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Jakarta's Jokowi picks running mate

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 23:20
Joko Widodo, the frontrunner in Indonesia's presidential election chooses a former vice-president, Jusuf Kalla, as his running mate.

Bellew rematch looms for Cleverly

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 23:17
Nathan Cleverly says he could fight Tony Bellew in November if both boxers come through their next fights in July.

Azarenka withdraws from French Open

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 23:16
Victoria Azarenka, the world number five, will miss this month's French Open as she recovers from a foot injury.

1950s Crooner Jerry Vale Dies At Age 83

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-18 23:06

Jerry Vale, the beloved singer known for his high-tenor voice and romantic songs in the 1950s and early 1960s, has died. His biggest hit was "You Don't Know Me."

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VIDEO: 'Hugh Jackman had biggest trailer'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 22:57
X-Men star Patrick Stewart has revealed fellow actor Hugh Jackman received the most star treatment on set.

Uni chancellor role discussed again

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 22:53
Cardiff University is set to discuss plans for a new chancellor weeks after comedian Griff Rhys Jones's appointment was embarrassingly stalled at the last minute.

3 Face Charges In Turkey Mine Disaster Amid Anger

NPR News - Sun, 2014-05-18 22:50

Prosecutors arrested 3 people, including a company manager, on charges of negligence. A total of 25 people were detained for questioning — 6 were freed and the other 16 in custody may face charges.

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Councils criticised over voter lists

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 22:42
A Labour MP demands that at least one council should be prosecuted for failing to visit voters' homes when it updates the electoral register.

Inside pro-Russia training camp

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 22:26
Inside pro-Russia militia training camp in east Ukraine

Appeals for aid after Balkans floods

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 22:15
Serbia and Bosnia call for international help to rescue people from inundated areas after the worst flooding since modern records began.

BT to recruit 190 new engineers

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 22:01
Up to 190 engineering jobs are to be created in Wales by BT as part of a recruitment drive across the UK to support the rollout of high-speed broadband.

£20m to be spent on Belfast buses

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 22:00
Transport Minister Danny Kennedy confirms £20m will be spent on new buses for the Belfast Rapid Transit system.

Ex-F1 champion Brabham dies aged 88

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 21:57
Three-time F1 world champion Sir Jack Brabham - who famously won the title in a car he built himself - dies aged 88.

VIDEO: The story of the pre-war World Cups

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 21:55
BBC Sport looks back at the genesis of the World Cup.

Body of missing kayaker recovered

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 21:53
The body of a kayaker who went missing in a Snowdonia lake has been recovered by police underwater search teams.

South Korea to break up coastguard

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 21:44
South Korea plans to break up its coastguard in the wake of the ferry disaster in which more than 300 people died, says President Park Geun-hye.

Low pay plan and all the Bafta glamour - the papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 21:33
A Labour Party plan to increase the level of the minimum wage by pegging it to average earnings, and pictures aplenty from the TV Bafta red carpet, are in Monday's newspapers.

Lib Dems 'guarantors' of more powers

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 21:30
The Liberal Democrats will "act as the guarantors" of more powers for Holyrood if Scotland rejects independence, according to their leader Nick Clegg.

Eisenhower tributes in Enniskillen

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 21:26
A series of events are due to be held in County Fermanagh to mark General Dwight Eisenhower's visit 70 years ago.

VIDEO: Ukraine militias prepare for combat

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 20:43
An armed militia group in eastern Ukraine has given the BBC exclusive access to its training camp.
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