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West Ham United 3-1 Liverpool

September 20, 2014 - 3:17pm
Liverpool suffer their third defeat in five Premier League games as West Ham United emerge victorious at Upton Park.

Hamilton & Rosberg 'back to normal'

September 20, 2014 - 3:11pm
Lewis Hamilton says his relationship with team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg is "back to normal" after their Spa clash.

William on official visit to Malta

September 20, 2014 - 3:01pm
The Duke of Cambridge is on an official visit to Malta to help the country celebrate the 50th anniversary of its independence.

VIDEO: 66,000 cross from Syria into Turkey

September 20, 2014 - 2:57pm
Since parts of the border were opened 66,000 people have crossed from Syria into Turkey in just 24 hours, a Turkish government official tells the BBC.

Brown vows to 'lock in' Scots powers

September 20, 2014 - 1:47pm
Gordon Brown says his promise of further powers for Scotland will be delivered to the timetable set out ahead of the independence referendum.

VIDEO: Imams in hostage video appeal to IS

September 20, 2014 - 1:46pm
Two high-profile imams in the UK make a direct appeal to the Islamic State militant group to free British hostage Alan Henning.

VIDEO: Turkish IS hostages return home

September 20, 2014 - 1:15pm
Dozens of hostages seized by Islamic State (IS) from the Turkish consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul have been freed and are back in Turkey.

UK and France agree Calais measures

September 20, 2014 - 1:04pm
The UK government is to provide £12m to help France tackle the problem of illegal immigrants trying to enter Britain from Calais.

Deportivo La Coruna 2-8 Real Madrid

September 20, 2014 - 1:02pm
Cristiano Ronaldo scores a hat-trick and Gareth Bale nets a brace as Real Madrid thrash Deportivo La Coruna.

Newcastle United 2-2 Hull City

September 20, 2014 - 12:36pm
Pappis Cisse comes off the bench to score twice as Newcastle come back from behind to earn a dramatic draw against Hull.

Philippines storm displaces 200,000

September 20, 2014 - 12:34pm
Tropical storm Fung-Wong brings flooding, heavy rains and high winds to the Philippines, forcing some 200,000 people from their homes.

Aston Villa 0-3 Arsenal

September 20, 2014 - 12:05pm
Danny Welbeck opens his Arsenal account as three goals in four minutes help the Gunners beat Aston Villa.

Queens Park Rangers 2-2 Stoke City

September 20, 2014 - 11:57am
Niko Kranjcar's sublime free-kick earns Queens Park Rangers a late draw against Stoke at Loftus Road.

Rare Monroe negative sold at auction

September 20, 2014 - 11:51am
A rare negative of the movie star Marilyn Monroe, taken during her first professional photo shoot, is sold at auction in Devizes.

VIDEO: Base jumpers leap from 370m bridge

September 20, 2014 - 11:39am
Base jumpers from around the world have been competing in Anshun city in China's Guizhou province.

Paratroops mark Arnhem WW2 battle

September 20, 2014 - 11:26am
Paratroops from Europe and the US are staging parachute jumps in the Netherlands to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem.

Yemen capital hit by new clashes

September 20, 2014 - 10:55am
Clashes between Yemen's Houthis and Sunni militias continue in the capital, Sanaa, killing four people and injuring three, reports say.

Hamilton takes pole in Singapore

September 20, 2014 - 10:49am
Lewis Hamilton beats team-mate Nico Rosberg to pole by a tiny fraction in a thrilling qualifying session in Singapore.

VIDEO: NZ's John Key celebrates poll win

September 20, 2014 - 9:39am
New Zealand's governing National Party has won an emphatic victory in general elections, near-complete results show.

Britons detained in Qatar fly home

September 20, 2014 - 9:05am
Two Britons detained in Qatar after investigating the treatment of migrant workers there fly back to the UK.