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VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:54
Trends of the week in 60 seconds

Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:40
But Orwell was a literary mediocrity, says Will Self

Why I stopped wearing the headscarf

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:36
Why I stopped wearing the headscarf

Sunbed study highlights cancer risk

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:28
Sunbed users are still at risk of skin cancer even if they do not burn their skin, according to a new study by Dundee University.

Experts argue for drink price plan

Sat, 2014-08-30 15:22
Health professionals say they are stepping up efforts to see alcohol minimum pricing in place in Scotland, with a seminar being held in Brussels.

Murray into US Open fourth round

Sat, 2014-08-30 14:19
Andy Murray sees off Russia's Andrey Kuznetsov in four sets to reach the last 16 of the US Open in New York.

Costa must learn respect - Martinez

Sat, 2014-08-30 13:45
Everton boss Roberto Martinez says Chelsea's Diego Costa must learn the "ethics and culture" of British football after his side's 6-3 win.

First openly gay NFL player dropped

Sat, 2014-08-30 13:03
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League, fails to make the final roster for the St Louis Rams.

Visa delay hits Rojo's Man Utd debut

Sat, 2014-08-30 12:25
Marcos Rojo's Manchester United debut is being held up by a four-year-old claim he rowed with a neighbour in Argentina.

El Salvador gangs re-launch truce

Sat, 2014-08-30 11:45
Leaders of five of El Salvador's powerful gangs say they will stop attacking police and military in a bid to re-launch a gang truce agreed two years ago.

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