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UK to help Nepal earthquake effort

Saturday, April 25, 2015

David Cameron says the UK will do all it can to help in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, thought to have killed more than 1,000 people.

Music boss tops Britain's rich list

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, according to The 2015 Sunday Times Rich List.

Police use CS spray on protesters

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Police have used CS spray on protesters during a demonstration against gentrification in Brixton, with one man arrested for criminal damage.

Brighton & Hove Albion 0-2 Watford

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Watford are promoted to the Premier League after they beat Brighton and other results go their way.

Thousands pedal on parliament

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Thousands of people from across Scotland converge on Holyrood in the fourth annual Pedal on Parliament event.

West Bromwich Albion 0-0 Liverpool

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Liverpool's hopes of securing a top-four finish were dealt a blow as they are held to a goalless draw at West Broms.

Clegg: No 'unstable' coalition deals

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says he would not join any coalition government after the election that was "held hostage" by UKIP or the SNP.

Row over second referendum warning

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Labour and the SNP clash on the issue of a second independence referendum as general election campaigning continues in Scotland.

Murder victim found dismembered

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The murder victim whose body was found in a flat in Pontypridd is named as Tracey Woodford as police reveal she was dismembered.

Emotional McCoy ends superb career

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Twenty-time champion jockey AP McCoy says he has been 'so lucky all my life' as his career comes to an end at Sandown.

Holland earns first World Series win

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Britain's Vicky Holland claims her first ever World Triathlon Series win on her return from injury in Cape Town.

BBC presenter dies from skin cancer

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Popular radio presenter and football commentator Colin Bloomfield dies aged 33 after a battle with cancer.

EU exit nothing to fear, says Farage

Saturday, April 25, 2015

UKIP leader Nigel Farage accuses the "political class" of lacking confidence in British businesses and says the UK can go it alone outside the EU.

Minute's silence marks Bradford fire

Saturday, April 25, 2015

A minute's silence has been held before all Premier and Football league matches to mark the 30th anniversary of the Bradford City fire.

'It's not just about performing'

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Top women in the arts offer advice to girls

Olympic boxer's stolen car found

Saturday, April 25, 2015

A car stolen from the home of Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams is found.

Crash victim was GAA senior hurler

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The man who died in a car crash in Fermanagh on Friday night was Shane Mulholland from Derrylin.

Wells committee call over comments

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The chair of Stormont's health committee says she has called Health Minister Jim Wells before the committee to explain his comments on same sex relationships.

PM's 'brain fade' over football team

Saturday, April 25, 2015

David Cameron comes under fire from Twitter users after saying in a speech that he supported West Ham - when he is an Aston Villa fan.

More trains after rugby overcrowding

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Extra trains are laid on to get rugby supporters to Cardiff for the Judgement Day games after services became overcrowded.

Queen marks Gallipoli centenary

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The Queen attends UK ceremonies for the centenary of the WW1 Gallipoli landings, as services are held in Turkey, Australia and New Zealand.

Two more arrests over fan attack

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Two more people are arrested after an assault that left a Watford football fan critically ill, police say.

On set with the Avengers

Saturday, April 25, 2015

On set with the cast of the Avengers

Ex-soldier in court over shooting

Saturday, April 25, 2015

A former soldier appears in court charged with the attempted murder of a man who was shot dead by soldiers in County Armagh more than 40 years ago.

VIDEO: Gallipoli remembered at Cenotaph

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The Queen has laid a wreath at the Cenotaph in central London to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli campaign.

Miliband warns of 'two-tier' NHS

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Labour says leading English hospitals saw income from private patients rise by 58% since 2010 - but the Lib Dems accuse the party of "rank hypocrisy".

MasterChef 2015 winner crowned

Saturday, April 25, 2015

A data manager from Oldham has been crowned champion of MasterChef 2015.

First black or Asian PM 'to be Tory'

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The first black or Asian prime minister will be Conservative, David Cameron says, in a speech on opportunities for ethnic minority Britons.

Cocaine found after boat boarded

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Cocaine is found on board a boat which was intercepted by the Royal Navy and the Border Force in the North Sea.

VIDEO: Kent orchard spurs pear industry revival

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The UK's biggest conference pear orchard has been planted at a farm in Kent, using techniques already used abroad in a bid to help British producers compete with their foreign rivals.

Lib Dem veterans commissioner plan

Saturday, April 25, 2015

A veterans commissioner should be created to help those who have served in the military, the Liberal Democrats say.

The unusual pledges in minor party manifestos

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Most of us have now had as much time as we need to peruse the main manifesto pledges of the biggest parties - but there are some more unusual offerings for voters to choose.

