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VIDEO: The virtuoso performance - at a bomb site

Thu, 2015-04-30 18:11
A virtuoso performance - at a bomb site

Heatwaves 'more likely' in England

Thu, 2015-04-30 18:11
England is set for more record-breaking warm years like 2014, say scientists.

Private GP out-of-hours care 'worse'

Thu, 2015-04-30 18:07
GP out-of-hours services provided by commercial companies perform slightly worse than NHS or not-for-profit equivalents, an analysis shows.

Asia markets down despite Japan data

Thu, 2015-04-30 17:51
Asian markets head lower despite a slew of economic data from the world's third largest economy, Japan, showing signs of a recovery.

China's factory activity steady

Thu, 2015-04-30 17:46
Factory activity in the world's second largest economy, China, steadied in April, coming in slightly above market expectations.

Oligarch avoids extradition to US

Thu, 2015-04-30 17:40
A judge in Austria turns down a US bid to extradite Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash, ruling that not enough evidence has been presented.

VIDEO: Highlights as leaders face questions

Thu, 2015-04-30 17:16
David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg have faced tough questions from a Question Time audience in the final TV event of the campaign.

Chicago 'to host Obama library'

Thu, 2015-04-30 17:04
President Barack Obama has chosen his hometown of Chicago as the location for his presidential library, ahead of New York City and Hawaii, US media report.

Nepal quake epicentre 'devastated'

Thu, 2015-04-30 16:37
Towns and villages near the epicentre of Saturday's earthquake in Nepal have suffered "almost total devastation", the Red Cross says.

Church to cut fossil fuel investment

Thu, 2015-04-30 16:34
The Church of England will sell investments worth £12m in companies where more than 10% of revenue comes from the "worst-polluting" of fossil fuels.

China says no to amateur weathermen

Thu, 2015-04-30 16:30
China has banned individuals and organisations from issuing unofficial weather forecasts from 1 May.

Papers' verdict on Question Time special

Thu, 2015-04-30 16:16
The press examines Thursday's televised grilling of the three main party leaders, with some saying Ed Miliband "stumbled" over Labour's economic record and others focusing on his rejection of a pact with the SNP.

VIDEO: Meet 'the Middle East's Jon Stewart'

Thu, 2015-04-30 15:40
Egyptian Bassem Youssef - hailed as the Middle East's answer to popular US TV satirist Jon Stewart - presents his own take on the state of his country and the turmoil engulfing the wider region.

Russia beefs up anti-piracy laws

Thu, 2015-04-30 15:38
Russian websites that help people download pirated movies, music and software are being warned by the authorities to mend their ways.

Campaign heads for final weekend

Thu, 2015-04-30 15:30
Labour leader Ed Miliband will urge Scots to reconnect with their Labour-supporting history as campaigning prepares to enter the final weekend.

Football 'must level jobs playing field'

Thu, 2015-04-30 15:30
Opening up football careers to more than just men

Borrowers warned on mortgage deals

Thu, 2015-04-30 15:21
Home-owners wanting to take advantage of tumbling mortgage rates are being warned to look out for high fees attached to them.

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2015-04-30 15:13
What's Batman about to reveal?

VIDEO: Three leaders in 90 seconds

Thu, 2015-04-30 15:10
Highlights of the 90 minute Question Time special in 90 seconds.

Tour de Yorkshire riders saddle up

Thu, 2015-04-30 15:07
Riders prepare for the start of the first Tour de Yorkshire, inspired by the success of last year's Grand Depart.