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Marks & Spencer clothing sale boost

Wed, 2015-04-01 22:23
Marks & Spencer says sales for the three months to 28 March grew 1.9%, with a 0.7% gain for closely-watched general merchandising sales, the best performance in nearly four years.

VIDEO: Rail network to close for Easter repairs

Wed, 2015-04-01 22:14
Several of the busiest train lines in England will be closed over the Easter weekend, as Network Rail carries out what it says is a "huge programme" of engineering work.

The race for Premier League riches

Wed, 2015-04-01 22:12
Form, facts and the men under pressure - why the tussle to claim the Premier League millions is unmissable viewing.

Leaders' debate: And the winner is…

Wed, 2015-04-01 22:08
Ahead of the live leaders' election debate, BBC political editor Nick Robinson asks what winning it really means - and how we will know.

Masters meltdown helped me - McIlroy

Wed, 2015-04-01 21:56
Masters favourite Rory McIlroy says his final-round collapse at Augusta in 2011 made him a better player.

Ambulance progress 'not fast enough'

Wed, 2015-04-01 21:48
The ambulance service in Wales is not improving quickly enough, a cross-party committee of AMs warns.

Locals 'key to catching killers'

Wed, 2015-04-01 21:33
The key to catching the killers of Constable Ronan Kerr lies with local communities, says the detective in charge of the murder investigation.

Attack on Kenya university compound

Wed, 2015-04-01 21:31
Gunmen have stormed a university compound in the north-eastern Kenyan town of Garissa, near the border with Somalia.

NICVA issues warning over job losses

Wed, 2015-04-01 21:29
An umbrella group of voluntary organisations in Northern Ireland warns that hundreds of job losses are likely as a result of cuts in the sector.

Welsh parties row ahead of TV debate

Wed, 2015-04-01 21:09
Welsh political parties argue over who best represents Wales' interests, ahead of a televised leaders' election debate.

Queen in city for Maundy service

Wed, 2015-04-01 21:01
The Queen is visiting Sheffield to hand out Maundy Money to 178 pensioners at a service at the city's cathedral.

VIDEO: 'We should be standing in 5ft of snow'

Wed, 2015-04-01 20:00
The governor of California has announced the first mandatory water restrictions in the state's history after years of drought.

Crews battle industrial unit fire

Wed, 2015-04-01 19:27
A large fire breaks out at a warehouse on an industrial unit in north-west London.

VIDEO: April fooled?

Wed, 2015-04-01 19:11
Among the April Fools' Day pranksters this year are businessman Richard Branson with a modest proposal for Virgin and Belgian TV, who brought back a comic book hero.

Northern Ireland passions move centre stage

Wed, 2015-04-01 18:29
Mark Mardell says Northern Ireland politicians are likely to play a central role in the formation of the next UK Government.

VIDEO: How much should the state intervene in capitalism?

Wed, 2015-04-01 18:24
How much should the state intervene in capitalism?

'Sharp rise' in foreign fighters

Wed, 2015-04-01 18:21
A UN report says that more than 25,000 foreign fighters have travelled to join militant groups such as al-Qaeda and Islamic State.

Queensland greyhound body dump found

Wed, 2015-04-01 18:11
The bodies of at least 55 greyhounds - apparently linked to racing - are found dumped in Queensland, in the latest setback for the scandal-hit sport.

Russian trawler sinks with 43 dead

Wed, 2015-04-01 17:28
A trawler sinks off the Kamchatka peninsula in Russia's Far East, with 43 confirmed dead and more than 30 still missing.

VIDEO: What Gandhi wrote to Hitler

Wed, 2015-04-01 16:48
In celebration of London's Letters Live season, BBC Newsnight invited actor Clarke Peters to read a letter written by Mahatma Gandhi to Adolf Hitler.

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