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VIDEO: Everest: 'The whole mountain just came to life'

Tue, 2015-04-28 10:17
BBC journalist Thomas Martienssen was in camp one - 800m above base camp when the quake struck.

Top US court divided on gay marriage

Tue, 2015-04-28 10:15
The US Supreme Court hears arguments in a historic case that could legalise same-sex marriage across a country bitterly divided on the issue.

VIDEO: Restaurant scoured for quake survivors

Tue, 2015-04-28 10:04
Rescuers in Nepal are still hopeful that they will find some survivors amongst the wreckage, although a lot of bodies are also being found.

Indonesia 'executes drugs prisoners'

Tue, 2015-04-28 10:02
Eight convicted drug smugglers have been executed by firing squad in Indonesia, but a Filipina woman has reportedly been spared at the last minute.

Spanish ferry on fire off Mallorca

Tue, 2015-04-28 09:52
A Spanish ferry travelling from Mallorca is on fire, forcing more than 150 passengers to abandon ship.

Flash crash trader to face court again

Tue, 2015-04-28 09:49
A UK financial trader accused of contributing to the 2010 Wall Street "flash crash" is due to appear in court again on Wednesday.

Ennis-Hill comeback field revealed

Tue, 2015-04-28 09:38
Jessica Ennis-Hill and Katarina Johnson-Thompson will face British European champions in next month's Great CityGames.

VIDEO: What was Ronnie doing with his chalk?

Tue, 2015-04-28 09:22
Ronnie O'Sullivan breaks the rules by placing his chalk on the table during his World Snooker Championship quarter-final match against Stuart Bingham.

O'Sullivan could face chalk action

Tue, 2015-04-28 09:12
Ronnie O'Sullivan is investigated by World Snooker after placing his chalk on the table in his World Championship quarter-final.

Brothers died after 'dark web' drugs

Tue, 2015-04-28 09:07
Two brothers died after taking lethal doses of ecstasy which they had bought on the "dark web", an inquest is told.

Nepal mourns victims of earthquake

Tue, 2015-04-28 08:55
Nepal declares three days of mourning for the victims of Saturday's earthquake in which more than 5,000 people are now known to have died.

Cancer OAP killed himself in river

Tue, 2015-04-28 08:50
The son of a terminally-ill man whose drowned himself in a river, tells an inquest he was released too soon from hospital.

VIDEO: Miliband on why he met Russell Brand

Tue, 2015-04-28 08:46
Labour leader Ed Miliband says he agreed to meet Russell Brand as it was important to "engage" with the millions of people who did not vote.

Sweden grants Julian Assange appeal

Tue, 2015-04-28 08:44
Sweden's supreme court grants Wikileaks founder Julian Assange the right to appeal against an arrest warrant issued over an alleged sexual assault.

Spanish ferry on fire off Mallorca

Tue, 2015-04-28 08:30
A Spanish ferry travelling from Mallorca is on fire, forcing more than 150 passengers to abandon ship.

Court grants assisted suicide review

Tue, 2015-04-28 08:27
Disability rights campaigners who say assisted suicide policy in England and Wales is too "liberal" win permission to bring a legal challenge.

VIDEO: Election lectern teasing on day 29

Tue, 2015-04-28 08:17
The economy and immigration are hot topics on election campaign day 29.

Airport unveils new flight path

Tue, 2015-04-28 08:00
Edinburgh Airport unveils details of a five-month trial of a new flight path for departing aircraft in a bid to increase capacity.

Nigeria oil firm overpaid government

Tue, 2015-04-28 07:58
An audit finds that Nigeria's state oil company overpaid the government $750m (£490m), at a time when it was accused of massive corruption.

My Twitter battle with the beach body ad people

Tue, 2015-04-28 07:45
My Twitter battle with people behind beach ready ad

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