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Austrian conned by fake Prince Harry

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 09:04
A man posing on Facebook as Britain's Prince Harry cons an Austrian floor-fitter out of thousands of euros for fake renovation work at Buckingham Palace.

VIDEO: Protesters storm prosecutor's office

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 09:00
Several hundred pro-Russian demonstrators in the city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine have stormed the prosecutor's office, demanding the release of activists arrested last week.

Venezuela In Turmoil For Lack Of Flour, Milk And Diapers

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 08:56

Protests continue to rock Venezuela as peaceful marches have turned violent.The list of grievances — rising crime, inflation — is long, but the main one for many is the scarcity of basic food.

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Attacks Over Crimea Play Out In Virtual Arena; Websites Hit

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 08:44

Some of the serious clashes between Russia and Ukraine are being carried out online. Crimea's referendum website was hit Sunday.

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Venice votes on split from Rome

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 08:30
A referendum begins in Venice and the surrounding region on whether to become independent from Italy.

In Pictures: St Patrick's parade

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 08:24
Thousands of people line the streets of Digbeth as the annual Irish parade went through the city. BBC News was there taking photos of the day's events.

VIDEO: 'We have always felt Russian'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 08:24
A lawyer from Crimea told the BBC that in the referendum, she had voted for Crimea to join Russia.

VIDEO: 'I take a dim view of the referendum'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 08:18
A Crimean Tatar explains his concerns about the referendum in the region on rejoining Russia

Manchester United 0-3 Liverpool

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 08:18
Steven Gerrard scores two penalties and misses one as Liverpool beat Manchester United to close the gap on leaders Chelsea.

St Pat's parade 'biggest in years'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 08:14
Belfast's Lord Mayor Máirtín Ó Muilleoir hails the city's St Patrick's Day parade as the biggest in years.

Seven magic moments from the Sochi Paralympics

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 08:12
Seven moments that made the Sochi games memorable

Man hit by three cars on M73 named

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 08:04
Police name a man hit by three cars on the M73 motorway in the early hours of Saturday.

Missing jet sought in huge Asia arc

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 08:02
Malaysian officials say 25 countries over a vast arc of Asia are now helping in the increasingly complex search for missing flight MH370.

Flight 370: Investigators Seek Help, Motive For Jet's Disappearance

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 07:11

The search area for the Boeing 777 was widely expanded Saturday; investigators are now asking more than a dozen nations to help find the jetliner that went missing last weekend.

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Saudi Aid Boost To Syrian Rebels Puts Jordan At Risk

NPR News - Sun, 2014-03-16 06:47

Convoys of humanitarian aid trucks from Saudi Arabia are rolling through Jordan toward Syria. That puts Jordan in a precarious situation on the front line of the war.

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New York collapse no big deal - Farah

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 06:46
Mo Farah is "feeling good" despite collapsing after finishing the New York half-marathon second behind Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai.

Peer sacking 'entirely appropriate'

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 06:23
It was "entirely appropriate" for Leanne Wood to sack Lord Elis-Thomas as the chairman of an assembly committee for criticising her attack on UKIP, says Plaid Cymru's chairman.

Scots Tories: End free prescriptions

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 06:14
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson says her party would scrap free prescriptions in order to fund 1,000 extra nurses and midwives in the NHS.

Girl, 2, dies in reversing car crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 05:42
A two-year-old girl died when she was hit by a reversing car on a caravan site in Oxfordshire, police say.

Farage: 'New UKIP' targets Labour

BBC - Sun, 2014-03-16 05:40
Nigel Farage says his party has got rid of "old UKIP" and is now well placed to take on Labour in future elections.

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