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McLeish keeps Blues on their toes

BBC Football - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 20:07
Birmingham City boss Alex McLeish warns his players not to take their first team places for granted.

Hicks to target Liverpool buyout

BBC Football - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 19:40
Liverpool co-owner Tom Hicks could succeed in a bid to gain sole control of the Premier League club.

Argentina top footballer exporter

BBC Football - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 18:53
Argentina topples Brazil as the biggest provider of professional footballers worldwide, according to report.

Hargreaves 'closing in on return'

BBC Football - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 18:53
Owen Hargreaves is making an excellent recovery from his knee injury and could be back soon, says his surgeon Richard Steadman.

Class act

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 18:01
The web means language classes can aid development

Defoe driving sentence adjourned

BBC Football - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 17:20
The sentencing of Tottenham and England striker Jermain Defoe, who used a hand-held mobile phone while driving in Essex, is adjourned.

Yahoo bids to get its 'cool' back

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 17:06
Yahoo makes a bid to get its cool back with the launch of a product strategy to make the web personal.

Valencia could return in February

BBC Football - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 16:54
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson says Antonio Valencia could be back in action by the end of February following his horrific injury in Tuesday's clash with Rangers.

Facebook's Places launches in UK

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 16:44
Facebook's location-based service Places is launched in the UK, allowing users to list their location and see where friends are.

Clever cars to mean safer driving

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 16:29
The growing number of chips in cars will make them smarter and safer to drive, predict experts.

Digital history

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 15:49
The growth of digital data spells problems for historians

How to preserve history online

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 15:27
In the age of the internet with information flying around the globe in unprecedented quantity at unprecedented speeds are we in danger of losing the past as we document the present?

Toure wary of Juventus pedigree

BBC Football - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 15:11
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure believes Juventus are Europa League favourites despite the Blues topping Group A after the first game.

Blackberry firm beats forecasts

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 13:21
Shares in Blackberry-maker Research in Motion rise more than 4% in after-hours trading after reporting a strong profit.

Massive multiplayer APB to shut

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 10:43
Massive multiplayer game APB: All Points Bulletin is to shut less than three months after it launched.

Hodgson happy after resting stars

BBC Football - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 05:48
Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson says he was right to rest key players for the win over Steaua Bucharest ahead of facing Man Utd on Sunday.

Craigslist ends US adult services

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 00:52
Online marketplace Craigslist has said it has no plans to resume its controversial "adult services" listing in the US.

Google takedown demands rise

BBC Technology - Fri, 09/17/2010 - 00:51
Internet giant Google is concerned at the rise in demands for data and page withdrawals it is receiving from governments around the world.

Blackburn bidder gets more time

BBC Football - Thu, 09/16/2010 - 23:35
Indian businessman Ahsan Ali Syed, who is interested in taking over Blackburn, has had his "period of exclusivity" extended.

Live - Thursday's football

BBC Football - Thu, 09/16/2010 - 23:14
Man City face Red Bull Salzburg in their opening Europa League group game and England Women bid to reach the World Cup, while Liverpool entertain Steaua Bucharest later.