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  1. Russia in new Ukraine attack threat

    Russia will respond to any attack on its interests in Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says, drawing a parallel with the 2008 Georgia war.
  2. Three children found dead in London

    A woman believed to be the mother of three children who were found dead at a south-west London home is arrested on suspicion of murder.
  3. Duchess of Cornwall's brother dies

    The Duchess of Cornwall's brother, Mark Shand, dies in a New York hospital after sustaining a serious head injury in a fall.
  4. Hamas and Fatah declare end to rift

    Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas announce a reconciliation deal, saying they will seek to form a unity government in the coming weeks.
  5. Lib Dems 'won't back minority rule'

    Senior Lib Dem Danny Alexander rules out suggestions his party could support a minority Labour or Tory government after the next election.
  6. Cancer teen hits £1m charity target

    A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises more than £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.
  7. Clifford jury gets majority direction

    Jurors in the indecent assault trial of publicist Max Clifford are told they can return a majority verdict of nine to one.
  8. Madeleine police probe 18 break-ins

    UK police investigating Madeleine McCann's disappearance are looking at 18 potentially linked cases involving a lone intruder breaking into holiday villas in the Algarve, Portugal.
  9. Coulson 'did not cover anything up'

    Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson tells the phone-hacking trial he did not "cover anything up" following the arrest of the paper's royal editor Clive Goodman in 2006.
  10. 'Revenge attack' caused fire deaths

    A fire which killed four members of the same family was a revenge attack on the wrong house, a jury is told.
  11. Plane search examines coastal debris

    Authorities in Australia are looking at material washed ashore to find out if it is related to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
  12. Top Gear 'regrets' Myanmar remark

    The executive producer of Top Gear expresses regret over a "light-hearted" remark on its Burma special that led to the BBC show being accused of racism.
  13. Led Zeppelin unleash unheard work

    Legendary rock group Led Zeppelin make public two previously unheard recordings.
  14. Complaints mount over Jamaica Inn

    The number of viewer complaints over the audibility of BBC One drama Jamaica Inn escalates, with the second episode seeing a decline in ratings following Monday's debut instalment.
  15. Farbrace named as England assistant

    Paul Farbrace is confirmed as England's new assistant coach to Peter Moores after quitting as Sri Lanka head coach.
  16. Man Utd believe Moyes timing right

    Manchester United reject "unprofessional" claim, insisting they did not want to search for a successor behind David Moyes's back.
  17. Liverpool reveal Anfield expansion plan

    Premier League leaders Liverpool plan to redevelop parts of Anfield to increase the ground's capacity to around 54,000.
  18. Chelsea trio charged by FA

    Manager Jose Mourinho is among three Chelsea staff charged in the aftermath of the club's defeat by Sunderland.
  19. Januzaj elects to play for Belgium

    Manchester United's teenage winger Adnan Januzaj commits his international future to the Belgium national side.
  20. UK government hits borrowing target

    The UK government borrowed £107.7bn in the financial year to April 2014, lower than the amount it borrowed the previous year.
  21. VIDEO: Money on wheels: Banking goes mobile

    UK banks are expanding their use of mobile branches. Brian Milligan reports on the new banks on wheels.
  22. UKIP angry over rival party's name

    UKIP says it is "extremely unhappy" about the name of another Eurosceptic party contesting the European elections.
  23. VIDEO: Lib Dems 'won't back minority rule'

    Senior Liberal Democrat Danny Alexander says the Lib Dems would be willing to renew their coalition with the Conservatives, but would not support a minority government.
  24. Breast cancer drug price cut urged

    Campaigners urge pharmaceutical giant Roche to lower the cost of a pioneering breast cancer drug as the NHS prepares to rejects its use on price grounds.
  25. VIDEO: Package holidays blamed for cancer rise

    The most dangerous form of skin cancer is now five times more common than it was in the 1970s.
  26. 'Trojan Horse' probe schools named

    A list of the schools Ofsted has been sent in to inspect over an alleged plot by Muslim hard-liners to seize control of governing bodies is published.
  27. VIDEO: Schools improving maths with snooker

    Snooker World Champion Steve Davis is taking his love of the sport into schools in the hope of improving students' maths skills.
  28. NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires'

    Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.
  29. VIDEO: Hands-on with Microsoft's Cortana

    Microsoft's natural language expert explains how he breathed life into the firm's Halo-inspired virtual assistant Cortana.
  30. Asteroid impact risks 'underplayed'

    A visualisation showing where sizeable asteroids have hit the Earth in recent years has been released by the B612 Foundation.
  31. AUDIO: Migrant birds 'shot as trophies'

    Wildlife expert Chris Packham and Sergei Golovkin from Malta's Wild Birds Regulation Unit discuss the number of illegal bird hunters operating in Malta.
  32. Bieber upsets with war shrine image

    Justin Bieber has caused social media upset after posting a picture of a Japanese war shrine on Instagram.
  33. VIDEO: Gervais on David Brent and getting old

    Comedian and actor Ricky Gervais chats to BBC Breakfast about David Brent and getting older.
  34. What are the hazards facing a plane stowaway?

    The 16-year-old boy who flew in a wheel well of a plane from California to Hawaii appeared to defy the odds.
  35. Should the UK have more bank holidays?

