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VIDEO: Ramsey scores to double Arsenal lead

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:57
Aaron Ramsey doubles Arsenal's lead against Manchester City in the Community Shield, making it 2-0 before half-time.

Legia Warsaw request Celtic meeting

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:56
Legia Warsaw ask Celtic for a "meeting" to decide which side should progress to the Champions League play-off round.

Survivors in Iranian plane crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:50
A plane has crashed near Iran's capital, Tehran, killing most of the 48 people on board, though others survived, state media reports.

France bombs Islamists in north Mali

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:27
French special forces bomb positions held by Islamist militants in northern Mali, as part of its efforts to combat al-Qaeda in the region.

Gammy's parents 'wanted to take him'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:20
An Australian couple deny abandoning a baby born with Down's syndrome to a surrogate in Thailand and say they will fight to get him back.

UK plane drops first aid in Iraq

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:17
A British military aircraft makes the first drop of UK humanitarian aid in northern Iraq, to help people who have fled from Islamist militants.

Minor trouble at republican march

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:15
There is minor trouble at a loyalist protest against a republican anti-internment rally in Belfast, that saw a major security operation mounted.

Tributes paid to film producer Golan

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:10
Action stars Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris pay tribute to the Israeli producer Menahem Golan following his death at the age of 85.

Vermaelen completes Barca move

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:05
Barcelona complete the £15m signing of Arsenal's Belgium international defender Thomas Vermaelen on a five-year deal.

VIDEO: Cuba's first new RC church since 1959

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 05:58
Cuba will build its first new Roman Catholic place of worship since the Marxist revolution of 1959.

Gales gusting up to 60mph expected

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 05:38
Gales gusting up to 60mph expected to hit as ex-hurricane Bertha continues to sweep across parts of Wales.

Netanyahu Says He's Prepared For Protracted Conflict In Gaza

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-10 05:15

The Israeli premier told a Cabinet meeting on Sunday that the military operation in Gaza would continue and that truce talks would be off the table until Hamas stops firing rockets over the border.

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Boxing's Maloney reveals gender change

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 04:57
The former boxing promoter, Frank Maloney, reveals he is undergoing gender reassignment and now lives as a woman called Kellie.

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in Galle

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 04:55
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by seven wickets in Galle to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series, with the final Test on Thursday.

Three arrests over GBH attack on man

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 04:48
Three teenagers are arrested over an attack which left an 18-year-old man with a broken jaw and a fractured eye socket in Glenavy, County Antrim.

UK firms hurt by Russian import ban

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 04:43
Several UK firms have been hit by a Russian ban on food imports from a number of Western countries.

Iraq Claims Militants Executed Hundreds Of Minority Yazidis

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-10 04:17

The country's human rights minister tells Reuters that the dead from a massacre at Sinjar in northwestern Iraq were buried in mass graves by Islamic State fighters.

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Turkey's Erdogan Seeks An Expanded Role As President

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-10 04:02

After 12 years as Turkey's prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan is poised to jump to the president's office in Sunday's election. Secular Turks fear he will push the nation toward autocracy.

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England's work not yet done - Moores

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 03:56
England coach Peter Moores says his team will not let up in the final Test with India on Friday, having gone 2-1 up in the series.

County 'pinched' Yorkshire king

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 03:44
Yorkshireman and cricket commentator Geoffrey Boycott claims Leicestershire only wants to reinter the body of King Richard III to make money.