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Parents' tributes to crash teenagers

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 10:13
The parents of three teenagers who died following a crash in Powys which left four people dead and three seriously injured pay tribute to them.

VIDEO: Solar plane prepares for record attempt

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 10:05
A solar powered plane is expected to begin the first ever round the world trip of its kind on Monday.

Man charged over Parliament incident

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 09:47
A 23-year-old man is charged with trespass and criminal damage after spending the night on the roof of the Houses of Parliament.

Dundee United 1-1 Celtic

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 09:34
Nine-man Dundee United hold on against 10-man Celtic at Tannadice to earn a Scottish Cup quarter-final replay.

Boko Haram pledge to IS raises stakes

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 08:54
Boko Haram's apparent pledge of allegiance to the Islamic State group clearly has the potential to raise the stakes in the ongoing conflict in Nigeria, writes the BBC's Mike Wooldridge.

Quidditch comes to 'Batman's garden'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 08:43
Hundreds of players compete in the UK's biggest ever quidditch tournament, playing a sport adapted from the Harry Potter books.

Kilty claims Euro 60m indoor title

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 08:40
Britain's Richard Kilty wins 60m gold at the European Indoor Championships in Prague, adding to his 2014 world title.

Athlete fund tops £20,000 target

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 08:36
A fund set up to help homeless Sierra Leone sprinter Jimmy Thoronka reaches its target amount of £20,000 just two days after it was set up by a student who has never met him.

Thousands In Israel Gather In Anti-Netanyahu Rally

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-08 08:30

The keynote speaker at the demonstration in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square was given by ex-Mossad chief Meir Dagan, who accused the prime minister of causing great "strategic damage" to Israel.

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Balloons in memory of Becky Watts

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 08:19
Hundreds of multi-coloured balloons have been released in memory of murdered Bristol teenager Becky Watts.

Rape police make appeal to families

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 08:01
Police investigating the violent rape and attempted murder of a woman in Leeds have appealed to the community for help saying "this is no time for family loyalty".

'No common ground' on Welsh funding

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 07:56
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood says her party does not share common ground with the SNP on the Welsh government's budget.

Allies begin push against Boko Haram

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 07:51
Niger and Chad launch an offensive against Nigeria's Boko Haram militants, as officials dismiss the group's pledge to IS as a sign of weakness.

'Respect agenda' call over funding

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 07:13
Wales' finance minister says the Welsh government has been taken for granted by the UK government and criticises a funding deal offered by the coalition.

Boy arrested after vehicle hijacking

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 07:11
A 14-year-old boy and a 21-year-old man are arrested in connection with a vehicle hijacking in Dunmurry on the outskirts of Belfast.

England can shut up doubters - Swann

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 07:10
England can "shut up" their critics if they thrash Bangladesh in Monday's vital World Cup game, says ex-spinner Graeme Swann.

Solar Impulse set for epic journey

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 07:04
A record-breaking attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane is set to get under way on Monday from Abu Dhabi.

Hibernian 4-0 Berwick Rangers

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 06:45
Hibernian move into the Scottish Cup semi-finals with a convincing win over part-timers Berwick Rangers.

Star flop: Is Di Maria the new Veron?

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 06:41
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez, not Man Utd's Angel Di Maria, is more likely to settle Monday's FA Cup tie, says Robbie Savage.

Rolling Stones filmmaker Maysles dies

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-08 06:35
Albert Maysles, the documentary-maker whose 1970 film Gimme Shelter followed the Rolling Stones on their ill-fated US tour, dies aged 88.