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Final countdown to independence vote

Sun, 2014-06-08 15:07
What will we see in the last 100 days of referendum campaign?

World Cup sponsors in new ball game

Sun, 2014-06-08 15:01
World Cup sponsors face new realities in 2014

VIDEO: Boko Haram's 'brutal campaign'

Sun, 2014-06-08 14:27
It is thought as many as 200 people have been killed in the last two weeks as a result of attacks by Boko Haram in the Gwoza Hills, near the border with Cameroon.

Shia pilgrims killed in Pakistan

Sun, 2014-06-08 14:23
At least 23 people are killed and a number injured in a gun and bomb attack on Shia pilgrims in south-western Pakistan, local officials say.

Kosovo PM claims election victory

Sun, 2014-06-08 14:04
Kosovo's Prime Minister Hashim Thaci has claimed victory in national elections marked by a low turnout, especially in Serb areas.

Schools 'take Islamic focus too far'

Sun, 2014-06-08 13:56
A leaked draft report on a Birmingham academy trust says it runs schools that have "taken the Islamic focus too far".

Hodgson praises 'positive' England

Sun, 2014-06-08 13:28
England manager Roy Hodgson is pleased with his side's performances during the build-up to the World Cup opener.

Tennis stars back Mauresmo appointment

Sun, 2014-06-08 13:24
Tennis stars back Mauresmo appointment

Nadal focused on Wimbledon success

Sun, 2014-06-08 12:25
Rafael Nadal is determined to make an impact at Wimbledon again after winning his ninth French Open title on Sunday.

Ricciardo wins thrilling Canadian GP

Sun, 2014-06-08 11:47
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo passes Nico Rosberg's Mercedes with two laps to go to win a thrilling Canadian Grand Prix.

VIDEO: Lineker in Brazil: The Beautiful Game

Sun, 2014-06-08 11:15
As the nation prepares for the start of the 2014 World Cup, England football legend Gary Lineker examines the world's fascination with Brazil and the beautiful game.

Pope urges Mid-East peace 'courage'

Sun, 2014-06-08 10:53
Pope Francis hosts a joint prayer meeting with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, urging them to show courage to seek Middle East peace.

Sisi vows fight for Egypt's security

Sun, 2014-06-08 10:52
Former army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi is sworn in as Egypt's new president, vowing to tackle "terrorism" and bring security.

Briton Ujah breaks 10-second barrier

Sun, 2014-06-08 10:30
Chijindu Ujah becomes the fifth Briton in history to dip under the 10-second barrier, clocking 9.96 seconds in the 100m.

Ex-envoy: Syria 'to be failed state'

Sun, 2014-06-08 10:18
Syria could become a "failed state" similar to Somalia, former UN envoy to the country Lakhdar Brahimi warns.

Sheeran clinches number one spot

Sun, 2014-06-08 10:01
Ed Sheeran has achieved his first number one in the UK singles chart, while Dame Vera Lynn enters the album chart aged 97.

New emir of Kano named in Nigeria

Sun, 2014-06-08 09:58
The ousted central bank governor and prominent government critic, Lamido Sanusi, is named as the new emir of Kano in Nigeria.

SDLP man resigns after paper claims

Sun, 2014-06-08 09:42
A Derry City councillor resigns, following allegations in a Sunday newspaper that he sent lewd messages on a council-owned tablet computer.

VIDEO: England squad arrives in Brazil

Sun, 2014-06-08 09:36
England's World Cup squad has arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, ahead of the start of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

Sikhs march for Amritsar victims

Sun, 2014-06-08 09:27
Members of the Sikh community march through central London in protest at the storming of India's Golden Temple 30 years ago.

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