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Cancer teen hits £1m charity target

23 April 2014 - 2:54pm

A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises more than £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.

'Trojan Horse' probe schools named

23 April 2014 - 2:52pm

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.

S Sudan attacks 'an abomination'

23 April 2014 - 2:43pm

The massacre of hundreds of civilians in South Sudan is an "abomination" and a betrayal of the people by their leaders, the White House says.

Are gardeners wrong to put 'crocks' in plant pots?

23 April 2014 - 2:42pm

For centuries, gardeners have but shards of pottery - "crocks" - at the bottom of plant pots. Why?

Paedophile laptop to be erased

23 April 2014 - 2:40pm

Dorset Police are to delete photos of an abuse victim from a paedophile's laptop after previously saying it was "unlawful".

VIDEO: Cancer teen reaches £1m target

23 April 2014 - 2:34pm

A teenage blogger with terminal cancer has raised £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.

Is Louis van Gaal Man Utd's saviour?

23 April 2014 - 2:33pm

Is Louis Van Gaal Man Utd's saviour?

Trump labours to first-round win

23 April 2014 - 2:27pm

Seventh seed Judd Trump made heavy work of beating Tom Ford 10-8 in his first round World Championship match.

Three charged over Twaddell incident

23 April 2014 - 2:23pm

Two men and a woman appear in court charged in connection with an incident at a loyalist protest camp in north Belfast.

Wednesday's gossip column

23 April 2014 - 2:14pm

Man Utd would be Van Gaal's "dream job", Moyes compensation no more than £5m, Krul considers Newcastle future, plus more.

Shakespeare's birds cause US trouble

23 April 2014 - 2:13pm

How European Starlings invaded America

VIDEO: China looms over Obama Asia visit

23 April 2014 - 1:49pm

US President Obama has embarked on a tour of Asia, but will not be visiting the major power in the region, China.

Bomb 'kills senior Egypt policeman'

23 April 2014 - 1:48pm

A senior Egyptian police officer has been killed by a bomb blast in the capital, Cairo, officials say.

UK non-Christian claims 'absurd'

23 April 2014 - 1:42pm

The UK is a Christian country and those who deny it are "deluding themselves" and ignoring "reality", say two senior Conservative MPs.

VIDEO: Ukrainians volunteer for reserve army

23 April 2014 - 1:37pm

Volunteers in the Ukraine have begun to make defence preparations amid fears the Ukrainian military is unable to match Russian forces.

Yorkshire seamers sink Northants

23 April 2014 - 1:26pm

Yorkshire register their first Championship win of the term after polishing off Northants on the final morning at Headingley.

Pussy Riot member opposes book ban

23 April 2014 - 1:16pm

Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova gives her support to a campaign against the UK government's ban on sending books to prisoners.

VIDEO: Blair's warning on Mid-East politics

23 April 2014 - 1:14pm

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has called on Western nations to address the role of religion in politics in the Middle East.

UK government hits borrowing target

23 April 2014 - 1:11pm

The UK government borrowed £107.7bn in the financial year to April 2014, lower than the amount it borrowed the previous year.

EU in slow progress on deficit cuts

23 April 2014 - 1:03pm

EU member countries have cut new government borrowing, but total debt continues to rise, European Commission figures show.