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Cuba 'will stay on' communist path

December 21, 2014 - 02:13
Cuban President Raul Castro hails a recent move to normalise relations with the US, but stresses that Havana will not change its political system.
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Aston Villa 1-1 Manchester United

December 21, 2014 - 02:08
Manchester United's six-game winning run ends as Aston Villa survive with 10 men to hold on for a draw at Villa Park.
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Ferguson bows out of US talk show

December 21, 2014 - 01:32
Scots-born comedian Craig Ferguson hosts his last edition of US talk show The Late Late Show after a run of 10 years.
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Salmond calls for English referendum

December 21, 2014 - 01:14
Alex Salmond calls for England to hold a "peasants' revolt type referendum" on its own constitutional future.
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Lockerbie bomber's guilt reaffirmed

December 21, 2014 - 00:28
Scotland's top prosecutor reaffirms his belief that Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is guilty of killing 270 people in the Lockerbie bombing.
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Four militants killed in Saudi raid

December 21, 2014 - 00:03
Saudi security forces kill four militants in a raid in Awamiya, in a province with a restive Shia population, the interior ministry says.
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Four Guantanamo inmates sent home

December 21, 2014 - 00:00
The US authorities send four Guantanamo detainees back to Afghanistan, the Pentagon says.
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Manchester City 3-0 Crystal Palace

December 20, 2014 - 23:35
David Silva scores twice as Manchester City join Chelsea at the top of the table with victory over Crystal Palace.
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Russians 'will not cave in' to West

December 20, 2014 - 22:22
Russia says it will not "cave in" to pressure, following a fresh set of US, EU and Canada sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine.
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Pakistan forces 'kill five Taliban'

December 20, 2014 - 22:06
Pakistan army kills five militants in northwest as security is tightened against possible Taliban reprisals for prisoner executions, officials say.
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Madonna releases songs after leak

December 20, 2014 - 21:37
The singer surprises fans by releasing six tracks from her new album early after songs were leaked online.
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N Korea seeks joint Sony hack probe

December 20, 2014 - 20:23
North Korea urges a joint inquiry with the US into a cyber-attack on Sony that led to the studio cancelling the release of the film The Interview.
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£1.2bn spree on 'Panic Saturday'

December 20, 2014 - 20:18
UK shoppers are expected to spend a record £1.2bn on what researchers are calling "Panic Saturday".
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Hart still UK's most desirable place

December 20, 2014 - 20:07
The most desirable place to live in the UK is named as Hart in Hampshire where residents are found to be the healthiest and live the longest.
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Steyn wraps up South Africa Test win

December 20, 2014 - 20:05
Fast bowler Dale Steyn claims 6-34 to help South Africa beat West Indies by an innings and 220 runs in the first Test.
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VIDEO: 'Santas' join torch-lit hunt in woods

December 20, 2014 - 20:03
Mike Bushell joins a group of social runners in the woods.
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Cook 'gutted' to miss World Cup

December 20, 2014 - 18:32
Alastair Cook is "disappointed" to be left out of England's World Cup squad after Eoin Morgan is named new one-day captain.
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Xi defends 'one-China' idea in Macau

December 20, 2014 - 18:18
Chinese leader Xi Jinping visits Macau for the 15th anniversary of the territory's return to Chinese rule, reaffirming it is part of "one China".
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Facebook users crack card mystery

December 20, 2014 - 17:58
Facebook users solve the mystery of a lost memory card in under an hour after an appeal is posted by a police force.
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Johnson secures Australia Test win

December 20, 2014 - 16:13
Australia win the second Test against India by four wickets in Brisbane to secure an unassailable 2-0 series lead.
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