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VIDEO: UK 'fails' to make most of heritage

Sun, 2014-07-13 22:52
The UK is failing to make the most of its heritage, according to new research by the Royal Society for the Arts.

In pictures: World Cup agony and ecstasy

Sun, 2014-07-13 22:48
Fans in Brazil, Berlin and around the globe

Mitchell to put next work on Twitter

Sun, 2014-07-13 22:33
David Mitchell, the author best known for his multi-layered novels such as Cloud Atlas, is to publish his next work on Twitter.

Jessie Ware: 'I sing like a dolphin!'

Sun, 2014-07-13 22:33
Soul star Jessie Ware juggles her wedding with new record

VIDEO: All the goals from World Cup 2014

Sun, 2014-07-13 22:26
Watch all 171 goals from the 2014 Fifa World Cup in under three minutes, including Germany's winner against Argentina in the final.

VIDEO: Malala meets Nigeria kidnap families

Sun, 2014-07-13 22:23
Malala Yousafzai has met relatives of the some of the schoolgirls, who were kidnapped in Nigeria by Boko Haram militants three months ago.

Thousands flee northern Gaza

Sun, 2014-07-13 22:15
Thousands of Palestinians flee northern Gaza after Israel warns of further air strikes aimed at stopping rocket attacks.

Consultation on more allotment land

Sun, 2014-07-13 22:07
Plans aimed at providing more land for allotments are being set out by Welsh ministers on Monday.

Redesign for Raspberry Pi computer

Sun, 2014-07-13 22:02
A new version of the Raspberry Pi barebones computer, called the B+, is to go on sale.

The surveillance debate and walking away from Alzheimer's - the papers

Sun, 2014-07-13 21:48
Monday's papers cover the debate about the state's ability to carry out surveillance on its citizens, and report some simple steps to cut the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Woman charged after attack man dies

Sun, 2014-07-13 21:29
A woman is charged with murder following the death of a 20-year-old man in South Queensferry.

Gotze goal a fitting finale to memorable World Cup

Sun, 2014-07-13 21:03
Germany were worthy World Cup winners at the end of a vibrant tournament, says chief football writer Phil McNulty.

World Cup Final: Social media reacts

Sun, 2014-07-13 19:00
Social media reacts to World Cup Final

VIDEO: Wheelbarrow monopoly in Sudan

Sun, 2014-07-13 18:15
In Sudan's capital, Khartoum, about 20,000 people use wheelbarrows to transport goods. But they're not allowed to own their own; wheelbarrows are controlled by local government contractors, who charge high rental fees.

VIDEO: World's biggest football academy

Sun, 2014-07-13 18:12
The world's biggest football academy has opened in China.

Fighting flares near Ukrainian city

Sun, 2014-07-13 18:04
A battle has been going on outside the rebel-held east Ukraine city of Luhansk, which rebels say government forces tried to storm with tanks.

Action on language tuition urged

Sun, 2014-07-13 17:50
MPs and peers call for a modern languages recovery programme to aid UK economy.

Executive pay '180 times average'

Sun, 2014-07-13 17:45
Executive pay has grown from 60 times that of the average worker to almost 180 times since the 1990s, according to a report by the High Pay Centre.

Cheryl Cole reveals secret marriage

Sun, 2014-07-13 17:33
Pop star Cheryl Cole reveals she married French boyfriend Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini in secret earlier this month.

Low describes Gotze as 'miracle boy'

Sun, 2014-07-13 17:27
Germany coach Joachim Low told "miracle boy" Mario Gotze to eclipse Lionel Messi before his World Cup match-winner.
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