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Japan to launch Pacific whale hunt

Fri, 2014-04-18 06:32
Japan says it will catch fewer whales in the Pacific this year after a court banned its whaling off Antarctica.

Man Utd have failed - coach Neville

Fri, 2014-04-18 06:28
Manchester United have not lived up to expectations this season, coach and former player Phil Neville tells the BBC.

Channel Tunnel trains back to normal

Fri, 2014-04-18 06:24
Channel Tunnel rail services have returned to normal on Good Friday morning after being hit by severe disruption.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: 'He made a reader of me'

Fri, 2014-04-18 06:20
Readers share memories of work of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Tributes for Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Fri, 2014-04-18 06:16
Presidents and fellow writers pay tribute to Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez ,who has died in Mexico aged 87.

St Helens 14-33 Wigan Warriors

Fri, 2014-04-18 05:22
St Helens' 100% start to the season is ended as reigning Super League champions Wigan win a ferocious derby.

Kim Novak speaks out over jibes

Fri, 2014-04-18 05:07
Vertigo actress Kim Novak says she felt bullied after people attacked her looks at this year's Oscars.

Liverpool trio on PFA award list

Fri, 2014-04-18 05:01
Liverpool's Luis Suarez, Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge are among six nominees for the PFA's player of the year award.

Caption Challenge: Predator - winning entries

Fri, 2014-04-18 04:54
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Top aide to French president resigns

Fri, 2014-04-18 04:51
A close aide to French President Francois Hollande resigns following allegations he had a conflict of interest in a previous post.

AUDIO: Study finds optimum beat for dancing

Fri, 2014-04-18 04:37
Scientists believe they have found the perfect beat to make people want to dance.

Independent MLA David McClarty dies

Fri, 2014-04-18 04:32
The independent unionist Northern Ireland Assembly member David McClarty has died after an illness.

VIDEO: Tree topples as strong winds hit NZ

Fri, 2014-04-18 04:13
Footage has emerged of a tropical storm in New Zealand blowing down a large tree as the remnants of Cyclone Ita swept through the city of Nelson.

A fifth of gardeners 'throw snails'

Fri, 2014-04-18 04:10
A survey finds one-fifth of gardeners admit to throwing snails over their neighbour's fence, with Londoners the worst culprits.

Foreign doctors 'need tougher tests'

Fri, 2014-04-18 04:03
Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says.

S Korea ferry captain arrest sought

Fri, 2014-04-18 03:55
Prosecutors in South Korea ask for an arrest warrant for the captain of the ferry that capsized on Wednesday killing 28, with 268 missing.

Car destroyed in petrol bomb attack

Fri, 2014-04-18 03:53
A 4x4 vehicle is destroyed in a petrol bomb attack in County Antrim.

Larrazabal stung by hornets in Malaysia

Fri, 2014-04-18 03:42
Pablo Larrazabal is repeatedly stung by a swarm of hornets at the Malaysian Open, where Lee Westwood leads by four shots.

Second earthquake hits East Midlands

Fri, 2014-04-18 03:25
Experts confirm the Rutland town of Oakham has had its second earthquake in two days.

VIDEO: Volcano spews ash in Peru

Fri, 2014-04-18 03:25
Four thousand people living near Peru's most active volcano Ubinas are being evacuated from their homes.
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