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Strip Russia of World Cup - Clegg

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 04:11
Russia should lose the right to host the 2018 World Cup as part of sanctions following the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine, Nick Clegg says.

Fighting Near MH17 Crash Site In Ukraine Thwarts Investigators

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-27 04:11

NPR's Corey Flintoff, reporting from Donetsk, Ukraine, says government forces appear to be gaining ground against rebels who control the wreckage site.

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News Anchor On Losing Side Of China's Anti-Corruption Campaign

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-27 04:11

The government has already swept up 25,000 officials this year. The most recent high-profile victim is CCTV anchor Rui Chenggang, but it's not clear what he's suspected of doing.

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Banks named in silver-fix lawsuit

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:24
Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Bank of Nova Scotia are accused of attempting to rig the price of silver, in a lawsuit filed in the US.

'Biggest weekend in Glasgow history'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:20
Thousands of people are lining Glasgow's streets to watch the Commonwealth Games marathon in the "biggest spectator weekend in the city's history".

Operatic tenor Bergonzi dies aged 90

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:13
Italian opera singer Carlo Bergonzi, considered a leading performer of Verdi's work, dies aged 90.

Foreign students visa uni responds

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:06
Wrexham-based Glyndwr University sends its response to the Home Office as part of an investigation into alleged visa fraud.

You'll Be Maaaaaaaad About Goat If You Follow This Chef's Recipe

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:03

Goat — it's the other red meat! And it's easy to mess up. Kenyan-born Kevin Onyona reveals the secrets to a tender yet hearty stew: You've got to break down that meat, and you've got to give it love.

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Lessons From Behind The Counter At A Comic Book Store

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:03

NPR's Lidia Jean Kott talked to Jason Aaron, the writer of the new female Thor. When she first talked to him she knew nothing about superhero comics, but after some research she became a fan.

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Marshall and Foster reach pairs final

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:03
Scotland's Alex Marshall and Paul Foster progress to the pairs final with a thrilling win against English opponents.

NI bowlers secure medal in Glasgow

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 02:51
The Northern Ireland men's triples team win their semi-final to ensure at least a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games.

VIDEO: Scottish lessons for Commonwealth singer

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 02:41
The singer who performed at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony on the task of singing in a Scottish accent.

Prisoner flees during hospital visit

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 02:35
Searches are under way for a man who was taken into hospital by the Prison Service but escaped while he was there.

Arsenal sign Colombia keeper Ospina

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 02:26
Arsenal complete the signing of Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina from Nice on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee.

Police officers involved in crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 02:17
Three police officers and a woman are taken to hospital after two cars crash into a wall in Coleraine, County Londonderry.

Naked body art enlivens New York

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 02:05
A group of artists in New York paint a large group of nude models in public in a celebration of the human form.

Private buyers swoop on RAF planes

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 01:57
Two ex-RAF jets put up for auction in Northamptonshire with no reserve price go to private buyers.

Abuse victims 'need more trial help'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 01:53
Historical sexual abuse court cases could be "rebalanced" to make it "a little fairer" for victims to give evidence, the director of public prosecutions in England and Wales says.

Israel resumes Gaza offensive

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 01:53
Israel says it is resuming military operations in Gaza as Hamas militants continue to fire rockets into Israel after rejecting a limited truce.

Ed Miliband calls for public PMQs

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 01:47
The public should be able to question the prime minister in Westminster every week, just as MPs do, Labour leader Ed Miliband tells the BBC.
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