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Day in pictures: 16 April 2014

Wed, 2014-04-16 04:54
News photos from past 24 hours: 16 April
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Paul Weller family win Mail damages

Wed, 2014-04-16 04:36
Rock star Paul Weller wins £10,000 for his children after their pictures were "plastered" on the Mail Online.
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Remittance fees 'hurt Africans'

Wed, 2014-04-16 04:02
Communities in sub-Saharan Africa are being "hurt" by high fees charged by money transfer operators, charity Comic Relief says.
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Venezuela rejects protest amnesty

Wed, 2014-04-16 03:17
The Venezuelan government says it will not grant jailed opposition leaders an amnesty at talks aimed at ending anti-government protests.
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UK unemployment rate falls to 6.9%

Wed, 2014-04-16 03:16
The number of people out of work in the UK has fallen by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24 million in the three months to February, official figures indicate.
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Beard trend 'guided by evolution'

Wed, 2014-04-16 02:56
The boom and bust of men's beard fashions may mirror Darwinian selection, scientists say.
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Saudi intelligence chief removed

Wed, 2014-04-16 02:12
Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, has been removed from his post "at his own request", state media report.
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Your pictures: South Africa

Wed, 2014-04-16 01:27
Readers' photos on the theme of "South Africa"
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VIDEO: Will Jelly repeat Twitter's success?

Wed, 2014-04-16 00:26
Biz Stone discusses his new social app Jelly which he hopes will encourage people to help each other out.
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Warning over bowel cancer screening

Tue, 2014-04-15 20:24
Bowel cancer screening uptake needs to improve, campaigners say, after figures showed just half of people eligible in England come forward for the test.
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Carmichael promises more isles power

Tue, 2014-04-15 16:23
Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael promises to deliver greater powers for the Northern and Western Isles.
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NYPD disbands Muslim 'spying' unit

Tue, 2014-04-15 16:14
The New York Police department shutters a secret programme designed to listen to and track Muslims in the city's neighbourhoods to identify threats.
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Poverty 'scandal' and benefits 'outrage' - front pages

Tue, 2014-04-15 16:10
A charity's report that it handed out almost one million food parcels in the last year makes headlines, while the Daily Express questions one mother's use of the benefit system.
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VIDEO: Lord Tebbit turns children's writer

Tue, 2014-04-15 16:01
Lord Tebbit, the former Tory minister and party chairman turns his hand to writing a children's novel, the central character being a 14-year-old boy left paralysed after a car crash.
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'Shocking' rise in use of food banks

Tue, 2014-04-15 16:00
Hundreds of thousands more people are turning to food banks to stop themselves from going hungry, says charity the Trussell Trust.
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Hamilton back to brilliant best - Lowe

Tue, 2014-04-15 16:00
Lewis Hamilton is driving as well as at any time in his career, according to Mercedes co-team boss Paddy Lowe.
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Fresh approach to NI past 'vital'

Tue, 2014-04-15 15:59
Any new process which examines NI's past must have a "proportionate focus on the wrongdoing of paramilitaries" and less on the activities of the state, the secretary of state is due to say.
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MPs criticise UK over Afghan attack

Tue, 2014-04-15 15:58
The UK bears "a degree of responsibility" for the failure to prevent a raid in Afghanistan in 2012 that left two US marines dead, MPs say.
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Syria 'torture' photos shown to UN

Tue, 2014-04-15 15:48
Members of the UN Security Council view graphic photographs of prisoners allegedly tortured by Syrian government forces.
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AUDIO: Hair salon poster angers N Korea

Tue, 2014-04-15 15:02
North Korean officials have paid a visit to a London hair salon to question why it had used their leader Kim Jong-un's picture in a poster offering haircuts.
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