant backtracks after criticism

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:48
Premier Foods is "to simplify" its controversial practice of asking its suppliers for payments to continue doing business with the firm.

'Looters of Dead Sea relics' caught

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:41
A gang that was stealing ancient relics from a desert cave - close to where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls were found - has been arrested, Israeli authorities say.

VIDEO: Tango takeover in Buenos Aires

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:30
Thousands of couples have taken to streets of central Buenas Aires to dance the tango.

Ambulance car smashes into restaurant

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:29
A London Ambulance car on an emergency call crashes into a restaurant, injuring two paramedics and causing extensive damage.

Farry: Deal must be 'all inclusive'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:25
Alliance employment minister Stephen Farry says there is potential for a deal to be done by the Stormont parties before Christmas but it must not just be on corporation tax and welfare reform.

Protests Over Police Killings Turn Violent In Berkeley, Calif.

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:05

At least two officers were injured trying to quell vandalism and looting among demonstrators protesting the deaths of Michael Brown and chokehold victim Eric Gardner.

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Sri Lanka win to lead England 3-1

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:02
Kumar Sangakkara helps Sri Lanka to a six-wicket victory over England and a 3-1 lead in the one-day series.

India Uber cab driver 'raped woman'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:02
A taxi driver in the Indian capital is alleged to have raped a woman who booked the cab with the increasingly popular Uber smartphone app.

Taxi driver death 'suspicious'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 03:55
Police say they are treating the death of a taxi driver in Dalkeith following an early morning altercation as "suspicious".