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UN launches Nepal earthquake appeal

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:42
The UN launches a $415m appeal for survivors of the Nepal earthquake, as frustration mounts at the pace of relief efforts.

Leicester City 1-3 Chelsea

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:40
Chelsea fight back to beat in-form Leicester and are now just one win away from the Premier League title.

Rubella eradicated from Americas

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:24
North and South America become the first regions to completely eradicate rubella, or German measles, after no cases in five years

Jobs event for Tullis Russell staff

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:22
Staff made redundant when a Fife paper-making firm went into administration have the opportunity to meet employers interested in recruiting next week.

Tumour memoir wins £30,000 book prize

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:18
A memoir written by the wife of an art critic who died of a brain tumour wins a £30,000 prize for new books about medicine, health or illness.

VIDEO: Historic Clandon House up in flames

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:17
Dozens of fire-fighters are tackling a large blaze at Clandon Park House, a stately home in Surrey.

Quake Briton tells of narrow escape

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:08
A British survivor of the earthquake in Nepal speaks of his narrow escape from death, as he is reunited with his family in the UK.

California ramps up emissions fight

Wed, 2015-04-29 12:00
The US state of California has stepped up its attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by setting tough new targets for 2030.

Concussion causes Hohaia to retire

Wed, 2015-04-29 11:51
St Helens half-back Lance Hohaia says he is retiring because of "recurrent post match concussion type symptoms".

Real Madrid 3-0 Almeria

Wed, 2015-04-29 11:49
James Rodriguez's stunning volley sets Real Madrid on the way to a victory over Almeria that narrows the gap on leaders Barcelona.

US interest rates kept at record low

Wed, 2015-04-29 10:43
The US Federal Reserve keeps its target interest rate at a record low at the end of a two-day policy meeting.

Charlie artist ends Muhammad cartoons

Wed, 2015-04-29 10:42
Charlie Hebdo artist "Luz", who designed the satirical magazine's front page after the Paris attacks, says he will no longer draw the Prophet Muhammad.

Street cordoned off after baby death

Wed, 2015-04-29 10:26
Police are treating a death of a baby in Culloden in Inverness, which led to officers cordoning off a street for a time, as "unexplained".

VIDEO: Assault victim open letter to attacker

Wed, 2015-04-29 10:12
A young woman who was sexually assaulted late at night in a London street has written an open letter to her attacker.

Stately home hit by major blaze

Wed, 2015-04-29 10:03
A major blaze breaks out at an 18th Century stately home in Surrey.

Puncture costs Thomas Romandie lead

Wed, 2015-04-29 10:03
A puncture sees Geraint Thomas lose the lead in the Tour of Romandie but fellow Briton Chris Froome is up to third.

VIDEO: Warden gives ticket to crash cabbie

Wed, 2015-04-29 09:56
A traffic warden has resigned after a video of her putting a ticket on a Manchester taxi involved in an accident went viral.

VIDEO: British survivor: 'We could hear kids screaming'

Wed, 2015-04-29 09:50
Tom Greensmith, one of the first British survivors of the Nepal earthquake to arrive back in the UK, describes what happened.

Antibiotics 'not being protected'

Wed, 2015-04-29 09:39
Three-quarters of countries do not have plans in place to preserve antimicrobial medicines, the World Health Organization says.

Lib Dems lay down third 'red line'

Wed, 2015-04-29 09:39
Nick Clegg is trying to reassure his party as well as voters that the Lib Dems will not be a pushover in any coalition negotiations.

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