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VIDEO: Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

Thu, 2014-04-17 14:42
Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico aged 87.
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Mata backs Moyes to revive Man Utd

Thu, 2014-04-17 14:28
Record buy Juan Mata is confident Manchester United will become a force under David Moyes with the addition of new signings.
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Power cut due to 'transient fault'

Thu, 2014-04-17 14:19
The mass power outage which affected more than 200,000 homes across the Highlands and Islands was caused by a "transient fault", according to the Scottish government.
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Weibo shares surge on US debut

Thu, 2014-04-17 14:10
Shares in China's largest Twitter-like service, Weibo, went up by almost 20% on the first day of its listing in the US, despite a disappointing start.
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Hull KR 21-20 Hull FC

Thu, 2014-04-17 14:02
Hull FC's Graeme Horne runs in two tries against his former club before a Craig Hall drop-goal edges a superb derby.
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French far-right 'opens arms' to UKIP

Thu, 2014-04-17 13:57
The leader of the right-wing Front National party in France says she would welcome collaboration with UKIP in fighting against the EU "with open arms".
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Breakthrough in leukaemia treatment

Thu, 2014-04-17 13:56
Scientists at Cardiff University say they have made a significant breakthrough in the treatment of the most common form of leukaemia.
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Brazilian police end strike over pay

Thu, 2014-04-17 13:53
Police in the state of Bahia in Brazil vote to end a two-day strike which prompted the deployment of federal troops to restore order on the streets.
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Woman charged with murdering baby

Thu, 2014-04-17 13:01
Police charge a 30-year-old woman with the murder of her baby in Belfast.
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VIDEO: Eisteddfod crown found on eBay

Thu, 2014-04-17 12:48
A crown awarded to a poet at a Welsh cultural festival in Blaenau Ffestiniog 116 years ago is being returned to the town after being spotted for sale on auction website eBay.
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French troops free Mali aid workers

Thu, 2014-04-17 12:20
French troops in Mali free five aid workers who were kidnapped in the north of the country by suspected Islamist militants in February.
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Sydney airport go-ahead

Thu, 2014-04-17 12:00
Economic gold or nightmare reality?
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'Most Earth-like planet yet' found

Thu, 2014-04-17 11:04
A planet that is close in size to the Earth and that could hold water on its surface has been identified by the Kepler telescope.
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Female MPs shunning PMQs - Bercow

Thu, 2014-04-17 10:53
Some female MPs have stopped attending Prime Minister's Questions because it is so "bad", says Speaker John Bercow.
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Robson out of French Open & Wimbledon

Thu, 2014-04-17 10:48
Britain's Laura Robson confirms she will miss the French Open and Wimbledon after having minor wrist surgery.
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Abu Hamza 'used cover of religion'

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:46
A radical cleric extradited from the UK "used the cover of religion" to hide his part in a global terror campaign, a prosecutor in New York says.
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It's getting mighty crowded

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:17
Parents face tough time getting primary school places
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EU green light for UK carbon project

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:12
A British project to capture CO2 and bury it under the North Sea looks set to receive a 300m-euro boost from the EU.
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Parents seek Nigeria kidnap girls

Thu, 2014-04-17 08:59
The parents of some of the girls abducted from their school in north-east Nigeria head into the forests in a dangerous search for their daughters.
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Boxer admits lap-dance club assault

Thu, 2014-04-17 08:43
An Olympic boxing silver medallist admits assaulting a reveller at a lap-dancing club after a row over a reality TV show.
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