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I will not quit - Sunderland boss Poyet

April 16, 2014 - 2:26am
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet dismisses rumours he is about to quit the Premier League strugglers.
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Australian NSW leader resigns

April 16, 2014 - 1:17am
New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell announces his resignation amid mounting evidence that he failed to declare a gift of $2,800 wine.
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China's 7.4% growth beats forecast

April 16, 2014 - 12:38am
China's economy expanded by 7.4% in the first quarter of the year, better than expected but down from 7.7% at the end of 2013.
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India's politicians aren't listening to women

April 16, 2014 - 12:31am
Why women have remained marginal in Indian politics
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Six killed in India bus fire

April 16, 2014 - 12:04am
At least six people die after the bus they were travelling in caught fire in India's southern state of Karnataka, police say.
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UB40 gig 'made fan's ear bleed'

April 15, 2014 - 11:08pm
Music at a UB40 concert was so loud it was "altering heart rhythms" and caused a fan's ear to bleed, it is claimed.
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Parents find out primary places

April 15, 2014 - 11:00pm
Parents across England are going to find whether they have their preferred choice of primary school place.
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'Shocking' rise in use of food banks

April 15, 2014 - 10:29pm
Hundreds of thousands more people are turning to food banks to stop themselves from going hungry, says charity the Trussell Trust.
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China 'must allow currency to rise'

April 15, 2014 - 9:28pm
The US tells China its currency must be allowed to rise if its own and the rest of the world's economy are to see stable growth.
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Boston marks bombing anniversary

April 15, 2014 - 8:58pm
Boston marks the anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year's marathon, honouring the dead and lauding the strength of the survivors.
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Uplifting letters of hope sent to children of Syria

April 15, 2014 - 8:10pm
Somali refugee children's letters of hope to homeless Syrians
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VIDEO: Son of slain Sikh plans US House run

April 15, 2014 - 8:07pm
Son of slain Sikh leader running for US Congress
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On a hill, in sight of Europe

April 15, 2014 - 7:56pm
Trying to get into Europe from Morocco
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VIDEO: Migrants jumping fence into Europe

April 15, 2014 - 7:56pm
Spain asks for more help from the European Union as the number of migrants illegally scaling the border fence into Spain increases.
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Ukraine begins 'anti-terror' action

April 15, 2014 - 7:41pm
Authorities in Kiev announce the start of an "anti-terrorist operation" against pro-Russian separatists, as Moscow warns that Ukraine is on the brink of civil war.
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VIDEO: The Spanish hamlet being given away for free

April 15, 2014 - 7:29pm
The abandoned hamlet its mayor wants to give away
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NYPD disbands Muslim 'spying' unit

April 15, 2014 - 7:14pm
The New York Police department shutters a secret programme designed to listen to and track Muslims in the city's neighbourhoods to identify threats.
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Hamilton back to brilliant best - Lowe

April 15, 2014 - 7:00pm
Lewis Hamilton is driving as well as at any time in his career, according to Mercedes co-team boss Paddy Lowe.
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MPs criticise UK over Afghan attack

April 15, 2014 - 6:58pm
The UK bears "a degree of responsibility" for the failure to prevent a raid in Afghanistan in 2012 that left two US marines dead, MPs say.
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Syria 'torture' photos shown to UN

April 15, 2014 - 6:48pm
Members of the UN Security Council view graphic photographs of prisoners allegedly tortured by Syrian government forces.
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