VIDEO: A marathon every day... for a year

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Most of those taking part in Sunday's London Marathon will have spent all year working towards the big race but one man certainly stands out from the crowd.

VIDEO: Musical tribute to Gallipoli fallen

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Hundreds of soldiers from the Lancashire Fusiliers were killed during the Gallipoli campaign 100 years ago, and now a new piece of music has been composed in their honour.

VIDEO: Couple plan to be oldest newlyweds

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Two elderly lovebirds from East Sussex are set to become the world's oldest newlyweds when they tie the knot in June.

Changing the signals on Britain's railways

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Is there about to be a cure to 'signal failure'?

The faith forgotten in its hometown

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The forgotten birthplace of a president's religion

VIDEO: Where is immigration welcome?

Friday, April 24, 2015

Unemployment has hit a seven-year low, but more than a third of the new jobs created last year went to workers from abroad.

Is your partner a financial bully?

Friday, April 24, 2015

Is your partner a financial bully?

VIDEO: What matters to a cabbie?

Friday, April 24, 2015

Steve, from Manchester, has been a Hackney carriage taxi driver for 33 years.

Scots polls suggest 'revolution'

Friday, April 24, 2015

John Curtice on why Scottish polls suggest a potential 'revolution' at Westminster

VIDEO: Could a train revive Stoke-on-Trent?

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Officials in Stoke-on-Trent are fighting to get the HS2 route through their city. So does the transport infrastructure affect people's politics?

VIDEO: Finance Bill second reading

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

MPs pass the Finance Bill at second reading.

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Death toll in Nepal quake over 1,000

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The death toll from Nepal's deadliest earthquake for more than 80 years has risen above 1,000, as foreign governments offer aid.

VIDEO: Putin's 'Hells Angels' ride on Berlin

Saturday, April 25, 2015

A Russian biker group, famed for their patriotism, have set off from Moscow hoping to recreate the route taken by the Red Army 70 years ago and travel to Berlin.

UK to help Nepal earthquake effort

Saturday, April 25, 2015

David Cameron says the UK will do all it can to help in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, thought to have killed more than 1,000 people.

Music boss tops Britain's rich list

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, according to The 2015 Sunday Times Rich List.

VW chairman resigns in power struggle

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Ferdinand Piech, the chairman of VW, Europe's biggest carmaker, resigns after a power struggle with his chief executive.

Brighton & Hove Albion 0-2 Watford

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Watford are promoted to the Premier League after they beat Brighton and other results go their way.

Nishikori reaches Barcelona final

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Defending champion Kei Nishikori beats 14th seed Martin Klizan to reach the final of the Barcelona Open.

West Bromwich Albion 0-0 Liverpool

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Liverpool's hopes of securing a top-four finish were dealt a blow as they are held to a goalless draw at West Broms.

Syria Islamists take northern town

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Islamist rebels have captured much of the north-western Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughur from government forces, activists say.

Arrest over Japan radioactive drone

Saturday, April 25, 2015

A man who flew a drone carrying radioactive sand on to the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office has been arrested, Tokyo police say.

Burundi president seeks third term

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza is nominated as a candidate for a third term in office, a move his opponents say is unconstitutional.

Queen marks Gallipoli centenary

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The Queen attends UK ceremonies for the centenary of the WW1 Gallipoli landings, as services are held in Turkey, Australia and New Zealand.

Indonesia issues execution orders

Saturday, April 25, 2015

At least three of 10 people on death row in Indonesia for drug smuggling are given formal notice of their imminent execution.

VIDEO: Services mark Gallipoli 100 years on

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Services are taking place around the world to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign, one of the bloodiest battles of World War One.

Gallipoli tributes to Anzac 'heroes'

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Australia and New Zealand hold ceremonies to mark the centenary of the military landings at Gallipoli during the First World War.

VIDEO: Quake 'felt across entire region'

Saturday, April 25, 2015

A powerful earthquake has rocked central Nepal, causing extensive damage to buildings and dozens of injuries, according to eyewitnesses.

Bruce Jenner: I am a woman

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The reality TV star says he still has male body parts but considers himself female.

VIDEO: Bruce Jenner: 'I'm going to be OK'

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The US Olympic gold medallist and reality TV personality, Bruce Jenner, has said he is transgender and identifies as a woman.

VIDEO: Warning over Chile's Calbuco volcano

Saturday, April 25, 2015

People living close to the Calbuco volcano in the south of Chile have been warned that it might erupt again at some point soon.

