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England won't win World Cup - Swann

Mon, 2014-08-25 08:57
Graeme Swann says England's "old-style" cricket will not win the 2015 World Cup and that Alastair Cook should give up the one-day game.

VIDEO: Attenborough 'pin-up boy of the 1950s'

Mon, 2014-08-25 08:54
Tributes have poured in from the worlds of entertainment and politics following the death of Richard Attenborough.

Family praise Ebola victim's care

Mon, 2014-08-25 08:54
The family of British Ebola victim William Pooley says he is receiving "excellent care" at the Royal Free Hospital in London.

Suicide blast hits Baghdad mosque

Mon, 2014-08-25 08:37
At least nine people have been killed and and dozens wounded in a suicide bomb attack on a Shia mosque in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, officials say.

Ebola kills treated Liberia doctor

Mon, 2014-08-25 08:29
A Liberian doctor has died despite taking experimental anti-Ebola drug ZMapp, a minister says.

Gaza deaths as fresh fire traded

Mon, 2014-08-25 07:34
At least two Palestinians in Gaza are killed by Israeli air strikes amid ongoing rocket attacks on Israel, as Egyptian mediators reportedly propose a new ceasefire deal.

PlayStation and Xbox hit by attacks

Mon, 2014-08-25 07:32
Sony's PlayStation Network, Microsoft's Xbox Live and Blizzard's are among services disrupted in an apparent co-ordinated attack.

Algeria halts football after death

Mon, 2014-08-25 07:23
Algeria suspends football indefinitely following the death of player Albert Ebosse, who was hit by an object thrown by fans.

India coal mining licences 'illegal'

Mon, 2014-08-25 07:10
India's Supreme Court rules that all coal mining licences awarded between 1993 and 2010 are illegal.

Burger King and Tim Hortons in talks

Mon, 2014-08-25 07:04
Burger King says it is in takeover talks with Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.

Tributes paid to Lord Attenborough

Mon, 2014-08-25 07:03
Tributes pour in from the worlds of entertainment and politics following the death of filmmaker Richard Attenborough.

Mother jailed for killing Mikaeel

Mon, 2014-08-25 06:56
The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular is jailed for 11 years after she admitted killing her son and hiding his body in a suitcase.

Mexican fishermen missing in storm

Mon, 2014-08-25 06:53
Marines are searching for three Mexican fishermen missing since their boat capsized in hurricane-tossed seas in the Pacific Ocean.

Mercedes to let drivers 'calm down'

Mon, 2014-08-25 06:43
Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff will let Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg cool off before taking any action over their clash at the Belgian GP.

Boko Haram declares 'Islamic state'

Mon, 2014-08-25 06:10
Militant group Boko Haram says it has set up an Islamic state in towns and villages it has seized in Nigeria, but the army rejects the claim as "empty".

Rain delays first ODI at Bristol

Mon, 2014-08-25 05:19
England's Alex Hales awaits his one-day international debut as rain delays play in the first ODI against India at Bristol.

Afghan vote crisis 'costing billions'

Mon, 2014-08-25 05:02
Afghanistan's finance minister says the deadlock over the disputed presidential election has cost the economy $5bn.

More migrant deaths in Italy waters

Mon, 2014-08-25 04:52
Italy's navy recovers six bodies after a fishing boat carrying African migrants sank south of Lampedusa in the third fatal incident in as many days.

French PM resigns amid economy row

Mon, 2014-08-25 04:49
French PM Manuel Valls presents the resignation of his government amid a cabinet row over economic policies, and is asked to form a new administration.

Shares rebound at carmaker BYD

Mon, 2014-08-25 04:44
Shares in Chinese carmarker BYD bounce back after falling by more than 8% in Hong Kong, following worse-than-expected first half results.