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Gove: Morgan exit to refresh Ofsted

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 08:27
Education Secretary Michael Gove says the decision to change the head of Ofsted is in line with the government's belief roles need refreshing "from time to time".

In pictures: S Africa's fashion race

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 08:17
Fashionistas vie to catch the eye in S Africa

Helicopter rescues six fishermen

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 08:14
Six fishermen are rescued by helicopter and lifeboat after their boat founders in "treacherous" conditions off the north Cornish coast.

Egypt court acquits Morsi supporters

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 08:13
A court in Egypt clears dozens of supporters of ex-President Morsi arrested last July, as well as an Al-Jazeera cameraman covering their protest.

'Flood tourists' urged to stay away

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 08:09
Police urge "floods tourists" to stay away from the Somerset Levels with five flood warnings still in place across the county and more extreme weather predicted.

West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Liverpool

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 08:08
Liverpool defender Kolo Toure gifts West Brom an equaliser as the Reds miss a chance to tighten their grip on fourth place.

Sap Discovery Could Turn Syrup-Making Upside Down

NPR News - Sun, 2014-02-02 07:57

For centuries, people thought sap had to flow down a tree's body through a spigot at the bottom. But researchers have discovered that sap can flow upwards, too, which allows syrup production from much younger trees, and could even turn maple syrup into a row crop.

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Man City should win more - Mourinho

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 07:56
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says Premier League leaders Manchester City should have won more titles.

VIDEO: French crew rescued off Cornwall

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 07:53
The crew of a French fishing boat are rescued off Cornwall after large waves crashed through the vessel's bridge, disabling it.

Barrel bombs 'kill dozens' in Aleppo

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 07:51
Syrian government helicopters have dropped barrel bombs on the northern city of Aleppo, killing about 90 people, activists say.

Pakistan Taliban 'select' Imran Khan

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 07:41
Pakistan's Taliban name ex-cricketer Imran Khan on their team for talks with the government, but his party says he is unlikely to accept.

Further searches for missing angler

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 07:34
Further searches will take place on Sunday evening for a sea angler who went missing off the Aberdeenshire coast in the early hours of the morning.

Giles keen to take England top job

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 07:31
England limited-overs coach Ashley Giles is "very interested" in taking on the England Test team after Andy Flower's resignation.

'Upset' at Orangeman language claim

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 07:28
An Irish language development officer in east Belfast says people there are upset by an Orange Order claim that Irish is being used for political purposes by republicans.

Christie's Office Blasts Latest Bridgegate Accusations

NPR News - Sun, 2014-02-02 07:09

An email sent to donors and journalists says accusations by former aide David Wildstein have been misrepresented.

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Wave watchers 'too close' criticism

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 07:04
People watching kayakers and surfers riding the Severn Bore in Gloucestershire are criticised by the Environment Agency for being "too close" to the river.

Heart of Midlothian 2-2 Inverness CT aet (2-4 pens)

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 06:56
Nine-man Inverness exact League Cup semi-final revenge on Hearts, winning on penalties to set up a final against Aberdeen.

Two on bomb charges after alert

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 06:54
Two men aged 38 and 25 will appear in court on Monday charged with possession of explosives after a security alert in west Belfast.

Should Uber Be Responsible For Driver Recklessness?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-02-02 06:54

The family of a 6-year-old girl who was hit and killed by an Uber driver is suing the ride-sharing company. They say the driver was distracted by the mobile app he used to find his next fare.

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Ukraine rally targets Yanukovych

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 06:48
Thousands of Ukrainian opposition supporters gather in Kiev's Maidan square to press their demands for President Viktor Yanukovych to stand down.

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