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Norwich City 2-3 Liverpool

29 min ago
Liverpool open up a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League after a hard-fought win over relegation-battling Norwich.
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Everest avalanche search abandoned

39 min 24 sec ago
The search for three Sherpa guides, missing after an avalanche on Mount Everest killed 13 of their colleagues, is called off.
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Archbishop highlights suffering

1 hour 20 min ago
The Archbishop of Canterbury highlights the suffering of people in conflicts around the world during his Easter Sunday sermon.
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Pope celebrates Easter Sunday Mass

1 hour 35 min ago
Pope Francis celebrates Easter in front of thousands in St Peter's Square, praying for peace in Syria and Ukraine and "an end to all war".
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Alagiah thanks viewers for support

1 hour 42 min ago
Newsreader George Alagiah says he has been "strengthened" by people's messages after revealing he has bowel cancer.
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Jack White cuts single in four hours

1 hour 45 min ago
Jack White records and cuts a single in four hours, and claims a world record has been broken.
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Quango chair resigns over bankruptcy

1 hour 46 min ago
A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a multibillion-pound quango steps down after it was revealed that he was bankrupt.
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Algeria militants 'kill 11 soldiers'

1 hour 52 min ago
Islamist militants have killed 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a patrol in mountains east of the capital Algiers, security sources say.
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Stars read leaked Tarantino script

1 hour 58 min ago
Samuel L Jackson, Bruce Dern and Michael Madsen join Quentin Tarantino for a live reading of a leaked, unproduced film script.
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VIDEO: Pro-Russians 'shot dead in Ukraine'

2 hours 4 min ago
Russian media is reporting that up to 5 people were killed after gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by pro-Russian activists near Sloviansk.
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Russian outrage at Ukraine killing

2 hours 13 min ago
The Russian foreign ministry expresses outrage at a fatal shooting incident in eastern Ukraine which it blames on Ukrainian nationalists.
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VIDEO: Pope prays for Syria and Ukraine

2 hours 30 min ago
The pope has prayed for an end to conflicts around the world including in Syria and Ukraine, in his Easter address.
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Anger over 'slow' Korea ferry rescue

2 hours 37 min ago
Families of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry protest angrily over the rescue operation, scuffling with police on Jindo island.
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Miranda 'in Generation Game talks'

2 hours 45 min ago
Comedian Miranda Hart is in "early talks" with the BBC about a revival of game show The Generation Game.
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William and Kate at Easter service

3 hours 4 sec ago
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend an Easter Sunday church service in Sydney and take Prince George to the zoo as part of their overseas tour.
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Hostage reporters 'chained' in Syria

3 hours 9 min ago
Four French journalists who spent 10 months in captivity in Syria were chained to each other and kept in basements without light, one recounts.
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Religious leaders show Ukraine split

3 hours 44 min ago
Orthodox Easter messages from patriarchs in Kiev and Moscow reflect Ukraine's deep divide, as a tense stand-off continues in the east.
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Hamilton eases to victory in China

4 hours 35 min ago
Lewis Hamilton takes a dominant victory in the Chinese GP to win three consecutive races for the first time in his career.
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French hostages home from Syria

4 hours 47 min ago
Four French journalists released after 10 months in captivity in Syria arrive back in France.
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Two government agencies quit CBI

4 hours 52 min ago
Scottish government agencies Scottish Enterprise and Visit Scotland have quit business lobby organisation CBI after it formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence.
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