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Manchester City 2-1 Liverpool

December 26, 2013 - 3:52pm
Man City move up to second in the Premier League with an entertaining comeback win against top-four rivals Liverpool.
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LA airport attack: Not guilty plea

December 26, 2013 - 3:44pm
Paul Ciancia, charged with murdering a federal security officer in a rampage at LA International Airport in November, pleads not guilty.
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West Ham United 1-3 Arsenal

December 26, 2013 - 3:24pm
Theo Walcott and Lukas Podolski score as Arsenal rally to win at West Ham and move back top of the Premier League.
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UN renews South Sudan peace plea

December 26, 2013 - 3:17pm
The UN again urges rival forces in South Sudan to lay down their arms, and says the first UN reinforcements should arrive in the next 48 hours.
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Carnivorous fish attack bathers

December 26, 2013 - 1:56pm
A school of carnivorous fish related to the piranha attacks bathers in an Argentine river, injuring dozens.
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Theatre director rams Elysee Palace

December 26, 2013 - 1:36pm
A man identified by police as a protesting theatre director rams his car into a gate of the French presidential residence in Paris.
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Chelsea 1-0 Swansea City

December 26, 2013 - 1:35pm
Missed chances spoil a dominant Chelsea display as a fifth win from seven league games keep the Blues two points off the top.
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Greenpeace protester returning home

December 26, 2013 - 12:58pm
A Greenpeace activist who has been in Russia since being held in a protest against Arctic oil drilling is preparing to return home to Wales.
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Newcastle United 5-1 Stoke City

December 26, 2013 - 12:52pm
Two goals from Loic Remy helps Newcastle to an emphatic win over Stoke, who were reduced to nine men at St James' Park.
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VIDEO: Kenyans flee South Sudan's violence

December 26, 2013 - 12:20pm
As the leaders of Kenya and Ethiopia meet in South Sudan for talks on ending days of violence, the BBC's Anne Soy reports on the evacuation from South Sudan, of Kenyan nationals.
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Hull City 2-3 Manchester United

December 26, 2013 - 11:45am
James Chester's own goal completes Manchester United's comeback, as David Moyes' side win 3-2 at Hull.
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Crisis talks held in South Sudan

December 26, 2013 - 11:32am
The leaders of Kenya and Ethiopia hold talks with South Sudan's president in a bid to halt violence the UN says has killed more than a thousand people.
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Silviniaco Conti lands Kempton win

December 26, 2013 - 11:22am
Silviniaco Conti finishes strongly under Noel Fehily to win the King George VI Chase for trainer Paul Nicholls.
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Russia cargo plane crash kills nine

December 26, 2013 - 11:21am
A Russian cargo plane crashes into warehouses in Siberia, killing all nine people on board, officials say.
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India to probe Gujarat 'spying'

December 26, 2013 - 10:33am
The government of Gujarat state and its chief minister Narendra Modi face a probe into allegations they ordered a woman be illegally spied on.
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Funeral for Syria-death doctor

December 26, 2013 - 10:31am
The brother of a British doctor who died while being held in custody in Syria pays tribute to him at his funeral, describing him as "our star".
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Thailand rejects election delay call

December 26, 2013 - 10:04am
Thailand's government rejects calls to delay the forthcoming election, amid increasingly violent protests in which a policeman has been shot dead.
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VIDEO: Thai vote 'should be postponed'

December 26, 2013 - 9:53am
Thailand's elections should be postponed because the risk of violence against candidates is too high, the country's election commission has said.
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Retailers look for Boxing Day boost

December 26, 2013 - 9:51am
The traditional Boxing Day sales are expected to provide a boost to high street shops, as consumers look for discounts, while Christmas Eve has proved increasingly important for online retail.
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Russia says Arafat was not poisoned

December 26, 2013 - 9:26am
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died of natural causes, not radiation poisoning, Russian scientists who examined his remains have concluded.
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