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Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool (agg 2-1)

12 min 37 sec ago
Chelsea reach the 2015 Capital One Cup final after Branislav Ivanovic's header earns a 2-1 aggregate win over Liverpool.
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Apple earnings beat expectations

16 min 49 sec ago
Apple reports first quarter earnings of $18bn and record iPhone sales of 74.5 million, beating investor expectations.
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Mexico insists 43 students are dead

25 min 15 sec ago
Mexico's attorney general insists that 43 students who disappeared four months ago were killed and their bodies burnt and disposed of.
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Obama visits new Saudi King Salman

27 min 20 sec ago
US President Barack Obama cuts short an India trip to lead a bipartisan delegation to Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah.
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Foreigners dead in Tripoli attack

39 min 31 sec ago
Militants attack a hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli, killing at least nine people including five foreigners, officials say.
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US museums consider London outpost

49 min 27 sec ago
The world's largest museum and research institution could be heading for London as part of a multi-million dollar redevelopment of the 2012 Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
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Spain charges priests with sex abuse

53 min 29 sec ago
A judge in the southern Spanish city of Granada charges 10 Roman Catholic priests and two Catholic lay workers with child sex abuse.
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Litvinenko lawyer accuses Russia

1 hour 13 min ago
Ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko was murdered for trying to "expose the corruption" at the heart of Russia's "mafia state", his family's lawyer claims.
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Yahoo to spin-off Alibaba stake

1 hour 14 min ago
Yahoo has announced a plan to spin-off its 15% stake in China's Alibaba Group and hand the business to its shareholders.
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Armstrong is a scapegoat - McQuaid

1 hour 26 min ago
Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong has been harshly treated, according to former world cycling chief Pat McQuaid.
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Cable aide quits over fracking vote

1 hour 49 min ago
Lib Dem MP Tessa Munt resigns as a parliamentary aide to Business Secretary Vince Cable after voting against the government on fracking,
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Senegal 0-2 Algeria

2 hours 10 min ago
Algeria book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals as Group C runners-up after beating Senegal.
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US admits snow forecast errors

2 hours 10 min ago
The US National Weather Service says its forecasting is "subject to error", after predictions of a historic blizzard for New York City fell flat.
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South Africa 1-2 Ghana

2 hours 26 min ago
Andre Ayew scores late on to take Ghana into the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals while South Africa go out.
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South Sudan children swapping guns for books

2 hours 49 min ago
Back to school for South Sudan's once-feared child soldiers
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VIDEO: Child soldiers freed from life of war

3 hours 9 min ago
A South Sudanese militia has released 280 child soldiers as the first step in a process to free 3,000, the UN's children agency said.
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Islamic State suffers setback in Kobane but battle continues

3 hours 22 min ago
Islamic State suffers setback in Kobane but battle continues
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UK Holocaust memorial centre planned

4 hours 1 min ago
A new Holocaust memorial and education centre is announced as the UK commemorates the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
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Child soldiers freed in South Sudan

4 hours 2 min ago
A South Sudanese militia has released 280 child soldiers as the first step in a process to free 3,000, the UN's children agency says.
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Houthis release Yemen leader's aide

4 hours 5 min ago
Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen free the chief of staff of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi who they abducted 10 days ago.
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"Oye El Consejo" (Listen to My Advice) performed by Los Guayaberos, the musical group of legendary Cuban composer, Faustino Oramas (1911-2007; "El Guayabero").