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The truth about the Sound of Music family

Sat, 2015-02-28 15:04
What the real Sound of Music family say about themselves

Why Iceland banned beer

Sat, 2015-02-28 15:02
Why Iceland banned beer right up until 1989

Venezuela limits US diplomats

Sat, 2015-02-28 15:00
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has announced measures to impose limits on US diplomats working in the country.

Frampton beats Avalos in round five

Sat, 2015-02-28 14:37
Carl Frampton retains his IBF super-bantamweight title with a fifth-round stoppage of Chris Avalos in Belfast.

'Jihadi John': Emails and errors - front pages

Sat, 2015-02-28 14:34
Front pages feature fresh revelations about the Islamic State extremist nicknamed "Jihadi John", with the Mail on Sunday revealing details of emails he sent the paper in 2010.

Spurs wanted me as boss - Mourinho

Sat, 2015-02-28 14:16
Jose Mourinho reveals ahead of Sunday's Capital One Cup final that Spurs approached him for the manager's job in 2007.

CCTV shows UK girls en route to Syria

Sat, 2015-02-28 14:12
CCTV pictures emerge of three UK schoolgirls on the Turkish leg of what is believed to have been their journey to join Islamic State in Syria.

S Leone vice-president in quarantine

Sat, 2015-02-28 13:53
The vice-president of Sierra Leone puts himself into quarantine after one of his bodyguards dies from the Ebola virus.

VIDEO: Fighting Patagonia's 'impossible' fire

Sat, 2015-02-28 13:50
Hundreds of fire fighters in the southern Argentinean province of Chubut, continue to fight a huge forest fire that is threatening to engulf a renowned national park in Patagonia.

Mass anti-immigration rally in Rome

Sat, 2015-02-28 13:09
Thousands of supporters of Italy's Northern League, led by Matteo Salvini, pour into Rome for a rally against immigration and PM Matteo Renzi's rule.

Chilean girl appeals to president

Sat, 2015-02-28 13:03
A 14-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis asks Chile's president to allow her to die in an online video viewed by thousands of people.

Tributes paid to murdered Nemtsov

Sat, 2015-02-28 12:39
Thousands of Russians light candles and lay flowers for Boris Nemtsov, as speculation grows over the motive for the murder of President Putin's critic.

The prince and the Party: Five elephants in the room

Sat, 2015-02-28 12:11
The five elephants in the room during William's visit to China

Patagonia forest fire chief sacked

Sat, 2015-02-28 11:28
The head of Argentina's national fire control agency is sacked as a huge forest fire threatens a renowned national park in Patagonia.

'No mistake' over Brown red card

Sat, 2015-02-28 11:09
Sunderland defender Wes Brown's red card at Manchester United was not a case of mistaken identity, says a referees' body.

VIDEO: Call for energy switch compensation

Sat, 2015-02-28 10:55
Customers who did not get the cheapest deals for their energy tariffs after using a price comparison site, should get compensation according to MPs.

Wales back in title hunt - North

Sat, 2015-02-28 10:38
George North says Wales remain on course to repeat their 2013 Six Nations title win after beating France 20-13 in Paris.

Heart of Midlothian 10-0 Cowdenbeath

Sat, 2015-02-28 10:35
Hearts scored 10 goals without reply to condemn Cowdenbeath to the joint-heaviest defeat in their history.

Borussia Dortmund 3-0 FC Schalke 04

Sat, 2015-02-28 10:33
Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Marco Reus produce Batman and Robin masks during 3-0 win over Schalke.

Unionists deny pact talks breakdown

Sat, 2015-02-28 10:16
Unionists deny that talks have broken down over electoral pacts in the forthcoming general election on 7 May.

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