Pakistan PM condemns activist killing

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemns the shooting of human rights activist Sabeen Mehmud and orders an investigation.

Mango-thrower gets presidential flat

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Venezuela's President Maduro allocates a woman a flat, after she hits him on the head with a mango.

VIDEO: NBA brings basketball stars to Cuba

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The NBA becomes the first American sports organisation to visit Cuba since the two countries began to restore diplomatic ties.

Justice for historical crimes

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Is it always necessary to prosecute decades-old crimes?

The migrants who took over a Sicilian palace

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The African migrants who made a Sicilian palace their home

Iceland's Facebook war over sex education

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Musician questions sex education in Iceland

Getting aid to a war zone in a swarm of drones

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The plan to get aid to Syria in a swarm of drones

VIDEO: 'My son told me to use social media'

Friday, April 24, 2015

Nasa astronaut Chris Hadfield talks about using social media in space, including recording "Space Oddity" and taking photos at 8kms a second

Yemen ex-leader appeals for calm

Friday, April 24, 2015

Yemen's former president calls on his Houthi rebel allies to withdraw from territory they have seized in return for a halt to Saudi air strikes.

'Twin' tumour found in woman's head

Friday, April 24, 2015

California doctors have removed what they call an embryologic twin living deep inside the brain of a student who had health problems.

Canada bails ex-Guantanamo detainee

Friday, April 24, 2015

A Canadian court grants bail to a former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr until he completes his appeal against his US conviction.

VIDEO: Insecure borders of struggling Libya

Friday, April 24, 2015

Quentin Sommerville reports on Libya's struggle for stability, four years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi.

Nasdaq and S&P 500 at record highs

Friday, April 24, 2015

The Nasdaq and S&P 500 close at new record highs after US tech firms report strong first quarter profits.

IS posts 'health service' video

Friday, April 24, 2015

Islamic State appears to have released a promotional video for its own health service featuring NHS-style branding and an Australian doctor.

Armenia remembers 'genocide campaign'

Friday, April 24, 2015

Ceremonies are held in Armenia and around the world to mark the centenary of the start of mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.

Swiss town ends St Bernard snaps

Friday, April 24, 2015

Officials in the Swiss mountain resort Zermatt say they are ending the practice of allowing tourists to pose for photos with the iconic St Bernard dogs.

Al-Shabab kills man for blasphemy

Friday, April 24, 2015

The Somali Islamist movement al-Shabab has killed a man for "insulting the prophet Muhammed", witnesses tell the BBC.

Canada's Senate speaker Nolin dies

Friday, April 24, 2015

Pierre Claude Nolin, the speaker of the Canadian Senate, dies at the age of 64 after a long battle with cancer.

Malawians boycott South African shops

Friday, April 24, 2015

South African-owned shops in Malawi stay closed after calls for a boycott from activists angered at recent xenophobic attacks.

Comcast ends Time Warner Cable deal

Friday, April 24, 2015

US cable giant Comcast abandons its planned $45bn purchase of Time Warner Cable after failing to convince regulators the deal would not harm competition.

Chile volcano causes flight problems

Friday, April 24, 2015

The eruption of the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile is causing many international flights to be delayed or cancelled.

Saudis say 'killer' was IS agent

Friday, April 24, 2015

Saudi Arabia says a young man arrested for the murders of two police officers has confessed to acting on orders from the Islamic State jihadist group.

Week in pictures: 18-24 April 2015

Friday, April 24, 2015

Some of the best news photos from around the world

Reprieve for China wife on death row

Friday, April 24, 2015

A Chinese court gives a two-year reprieve to a woman sentenced to death for murdering her abusive husband.

Native Americans quit Sandler set

Friday, April 24, 2015

Several Native American actors walk off the set of an Adam Sandler comedy, claiming the film is "totally disrespectful" of Apache culture.

US child star 'takes own life'

Friday, April 24, 2015

Sawyer Sweeten, the child star of hit US show Everybody Loves Raymond, takes his own life at his family home in Texas.

£94k for Mayweather-Pacquiao ticket

Friday, April 24, 2015

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao's fight sells out in minutes and tickets immediately appear on websites for £94,000.

Artist's assistant jailed for theft

Friday, April 24, 2015

A former assistant to US artist Jasper Johns has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after admitting he stole artworks from Johns' Connecticut studio.

Russia and Argentina in energy deals

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Argentina and Russia sign a series of framework agreements on economic and energy co-operation following talks in Moscow.

Will Togo vote end family dynasty?

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Will Togo elections prolong a half-century of family rule?

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