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S Sudan forces 'clash with youths'

Sun, 2013-12-29 12:52
There are conflicting reports from South Sudan where youths loyal to rebel leader Riek Machar are said to be marching on the strategic town of Bor.

Hague urges South Sudan ceasefire

Sun, 2013-12-29 11:10
Foreign Secretary William Hague speaks to leaders of both sides in the conflict in South Sudan and urges them to commit to an immediate ceasefire.

Two held over North Sea ferry fire

Sun, 2013-12-29 10:58
Two men are arrested after a fire on a North Sea ferry sailing from Tyneside to Amsterdam saw six people airlifted to hospital.

Two held over missing teenage boy

Sun, 2013-12-29 10:52
Two men are arrested by police investigating the disappearance of a 17-year-old boy who failed to return home after a night out.

Chelsea 2-1 Liverpool

Sun, 2013-12-29 10:27
Chelsea move to within two points of league leaders Arsenal and inflict a second successive defeat on Liverpool.

Walk in memory of missing man, 24

Sun, 2013-12-29 10:10
A walk is held in memory of a missing man - who police believe has been murdered - almost a year after he disappeared.

VIDEO: Deadly train station blast in Russia

Sun, 2013-12-29 10:10
An explosion at a train station in the southern Russian city of Volgograd has killed at least 15 people, according to reports.

VIDEO: Missing man's family release balloons

Sun, 2013-12-29 10:06
A walk is staged and 500 balloons released in memory of a missing man almost a year after he disappeared.

VIDEO: Farage speaks up for Syria refugees

Sun, 2013-12-29 10:01
The UK should take in some refugees from Syria's civil war, UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage has said.

Neighbours praised after fire rescue

Sun, 2013-12-29 09:58
Neighbours who rescued two people from a house fire in the Tiger's Bay area of north Belfast are praised by the police and politicians.

Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 Stoke City

Sun, 2013-12-29 09:51
Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood earns his first win in permanent charge as his side beat Stoke at White Hart Lane.

VIDEO: Polish composer Wojciech Kilar dies

Sun, 2013-12-29 09:48
Polish composer Wojciech Kilar has died at the age of 81, following a long illness.

VIDEO: Lebanon ex-minister buried in Beirut

Sun, 2013-12-29 09:44
The funeral of Mohamad Chatah, the former Lebanese minister and opposition figure, has taken place in Beirut.

Power reconnected after high winds

Sun, 2013-12-29 09:40
Electricity supplies are restored to all homes and businesses in north Wales cut off following the Boxing Day gales as the Met Office warns of more stormy weather to come.

Schumacher injured in skiing accident

Sun, 2013-12-29 09:33
Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher is taken to hospital by helicopter after being injured skiing in France.

NI talks '80 to 90% over the line'

Sun, 2013-12-29 09:15
Talks to resolve contentious issues in Northern Ireland are "80 to 90% over the line", Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt says.

National Trust 'modernist gem' closes

Sun, 2013-12-29 09:06
A "modernist gem" managed by the National Trust closes its doors to the public because of a lack of visitors.

Wenger rules out move for Cabaye

Sun, 2013-12-29 09:06
Arsene Wenger will not make another move for Newcastle's Yohan Cabaye because he has enough midfielders at Arsenal.

Anelka defends goal celebration

Sun, 2013-12-29 08:56
Nicolas Anelka says he is "neither racist nor anti-Semitic" after tweeting to defend a controversial goal celebration.

VIDEO: Michael Schumacher 'shaken but OK'

Sun, 2013-12-29 08:41
Michael Schumacher is said to be "shaken but pretty OK" after suffering a head injury while skiing in Meribel, France.

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