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VIDEO: Top 50 FA Cup goals: Wonderful Waddle

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 21:27
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.

PAC report highlights tenancy fraud

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 21:23
The Department of Social Development has failed to deal properly with a scam operating in social housing, according to a Public Accounts Committee report.

Tesco, what went wrong?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 21:01
What really went wrong at Tesco?

Dementia cash row and coma conman - the papers

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 20:55
Several papers report plans to pay GPs £55 for each diagnosis of dementia they make, while a man who claimed to be in a coma for two years to avoid court also features.

US Marine held for Philippine murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 20:22
A US Marine accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines is moved to a Philippine army base, but fails to attend an initial hearing.

VIDEO: Diwali sees Asia retail sales spike

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:55
The Hindu festival of Diwali has a big impact on the economies of India and other Asian countries. Sharanjit Leyl reports from Singapore.

UN chief plans Gaza conflict inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:54
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he is setting up an inquiry into attacks on UN facilities during Israel's recent offensive in the Gaza Strip.

US probes 'stray Syria air drop'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:49
The US Pentagon says it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants with a weapons bundle intended for Kurdish fighters.

Giants Pummel Royals From The Start In Game 1 World Series Win

NPR News - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:46

A three-run first inning was all San Francisco needed to top Kansas City and steal home field advantage. They tacked on another four runs anyway to win 7-1.

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VIDEO: Swedish bay search for 'foreign sub'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:34
Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are focusing on a bay near the capital Stockholm.

Move to stop charities funding terror

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 17:54
The charities watchdog is to receive an extra £8m and new powers to help it tackle charities being used to fund crime and terrorism, the prime minister says.

Concern raised over UK use of drones

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 17:03
The use of drones in the UK will rise over the next 20 years, raising "significant safety, security, and privacy concerns", a report says.

Designer Oscar de la Renta mourned

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 16:53
The Dominican Republic declares Wednesday an official day of mourning for Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who has died at 82.

Hong Kong's political haircut

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 16:40
The political confrontation in a Hong Kong hair salon

Slumbering lions win top photo prize

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 16:24
A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.

Physics reveals how nature sparkles

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 16:15
Researchers reveal that the same physical mechanism is behind many of nature's most dazzling shines.

Organic genderless gingerbread debated

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 16:14
How organic, vegan gingerbread 'people' divided online opinion

Ben Bradlee, Who Led 'Washington Post' To New Heights, Dies At 93

NPR News - Tue, 2014-10-21 16:09

As editor, Bradlee led the newspaper to national eminence with charm, drive, instinct and, most notably, an epic confrontation with the Nixon White House.

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VIDEO: The city hoping to be independent state

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 16:06
Steve Rosenberg visits two cities in rebel held Ukraine which will be boycotting the forthcoming parliamentary elections.

Magic Faraway Tree set for big screen

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 16:05
Enid Blyton's Magic Faraway Tree books are being adapted for cinema for the first time.
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