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Dead abuse suspect inquiries 'right'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 05:46
Children's commissioner says abuse allegations against dead people should be looked into after it was revealed police are examining a claim against the late Commons speaker George Thomas.

'Terracotta army' captured at pool

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 05:29
More than 100 swimmers pose as a "terracotta army" for an arts project at a historic pool, scheduled to close next year.

EC: 'No comment' on Juncker reports

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 05:08
The European Commission declines to comment on reports its president would be "sympathetic" to an independent Scotland's membership of the EU.

Eight British Isles hopefuls for Glasgow

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 04:44
A powerlifter who was born without legs is among the Commonwealth Games contenders from around the British Isles.

Israel Says Attacks On Its Forces Killed 13 Soldiers

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 04:26

Israel sent more troops into Gaza on Sunday, stepping up tank fire and airstrikes ahead of the short-lived cease-fire.

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In pictures: Gaza conflict

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 04:21
Most intense shelling since the launch of Israel's offensive

Teenager critical after park fall

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 04:19
A teenage girl is critically ill in hospital after a 24ft (7.3m) fall at a park in Sunderland.

James Garner, Of The '70s TV Show 'The Rockford Files,' Dies

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 04:18

Actor James Garner, whose wise-cracking but affable character made hits out of the TV shows Maverick and The Rockford Files, has died. He was 86.

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Church damaged in arson attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 04:13
An overnight arson attack on a church in Newtownabbey, County Antrim, is being treated as a hate crime.

VIDEO: Birthday photo for Prince George

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 03:56
An official photograph of Prince George has been released to mark his first birthday on Tuesday.

Five-place grid penalty for Hamilton

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 03:49
Lewis Hamilton will start the German Grand Prix from 20th place after the gearbox is changed on his Mercedes.

Kerry: Evidence Points Clearly To Rebels Shooting Down MH17

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 03:40

The U.S. secretary of state says a mix of U.S. intelligence and social media reports "points a very clear finger at the separatists" having brought down the plane with a surface-to-air missile.

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Car goes over cliff with five inside

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 03:18
A car with five people inside falls about 30ft (9m) down a cliff in Kent, police say.

Smith will not return to Surrey

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 02:55
Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith will not return to Surrey next season because of a knee injury.

VIDEO: Richard Armitage on Miller's parable

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 02:44
Richard Armitage, star of The Crucible, says Arthur Miller understood the power of using parable.

VIDEO: Assisted dying law has 'safeguards'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 02:44
The bill to introduce assisted dying in the UK contains requisite checks and balances, says Former Solicitor General Lord Falconer.

MH17 crash: 'New Cold War' warning

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 02:42
Britain has to "act as if we're entering a new Cold War" with Russia following the Malaysia airliner crash and the growing international tensions, Bridgend MP warns.

Reveal all Kincora information call

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 02:42
A former Army officer has said any new investigation of the Kincora Boys' Home must have access to information from intelligence agencies.

US widow wins $23.6bn tobacco payout

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 02:39
A US court orders the country's second largest cigarette company to pay huge damages to the wife of a smoker who died of lung cancer.

Woman struck by two taxis dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-20 02:32
A 20-year-old woman dies after a being hit by two taxis in Greater Manchester following an "altercation", police say.
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