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Manchester City 0-1 Stoke City

August 30, 2014 - 1:22pm
Mame Biram Diouf's superb solo strike gives Stoke City a shock victory over Manchester City at a stunned Etihad Stadium.
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India beat England to take 2-0 lead

August 30, 2014 - 12:56pm
India beat England by six wickets at Trent Bridge to take a 2-0 lead in the one-day series with two games left.
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Iraq in push to free Amerli town

August 30, 2014 - 12:37pm
Iraqi forces, Shia militias and Kurdish Peshmerga have begun a new offensive to try to save the town of Amerli from Islamic State militants, reports say.
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VIDEO: Police trial Bond-style tracking darts

August 30, 2014 - 12:23pm
A GPS tracking device being deployed by police in Florida enables officers to follow a vehicle without the need for a potentially dangerous high-speed pursuit.
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Philippine Syria troops 'attacked'

August 30, 2014 - 11:58am
A group of Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are "under attack", the Philippine defence minister says.
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Burnley 0-0 Manchester United

August 30, 2014 - 11:09am
Angel Di Maria impresses on his debut but Manchester United remain without a win this season after being held at Burnley.
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Lesotho PM flees 'military coup'

August 30, 2014 - 10:53am
Lesotho's prime minister crosses into South Africa, accusing Lesotho's army of staging a coup and telling the BBC his life is in danger.
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Egypt Brotherhood death sentence cut

August 30, 2014 - 10:34am
The head of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has one death sentence commuted to life in prison, but still faces another death penalty.
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Iran anger over new US sanctions

August 30, 2014 - 10:20am
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani criticises new US sanctions, saying they will harm negotiations over his country's nuclear programme.
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West Ham sign Barca's Song on loan

August 30, 2014 - 9:54am
West Ham United sign former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song on a season-long loan deal from Barcelona.
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'Forgotten' Swiss baby dies in car

August 30, 2014 - 9:39am
A 16-month-old baby in Switzerland dies after one of its parents went to work forgetting that the child had been left in the car.
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Worlds apart: From Gaza to Sydney

August 30, 2014 - 9:22am
Australia and Gaza share ocean views, but not much else
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Defender Agger leaves Liverpool

August 30, 2014 - 7:35am
Liverpool defender Daniel Agger rejoins his former club Brondby after losing his place to new signing Dejan Lovren.
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China warns of Hong Kong 'meddling'

August 30, 2014 - 6:35am
China warns foreign countries against "meddling" in Hong Kong's politics ahead of a crucial announcement on the territory's election process.
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VIDEO: Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village

August 30, 2014 - 2:16am
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.
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Rescuers free Nicaraguan miners

August 30, 2014 - 2:00am
Most of 24 gold miners trapped underground in northern Nicaragua since Thursday have been rescued, officials say.
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Federer & Sharapova win at US Open

August 30, 2014 - 12:21am
Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova enjoy straight sets wins in the US Open but Venus Williams and Simona Halep go out.
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Rogue landlords 'must face crackdown'

August 29, 2014 - 11:01pm
Housing experts are calling for minimum standards in the private rental market to prevent landlords from exploiting vulnerable tenants.
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Ex-governor's corruption case closes

August 29, 2014 - 9:55pm
The corruption case of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife has gone to a jury after a 25-day trial.
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VIDEO: Ebola vaccine: Human trials to begin

August 29, 2014 - 9:42pm
The Ebola vaccine, ZMapp, which has been tested on 18 laboratory monkeys with a 100% success rate will now be tested on humans.
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