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Hundreds feared dead in Med sinking

1 hour 3 min ago
Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsizes in the Mediterranean Sea, the Italian coastguard says.
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Woman hurt in Trafalgar lion fall

1 hour 8 min ago
A woman is seriously hurt when she falls up to 11ft from one of the bronze lion sculptures in Trafalgar Square.
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Former MSP Tom McCabe dies aged 60

1 hour 21 min ago
Former Member of the Scottish Parliament and Labour minister Tom McCabe has died at the age of 60.
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Other party deals difficult - Cable

1 hour 28 min ago
Working with either the Conservatives or Labour would be "difficult" for the Liberal Democrats, Business Secretary Vince Cable says.
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Cameron wants Lloyds shares sell-off

1 hour 31 min ago
Up to £4bn worth of Lloyds Bank shares would be offered to the public if the Conservatives win the election, David Cameron says.
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Saudi industrial in profits fall

1 hour 47 min ago
Saudi Arabian manufacturing and chemicals giant Sabic posts a 39% drop in net profits in the first quarter of the year.
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Murder suspect 'may be in London'

1 hour 55 min ago
A man police want to question over the deaths of his mother and sister in Merseyside could be in London, detectives say.
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Dujardin retains World Cup title

2 hours 8 min ago
Britain's Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin retains her World Cup title in Las Vegas after a stunning freestyle routine on Valegro.
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NI has 'adequate' council safeguards

2 hours 48 min ago
Northern Ireland's chief planning officer says she is confident that adequate safeguards have been put in place to ensure councillors act impartially over planning issues.
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Pollwatch: Still awaiting take-off

2 hours 59 min ago
Another week, and still no breakthrough in the 2015 general election campaign, writes the BBC's David Cowling.
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Big response to falling bookshop plea

3 hours 49 sec ago
The owners of a celebrated bookshop that could fall down say they have had a "phenomenal response" to an appeal to fund urgent structural repairs.
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The next great managerial rivalry?

3 hours 9 min ago
Shared history and futures entwined - is Louis van Gaal's developing rivalry with Jose Mourinho the new Mourinho v Ferguson?
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VIDEO: Son sought over double family murder

3 hours 11 min ago
Police investigating the murders of a mother and her daughter in Merseyside urgently want to trace one of their relatives.
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VIDEO: Prince Harry visits Australian outback

3 hours 15 min ago
Prince Harry trains in bush survival and plays wheelchair AFL as part of his time with the Australian Army.
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VIDEO: Fanfare as replica frigate sails to US

3 hours 18 min ago
A replica of an 18th century French warship has set sail from France for the United States.
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Research into bad tasting beer

3 hours 21 min ago
Researchers at Aberystwyth University are attempting to solve the problem of bad tasting beer.
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VIDEO: End of road for Rio eviction families?

3 hours 24 min ago
A small community in the Brazilian city of Rio has been fighting eviction to make way for the Olympics - but now Rio's city hall says they must go.
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Do the wives (or husbands) swing votes?

3 hours 27 min ago
The wives of the three main leaders have put their lives on hold for the General Election - but what difference does it make?
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Victim named in murder inquiry

3 hours 29 min ago
A man who died after a serious assault in Tonypandy is named by South Wales Police as 42-year-old Wayne Letherby.
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Sunday's gossip column

3 hours 57 min ago
Raheem Sterling could buy out Liverpool deal, Man Utd target Christian Benteke, Toure's agent criticises Man City, plus more.
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