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Coutinho signs new Liverpool deal

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 05:54
Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho signs a new long-term contract that will keep him at Anfield until June 2020.

Putin urged to free 'spy mother'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 05:53
Some 40,000 Russians sign a petition urging the authorities to release a mother of seven detained over alleged spying for Ukraine.

Bottle smashed young boy's teeth out

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 05:45
A young Rangers fan has been speaking about getting hit in the face by a bottle on the way to the Old Firm game.

Darling: I'd share Salmond platform

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 05:23
Alistair Darling tells the BBC that he would be willing to share a platform with Alex Salmond during any EU referendum campaign.

From The Classroom To The Campaign Trail

NPR News - Tue, 2015-02-03 05:03

The not-so-secret activity quest of several Chicago teachers: running for office.

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'Revenge porn' site owner convicted

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 04:56
A man who ran a "revenge porn" site faces up to 20 years in prison after being convicted of identity theft and extortion.

S&P Pays Nearly $1.38B To Settle Mortgage Crisis Claims

NPR News - Tue, 2015-02-03 04:54

S&P parent company McGraw Hill Financial will make two payments of $687.5 million: one to the U.S. Justice Department and another to 19 states and the District of Columbia.

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S&P pays $1.4bn in sub-prime case

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 04:47
Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) agrees to pay $1.38bn settlement to US regulators over allegations it knowingly inflated its ratings of risky mortgage investments.

Salvadoran priest 'a martyr' - Pope

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 04:46
Pope Francis approves martyrdom status for murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, paving the way for beatification.

Chadian troops in Nigeria battle

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 04:45
Chadian troops backed by air strikes enter north-eastern Nigeria to join the battle Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Civilians killed in Ukraine fighting

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 04:40
Up to 16 civilians are killed in the space of 24 hours as fighting intensifies around the strategic town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine.

VIDEO: Time-lapse shows build up of US Snow

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 04:22
Time-lapse video shows the gradual build up of snow as residents in Poughkeepsie, New York are hit by a blizzard.

Sky claims Open golf rights

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 04:21
Sky will broadcast the Open Championship from 2017 after buying exclusive rights, while the BBC will show daily highlights.

UKIP candidate resigns over comments

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 04:20
UKIP's general election candidate for Newport East resigns from the role after posting offensive messages online.

Charles 'unhappy with arms role'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 04:20
The Prince of Wales no longer wants to promote British weapons in Gulf states, an unauthorised biography by Catherine Mayer claims.

Man jailed for potato masher attack

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 04:10
A man who attacked a 75-year-old man with a potato masher and poker, leaving him for dead, is jailed for life.

UK film production 'surged' in 2014

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 04:03
More money was spent making films in the UK last year than in any other year since measurements began, figures from the British Film Institute reveal.

TV star's trial halted by fall

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 04:03
The trial of former TV weather presenter Fred Talbot is halted after he was injured when he tripped leaving the witness box.

No Genocide Proven In 1990s Serbia-Croatia Conflict, Court Rules

NPR News - Tue, 2015-02-03 04:03

The conflict that followed the breakup of Yugoslavia in the early 1990s included widespread violence, says the International Court of Justice. But it adds that the acts can't be deemed genocide.

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Day in pictures: 3 February 2015

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-03 03:59
Images from around the world: 3 February

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