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VIDEO: China cities look to UK for ideas

Mon, 2014-06-16 14:36
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has arrived in the UK for a three-day visit to promote Chinese UK relations.

World Cup win for Schumacher - Podolski

Mon, 2014-06-16 14:25
Lukas Podolski dedicates Germany's 4-0 World Cup win over Portugal to countryman Michael Schumacher.

VIDEO: Iraqi forces hit back with air strikes

Mon, 2014-06-16 14:13
The Islamist militant group ISIS have seized the northern Iraqi city of Tal Afar but the Iraqi forces have hit back with air strikes near the town.

Sturridge ready for 'do or die' game

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:40
England's Daniel Sturridge is prepared to do almost anything in Thursday's "do or die" World Cup meeting with Uruguay.

Iran 0-0 Nigeria

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:28
Iran and Nigeria play out the first draw of the 2014 World Cup as their Group F opener ends goalless in Curitiba.

How Australia's Perth is battling a water crisis

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:25
How Perth aims to stay wet in Australian aridity

'Smiling Sturridge sends out positive message'

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:22
England continue to emit a buoyant air as they prepare to face Uruguay, says chief football writer Phil McNulty.

VIDEO: Pound recovers to five-year high

Mon, 2014-06-16 13:09
More than five years after the banking crisis sent the UK economy and the pound tumbling in value, there are signs sterling has slowly clawed its way back.

VIDEO: Foal of Frankel auctioned for £1.15m

Mon, 2014-06-16 12:46
The first foal of legendary racehorse Frankel has been sold at auction in central London for £1.15m.

GM recalls more cars over ignition

Mon, 2014-06-16 12:42
General Motors is recalling 3.2 million more cars in the US because of ignition switch problems, and will change or replace keys on the cars.

Cook encouraged by new-look England

Mon, 2014-06-16 12:16
England captain Alastair Cook hopes his team's display against Sri Lanka is a springboard for an exciting new era.

Suspect arrested in US priest attack

Mon, 2014-06-16 11:47
Police in Phoenix, Arizona, arrest a suspect in an attack on a Roman Catholic church in which one priest was killed and another badly beaten.

Egypt to release Al-Jazeera reporter

Mon, 2014-06-16 11:45
Egypt is to release on medical grounds al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy, who has been on hunger strike in protest at being held without charge.

US opens Bergdahl investigation

Mon, 2014-06-16 11:26
The US military has opened an investigation into the circumstances surrounding Sgt Bowe Bergdahl's disappearance from an Afghan outpost.

VIDEO: Trapped cave explorer rescue under way

Mon, 2014-06-16 11:20
A rescue operation is under way for an injured man trapped in Germany's deepest cave.

Italy warns migrant rescues may end

Mon, 2014-06-16 11:11
Italy says without EU intervention an operation to rescue migrants in the Mediterranean Sea may have to stop, as hundreds more are rescued.

Actor Cox picks up the Queen's baton

Mon, 2014-06-16 10:53
Hollywood actor Brian Cox carries the The Queen's baton at Rosslyn Chapel in Midlothian on the third day of its Scottish tour.

Russia halts gas supply to Ukraine

Mon, 2014-06-16 10:49
Ukraine says Russia has cut off all gas supplies after talks fail to resolve a dispute over debts amid high tension in Ukraine's eastern regions.

Germany 4-0 Portugal

Mon, 2014-06-16 10:34
Thomas Muller scores a World Cup hat-trick as Germany stun Group G rivals Portugal, who have defender Pepe sent off.

Militants 'seize' Iraq's Tal Afar

Mon, 2014-06-16 10:28
Sunni militants seize the northern city of Tal Afar, officials and residents say - a city which lies between Mosul and the border with Syria.
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