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Election 2015 in pictures: 21 April

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 06:00
Images from the campaign trail: 21 April

VIDEO: Migrant boat dead 'locked in hold'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 05:46
Italian prosecutors say many of the hundreds of migrants who died when a boat capsized in the Mediterranean on Sunday were locked in the hold and unable to escape.

Foetal alcohol damage appeal refused

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 05:44
A child born with foetal alcohol syndrome is refused permission to take her case for criminal injuries compensation to the UK Supreme Court.

Passengers' passports 'not checked'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 05:19
An investigation is under way into how a plane-load of passengers were apparently able to enter the UK without having their passports checked.

The migrant petition that's not about Katie Hopkins

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 05:11
'Sack Hopkins' getting more support than migrant rescue mission

How many people have second homes?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 05:10
The Liberal Democrats are suggesting that councils should be allowed to double council tax on second homes.

Police memo 'tried to denigrate fans'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 05:04
A Hillsborough senior police officer admits a memo he wrote asking for evidence of "unruly behaviour" was an attempt to "denigrate" Liverpool fans.

VIDEO: Aden's 'DIY' defence force

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:52
Orla Guerin reports from inside Aden in Yemen, where poorly armed local militias - including teenagers - are fighting against Houthi rebels.

Joan Collins: I've not been arrested

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:52
Former Dynasty star takes to Twitter to say she was not arrested at a protest against water meters in Dublin

Corroboration 'needed' in some cases

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:46
Corroboration - the need for evidence to come from two sources in criminal trials - should be retained in some cases, a review recommends.

119mph drink driver jailed over death

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:44
A drunk man who was driving at 119mph when he crashed into and killed an off-duty police community support officer is jailed for four-and-a-half years.

US court issues writ for chimpanzees

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:27
A judge in New York issues a writ of habeas corpus in a case brought by animal rights activists trying to free two chimpanzees.

Evans' 10-year reign ends in semis

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:23
Ten-time ladies world champion Reanne Evans' decade-long reign ends with defeat in the World Ladies' Snooker Championship last four.

SA army to tackle migrant attacks

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:12
South Africa to deploy army in parts of Johannesburg to deal with anti-immigrant violence after wave of attacks, defence minister says.

Bomb explodes at Somali restaurant

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:09
A car bomb explodes outside a popular restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing 11 people near the Central Hotel.

Man guilty of New Forest murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:02
A man is found guilty of the murder of mother-of-five Pennie Davis, who was found stabbed to death in a field in the New Forest last year.

Killed woman's 999 call under review

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 04:01
The management of a 999 call made by a woman murdered by a man she met on a dating website is to be reviewed.

Mayweather-Pacquiao tickets mystery

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 03:59
Promoter Bob Arum is unable to explain why there are still no tickets on sale for Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao on 2 May.

Magna Carta copy for every UK school

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 03:59
Every state primary school in the UK is to be sent a copy of Magna Carta to help pupils learn how the document forms the basis of many modern freedoms.

Villa charged over pitch invasion

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 03:54
Aston Villa & Reading are charged for pitch invasions at the end of their respective FA Cup quarter-final victories.

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