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US 'assured' on Afghan release deal

Sat, 2014-05-31 23:43
The US says it has received security assurances from Qatar, which has taken five Guantanamo Bay prisoners exchanged for a Taliban-held US soldier.

VIDEO: Flights resuming after ash cloud

Sat, 2014-05-31 23:32
Flights to and from the northern Australian city of Darwin are expected to resume, after volcanic ash from an Indonesian volcano forced airlines to cancel flights.

Three killed at Scottish car rally

Sat, 2014-05-31 23:25
Three people are killed and six injured after cars collide with spectators in two separate incidents at the Jim Clark Rally in Scotland on Saturday.

Can players really be bored at a World Cup?

Sat, 2014-05-31 23:18
Can players really be bored at a World Cup?

Thai troops deployed against protest

Sat, 2014-05-31 22:15
Thousands of police and soldiers have been deployed around the Thai capital, Bangkok, to try to prevent anti-coup protesters from gathering.

Football 'corruption' and a Prince's secret holiday - the papers

Sat, 2014-05-31 22:09
Two stories of alleged corruption at the heart of world football are covered in the Sunday papers, and there's news of a West Country bolthole for Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas too.

China denounces US-Japan speeches

Sat, 2014-05-31 20:12
China denounces Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel for "provocative speeches" against Beijing at a Singapore forum.

Australia jets resume as ash clears

Sat, 2014-05-31 19:50
Australian airlines resume flights as a volcanic ash cloud that forced cancellations in and out of the northern city of Darwin disperses.

Royal link to real Saving Private Ryan

Sat, 2014-05-31 19:05
How the Queen stepped in to save the son of tragedy-hit WW1 family

Americans react to King's 'lost' speech

Sat, 2014-05-31 19:01
Remembering Martin Luther King's Newcastle speech

VIDEO: Martin Luther King's Tyneside speech

Sat, 2014-05-31 18:57
Rare film of a speech given by Martin Luther King will be screened to those who were there over 40 years ago.

Climbers missing on US Mt Rainier

Sat, 2014-05-31 18:33
Hopes are fading for six climbers who have gone missing on Mount Rainier in the north-western US state of Washington.

Sleeper romance

Sat, 2014-05-31 17:25
The 1980s time-warp of the London-Scotland sleeper train

Why is it so often assumed people with disabilities are unhappy?

Sat, 2014-05-31 17:22
Why is it often assumed people with disabilities are unhappy?

VIDEO: Egypt's hotel made of salt

Sat, 2014-05-31 16:09
Siwa Valley, a remote oasis in western Egypt, is a tourist destination with a difference. Its main landmark is salt, used as building material for everything from candle holders to an entire hotel.

Dark new narratives in Odessa

Sat, 2014-05-31 15:47
How fire deaths haunt Ukrainian city of Odessa

Photo gallery: Froch v Groves II

Sat, 2014-05-31 15:43
Carl Froch defends his world titles at Wembley

Afghan notebook: Sporting chance

Sat, 2014-05-31 15:39
Afghan politicians wake up to the power of sport

The football fans who are saving lives

Sat, 2014-05-31 15:32
Why thousands of football fans are becoming organ donors

Pele's son sentenced to 33 years

Sat, 2014-05-31 15:27
Edinho, the son of the Brazilian football legend Pele, is sentenced to 33 years in jail for laundering money from drug trafficking.
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