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VIDEO: FA Cup's 50 Greatest Moments

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 03:38
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand and Helen Skelton present a special countdown of the FA Cup's 50 Greatest Moments.

VIDEO: I feel alive again - Petrov

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 03:37
Stiliyan Petrov tells John Hartson he feels "alive again" after winning his fight against acute leukaemia.

Searches continue for missing man

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 03:23
Searches are continuing near Lough Erne in County Fermanagh for a missing 23-year-old-man.

Sweden budget deal cancels snap poll

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 03:13
Sweden's left-of-centre government reaches a budget deal with the main opposition resulting in a minority government and avoiding the need for snap elections.

House prices 'rose by 8.5%' in 2014

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 03:02
UK house prices rose by an average of £16,000 - or 8.5% - in 2014, according to the mortgage lender Halifax.

Ebola Survivor: The Best Word For The Virus Is 'Aggression'

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-27 02:59

Dr. Ian Crozier was Emory University Hospital's sickest Ebola patient; his kidneys failed and he was on life support. He made a miraculous recovery and says the illness made him a better physician.

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Hollywood romp with political punch

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 02:58
The Interview portrays North Korea's leader as vain and buffoonish, but could the satire eventually help erode his power? The BBC's Stephen Evans reports from Seoul.

Man's death treated as suspicious

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 02:50
The death in the early hours of a 27-year-old man in South Lanarkshire is being treated as suspicious by police.

Warnings of icy roads across UK

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 02:50
Warnings about icy roads are issued for much of the UK as forecasts suggest snow in many areas could thaw and then freeze again as temperatures fall.

Warnock sacked by Crystal Palace

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 02:44
Neil Warnock becomes the first Premier League manager to be sacked this season after being dismissed by Crystal Palace.

With Each New Upheaval In Iraq, More Minorities Flee

NPR News - Sat, 2014-12-27 02:08

"We like Iraq, but Iraq doesn't like us," says a displaced Christian man. He's just one of example of religious minorities who have been dislodged from parts of Iraq where they have ancient roots.

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Spider-Man birthday video boy dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 02:04
A five-year-old boy who became an internet star when "Spider-Man" paid him a surprise birthday visit dies after a battle with cancer.

Speeding fines triple in south Wales

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:48
The number of people fined for speeding offences in south Wales triples, according to the Ministry of Justice.

VIDEO: What makes a video go viral?

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:32
What makes a video go viral?

Redrawing of NI border was discussed

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:31
Newly-released files from the Irish National Archives reveal how the British and Irish governments discussed redrawing the Northern Ireland border in 1984.

Police 'moonlighting' for extra cash

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:26
Hundreds of police officers are taking second jobs in a range of professions including teaching, beauty therapy and even helicopter pilot training.

VIDEO: 'Credit card users being misinformed'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:17
A number of credit card companies are misinforming customers about their legal right to a refund on faulty or damaged goods, a survey by suggests.

Pair killed in Boxing Day car crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:05
A man and a teenage girl, who are believed to be related, are killed in a car crash in south London.

Woman, 83, mugged on Christmas Day

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 01:00
An 83-year-old woman was mugged for £20 in a "callous and violent attack" as she went for a walk on Christmas Day morning, police say.

VIDEO: Historic wills available online

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 00:54
Millions of wills, including those of Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill and Princess Diana, have been made available online for a £10 fee.