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Pictures of the Year: 2014

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 15:00
Dramatic moments from the big stories

How Bernanke weathered 2008 storm

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 14:57
How ex-US Federal Reserve boss Ben Bernanke faced up to the 2008 financial crisis

VIDEO: 'I couldn't leave Christmas behind'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 14:54
'I couldn't leave Christmas behind'

'Lazy' Shelvey must wise up - Monk

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 14:45
Swansea manager Garry Monk says he will not tolerate anymore 'laziness' from Jonjo Shelvey, who he says must 'wise up'.

Anxiety or relief: Bosses under pressure

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 14:44
Manager reaction: West Brom's Irvine vows to go on, Leicester's Pearson lifted by support and Everton's Martinez calls for unity.

Is there a campaign against Chelsea?

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 14:39
After Jose Mourinho's outburst on pressuring referees, BBC Sport looks at the two sides of his campaign theory.

Search resumes for AirAsia plane

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 14:37
Search planes and ships resume the hunt for AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501, which went missing over the Java Sea with 162 people on board.

Jet 'mystery' on front pages

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 14:36
The disappearance of an AirAsia plane flying from Indonesia to Singapore makes headlines in most of Monday's papers.

The beauty, the journalist, and the Titanic

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 14:27
The Russian beauty who rebuffed a British writer as chaos loomed

VIDEO: London's crooning cab driver

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 14:25
Meet London's singing taxi driver

The town with three Christmas Days

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 14:24
The town where it's celebrated three times a year

The big ideas of 2014: Part I

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 14:22
Battles over cheap taxis and other big ideas from 2014

Notable UK deaths of 2014

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 14:20
Remember some of those who died in the past 12 months

Phil McNulty’s mid-season Premier League verdict

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 13:54
As the Premier League reaches its halfway point, Phil McNulty assesses every club’s successes and failures so far.

Bahrain opposition leader arrested

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 13:39
Bahrain's main opposition movement says its leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, has been arrested after a day of questioning at the interior ministry.

Saved By A Bad Taste, The Last 'Radium Girl' Dies At 107

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 13:36

In the 1920s, working-class women were hired to paint radium onto glowing watch dials — and told to sharpen the brush with their lips. Most died within a few years, but Mae Keane quit, and survived.

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Remembering The Pioneering Audiologist Who Tested Hearing At Birth

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 13:22

Until the early '90s, young children often weren't tested for hearing loss until they had already missed out on a critical period for learning language. Dr. Marion Downs was determined to change that.

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Darts legend Taylor reaches last 16

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 13:09
Sixteen-time champion Phil Taylor convincingly beats Welshman Mark Webster 4-0 in PDC Championship second round.

VIDEO: Will Mallan ever score a better goal?

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-28 12:21
St Mirren youngster Stephen Mallan scores with an incredible solo run, his first in senior football, and one that could be a contender for goal of the season.

Pope John Paul II's Would-Be Assassin Lays Roses At His Tomb

NPR News - Sun, 2014-12-28 11:53

In 1981, Mehmet Ali Ağca shot the pontiff twice at close range as the pope's open motorcade passed through St. Peter's Square. He was jailed for three decades before his release in 2010.

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