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Title race - all you need to know

Sat, 2015-01-31 13:57
BBC Sport picks out some of the key statistics as Chelsea and Manchester City battle for the Premier League title.

Phoenix Nights actor collapses

Sat, 2015-01-31 13:30
A performance of comedy Phoenix Nights Live at the Manchester Arena is cancelled after performer Ted Robbins collapses on stage.

VIDEO: Fleeing the shelling in eastern Ukraine

Sat, 2015-01-31 13:28
Peace talks aimed at ending the violence in Ukraine have ended in Belarus without a deal after just a few hours.

Tunisia 1-2 Equatorial Guinea (aet)

Sat, 2015-01-31 13:26
Equatorial Guinea beat Tunisia in controversial circumstances to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.

Greek PM offers olive branch on debt

Sat, 2015-01-31 13:20
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras seeks to repair relations with creditors, amid fears of a showdown over Greece's efforts to roll back austerity measures.

Pellegrini 'not happy with a point'

Sat, 2015-01-31 12:36
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says he is disappointed to draw at Chelsea as his side created more chances.

'Older brother' proud of Sterling

Sat, 2015-01-31 12:05
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge says he is "proud" of the performances of fellow Liverpool man Raheem Sterling.

Ex-Colombia spy chief held in Panama

Sat, 2015-01-31 12:05
Former Colombian intelligence chief Maria del Pilar Hurtado is detained in Panama and flown to Bogota to face charges of illegal wire-tapping.

Japan hostage Goto 'killed' - video

Sat, 2015-01-31 11:46
A video is released online purporting to show the beheading by Islamic State militants of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto.

Chernova ban 'needs long, hard look'

Sat, 2015-01-31 11:39
Jessica Ennis-Hill's coach Toni Minichiello wants Russian heptathlete Tatyana Chernova's drugs ban to be re-examined.

No Game of Thrones book until 2016

Sat, 2015-01-31 10:55
George RR Martin's publisher says his next Game of Thrones book, The Winds of Winter, won't be released this year.

VIDEO: Venice comes alive for Carnival

Sat, 2015-01-31 10:49
The annual Carnival of Venice is under way

No-one can stop us, declares Bolasie

Sat, 2015-01-31 10:39
DR Congo forward Yannick Bolasie believes his side can become unbeatable after their 4-2 win over Congo in their Afcon quarter-final.

Chelsea 1-1 Manchester City

Sat, 2015-01-31 10:21
Jose Mourinho's side remain five points clear at the top of the table after David Silva cancels out Loic Remy's opener.

Actress Geraldine McEwan dies

Sat, 2015-01-31 09:48
Actress Geraldine McEwan, known for playing Agatha Christie sleuth Miss Marple on ITV, has died aged 82, her family says.

Whitney's daughter 'found in bath'

Sat, 2015-01-31 09:36
Bobbi Kristina Brown. daughter of late American singer Whitney Houston, is found unresponsive in a bathtub in a home in Georgia, US police say.

VIDEO: NASA launch to study soil moisture

Sat, 2015-01-31 09:29
NASA has launched an Earth-observing satellite, which will measure the amount of moisture in soil.

Congo 2-4 DR Congo

Sat, 2015-01-31 09:17
DR Congo fight back from two goals down to beat neighbours Congo and reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.

Pirate Bay file-sharing site returns

Sat, 2015-01-31 08:52
File-sharing website The Pirate Bay claims it is "about to take the biggest step" in its history after relaunching.

Liverpool 2-0 West Ham United

Sat, 2015-01-31 08:31
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge scores on his comeback after injury as the Reds overcome West Ham United at Anfield.

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