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No 10 stands by Scots powers pledge - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Downing Street insists it will not backtrack on its devolution pledge to Scotland despite Tory calls for swift action on more powers for English MPs.

Labour would extend child benefit cap - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Labour plans to retain for a further year a coalition policy limiting the annual increase in child benefit to 1%, Ed Balls will tell his party's conference.

Global protests over climate change - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change attract hundreds of thousands of marchers across more than 2,000 locations worldwide.

Deal to end Yemen crisis signed - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
The Yemeni government and Shia Houthi rebels sign an agreement aimed at ending the political crisis which has gripped the country for weeks.

Afghan contenders sign unity deal - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
A deal to form a unity government in Afghanistan has been signed at a televised ceremony in Kabul, ending months of political wrangling.

Witheridge family 'broken' by murder - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
The family of murdered British tourist Hannah Witheridge say they are "broken" after she was found murdered on a Thai island.

Alice suspect 'could be in Latvia' - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Latvian police say a convicted murderer wanted over the disappearance of Alice Gross from London could be in the eastern European country - but has not arrived by plane.

Labour makes £8 minimum wage pledge - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
The minimum wage would rise to £8 per hour by the end of the next parliament if Labour wins the general election, leader Ed Miliband promises.

UK hostage's wife in appeal to IS - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
The wife of a British taxi driver being held hostage by Islamic State appeals to the militants to "see it in their hearts" to release him.

Police probe Balotelli racist abuse - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Police are investigating after Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is subjected to racist abuse on Twitter.

Twenty dogs die in house blaze - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Twenty dogs die in their cages after a house catches fire in Hornsea, in East Yorkshire.

Pope decries 'perverted' extremists - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Tens of thousands of people attend a Mass by Pope Francis, as the pontiff hits out at extremists "perverting" religion to justify violence.

VIDEO: Inside a remote Myanmar rebel camp - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Talks will resume in Myanmar, the country also known as Burma on Monday aimed at ending 65 years of civil war and ethnic conflict.

VIDEO: Lancaster bombers fly over dam - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
The last two airworthy Lancaster bombers in the world fly over where the famous Dambusters raid was practised.

VIDEO: Walliams joins SwimBritain relay - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
A series of swimming relays is taking place across Britain this summer, in an initiative to get more people enjoying the fun and fitness benefits of the sport.

VIDEO: Peruvian prison bank run by inmates - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Peru's largest prison has a bank run entirely by inmates, for inmates so they can save for their release and re-establish trustworthiness.

VIDEO: Jude Law: "DRC gone off the radar" - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
During a trip to the troubled region of Eastern DRC, British actor Jude Law called for more international attention to be given to the country.

VIDEO: Base jumpers leap from 370m bridge - Sat, 20 Sep 2014
Base jumpers from around the world have been competing in Anshun city in China's Guizhou province.

VIDEO: Choirs sing for World Peace Day - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
A global initiative is launched to get people and choirs from around the world singing together for peace.

VIDEO: Inside London hospital's 'eye bank' - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
BBC Inside Out has met the patients who have been given a new lease of life as a result of eye donations and has gone inside Moorfields Hospital’s 'eye bank' in London.

BBC Sports News

Pellegrini criticises Chelsea style - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini compares Chelsea's defensive style during Sunday's 1-1 draw to that of Stoke City.

Lampard love story over - Mourinho - Sun, 21 Sep 2014

'I would love to partner McIlroy' - Sun, 21 Sep 2014

Hamilton 'not thinking about title' - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Lewis Hamilton insists the World Championship was not on his mind, despite taking the lead for the first time in four months.

Man Utd lack a defensive leader - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
MOTD2 analysis on how Manchester United's defence lacked leadership and quality in their heavy defeat against Leicester

All Black Cruden misses flight - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
New Zealand suspend Aaron Cruden after the fly-half missed their flight to Argentina following a night out drinking.

Man Utd threw away win - Van Gaal - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says his team threw away victory as Leicester fought back to secure a remarkable win.

Levante 0-5 Barcelona - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Lionel Messi scores and misses a penalty as Barcelona cruise to an easy victory over bottom club Levante.

Police probe Balotelli racist abuse - Sun, 21 Sep 2014

Scott secures world Finn class gold - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Britain's Giles Scott wins Finn class gold at the Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain.

Ospreys 62-13 Edinburgh - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Rhys Webb's two tries in the opening 12 set-up a nine try rout of Edinburgh as Ospreys win 62-13 to go top of the table.

'Reliability must not decide title' - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says the team aim to prevent the drivers' world championship being decided by poor reliability.

Pennie holds on for Worlds K1 silver - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Fiona Pennie wins K1 silver at the Canoe Slalom World Championships in Maryland, but Beth Latham misses out on the medals.

Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 West Bromwich Albion - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
West Brom move off the bottom of the table with victory at Tottenham thanks to James Morrison's second-half header.

Hull ends fourth at Spanish Open - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
England's Charley Hull finishes fourth in the Spanish Open, four strokes behind winner Connie Chen.

Man Utd defender Evans to have scan - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Manchester United's defensive problems continue as Jonny Evans leaves Leicester on crutches after Sunday's 5-3 defeat.

Don't underestimate USA - McGinley - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Europe captain Paul McGinley says his side will not underestimate the USA in the Ryder Cup, which starts on Friday.

Returning Radcliffe third in 10k - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe finishes third in the Worcester City 10k, her first race since 2012.

Luiten hangs on to take Wales Open - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Dutchman Joost Luiten survives a turbulent final round to win the Wales Open ahead of Tommy Fleetwood and Shane Lowry.

Celtic 1-1 Motherwell - Sun, 21 Sep 2014
Celtic lose more ground at the top of the Premiership table as they are held at home by Motherwell.

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