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VIDEO: Desperate Syrians flee to UN vehicles

Sun, 2014-02-09 20:37
More than 600 civilians have been evacuated from the rebel-held Old Quarter of the central Syrian city of Homs, state media report.

Snow queen and sunshine prince - the papers

Sun, 2014-02-09 20:25
In contrasting climes, bronze medal winning British snowboarder Jenny Jones and baby Prince George both appear on Monday's front pages.

Mexico arrests key drug lord

Sun, 2014-02-09 20:12
Police in Mexico's central state of Guanajuato arrest a major drug lord accused of smuggling more than 76 tonnes of cocaine to the US.

S Korea-US military drills set

Sun, 2014-02-09 19:47
South Korea and the US announce military drills, as North Korea revokes an invitation for talks on jailed US citizen Kenneth Bae.

VIDEO: Italian avalanche caught on camera

Sun, 2014-02-09 18:37
An avalanche has been caught on camera in northern Italy after recent record snowfalls.

Flappy Bird game pulled by creator

Sun, 2014-02-09 18:35
It's game over for the many fans of mobile application Flappy Bird after its Vietnamese creator removed it from online stores on Sunday.

Freedom2014: 'I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free'

Sun, 2014-02-09 18:21
How Nina Simone helped immortalise an American civil rights anthem.

Barkhad Abdi: new fame is 'surreal'

Sun, 2014-02-09 18:12
Captain Phillips actor Barkhad Abdi on 'surreal' fame

State school asks parents for top-up

Sun, 2014-02-09 18:01
The head teacher of a leading state school has apologised after he asked families to make regular financial payments to funds.

Scots economy growth gains momentum

Sun, 2014-02-09 17:43
Growth in the Scottish economy gained momentum at the start of the year, according to the Bank of Scotland's Purchasing Managers' Index.

Floods agency 'a political football'

Sun, 2014-02-09 17:28
Environment Agency chairman Lord Smith says his organisation has become a "political football" for a media story on flooding.

In pictures: Kenya's traditional brewers

Sun, 2014-02-09 17:03
Kenya's moonshine and beer brewers

VIDEO: Fraud in student visa system exposed

Sun, 2014-02-09 16:53
The Home Office has suspended English language tests run by a major firm after BBC Panorama uncovered systematic fraud in the student visa system.

Geox boss: 'Nobody believed in me'

Sun, 2014-02-09 16:18
Italian boss disproved the doubters and made a fortune

'Living the dream' on Benefits Street

Sun, 2014-02-09 16:17
Life on 'Benefits Street' - a century ago

US warning over Guyana flights

Sun, 2014-02-09 16:14
The US advises its citizens in Guyana to avoid flying with Caribbean Airlines from Monday to Wednesday because of an "unconfirmed threat".

Israel: Style tips and robot warfare

Sun, 2014-02-09 16:13
The site that knows what you should wear and other fresh Israeli start-ups

Parties 'should pay policing costs'

Sun, 2014-02-09 16:11
Half of the money given to police forces for "unexpected costs" - such as the search for April Jones - is spent on policing party conferences.

Business optimism 'best since 1992'

Sun, 2014-02-09 16:02
A survey by business consultants BDO finds optimism at its highest in 22 years and is the latest in a string of reports pointing to a strengthening UK recovery.

Empty shop rate 'at four-year low'

Sun, 2014-02-09 16:00
There has been a marked improvement in the number of empty shops on UK High Streets, research from the Local Data Company suggests.

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