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Paris gunman buried in secret grave

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 08:29
One of the brothers who attacked French magazine Charlie Hebdo is buried in an unmarked grave in Reims, against the wishes of the mayor.

Swansea City 0-5 Chelsea

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 08:27
Chelsea open a five-point gap at the top of the Premier League table after a dominant display against Swansea City.

Aston Villa 0-2 Liverpool

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 08:16
Liverpool increase the pressure on Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert by beating his side to secure a third away league win on the trot.

VIDEO: Passenger films St Pancras disruption

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 08:04
Johnny Chatterton, a Eurostar passenger who was trying to travel to Paris, explains what happened to him when the Channel Tunnel was closed because of a lorry fire.

VIDEO: 'Smoke came in, gas masks dropped'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 07:57
Ben Lawton, a Eurotunnel passenger on the train on which a lorry caught fire, describes how passengers were evacuated from the tunnel.

Murray team atmosphere 'wasn't good'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 07:10
Andy Murray enters the Australian Open in buoyant mood and admits deteriorating team relationships made changes to key personnel vital.

Hollande: Anti-'Charlie' Protesters Don't Understand French Values

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-17 07:04

As demonstrations against the satirical magazine are staged in many parts of the Muslim world, the French president defends what he says is his country's principle of freedom of expression.

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Robertson beats O'Sullivan in semi

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 06:56
World number one Neil Robertson crushes defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan 6-1 to reach his third Masters final.

Traveling To Cuba Getting Easier, But Expect Turbulence On The Way

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-17 06:51

Miami businesses expect an upsurge in trade and travel to Cuba under new rules, but travel for tourism is still prohibited and the island has only a limited number of hotel rooms.

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Firefighters tackle factory blaze

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 06:36
Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a building thought to be a fish factory in Peterhead.

VIDEO: Why disc golf is proving popular

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 06:35
Mike Bushell visits a temporary disc golf course in Basingstoke where he met the British number one and spoke to some of those learning the game.

Renard rates team ethic over stars

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 06:32
Ivory Coast coach Herve Renard says his team cannot rely only on Wilfried Bony and Yaya Toure at the Nations Cup.

And The Oscar Goes To ... Wait, Who Hasn't Had One In A While?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-17 06:13

It's happened enough that it's a thing: A stellar actor is awarded for a not-so-stellar role. Many feel it happened again this week with the Oscar nominations.

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Sprinter Sacre second on comeback

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 06:10
Former champion chaser Sprinter Sacre Ascot finishes second to winner Dodging Bullets in the runner-up's comeback race at Ascot.

Zambia v Congo DR

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 06:08
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations game between Zambia and Congo DR.

Tunisia v Cape Verde Islands

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 06:08
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations game between Tunisia and Cape Verde Islands.

VIDEO: Niger violence over Charlie Hebdo cover

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 06:03
Police in the capital of Niger fire tear gas during a protest against the French magazine Charlie Hebdo's Prophet Muhammad cartoon

Undersea Tunnel In Europe Shut Down After Fire; No Injuries

NPR News - Sat, 2015-01-17 06:00

The Channel Tunnel that connects England and France was shut down after the fire broke out on a truck that was being transported by rail.

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Mourners grieve purged China leader

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 05:58
More than 100 people in China brave police surveillance to pay their respects to the purged former leader Zhao Ziyang, on the 10th anniversary of his death

Saracens 33-10 Munster

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 05:53
Saracens thrash Munster to set up a winner-takes-all match in their final Pool One encounter away to Clermont.