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Monday's gossip column

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 21:57
Man City and Arsenal offered Falcao, Man Utd want £5m for Welbeck loan, plus more gossip on transfer deadline day.

Official heckled amid HK poll anger

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 21:41
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists disrupt a speech by a Beijing official, a day after China ruled out a direct leadership election in 2017.

US senators urge arms for Ukraine

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 21:31
Key American senators call for the US to send weapons to help Ukraine fight what they say is "a Russian invasion".

Eurosceptic revolt, and gas "rip-off" - the papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 21:21
In a mixed bag of headlines for Monday's press, the challenge to David Cameron's EU policy from the Tories' eurosceptic wing makes many papers.

Cornwall being 'invaded' by housing

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 21:15
The speed and scale of house-building in Cornwall is being branded "an invasion" by rural activists.

Ulster Unionists call for new budget

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 21:07
The Ulster Unionist Party has said the current budget used by the Northern Ireland Executive is untenable and a new one is required.

Japan and India hold security talks

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 21:00
Rare earths and a nuclear pact on the agenda as Indian PM Narendra Modi meets Japan's leader, on his first major foreign visit since taking office.

Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Louisiana Abortion Law

NPR News - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:48

Lawyers and advocates disagree over whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion clinics in the state or only those at three clinics whose lawsuit challenges the measure.

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Islamic State: Who supports the jihadist group?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:45
Where Islamic State finds support to become a formidable force

VIDEO: 'Emotional journey' WW1 cavalry ride

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:43
A musician from the Household Division tells the BBC about the riding the route taken by a British cavalry unit who held the line against the German advance early in World War One.

End in sight for WW1 War Horse ride

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:40
The War Horse Ride - commemorating the part played by British and French cavalry during World War One - is due to end in the French town of Nery.

Manhunt after New Zealand shooting

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:33
Police in New Zealand are hunting for a man who shot two people dead and injured a third at an unemployment office.

Coalition locked in terror aim talks

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:27
Negotiations between the Tories and Lib Dems are to continue ahead of the unveiling of a new plan to tackle the threat of Islamic extremists.

India unveils new village toilets

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:07
An Indian charity unveils 108 new lavatories in a village which gained notoriety when two young girls were found hanged from a tree there in May.

Greenhouse gas fear over meat eating

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 19:56
New research estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate.

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