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Man City have point to prove - Toure

September 20, 2014 - 5:27pm
Yaya Toure says champions Manchester City have something to prove when they face league leaders Chelsea on Sunday.

Yemen agrees truce with Houthis - UN

September 20, 2014 - 5:00pm
Yemen's government agrees a truce with Shia Houthi fighters, a UN envoy says, after a week of deadly clashes in the capital Sanaa.

Fear of sectarian war grows in Yemen

September 20, 2014 - 4:36pm
Fears of violence grow even as Yemen rivals seek peace deal

West Ham United 3-1 Liverpool

September 20, 2014 - 4:05pm
Liverpool suffer their third defeat in five Premier League games as West Ham United emerge victorious at Upton Park.

Boko Haram 'kills dozens' at market

September 20, 2014 - 3:49pm
Islamist militants from Boko Haram attack a rural market in the Nigerian state of Borno, killing dozens, security officials and witnesses say.

Labour attacks England-only MP votes

September 20, 2014 - 3:34pm
Labour warns that creating England-only Commons votes will mean "two classes of MP", as parties deal with Scotland's rejection of independence.

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.