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Bob Geldof to record Band Aid 30

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 09:35
Plans are under way to pull together a host of music stars to create the fourth incarnation of the Band Aid charity single.

Doctor Who comforts bereaved boy

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 09:13
A video in which Peter Capaldi comforts a bereaved nine-year-old boy with autism goes viral on YouTube.

Rosberg beats Hamilton to Brazil win

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 09:07
Nico Rosberg cuts Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton's title lead with victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Man 'mowed down' in fatal attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 08:59
A murder inquiry begins following the death of a man who was knocked down by a car outside a city centre hotel.

May to argue 'loudly' for EU warrant

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 08:52
Home Secretary Theresa May says she will argue "loudly and clearly" in favour of rejoining the European Arrest Warrant in a Commons debate.

'Streets safer' after Afghan mission

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 08:50
The "streets of the United Kingdom are safer" because of the 13-year campaign in Afghanistan, says the UK's top military officer General Sir Nicholas Houghton.

Iran nuclear talks as deadline nears

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 08:46
High-level talks are taking place in Oman ahead of a deadline for a comprehensive deal on Iran's nuclear programme.

Regeneration call after Murco loss

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 08:32
Pembrokeshire needs a regeneration project to help it recover from the Murco oil refinery closure, an MP says.

Ill-Equipped And Underpaid, Kurdish Fighters Hold ISIS At Bay

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-09 08:24

With Iraq's military in tatters and U.S. forces gone, the Kurdish peshmerga is the only viable force to stave off ISIS in Iraq. With little support from Baghdad, discontent grows among the fighters.

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Ill-Equipped And Underpaid, Kurdish Fighters Hold ISIS At Bay

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-09 08:24

With Iraq's military in tatters and U.S. forces gone, the Kurdish peshmerga is the only viable force to stave off ISIS in Iraq. With little support from Baghdad, discontent grows among the fighters.

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In pictures: Remembrance Sunday

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 08:10
Crowds and dignitaries fall silent to mark Remembrance Sunday

Nation falls silent in remembrance

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 08:07
The Queen leads the nation in remembering fallen service personnel, as Remembrance Sunday services are held across the UK.

Four injured as ferry hits wall

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 07:45
Four people are taken to hospital with minor injuries after a cross-channel ferry leaving Dover hits a harbour wall.

Police probe Easdale brothers incident

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 07:34
A man is alleged to have committed a breach of the peace involving key Ibrox investors before a Rangers match.

Take That announce first tour as trio

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 07:16
Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald will perform 22 concerts at seven arenas between next April and June.

Kinnock: Miliband is not in danger

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 07:13
Ed Miliband's leadership of the Labour Party is "not in danger", says one of his predecessors, Lord Kinnock, amid more reports of unrest among MPs.

HK protesters stage democracy march

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 07:11
Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong stage a "yellow ribbon" march to the office of China's top representative in the city.

Maine Nurse To Move Out Of State Following Ebola Quarantine Row

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-09 07:09

Kaci Hickox, who was quarantined after arriving home from caring for Ebola patients in West Africa, plans to leave this week with her boyfriend but hasn't said where they will go.

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Your pictures: Remembrance Sunday

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 07:04
Your pictures on Remembrance Sunday

Murray beaten by Nishikori in London

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 06:51
Britain's Andy Murray is beaten 6-4 6-4 by Japan's Kei Nishikori in the opening match of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

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