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Wilshaw takes charge of Trojan Horse

April 20, 2014 - 12:58pm
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to take personal charge of the watchdog's investigation into claims that a number of schools in Birmingham have been taken over by Muslim hardliners.
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Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies

April 20, 2014 - 12:51pm
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the US boxer whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry, dies aged 76.
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Crouching Tiger prequel set to shoot

April 20, 2014 - 12:09pm
A prequel to Oscar-winning martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon will begin filming later this year.
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Briton killed in Malaysia crash

April 20, 2014 - 11:58am
A British national dies after a double-decker bus reportedly crashes into a ravine in Malaysia.
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Wawrinka takes Monte Carlo title

April 20, 2014 - 11:48am
Stanislas Wawrinka beats fellow Swiss Roger Federer to win the first Masters 1000 title of his career in Monte Carlo.
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Abdullah 'extends Afghan poll lead'

April 20, 2014 - 11:27am
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has extended his lead over his rival Ashraf Ghani, latest results from the presidential polls suggest.
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VIDEO: Pakistan protest over shot journalist

April 20, 2014 - 11:05am
Media workers across Pakistan have held angry protests after a leading journalist was shot and wounded on Saturday.
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Archbishop highlights suffering

April 20, 2014 - 10:56am
The Archbishop of Canterbury highlights the suffering of people in conflicts around the world during his Easter Sunday sermon.
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BBC chief Ian McIntyre dies, aged 82

April 20, 2014 - 10:38am
Ian McIntyre, a former controller of both BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 4, has died aged 82.
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Algeria militants kill 14 soldiers

April 20, 2014 - 10:36am
Islamist militants kill 14 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a military convoy in mountains east of the capital Algiers.
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Two government agencies quit CBI

April 20, 2014 - 10:35am
Scottish government agencies Scottish Enterprise and Visit Scotland quit business lobby organisation CBI after it formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence.
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Welbeck considers Man Utd exit

April 20, 2014 - 10:25am
Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck is considering a move in order to play more in his preferred central striking role.
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Quango chair resigns over bankruptcy

April 20, 2014 - 10:05am
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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Norwich City 2-3 Liverpool

April 20, 2014 - 9:35am
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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Yemen drone strike kills militants

April 20, 2014 - 9:33am
A drone attack in south Yemen has killed at least three suspected al-Qaeda fighters, defence officials and local tribal chiefs say.
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Everest avalanche search abandoned

April 20, 2014 - 9:17am
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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Three wins in a row a dream - Hamilton

April 20, 2014 - 7:49am
Lewis Hamilton says he is putting in the best performances of his career in an 'incredible car' after a third win in a row.
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Pope celebrates Easter Sunday Mass

April 20, 2014 - 7:46am
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

April 20, 2014 - 7:38am
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

April 20, 2014 - 7:35am
Jack White records and cuts a single in four hours, and claims a world record has been broken.
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