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Heineken Owners Reportedly Rebuff SABMiller's Purchase Offer

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-14 10:47

In a move seen as a way to fight off Anheuser-Busch InBev, brewer SABMiller reportedly offered to buy Heineken. The family that controls Heineken rejected the idea, Bloomberg News says.

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VIDEO: Pope conducts modern mass wedding

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 10:46
Pope Francis has pronounced 20 Italian couples man and wife during a mass wedding ceremony in St Peter's Basilica in Rome.

UK will 'hunt down' Haines killers

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 10:38
Britain will take "whatever steps are necessary" to keep the country safe, following the killing of hostage David Haines by Islamic State militants, says Prime Minister David Cameron.

Brains may 'resist Alzheimer's'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 10:15
A small study suggests some people's brains may have the ability to resist early Alzheimer's damage.

VIDEO: Brother of murdered UK hostage speaks

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 10:04
The brother of British aid worker David Haines, murdered by Islamic State militants, pays tribute to him.

Harris scores fifth UK number one

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 10:02
Calvin Harris lands his fifth UK number one single with Blame featuring John Newman.

Gallacher ready for 'life-changing' Ryder Cup

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 09:55
Scottish golfer Stephen Gallacher plans to feed off his nervousness to enjoy the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

Etape Cymru cycle changes next year

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 09:54
A charity cycle ride in north Wales with more than 2,000 entrants may be an open-road event next year, say organisers

VIDEO: Kashmir valley 'submerged after floods'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 09:19
Faizal Muhammad Ali reports from Srinagar which has been devastated by floodwaters.

Manchester United 4-0 Queens Park Rangers

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 09:17
Manchester United win for the first time this season as their new-look side tear apart a poor QPR at Old Trafford.

Decision due on comet landing site

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 09:13
The European Space Agency is about to announce the site on Comet 67P where the Rosetta mission will try to make a historic landing.

Boxer Wilson 'in critical condition'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 09:04
British boxer Jerome Wilson is in a critical condition after a brain operation following his defeat by Serge Ambomo on Friday.

Celtic's Tonev in racial slur probe

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 08:50
Aberdeen's Shay Logan alleges he was racially abused by Aleksandar Tonev, but the Celtic player says the accusation is not true.

Jones urges more devolution plans

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 08:48
As Scotland prepares to vote on independence, Carwyn Jones says all political parties should set out plans for further devolution in UK next spring.

Cavendish edged in sprint by Kittel

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 08:46
Mark Cavendish loses the final stage as Dylan van Baarle wins the Tour of Britain, with Sir Bradley Wiggins third.

Greg Norman Says He's Lucky Not To Have Cut His Hand Off

NPR News - Sun, 2014-09-14 08:42

After a chainsaw accident, Australian golfer Greg Norman posted photos this weekend showing him recovering from the ordeal. Norman had been cutting branches off a tree at his Florida home.

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Law to set out crime victims' rights

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 08:41
Crime victims in England and Wales are to be given legal rights for the first time, the justice secretary has said.

Teen Kim wins Evian Championship

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 08:36
Kim Hyo-Joo beats Karrie Webb to win the Evian Championship and become the third youngest major champion on the LPGA Tour.

Merkel speaks out on anti-Semitism

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 08:25
Fighting anti-Semitism is every German's duty, German Chancellor Angela Merkel tells a mass rally in Berlin, after growing attacks on Jews.

Cowell pledges £25k to dogs' home

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 08:13
Simon Cowell pledges £25,000 to Manchester Dogs' Home after a large fire killed dozens of animals, the centre said.
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