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Ukrainian transport plane shot down

Fri, 2014-06-13 23:02
Pro-Russian rebels shoot down a military transport plane in eastern Ukraine, killing all 49 Ukrainian service personnel on board.

Saturday's gossip column

Fri, 2014-06-13 22:16
Roy Hodgson challenges Wayne Rooney, Ronald Koeman set for Southampton, Chelsea looking at triple signing, plus more.

The 'battle for Baghdad' and Dame Angelina - the papers

Fri, 2014-06-13 21:28
Many of Saturday's papers lead on efforts to stop the advance of the ISIS militant group in Iraq, with the role of Iran, the US and the UK discussed.

EU invites Moscow to Kiev talks

Fri, 2014-06-13 19:42
EU offers Moscow a role in discussions over its planned accord with Ukraine, in a move officials say reflects a "new climate" in the talks.

Every tattoo tells a story

Fri, 2014-06-13 19:23
The stories behind the markings on people's bodies

Deforestation leaves fish hungry

Fri, 2014-06-13 19:16
Deforestation is reducing the amount of leaf litter falling into rivers and lakes, resulting in less food being available to fish, a study suggests.

Preparing for a 24-hr ultramarathon

Fri, 2014-06-13 18:47
Some of the ultra-runners competing in Gloucester

What do sandwiches have to do with democracy?

Fri, 2014-06-13 16:50
What do sandwiches have to do with democracy?

Asante says new Belle film was 'gift'

Fri, 2014-06-13 16:46
How a portrait inspired a British director

A gruesome end to an argument

Fri, 2014-06-13 16:44
The strange tale of the woman who cut off her leg to spite her husband.

Rio motorbike ride through favela backstreets

Fri, 2014-06-13 16:32
Zoom through Rio’s backstreets on a motorbike

'Rule nothing out' in Iraq, says Fox

Fri, 2014-06-13 16:30
Former Conservative defence secretary Liam Fox says the possibility of sending British troops to fight in Iraq should not be ruled out.

Bergdahl in a 'stable condition'

Fri, 2014-06-13 16:16
Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier freed in May after five years in Taliban captivity, is in a stable condition in hospital in Texas, officials say.

Today at the World Cup: Day three

Fri, 2014-06-13 15:51
Who is playing? How can you watch the games? Who does our expert think will win? All the information you need on World Cup day three.

Voting for a better future

Fri, 2014-06-13 15:43
Afghanistan - voting for a better future

The goal that broke Brazil's heart

Fri, 2014-06-13 15:29
The man who broke Brazilian hearts at the 1950 World Cup

Big win down to Van Gaal - Van Persie

Fri, 2014-06-13 15:29
Robin van Persie praises Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal for masterminding the team's 5-1 win over champions Spain.

Suspect sought in US priest attack

Fri, 2014-06-13 15:28
Authorities search for a white male in connection with the shooting death of a priest at a Roman Catholic church in the US state of Arizona.

The metal that can store power for a small town

Fri, 2014-06-13 15:24
The metal that makes legendary swords and giant batteries

Kaymer surges clear at Pinehurst

Fri, 2014-06-13 15:23
Martin Kaymer will take a six-shot lead into the third round with the best 36-hole score in US Open history.

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