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VIDEO: Live: Ed Miliband speech

27 April 2015 - 11:22am
Labour leader Ed Miliband gives a speech in Stockton.

VIDEO: Aerial view of Nepal devastation

27 April 2015 - 11:21am
Aerial view of the damage near the epicentre in Gorkha district, Kathmandu and Bhaktapur

Sturridge doubt for rest of season

27 April 2015 - 11:12am
Injured Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge may not play again before the end of the season, says boss Brendan Rodgers.

'Mayweather should retire after fight'

27 April 2015 - 11:01am
Floyd Mayweather should retire after Saturday's super-fight against Manny Pacquiao, according to his father.

Could Australia's migrant policy work in Europe?

27 April 2015 - 10:54am
As thousands of migrants drown trying to make their way to Europe, Owen Bennett-Jones asks if Australia's tough approach to unauthorised migrants could work in the EU.

Penny Dreadful, Sherlock win Baftas

27 April 2015 - 10:48am
Supernatural horror Penny Dreadful wins three Bafta Television Craft Awards, while BBC One's Sherlock wins two and Mackenzie Crook wins his first Bafta.

Israel 'kills militants' in Golan

27 April 2015 - 10:48am
An Israeli air strike has killed four militants armed with a bomb along the Israeli-Syrian frontier in the Golan Heights, the Israeli military says.

Wimbledon outlaws selfie sticks

27 April 2015 - 10:43am
The All England Lawn Tennis Club warns selfie sticks will not be allowed into this year's Wimbledon Championship.

London Marathon woman keeps running

27 April 2015 - 10:08am
A woman from East Sussex who ran the London Marathon is following it with another seven 26.2-mile runs in a week.

Greens pledge to end 'Right to Buy'

27 April 2015 - 10:04am
Council house tenants will not be allowed to buy their own homes, under plans unveiled by the Green Party.

Ex-army chief sued over NI killing

27 April 2015 - 9:51am
A former senior Army officer is to be sued over the death of a Catholic man in Northern Ireland more than 40 years ago.

VIDEO: Star Wars fans launch X-wing flight

27 April 2015 - 9:27am
Two amateur astronomers have launched a model of a Star Wars 'X-wing' vehicle into the stratosphere.

Dad says Amy Winehouse film 'tainted'

27 April 2015 - 9:00am
Amy Winehouse's dad has distanced himself from a documentary about the singer, saying it's 'misleading'.

VIDEO: 'Super-jumbo' A380 marks 10 years

27 April 2015 - 8:55am
The 'super-jumbo' Airbus A380 celebrates its 10th anniversary

Gay row health minister resigns

27 April 2015 - 8:35am
Northern Ireland health minister Jim Wells, who caused controversy with remarks linking same-sex relationships to child abuse, says he has resigned to help his wife "during her fight for life".

In pictures: Nepal earthquake aftermath

27 April 2015 - 8:22am
Images from Nepal as it struggles to cope with devastating earthquake

VIDEO: A look inside the UK's newest hospital

27 April 2015 - 7:12am
UK's newest hospital, South Glasgow University Hospital, is to receive its first patients on Monday.

Wasps rugby club launches £35m bond

27 April 2015 - 7:04am
Leading English rugby union club Wasps, which plays at Coventry's Ricoh Stadium, is launching a seven-year bond as it aims to raise £25m to £35m.

VIDEO: Will wild lynx return to Britain?

27 April 2015 - 6:28am
Graham Satchell reports on moves to bring wild lynx back to Britain.

Australia urges drug executions halt

27 April 2015 - 5:56am
Australia calls on Indonesia to delay executing two convicted Australian drug traffickers until corruption allegations are investigated.