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Gatland praises Jones' 'huge' impact

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 04:53
Warren Gatland, Graham Price and Shane Williams join those praising Adam Jones following his international retirement.

'100mph drink-drive' man arrested

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 04:24
A suspected drink-driver is arrested after his vehicle is spotted travelling at about 100mph on a 30mph-limit road.

Suspected Boko Haram Militants Attack Another Nigerian Town

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-25 04:18

The reported assault is on a city about 100 miles southwest of where the Islamist extremist group killed as many as 2,000 people earlier this month.

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'Walking The Walk' With Students ... And Screaming Fans

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-25 04:13

When their students are asleep, these teachers are onstage in LA's punk rock scene.

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Piece By Piece, Monks Scramble To Preserve Iraq's Christian History

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-25 04:00

Fleeing ISIS, an order of Dominican monks had to leave much behind. But when Father Najeeb Michaeel helped the Christian community escape, he took one thing with him: a collection of manuscripts.

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TV debates deal close - Grant Shapps

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 03:57
The Conservatives are close to agreeing to new plans for pre-election television debates, the party's chairman Grant Shapps says.

US talk show pioneer Franklin dies

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 03:54
Joe Franklin, who was a New York TV host for 43 years and is credited by some as having invented the talk show format, dies at the age of 88.

VIDEO: Colin Firth on being an unlikely villain

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 03:42
Actor Colin Firth has said the director of Kingsman: The Secret Service, Matthew Vaughn, cast him in the film because he was so unlikely to be seen as a villain.

Sniper film 'stoking Islamophobia'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 03:21
The release of the film American Sniper has led to an increase in threats against Muslims in the US, an Arab-American civil rights group says.

VIDEO: Sturgeon: SNP should vote on some English laws

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 03:00
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says it is 'perfectly legitimate' for SNP MPs to vote on issues such as health service because of their direct impact on Scotland's budget.

Carberry's Perth beat KP's Melbourne

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 02:42
Michael Carberry helps Perth Scorchers beat Kevin Pietersen's Melbourne Stars to reach the Australian Big Bash final.

Is there a diversity dividend?

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 02:25
Studies have shown that diversity in the workplace leads to higher revenues and dividends, but there are still road-blocks on the route to achieving a more balanced labour force.

Bradford boss snubs Mourinho handshake

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 02:20
Bradford City boss Phil Parkinson refused Jose Mourinho's handshake before full time in the 4-2 FA Cup win over Chelsea.

Abraham Lincoln hair fetches $25,000

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 02:18
A lock of President Abraham Lincoln's hair fetches $25,000 (£16,600) at an auction of memorabilia that sells for more than $800,000 in total.

Arrest over 'guns and bomb parts'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 01:56
Guns, ammunition and suspected pipe bomb parts had been found during an overnight search of a house in west Belfast, police say.

Hundreds take murder-hunt DNA tests

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 01:44
More than 500 men volunteer for DNA screening to eliminate themselves from suspicion in the hunt for the killer of a woman in West Sussex.

Farage hits back at defecting MEP

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 01:20
An MEP who has defected to the Conservatives had "reached the end of the road" with UKIP, party leader Nigel Farage says.

Cruise ship hit by engine room fire

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 01:13
A cruise ship with more than 1,000 people on board was left temporarily without power off the coast of Morocco after a fire in the engine room.

Failed bid to raise AirAsia fuselage

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 01:09
The Indonesian official leading efforts to recover AirAsia flight QZ850 says the fuselage appears to be too fragile to be lifted, after failed bids to raise it.

Second anniversary of police murder

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 01:08
The family of a murdered Irish police officer will mark the second anniversary of his death at a church service later, as his colleagues renew their appeal for information.