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Energy cost 'biggest fear' in Europe

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:08
Homeowners in Europe are more worried about energy bills than paying the rent or mortgage, a survey suggests.

Energy probe could be 'compromised'

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:04
The forthcoming competition inquiry into the UK's energy companies should also investigate the wholesale gas market, a senior MP warns.

Lineker sickened by corruption claims

Sun, 2014-08-03 15:03
Ex-England striker Gary Lineker says he is sickened by alleged corruption in world football and criticises Fifa chief Sepp Blatter.

'Standout Games' draw to a close

Sun, 2014-08-03 14:12
Glasgow 2014 is hailed as "the standout Games in the history of the movement" as the 11-day event comes to a conclusion.

Ukraine army 'heading for victory'

Sun, 2014-08-03 13:36
Ukrainian Defence Minister Valeriy Heletey tells the BBC his forces are gaining ground against rebels in the east and will be victorious "very soon".

Spain march backs El Salvador priest

Sun, 2014-08-03 12:28
Hundreds march in the Spanish town of Daimiel to demand the release of a priest detained in El Salvador for alleged links with criminal gangs.

VIDEO: China earthquake kills hundreds

Sun, 2014-08-03 12:25
At least 367 people have been killed and some 1,300 injured after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck in south-west China, state media say.

Woods suffers back injury setback

Sun, 2014-08-03 10:56
Tiger Woods is forced to withdraw from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational midway through his final round with a back injury.

US to send 50 experts to fight Ebola

Sun, 2014-08-03 10:14
The US will "surge" its response to the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola by sending at least 50 public health experts to West Africa.

VIDEO: Miliband: Israeli action 'unjustifiable'

Sun, 2014-08-03 10:05
Labour leader Ed Miliband has called on the prime minister to send "a much clearer message" to Israel that its actions in Gaza are "unacceptable and unjustifiable".

VIDEO: Villagers try to stop Ebola burials

Sun, 2014-08-03 09:38
As the US announces it is to send about 50 public health experts to West Africa to help tackle the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola, protests break out at burial sites in Liberia.

Ostrich conman held in South Africa

Sun, 2014-08-03 09:38
On-the-run conman, drug dealer and money launderer Martin Evans has been arrested in South Africa, the National Crime Agency confirms.

Gaza crisis 'intolerable' - Hammond

Sun, 2014-08-03 09:24
The situation in Gaza is "simply intolerable and must be addressed", Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.

Wales' Thomas wins dramatic road race

Sun, 2014-08-03 08:51
Wales' Geraint Thomas survives a puncture to with six kilometres to go to win the men's Commonwealth Games road race.

Famous Italian statue in thong row

Sun, 2014-08-03 07:48
A row breaks out in Italy after a photographer dresses up a famous 2,500-year-old statue in a leopard-skin thong and pink feather boa.

Praise heaped on 'best Games ever'

Sun, 2014-08-03 07:32
The people of Glasgow, as well as volunteers, crowds and athletes, draw widespread praise after a "fantastic" Commonwealth Games.

Islamic State takes over Iraq towns

Sun, 2014-08-03 07:28
The UN has warned that up to 200,000 people have been forced to flee after Islamic State militants take over more towns in northern Iraq.

Sperm bank to meet UK donor demand

Sun, 2014-08-03 06:06
A national sperm bank, which can be used by same-sex couples and single women, is to be opened to combat a UK-wide shortage.

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