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Fu makes maximum 147 at Masters

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 12:04
Hong Kong's Marco Fu makes a maximum 147 break in his Masters first-round match against England's Stuart Bingham.

We knew United's weakness - Koeman

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 11:35
Ronald Koeman says analysis of Manchester United's defence was key to his side's victory at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Indian Man, A No-Show At Work For 25 Years, Finally Gets The Ax

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 11:32

A.K. Verma left his desk at the Central Public Works Department in 1990 and never came back. On Thursday, it finally caught up with him.

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Shire to buy US rival in $5.2bn deal

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 11:25
UK pharmaceutical company Shire has clinched a deal to buy US rival NPS Pharmaceuticals for $5.2bn (£3.4bn).

If A Smart Stove Could Suggest Recipes, Would You Buy It?

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 10:48

Tech companies are lining up to sell us "smart" things that learn what we might want and give it to us before we ask. But so far consumers seem wary, in part because of privacy concerns.

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Garth Crooks's team of the week

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 10:45
Find out who surprised Andrew Cole with his finishing ability and the defender who could help Arsenal to a top-four spot.

Sam Smith returns to number one

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 10:02
Pop star Sam Smith takes his debut album, In The Lonely Hour, back to number one, while Tulisa's comeback single misses the Top 40.

VIDEO: Thatcher bust unveiled in Falklands

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 09:51
A statue of the late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has been unveiled in Port Stanley, Falkland Islands.

VIDEO: London landmarks light up for France

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 09:29
Major London landmarks have been lit in the colours of the French national flag in tribute to the 17 people killed in the Paris terror attacks.

Manchester United 0-1 Southampton

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 09:03
Dusan Tadic scores the only goal as Southampton beat Manchester United to move up to third in the Premier League table.

Searchers Say They've Located 'Black Box' From AirAsia Flight

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 09:00

Officials say divers will go down Monday to the bottom of the Java Sea in an effort to retrieve the flight data recorder from the wreckage of the Airbus A320.

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Fight to save Coronation Street set

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 08:55
Campaigners are fighting to save the former Coronation Street set in Manchester from demolition.

World champion Selby out of Masters

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 08:45
World champion Mark Selby is knocked out in the first round of the Masters as he loses 6-5 to Shaun Murphy.

Sri Lanka to investigate 'coup plot'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 08:29
Sri Lanka says it will investigate what it says was a coup attempt by deposed President Mahinda Rajapaksa before he lost elections on Friday.

'Selma' Stirs Powerful Memories In Its Namesake Town

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-11 08:27

At a free screening of the film in Selma, Ala., many in the audience — both black and white — had firsthand connections to the history portrayed on the screen.

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Body of missing vulnerable man found

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 08:00
The body of a vulnerable man who went missing last week from his home in South Lanarkshire has been found.

West Indies in record T20 run chase

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 08:00
West Indies complete the highest run chase in T20 history as they beat South Africa in a thrilling game to win the series.

Possible ecstasy link after man dies

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 07:53
A 24-year-old man dies and two others are in a serious condition after they are suspected of taking Ecstasy at a house in East Dunbartonshire.

Man arrested after ammunition find

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 07:42
A 49-year-old man is arrested after chemicals and ammunition are found at a property in a village, as part of an investigation which has seen some residents evacuated.

Sullivan seals maiden European title

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 07:37
Englishman Andy Sullivan wins his first European Tour title with a play-off victory at the South African Open.