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Etihad and Alitalia close to deal

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 11:23
Etihad Airways and debt-laden Alitalia are in the "final phase" of talks to agree an investment deal, the companies said on Sunday.

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Oscar-Winner, Found Dead At 46

NPR News - Sun, 2014-02-02 11:08

The actor, whose repertoire includes an eclectic array of challenging roles, won a best actor Oscar for the title role in the 2005 film Capote.

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VIDEO: Fans' views on World Cup licence

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 10:55
Fans react angrily to the decision to prevent the extension of pub licensing hours during England's opening World Cup match.

Car disappears down 30ft sinkhole

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 10:51
A 30ft deep sinkhole opens up on the driveway of a house in High Wycombe and swallows the family's car.

Who should be England's next head coach?

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 10:43
Who is in the frame to pick up the pieces of English cricket?

The maverick 'King of Corn' who wants to buy Leeds

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 10:38
Meet Massimo Cellino, the eccentric Italian who has sacked 35 managers in 21 years and fears the number 17

VIDEO: Girl, 9, on being abducted for work

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 10:30
Shilpa Kannan reports on the thousands of Indian children who have been abducted and forced to work in homes in cities.

Arsenal 2-0 Crystal Palace

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 10:21
Arsenal return to the top of the Premier League with victory over a dogged Crystal Palace side at Emirates Stadium.

VIDEO: Bus hit by tidal wave on Welsh coast

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 10:15
Ten people were rescued after a bus was hit by a large wave in Newgale during high winds and high tides along the Welsh coast on Saturday night.

Race Toward Afghan Election Starts, With Skepticism In The Lead

NPR News - Sun, 2014-02-02 10:05

With the presidential campaigns underway, one of the questions commonly asked around Kabul is whether the election will be held at all this year. If it is, there are a handful of candidates who are likely to come out ahead.

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VIDEO: London tries to lure Indian tourists

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 10:00
Simon Atkinson looks at how the UK is trying to tap into India's growing overseas tourism market.

Poll: Support For High School Football, Despite Concussion Risks

NPR News - Sun, 2014-02-02 09:55

An NPR poll finds that just 7 percent of Americans say concussion risks are too great to continue offering football as a high school sport. But 44 percent of those surveyed said equipment and safety need to be improved.

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Ukraine Protests Set To Widen As President Ends Sick Leave

NPR News - Sun, 2014-02-02 09:46

Viktor Yanukovych, who announced he was going on sick leave last week, says he will return to work on Monday. But the opposition plans to step up protests.

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Baby murder suspects quizzed further

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 09:23
Police are given more time to question three people arrested on suspicion of murdering a seven-week-old boy in Greater Manchester.

Super Bowl XLVIII: A Political Guide

NPR News - Sun, 2014-02-02 09:20

Neither the Seahawks nor the Broncos are among the top NFL teams when it comes to political contributions, but they're still plenty active.

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Ten rescued as wave strands bus

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 09:09
Ten people are rescued after a bus is hit by a large wave in Newgale during high winds and high tides along the Welsh coast.

Fake £100k painting 'to be burned'

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 09:09
A businessman is told a painting he paid £100,000 for will be burned after it was ruled a fake by a committee run by the artist's grandchildren.

50 rescuers' nine-hour student hunt

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 08:56
More than 50 mountain rescuers battle atrocious weather for nine hours to rescue seven students in the Cambrian mountains.

Ireland 28-6 Scotland

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 08:54
Ireland recover from a nervous first half to comfortably beat Scotland in their 2014 Six Nations opener in Dublin.

Gove wants tests for four-year-olds

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 08:40
Education secretary Michael Gove strongly indicates that he wants to introduce formal assessments for four and five-year-olds when they enter school in England.

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