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French Socialists fend off far right

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 16:00
The ruling French Socialist party narrowly beats the far-right National Front at a by-election seen as a test of President Hollande's popularity.

Drop in number of traffic police

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 15:51
The number of traffic police in England and Wales falls 23% in four years, according to government figures.

The army units for those under 5ft 3in

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 15:34
Why did the Army have special units for men under 5ft 3in?

VIDEO: Drone waiters unveiled in Singapore

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 15:30
Could flying waiter drones by the answer to a shortage of restaurant staff in food-crazy Singapore?

The baby that divided a nation

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 15:24
The newborn that split a country and sparked a row over racism

The mathematical formula for love

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 15:17
The mathematical formula for a happy love life

Bad weather 'hits economic output'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 15:16
Scotland's private sector output contracted last month for the first time in more than two years, according to a report.

In pictures: Best of the Baftas

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 15:15
Winners and losers at this year's Bafta Film Awards

Toure hails 'unbelievable' Afcon win

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 15:13
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure describes winning the Africa Cup of Nations with Ivory Coast as "unbelievable".

VIDEO: Indian economy: A brighter future?

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 15:09
Consumer confidence in India is rising, but is there anything more to it than sentiment?

Care staff 'miss out on minimum pay'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 15:07
Some 160,000 UK care workers are being paid less than the national minimum wage of £6.50 an hour, a study suggests.

VIDEO: Australia's PM tussle - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 15:07
Tony Abbott is not the first prime minister to face a leadership challenge in Australia, a country with a rich history of top-level ousting.

Supersonic dreams hit by climate change

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 15:04
What passenger planes will look like in the future

Ban racists from social media - MPs

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 15:04
Social media users who spread racial hatred could be banned from Twitter and Facebook, MPs suggest in a report on anti-Semitism in the UK.

To End Solitary Confinement, Rikers Steps Out Of The Box

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 14:57

Last month, with a single move, Rikers Island prison has taken the lead on prison reform on one issue: They banned the use of solitary confinement for inmates under 21 years old.

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Athletic Bilbao 2-5 Barcelona

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 14:34
Lionel Messi inspires Barcelona as they move within a point of leaders Real Madrid following a thrilling win at Athletic Bilbao.

Labour to double paid paternity leave

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 14:12
Labour would double paid paternity leave for new fathers to four weeks and increase rates to £260 a week, Ed Miliband says.

VIDEO: Egypt fans die in football riot

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 14:06
More than twenty football supporters have died in rioting outside a stadium in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.

More Than Two Dozen Killed In Riot At Egyptian Soccer Match

NPR News - Sun, 2015-02-08 14:04

A riot outside of a major soccer match broke out in Egypt Sunday night. Authorities said the stampede and fighting between fans and police killed at least 25 people.

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Harmison appointed football manager

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-08 14:03
Former England fast bowler Steve Harmison is appointed manager of non-league football team Ashington.

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