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Mourinho not interested in records

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 06:29
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says his aim is to achieve victories, points and titles this season, not records.

VIDEO: Savile's friend convicted of seven rapes

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 06:21
Ray Teret, 73, a former radio DJ who was a friend of Jimmy Savile, has been found guilty of a string of historical sex allegations.

Olympian Yarnold appointed MBE

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 06:16
Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold is appointed MBE by the Queen for services to sport.

Watson's DNA Nobel sells for $4.8m

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 06:14
James Watson has sold the Nobel Prize medal he won for the discovery of the structure of DNA.

France agrees Holocaust rail payout

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 06:10
US and France agree compensation package over Holocaust victims deported by French rail company in World War Two.

ICC Drops Charges Against Kenya's President

NPR News - Fri, 2014-12-05 06:10

But the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court reserved the right to bring new charges against Uhuru Kenyatta. The Kenyan leader said he was excited and relieved at the decision.

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Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 05:53
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Elgin Marbles: Are they safe in Russia?

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 05:47
Will the Elgin Marbles' statue be safe in St Petersburg?

Sam Smith nabs Grammy nominations

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 05:21
British stars Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran have been shortlisted for the Grammy awards, with Charli XCX and Coldplay also in the running.

Burglar caught returning laptop

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 05:12
A repentant burglar who stole a laptop from the wrong house was caught after he returned it, a court has heard.

DJ Teret convicted of seven rapes

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 05:12
Ex-Manchester DJ Ray Teret, friend of Jimmy Savile, convicted of seven rapes and 11 counts of indecent assault

Two men jailed over Syria terror trip

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 05:11
Two British men who went to Syria to join rebel fighters have been jailed for 12 years and eight months each.

Banksy rival 'died of head injury'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 05:05
Banksy's rival, King Robbo, was found in a pool of blood at the bottom of a flight of stairs in central London, an inquest hears.

Elgin loan 'affront to Greek people'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 05:03
The Greek Prime Minister says British Museum's decision to loan one of Elgin Marbles to Russia is 'an affront' to the Greek People.

VIDEO: Afghan president 'overcoming the past'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 04:57
The BBC's Lyse Doucet speaks to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

Rich nations 'fail Syria refugees'

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 04:51
Rights group Amnesty International criticises the world's wealthiest nations for taking in a "pitiful" number of Syria's most vulnerable refugees.

Quiz: Race against the clock

Marketplace - American Public Media - Fri, 2014-12-05 04:45

Graduating on time is not the norm at most colleges and universities, according to a report by Complete College America.

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Quiz: So many classes, so little time

Marketplace - American Public Media - Fri, 2014-12-05 04:45

Graduating on time is not the norm at most colleges and universities, according to a report by Complete College America.

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Quiz: Two years too little

Marketplace - American Public Media - Fri, 2014-12-05 04:45

Graduating on time is not the norm at most colleges and universities, according to a report by Complete College America.

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Migrants die in Mediterranean boat

BBC - Fri, 2014-12-05 04:37
Seventeen migrants have died while attempting to cross the Mediterranean in a small inflatable boat, the Italian navy says.

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