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Sangakkara mastery adds to Cook woes

Sat, 2014-12-13 05:08
BBC Test Match Special commentator Simon Hughes watches the brilliance of Kumar Sangakkara compound problems for Alastair Cook.

Ten in Sports Personality running

Sat, 2014-12-13 04:59
Ten contenders are on the shortlist for the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on Sunday, 14 December.

Air chaos due to 'new system failure'

Sat, 2014-12-13 04:26
Widespread disruption at UK airports was caused by a computer system failure "which has not been seen before", National Air Traffic Services says.

Shia pilgrims mark Arbaeen climax

Sat, 2014-12-13 04:18
Huge numbers of Shia Muslims are in the Iraqi city of Kerbala to mark the death of a grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, officials say.

Two Scottish fixtures postponed

Sat, 2014-12-13 04:09
Hearts' Championship visit to Cowdenbeath is one of two matches postponed due to the freezing conditions.

Man 'assaulted woman after break-in'

Sat, 2014-12-13 04:04
A man accused of sexually assaulting a woman after breaking into her Newtownabbey home has been refused bail at Belfast Magistrates Court.

VIDEO: Dozens missing in Indonesia landslide

Sat, 2014-12-13 03:36
A landslide on the Indonesian island of Java leaves at least 17 people dead and more than 90 missing.

Alex Salmond's gifts to be auctioned

Sat, 2014-12-13 03:15
Memorabilia given to Alex Salmond during his time as first minister are being sold at auction in Glasgow.

VIDEO: Yodel boss sorry over Christmas delay

Sat, 2014-12-13 02:58
Courier firm Yodel has apologised about delivery delays and has promised parcels will get to customers in time for Christmas.

Family escapes arson attack on home

Sat, 2014-12-13 02:52
A family, including a three-year-old boy, is forced to jump to safety from a first-floor bedroom after an arson attack on their home.

Sri Lanka beat England to win series

Sat, 2014-12-13 02:52
Kumar Sangakkara leads Sri Lanka to a 4-2 one-day series victory over England on a miserable day for Alastair Cook.

Murphy named Scottish Labour leader

Sat, 2014-12-13 02:32
Former Scottish Secretary Jim Murphy is named as the new leader of the Scottish Labour Party.

VIDEO: Revolutionaries' time capsule found

Sat, 2014-12-13 02:08
A centuries old time capsule thought to have been buried by Samuel Adams and Paul Revere has been discovered in Massachusetts, USA.

Three held over death of 'frail' man

Sat, 2014-12-13 02:07
Three men are arrested in connection with the death of a "frail" man at his home in Prestwick, South Ayrshire.

VIDEO: 'A fresh start' for Scottish Labour

Sat, 2014-12-13 02:03
Former Scottish Secretary Jim Murphy has been named as the new leader of Scottish Labour.

VIDEO: Skydive 'dancers' perfect their moves

Sat, 2014-12-13 01:51
Skydiving has been a popular pastime for daredevils for years, but the rise in indoor wind tunnels means that young and old can now experience the thrill without the fear factor.

Baraclough is new Motherwell manager

Sat, 2014-12-13 01:51
Motherwell chose former Scunthorpe and Sligo Rovers boss Ian Baraclough to succeed departed manager Stuart McCall.

Mourinho: Terry is happy at Chelsea

Sat, 2014-12-13 01:49
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes John Terry is happy again after undergoing an uncertain period at the club.

Plaque for murdered schoolteacher

Sat, 2014-12-13 01:45
A plaque dedicated to murdered schoolteacher Ann Maguire is unveiled in her hometown in Greater Manchester.

Man burned in gas explosion at flat

Sat, 2014-12-13 01:31
A man is taken to hospital with burns after a suspected gas explosion at a flat in Somerset.

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