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UAE to support Jordan IS strikes

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 08:57
The United Arab Emirates says it is sending F-16 fighters to aid Jordan's air strikes against Islamic State militants.

Manchester City 1-1 Hull City

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 08:56
James Milner salvages a point for Manchester City against Hull but cannot stop his side falling seven points behind Chelsea.

Abuse victims 'complained about PC'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 08:27
Two victims of child sex abuse in Rotherham made complaints about PC Hassan Ali before he was killed in a car crash in Sheffield, their lawyer has said.

Heavy police presence at EDL march

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 08:16
Shops close early as up to 1,000 EDL members march through Dudley in protest against plans for a new mosque.

VIDEO: Highlights: Italy 3-26 Ireland

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 08:07
Ireland get their defence of the Six Nations off to a flying start with a 26-3 win over Italy in Rome.

VIDEO: Aftermath footage of Baghdad blasts

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 08:07
Footage shows aftermath of bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, that police say left at least 34 people dead.

Atletico Madrid 4-0 Real Madrid

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 08:01
Champions Atletico Madrid upset Real Madrid's title challenge with an impressive win over their city rivals.

Aston Villa 1-2 Chelsea

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 07:59
Chelsea move seven points clear at the top of the Premier League with victory at struggling Aston Villa.

Pair 'shaken' by gun attack on house

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 07:56
A couple escapes injury in a shooting at a house in Pomeroy, County Tyrone.

Wenger: Kane should get England call

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 07:43
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says England should select Tottenham striker Harry Kane.

VIDEO: Newcastle Brown Ale recipe to change

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 07:41
Fears in the US over the safety of caramel colouring used by Newcastle Brown Ale has prompted changes to the recipe.

Italy 3-26 Ireland

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 07:28
Ireland start slowly but second-half tries from Conor Murray and Tommy O'Donnell help them to a 26-3 Six Nations win in Italy.

Yemen Houthis 'open' to partnerships

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 07:27
Yemen's Houthi rebels offer an 'extended hand' to other political factions after their takeover of Yemen opponents call a coup.

Man who raped girl dies in prison

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 07:19
A man who raped a 15-year-old girl at the rubbish tip he ran in Carluke, Lanarkshire, has died in prison, the Scottish Prison Service confirms.

VIDEO: US family's 'mock kidnap' of son

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 07:18
The family of a six-year-old boy in the US state of Missouri staged his kidnapping to "scare" him, because he was too nice to strangers, police say.

China Seizes Toilet Tissue Featuring Likeness Of Hong Kong Leader

NPR News - Sat, 2015-02-07 07:17

The approximately 8,000 rolls, with images of the territory's unpopular Beijing-appointed chief executive, were confiscated from a factory on the mainland.

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AP McCoy: A career in pictures

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 06:59
The career of retiring 19-time champion jockey AP McCoy

Miliband stance 'not anti-business'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 06:59
Labour leader Ed Miliband is not anti-business and firms will become "more reassured" about his stance by the election, Lord Mandelson has said.

Taiwan pilots train after crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 06:55
Taiwan's TransAsia cancels 90 flights as pilots are sent for training, while officials look into why an engine was switched off before Wednesday's crash.

World Rugby wants North explanation

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-07 06:51
World Rugby asks the WRU if Wales followed "all concussion" protocols with George North's injury against England.