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Vardy & Shelvey to get England call

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 5:30pm
Leicester's Jamie Vardy and Swansea's Jonjo Shelvey will be included in the England squad when it is announced on Sunday.

French hotel thieves posed as guests

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 4:28pm
French police arrest two men suspected of stealing safes from hotel rooms by posing as wealthy Gulf tourists.

Sinfield sympathy for beaten Hull KR

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 3:50pm
Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield's thoughts are with Hull KR after his side thrashed Rovers 50-0 in the Challenge Cup final.

Chelsea start very bad - Mourinho

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 3:04pm
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho believes his team's title hopes would already be over if they played another league.

VIDEO: Thousands celebrate pride in Manchester

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 2:55pm
Thousands of people have taken part in the annual pride march through the streets of Manchester.

Sprinklers spoil Olympic Stadium bow

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 2:41pm
The first game of rugby at the Olympic Stadium - which will host five World Cup matches - is delayed when the sprinklers come on.

Rate rise on agenda despite China woes

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 1:26pm
Bank of England governor Mark Carney says the decision on when to raise UK interest rates is still likely to be made at the end of the year, despite China's slowdown.

Don't take Farah dominance for granted

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 1:03pm
The physical nightmare five-time world champion Mo Farah endures to win global titles is only half the battle, says Tom Fordyce.

VIDEO: Widow's heartfelt cup final tribute

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 10:50am
Lizzie Jones, the widow of rugby league player Danny Jones, who died suddenly after being taken ill at a match in May, sings Abide With Me before the Challenge Cup final.

HSBC glitch payments 'all processed'

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 10:46am
A computer glitch that delayed 275,000 HSBC payments has now been resolved, the bank tells the BBC.

Reading crowd's 'chilled' reaction to headliners Mumford & Sons

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 7:46am
Music fans give their verdict on Mumford & Sons' headlining the traditionally rock music festival at Reading.

French reporters 'blackmailed king'

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 4:55am
Two French reporters have been arrested and accused of attempting to blackmail the king of Morocco, lawyers say.

VIDEO: UN: Do 'much more' to help migrants

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 4:06am
The UN secretary general says "much more is required" to prevent the deaths of refugees and migrants fleeing to Europe after hundreds were reported dead in a few days.

Brooks 'to return as News Corp chief'

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 4:02am
News Corp confirms it is in talks with Rebekah Brooks after the Financial Times newspaper reports she is to return as chief executive of its UK division.

VIDEO: Nasa team 'living on Mars' for a year

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 3:59am
A team of Nasa recruits begins living near a barren volcano in Hawaii to simulate what life would be like on Mars.

Paris talks focus on train security

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 3:21am
Calls for increased security on the railways are to be discussed at talks in Paris, following last week's foiled attack on a high-speed train.

GB teams through to relay finals

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 3:05am
Great Britain's relay teams ease through to the World Championship finals on the penultimate morning of competition in Beijing.

VIDEO: Tropical storm Erika batters Dominica

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 2:19am
At least 20 people have died after tropical storm Erika swept across the Caribbean island of Dominica.

Drinking water 'no hangover cure'

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 2:02am
Snacking or drinking water after a heavy night of drinking alcohol does not prevent a hangover, research on Dutch students suggests.

Migration - in Europe and the UK

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 1:22am
Migration is once again front-page news, although papers take very different approaches to the topic.