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'Dozens killed' in Ukraine fighting

January 31, 2015 - 5:30pm
At least 40 people, including soldiers and civilians, are reported to have died in eastern Ukraine as ceasefire talks end without progress.
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Tunisia 1-2 Equatorial Guinea (aet)

January 31, 2015 - 5:26pm
Equatorial Guinea beat Tunisia in controversial circumstances to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.
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Greek PM offers olive branch on debt

January 31, 2015 - 5:20pm
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras seeks to repair relations with creditors, amid fears of a showdown over Greece's efforts to roll back austerity measures.
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Actress Geraldine McEwan dies

January 31, 2015 - 4:09pm
Actress Geraldine McEwan, known for playing Agatha Christie sleuth Miss Marple on ITV, has died aged 82, her family says.
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Chelsea 1-1 Manchester City

January 31, 2015 - 3:08pm
Chelsea maintain a five-point gap over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League after a stalemate at Stamford Bridge.
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VIDEO: Venice comes alive for Carnival

January 31, 2015 - 2:49pm
The annual Carnival of Venice is under way
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Whitney's daughter 'found in bath'

January 31, 2015 - 2:43pm
Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late American singer Whitney Houston, is found unresponsive in a bathtub in a home in Georgia, US police say.
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No-one can stop us, declares Bolasie

January 31, 2015 - 2:39pm
DR Congo forward Yannick Bolasie believes his side can become unbeatable after their 4-2 win over Congo in their Afcon quarter-final.
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Crowds flock to leftist Madrid rally

January 31, 2015 - 1:42pm
Tens of thousands of people attend a rally in central Madrid by radical leftists Podemos, as they look to build on Syriza's recent victory in Greece.
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VIDEO: Nasa launch to study soil moisture

January 31, 2015 - 1:29pm
Nasa has launched an Earth-observing satellite, which will measure the amount of moisture in soil.
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Congo 2-4 DR Congo

January 31, 2015 - 1:17pm
DR Congo fight back from two goals down to beat neighbours Congo and reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.
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Real Madrid 4-1 Real Sociedad

January 31, 2015 - 12:45pm
Real Madrid stretch their lead at the top of La Liga as they come from behind to beat David Moyes' Real Sociedad.
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Bangladesh factory fire kills 13

January 31, 2015 - 12:45pm
At least 13 people died and dozens more were injured when a fire swept through a plastics factory in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, officials say.
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Liverpool 2-0 West Ham United

January 31, 2015 - 12:31pm
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge scores on his comeback after injury as the Reds overcome West Ham United at Anfield.
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Manchester United 3-1 Leicester City

January 31, 2015 - 12:20pm
Manchester United easily beat bottom side Leicester to move up to third place in the Premier League table.
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Egypt leader warns of 'long battle'

January 31, 2015 - 12:10pm
Egypt faces a long and difficult battle with militants, the country's president says, in his first remarks since a deadly attack in the Sinai region.
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Bahrain strips 72 of citizenship

January 31, 2015 - 11:30am
The government of Bahrain revokes the nationalities of 72 citizens for damaging national security, the state BNA news agency has reported.
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Tasers 'needed for all police'

January 31, 2015 - 11:08am
All front-line police officers should be offered a Taser to protect them against the increased terrorism threat, the head of the Police Federation says.
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VIDEO: Dutch reporters film 'gunman' incident

January 31, 2015 - 10:49am
Police in the Netherlands say a man who forced his way into a studio of Dutch news broadcaster NOS with a fake gun has no known links to terrorist organisations.
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Victim fund tops £120k in two days

January 31, 2015 - 10:11am
Well-wishers donate more than £120,000 in two days to help a disabled pensioner who was mugged outside his Gateshead home.
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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").