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Football: Chelsea clear at top after win at Stoke

Football: Chelsea clear at top after win at Stoke

John Terry's early header and Cesc Fabregas's second-half strike restored Chelsea's three-point Premier League lead heading into a busy Christmas programme after a 2-0 win at Stoke City.

Van driver rams into shoppers at Christmas market

Van driver rams into shoppers at Christmas market

A man driving a van has ploughed into a crowded Christmas market in Nantes in western France, injuring at least 10 people, authorities say.

Joe Cocker dies aged 70

Joe Cocker dies aged 70

Joe Cocker, whose distinctive raspy voice and soulful musical renditions made him a favourite of his peers with hits like Beatles' cover "With a Little Help from My Friends" and "You Are So Beautiful," has. He was 70.

Boxing: Condition of Muhammad Ali 'vastly improved'

Boxing: Condition of Muhammad Ali 'vastly improved'

The condition of Muhammad Ali has "vastly improved" since he was admitted to the hospital over the weekend with a mild case of pneumonia and doctors hope to discharge the boxing legend soon, a spokesman says.

Call for pause in protests after NY police killings

Call for pause in protests after NY police killings

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has sought to ease tensions with the police force, calling for a suspension of protests against the use of excessive force until after the funerals of two officers killed by a gunman over the weekend.

Rubbish truck kills Glasgow Christmas shoppers

Rubbish truck kills Glasgow Christmas shoppers

Six people were killed when a rubbish lorry ran out of control and careered down a pavement crowded with Christmas shoppers in Glasgow, Scotland, police say.

China says no proof Nth Korea behind cyberattack

China says no proof Nth Korea behind cyberattack

China says it opposes all forms of cyberattacks but there is no proof that North Korea is responsible for the hacking of Sony Pictures, as the United States has said.

Deaths as fighting spreads in Libya

Deaths as fighting spreads in Libya

Fighting between Libya's competing governments has spread to a third oil port, curbing gas exports to Italy and cutting crude production to less than needed to cover the North African country's own domestic requirements, officials said.

Football: Skrtel rescues Liverpool against Arsenal

Football: Skrtel rescues Liverpool against Arsenal

A stoppage time goal by a heavily-bandaged Martin Skrtel spared Liverpool another deflating defeat as they drew 2-2 at home to Arsenal in the Premier League.

Elton John marries long-time partner

Elton John marries long-time partner

British musician Elton John has married his long-term partner David Furnish, converting their civil partnership after laws allowing gay marriage in Britain came into force this year.

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