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South Sudan general killed in ambush

Sun, 2014-01-05 13:16
A South Sudan army general is killed in an ambush during an advance by government forces on the rebel-held town of Bor, the military says.

Samsung connects home gadgets at CES

Sun, 2014-01-05 13:02
Samsung is to show off its Smart Home platform at the Consumer Electronics Show, allowing its smart devices to act as remote controls for home appliances.

Brazil moves on World Cup air fares

Sun, 2014-01-05 12:02
The Brazilian government says it is considering allowing foreign airlines to operate internal flights during the World Cup to prevent abusive price hikes.

VIDEO: 'So cold water freezes in mid-air'

Sun, 2014-01-05 11:59
ABC News' Gio Benitez reports on the freezing weather that has hit north America.

VIDEO: The $3,000 'Iron Man' spectacles

Sun, 2014-01-05 11:50
Silicon Valley start-up Meta is showing off a prototype of its 3D augmented reality glasses.

Flood review looks at storm 'lesson'

Sun, 2014-01-05 11:21
A review of coastal flood defences and the impact of recent storms is ordered by the Welsh government, as more heavy rain and strong winds move in.

Triple star system clue to gravity

Sun, 2014-01-05 11:18
Astronomers have discovered a unique triple stellar system which could reveal the true nature of gravity.

Khodorkovsky arrives in Switzerland

Sun, 2014-01-05 11:16
Ex-oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was freed from a Russian jail last month, arrives in Switzerland which has granted him a three-month visa.

Manchester United 1-2 Swansea City

Sun, 2014-01-05 11:01
Wilfried Bony's late header gives Swansea a 2-1 win at Manchester United in the FA Cup third round.

Goulding album trickles to top

Sun, 2014-01-05 10:58
Ellie Goulding's Halcyon tops the UK album chart more than a year after it was released, while US rapper Pitbull and Kesha top the singles chart.

VIDEO: Athletics: British Indoor GP

Sun, 2014-01-05 10:48
Phil Jones presents coverage of the British Indoor Grand Prix from the National Indoor Arena.

Blackadder star and Gove in WW1 row

Sun, 2014-01-05 10:44
A row has erupted between Baldrick actor Sir Tony Robinson and Michael Gove over comments the education secretary made about Blackadder's portrayal of World War One.

VIDEO: Swimmers brave icy water for contest

Sun, 2014-01-05 10:19
More than 700 competitors braved icy waters to compete in an annual ice swimming competition in the northern Chinese city of Harbin.

'Wanted' fugitive arrested in Bolton

Sun, 2014-01-05 10:13
One of Britain's most wanted criminals, who was thought to be on the run in Spain, is arrested in Greater Manchester.

Pope Francis to visit Holy Land

Sun, 2014-01-05 10:10
Pope Francis announces his first trip to the Holy Land, from 24-26 May, when he will visit Amman, Bethlehem and Jerusalem.

Residents flee Fallujah amid blitz

Sun, 2014-01-05 10:03
Thousands of people flee Fallujah amid intense bombardment by Iraqi government forces, who lost control of the key city to al-Qaeda-linked militants.

In pictures: UK storms disruption

Sun, 2014-01-05 09:54
Travel disruption in parts of the UK

Liverpool 2-0 Oldham Athletic

Sun, 2014-01-05 09:39
Iago Aspas scores his first Liverpool goal as the Reds overcome a stubborn Oldham in their FA Cup third round tie.

Clashes in boycotted Bangladesh poll

Sun, 2014-01-05 09:26
Widespread violence mars Bangladesh's parliamentary election, with scores of polling stations torched, amid a boycott by the opposition.

Anatomy of an Ashes whitewash

Sun, 2014-01-05 09:21
Ten landmark moments in Australia's Ashes whitewash

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