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VIDEO: Penelope Wilton returns to West End

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:02
TV, stage and film actress Penelope Wilton talks about her role as the mother of German lawyer Hans Litten in the play Taken At Midnight.

Obama to seek tax raises on wealthy

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:54
President Obama will in his State of the Union address push for tax raises on the wealthy to help the middle classes, officials say.

Run launched for Hillsborough 96

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:46
A new run is launched in Liverpool in memory of 96 football fans who died in the Hillsborough disaster.

Clegg calls for TV debates rethink

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:36
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says new proposals are needed for the televised leaders' debates during the general election campaign.

PM defends 'right to cause offence'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:28
UK Prime Minister David Cameron disagrees with a comment made by Pope Francis, who said that others' religions should not be mocked, following the attacks on Charlie Hebdo.

Australia beat India by four wickets

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:18
Australia beat India by four wickets in Melbourne to win their second consecutive match in the triangular series.

Fox apology for Birmingham claim

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:06
US Broadcaster Fox News issues an on-air apology for televising a claim that Birmingham is a "Muslim-only city" where non-Muslims "don't go".

Russia's Prominent Prisoners Reflect Tension With Its Neighbors

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-18 01:50

Russia is jailing three prominent figures from Ukraine and Estonia on what critics say are highly questionable charges. The cases also reflect the friction between Russia and its neighbors.

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Russia's Prominent Prisoners Reflect Tension With Its Neighbors

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-18 01:50

Russia is jailing three prominent figures from Ukraine and Estonia on what critics say are highly questionable charges. The cases also reflect the friction between Russia and its neighbors.

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One Scientist's Race To Help Microbes Help You

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-18 01:46

Moving the American Gut Project to a biotech hub like San Diego may speed the jump from basic research to real treatments. At least that's microbe tracker Rob Knight's plan.

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Shots 'fired in bar by masked men'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 01:37
Police are investigating reports that shots were fired inside a bar in Londonderry.

Second Paris gunman buried in secret

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 00:47
Cherif Kouachi, the second gunman who attacked French magazine Charlie Hebdo, is buried amid tight security in an unmarked grave in a Paris suburb.

More than 2,500 homes without water

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 00:40
More than 2,500 properties are left without water supplies, as industrial action by NI Water staff continues.

VIDEO: Beer giant payment terms 'appalling'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 00:30
One of the world's biggest beer companies has been accused by an MP of demanding "shocking" payment terms from its smaller UK suppliers, as Joe Lynam reports.

Flintoff trains with England side

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 00:29
Ex-England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff joins up with his former side during a training session in Australia.

Belgium rules out Greek terror link

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 00:25
There is no link between several people arrested in Greece and a foiled plot by an Islamist cell in Belgium, officials in Brussels say.

Stormont urged to help constructors

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 00:09
The heads of two building firms call on Stormont to do more to help the construction industry.

NHS is political football says union

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 00:08
Politicians must not use the health service as "a political football", the director of the Royal College of Nursing in Wales says.

VIDEO: Elderly Yazidis released by IS in Iraq

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 00:06
The Islamic State (IS) militant group frees at least 200 members of the Yazidi religious community in northern Iraq.

VIDEO: Millions join Pope for Manila Mass

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 23:49
Pope Frances holds open air Mass in Manila, at one of the largest-ever papal gatherings.

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