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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.

Gove: Morgan exit to refresh Ofsted

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 08:27
Education Secretary Michael Gove says the decision to change the head of Ofsted is in line with the government's belief roles need refreshing "from time to time".

In pictures: S Africa's fashion race

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 08:17
Fashionistas vie to catch the eye in S Africa

Helicopter rescues six fishermen

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 08:14
Six fishermen are rescued by helicopter and lifeboat after their boat founders in "treacherous" conditions off the north Cornish coast.

Egypt court acquits Morsi supporters

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 08:13
A court in Egypt clears dozens of supporters of ex-President Morsi arrested last July, as well as an Al-Jazeera cameraman covering their protest.

'Flood tourists' urged to stay away

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 08:09
Police urge "floods tourists" to stay away from the Somerset Levels with five flood warnings still in place across the county and more extreme weather predicted.

West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Liverpool

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 08:08
Liverpool defender Kolo Toure gifts West Brom an equaliser as the Reds miss a chance to tighten their grip on fourth place.

Sap Discovery Could Turn Syrup-Making Upside Down

NPR News - Sun, 2014-02-02 07:57

For centuries, people thought sap had to flow down a tree's body through a spigot at the bottom. But researchers have discovered that sap can flow upwards, too, which allows syrup production from much younger trees, and could even turn maple syrup into a row crop.

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Man City should win more - Mourinho

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 07:56
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says Premier League leaders Manchester City should have won more titles.

VIDEO: French crew rescued off Cornwall

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 07:53
The crew of a French fishing boat are rescued off Cornwall after large waves crashed through the vessel's bridge, disabling it.

Barrel bombs 'kill dozens' in Aleppo

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 07:51
Syrian government helicopters have dropped barrel bombs on the northern city of Aleppo, killing about 90 people, activists say.

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