    Does the UK have enough bank holidays, asks Anthony Reuben.
  36. Spotlight stays on Man Utd - papers

    The focus is still on Manchester United after the sacking of David Moyes, while figures suggesting violent crime has fallen are picked up on by many of the papers.
  37. Victim would be 'proud of Gerrard'

    Steven Gerrard's cousin, who was the youngest victim of the Hillsborough disaster, would have been "very proud" of the England captain, an inquest hears.
  38. Tasered for throwing pants at police

    A naked man who threw his boxer shorts at a police officer during a strip search was unlawfully Tasered, a court hears.
  39. Plan to end corroboration on hold

    Controversial plans to end the need for evidence in Scottish criminal trials to come from two sources are put on hold for at least a year.
  40. Man in court on terror charges

    A man appears in court charged under the Terrorism Act after a tower block was evacuated in Edinburgh.
  41. Adams 'gave IRA bomb order' - claim

    A former IRA member makes new allegations about Gerry Adams, claiming the Sinn Féin leader ordered him to transport explosives to Great Britain for a bombing campaign in 1980.
  42. Gang with golf clubs attack trio

    A hate crime in east Belfast in which three people were attacked by a gang armed with golf clubs is being investigated by police.
  43. Men win sex discrimination pay case

    Eighteen men unhappy at being paid less than their female colleagues win an equal pay claim against a university.
  44. Rhys Jones withdraws from uni role

    Griff Rhys Jones withdraws from becoming Cardiff University's chancellor just two weeks after an embarrassing debacle in which his appointment was delayed at the last minute.
  45. DR Congo train in deadly derailment

    At least 63 people have been killed after a freight train overloaded with passengers derailed in Katanga in south-eastern DR Congo, officials say.
  46. Bomb 'kills senior Egypt policeman'

    A senior Egyptian police officer has been killed by a bomb blast in the capital, Cairo, officials say.
  47. Obama pledges Japan islands support

    US President Barack Obama tells Japan that islands it disputes with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty, as he begins an Asian tour.
  48. Everest Sherpas discuss boycott

    Sherpa guides in Nepal are meeting climbers at Everest base camp to decide whether to continue ascents after an avalanche on Friday killed 16 of their colleagues.
  49. Turkey: Armenia killings 'inhumane'

    Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan offers condolences for the first time for the mass killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule during WWI.
  50. EU in slow progress on deficit cuts

    EU member countries have cut new government borrowing, but total debt continues to rise, European Commission figures show.
  51. Dancer's death sparks Rio clashes

    Weeks before the World Cup, deadly clashes break out in the Brazilian city of Rio after the body of a young man is found, allegedly beaten by police.
  52. Bogota mayor Petro reinstalled

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos reinstates the ousted mayor of Bogota, Gustavo Petro, to his post following a court order to that effect.
  53. Iran replaces prison service chief

    The head of Iran's prison service is replaced following allegations that political prisoners were beaten by guards at Tehran's Evin jail last week.
  54. Lebanese MPs fail to elect president

    Members of Lebanon's parliament fail to elect a new president at the first attempt before Michel Suleiman's six-year term expires on 25 May.
  55. Chelsea Manning granted name change

    The soldier who leaked US government documents to Wikileaks is granted the right to legally change her name from Bradley to Chelsea.
  56. Primark to open its first US stores

    Clothing retailer Primark is to open its first US stores, beginning with a 70,000 sq-ft shop in Boston.
  57. Day in pictures: 23 April 2014

    News photos from past 24 hours: 23 April
  58. In pictures: divers search South Korea ferry

    Divers search South Korea ferry
  59. In pictures: Rural murals

    Huge murals in Dumfries and Galloway
  60. In pictures: Garcia Marquez tributes

    Memorials Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  61. Day in pictures: 22 April 2014

    News photos from past 24 hours: 22 April
  62. In pictures: Easter celebrations

    Christians mark Easter Sunday
  63. Day in pictures: 21 April 2014

    News photos from past 24 hours: 21 April
  64. Week in pictures: 12-18 April 2014

    News photographs from around the world
  65. VIDEO: House of Commons

    The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.
  66. VIDEO: Andy Murray in tears at Stirling award

    Tennis star Andy Murray has been awarded the freedom of Stirling in a ceremony which made the Wimbledon champion break down in tears.
  67. VIDEO: One man's bid to make kindness cool

    BBC News hears from a man carrying out a daily random act of kindness or 'RAK Nomination'.
  68. VIDEO: Cancer teen reaches £1m target

    A teenage blogger with terminal cancer has raised £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.
  69. VIDEO: Three children found dead in London

    A woman believed to be the mother of three children found dead at a south-west London home has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
  70. VIDEO: Horror of S Sudan massacre filmed

    The White House has strongly condemned the massacre of civilians in South Sudan calling it a betrayal of the people by their leaders.
  71. VIDEO: Service honours ferry victims

    An emotional memorial service has taken place to remember the victims of the South Korean ferry disaster.
  72. VIDEO: Volunteers join Ukraine's border guard

    Thousands of Ukrainian soldiers have been located on the border with Russia, joined by enthusiastic volunteer defenders.
  73. VIDEO: DJ Duke: Will and Kate hit the decks

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been taught how to DJ, during the latest leg of their royal tour of Australia.
  74. Eight arguments about whether the UK is a Christian country

    What is the evidence that the UK is a Christian country?
  75. A tour of Shakespeare's England

    What do the Bard's favourite haunts look like today?
  76. The ways tattoos can get you into trouble

    The ways tattoos can get you into trouble
  77. Is Louis van Gaal Man Utd's saviour?

    Is Louis Van Gaal Man Utd's saviour?
  78. Why Palestinians love St George

    Why St George is a hero on the West Bank
  79. Danger of London's 'hidden homes'

    Thousands of people in London are living in hidden homes
  80. Are gardeners wrong to put 'crocks' in plant pots?

    Is it wrong to put 'crocks' in plant pots?
  81. Money on wheels: Banking goes mobile

    The old technology bringing your bank branch to you
  82. Anatomy of the cost of a new drug

    Why do new treatments cost so much?
  83. Is the UK becoming more productive?

    UK productivity may be up – but what does it mean?
  84. Are late night brawls a thing of the past?

    Are late night brawls a thing of the past?

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