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Sculptures 'may be by Michelangelo'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 15:01
Two previously obscure bronze sculptures may be the work of Michelangelo, according to a team of researchers led by Cambridge University experts.

Magna Cartas united for first time

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 15:01
The four surviving copies of the 1215 Magna Carta go on display together for the first time in London to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the documents.

VIDEO: 'My new life as an Indian wife'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 14:59
'I moved across the world for the man I met online'

Cameron attacks school 'mediocrity'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 14:58
Almost 3,500 schools in England rated as requiring improvement face being forced into new leadership, under plans to be announced by David Cameron.

Deadline-day gossip column

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 14:36
Adnan Januzaj tipped for Everton loan, Man Utd planning Mats Hummels deal, Stoke in for Emmanuel Adebayor, plus more.

Heavy Fighting Resumes In Eastern Ukraine As Truce Talks Collapse

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-01 14:12

Russian-backed rebels are shelling a strategic rail hub in the Donetsk region a day after cease-fire discussions fell apart.

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Abbott to scrap parental pay scheme

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 13:59
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is to scrap a controversial parental leave scheme amid growing questions about his leadership.

VIDEO: Into Kobane: 'Destruction is everywhere'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 13:48
A BBC team including correspondent Quentin Sommerville and cameraman Tim Facey have become the first western TV crew to return to Kobane - and they sent this report.

'Arsenal do not need new midfielder'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 13:16
Former Arsenal defender and MOTD2 pundit Martin Keown on why the Gunners do not need a new signing in midfield.

Japan hostage killing: Critical test for PM Abe

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 13:14
The killing of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto by Islamic State militants represents a critical test for PM Shinzo Abe, writes Dr John Swenson-Wright.

Barcelona 3-2 Villarreal

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 13:09
Lionel Messi scores the winner as Barcelona twice come from behind to beat Villarreal and make it eight straight victories.

The Success Of Fox's 'Empire' Reveals A Few Dos And Don'ts For TV

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-01 13:09

Fox's hip-hop drama is a growing hit that could rescue the network. In a fragmented marketplace, the TV industry is learning the value of creating shows for under-served audiences.

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To Save Two Colo. Cows, All It Took Was A Good Ice-Breaker

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-01 13:05

This week, the Fountain, Colo., Fire Department repurposed some firefighting tools for a chillier job: Rescuing cows that had fallen through a half-foot of ice into the freezing water of a local pond.

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For Colorado's Undocumented, The Wait At The DMV Just Got Longer

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-01 13:05

Last year, the state became the 10th to offer driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants. This year, Colorado Republicans made it virtually impossible for those immigrants to get a slot at the DMV.

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Another Florida Case Puts Crosshairs On 'Stand Your Ground'

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-01 13:05

Marissa Alexander, a Jacksonville woman behind bars for three years for firing a "warning shot" near her estranged husband, was recently released. NPR's Arun Rath talks with Larry Hannan of the Florida Times-Union.

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VIDEO: How important is the Super Bowl?

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 13:03
Why is the American sports game so big?

Is it extreme to make universities combat extremists?

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 13:02
Critics fear new legislation to clamp down on extremism at universities is an attack on democratic freedom, says Dominic Casciani.

Kidnapped Libya Opec official found

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 12:58
One of Libya's most senior energy officials, Opec representative Samir Salem Kamal, is released more than two weeks after being kidnapped.

Agreement at South Sudan talks

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 12:57
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir signs power-sharing agreement with rebel commander Riek Machar to end conflict

Murray - leaner, quicker & positive

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 12:28
Andy Murray may have lost a fourth Australian Open final but there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic, says Piers Newbery.

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