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China rules out open Hong Kong poll

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 9:51am
China rules out open nominations for the next Hong Kong leadership election, in a move likely to trigger anger among pro-democracy activists.

Northern Ireland then and now

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 9:50am
How Northern Ireland has changed in 20 years since IRA ceasefire

Ukraine and Russia in troop exchange

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 9:49am
Ten captured Russian paratroopers and 63 Ukrainian soldiers have been exchanged following negotiations, Russian media report.

Day three of sea search for boy, 12

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 9:48am
The search for a missing 12-year-old boy who was swept into the sea while playing continues for a third day.

Man seriously hurt in hit and run

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 9:37am
A 20-year-old man is seriously hurt after being struck by a car in an apparent hit-and-run incident in Edinburgh.

Man shot in legs in alleyway attack

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 9:34am
A man in his 20s is shot in the legs in an alleyway in west Belfast.

Two bodies found following fire

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 9:19am
The bodies of two people are found following a fire in the Lake District.

Valleys rail upgrade deal 'shortly'

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 8:38am
A deal on who will pay to electrify the valleys rail network should be ready in a "short number of months," says Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb.

Costa and Chelsea 'a perfect fit'

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 8:28am
New Chelsea striker Diego Costa is turning out to be Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho's perfect kind of player.

VIDEO: EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 8:27am
The EU gives Russia one week to reverse course in Ukraine or face new sanctions, as Ukraine's leader talks of the "point of no return".

VIDEO: Urgent calls to tackle childhood obesity

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 7:49am
Children condemned to 'lifetime of ill-health', warn doctors leaders, as calls are made for a government taskforce.

VIDEO: Anti-PM clashes continue in Pakistan

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 7:21am
Clashes are continuing in Pakistan between police and protesters demanding the resignation of PM Nawaz Sharif, with 300 reported injured.

'Praying for death' in Ukraine

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 7:08am
Activist relives humiliation and horror at hands of Ukraine rebels

E-cig liquid 'potentially harmful'

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 5:52am
E-cigarette liquid bought on Tyneside contained a potentially harmful chemical, an investigation by BBC Inside Out finds.

Archbishop issues terror asylum plea

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 5:17am
The Archbishop of York calls for the government to do more to offer asylum to Christians being persecuted by Islamic State terrorists.

Anti-PM clashes continue in Pakistan

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 4:54am
Clashes are continuing in Pakistan between police and protesters demanding the resignation of PM Nawaz Sharif, with 300 reported injured.

Dictionary completed after 101 years

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 4:53am
A dictionary of medieval Latin reaches its defining moment after 101 years of painstakingly gathering entries.

VIDEO: IRA ceasefire: 20 years on

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 4:48am
Two decades ago the Provisional IRA announced a ceasefire that marked the end of a quarter of a century of what it called its "armed struggle".

How might a currency change affect UK?

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 4:45am
Five ways a Scotland currency change could affect rest of UK

Drama brings craft of eye-making to life

BBC World News - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 4:13am
Drama brings craft of the ocularist to life

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