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'Two months' for Korea ferry salvage - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
South Korean officials say a rescue operation at the capsized ferry may take two months, as divers battle strong currents to reach the missing.

Ukraine calls Easter truce in east - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Ukraine suspends operations against pro-Russian militants occupying government offices in the east over Easter, but the stand-off remains.

Man held over NI dissident murder - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Police in Northern Ireland arrest a 26-year-old man over the murder of former dissident republican leader Tommy Crossan.

Family car catches fire among lions - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
A family is left with nowhere to run when their car catches fire - in the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.

Teachers to vote on strike action - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
The NUT conference is to hear calls for a campaign of industrial action and classroom walk-outs over pay and workload.

Burnt boy in 'critical condition' - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
A seven-year-old boy who was badly burnt in an incident in Aberdeen is in a "critical" condition in hospital, police reveal.

HMRC 'plans to share personal data' - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.

Syria-held French journalists freed - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Four French journalists held captive in Syria for months have been freed and are in "good health", says President Francois Hollande.

Plane search at 'critical juncture' - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
The search area for the missing Malaysian plane has narrowed and will be at "a critical juncture" in the next two days, says the transport minister.

Three missing in Everest avalanche - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
The search resumes for three missing local guides after an avalanche kills 13 Sherpas on the slopes of Mount Everest.

Former Radio 4 presenter dies at 88 - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Former BBC presenter Derek Cooper, who founded Radio 4's The Food Programme and presented a number of other shows, dies, aged 88.

Rapper debuts album 23 years late - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Manchester rapper MC Tunes' second album is to get its public debut, 23 years after it was due to be heard.

'War Horse farm' opens up museum - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
A Devon farm which features in Michael Morpurgo's book War Horse opens a museum dedicated to the story.

Moores named as new England coach - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Lancashire coach Peter Moores will lead England for a second time, succeeding Andy Flower who resigned in January.

Hamilton takes stunning pole in China - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Lewis Hamilton takes his third pole position in four races with a stunning performance in qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix.

'Martinez-charmed Everton will not welcome Moyes' - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Man Utd boss David Moyes will not get a warm welcome back at Everton, whose fans have fallen under Roberto Martinez's spell, writes Phil McNulty

Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Fulham - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Fulham's Premier League survival hopes are dealt a blow by a 3-1 defeat at Tottenham that leaves them two points from safety.

O'Sullivan makes confident start - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan makes two century breaks on his way to a 6-2 lead against Robin Hull on day one at the Crucible.

'Rogue directors' crackdown planned - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
People convicted of commercial crimes overseas could be banned from running UK firms in an attempt to tackle "rogue directors", Business Secretary Vince Cable says.

VIDEO: UK could become 'nation of renters' - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Almost half of Britons believe the UK will become a nation of renters within a generation, research suggests.

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Moores named as new England coach - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Lancashire coach Peter Moores will lead England for a second time, succeeding Andy Flower who resigned in January.

Hamilton takes stunning pole in China - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

'Martinez-charmed Everton will not welcome Moyes' - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Man Utd boss David Moyes will not get a warm welcome back at Everton, whose fans have fallen under Roberto Martinez's spell, writes Phil McNulty

Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Fulham - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Fulham are dealt a blow in their battle against Premier League relegation after they lose 3-1 at Tottenham.

O'Sullivan makes confident start - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan makes two century breaks on his way to a 6-2 lead against Robin Hull on day one at the Crucible.

No way back for Pietersen - Downton - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
England managing director Paul Downton says there is no chance of a recall for Kevin Pietersen under new coach Peter Moores.

Leaders Liverpool 'ahead of schedule' - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Liverpool owner John W Henry is surprised by their title bid after initially aiming for a top-four finish this season.

Chelsea hope for Hazard Euro return - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Chelsea hope Eden Hazard can return from injury for their Champions League semi-final first leg against Atletico Madrid.

'Ricciardo beat me fair and square' - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
World champion Sebastian Vettel admits he is being beaten "fair and square" by his new team-mate Daniel Ricciardo this year.

I deserve more recognition - Toure - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Manchester City's Yaya Toure thinks he is not regarded as one of the best players on the planet because he is from Africa.

Westwood lead cut to one in Malaysia - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Lee Westwood's four-shot halfway lead is cut to a single stroke after round three of the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur.

Leicester City 1-0 Queens Park Rangers - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Leicester City move closer to winning the Championship title as QPR miss the chance to seal a play-off place.

Simmonds qualifies for IPC Euros - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Ellie Simmonds, Stephanie Slater and Amy Marren qualify for the European Championships at the British Para-Swimming meet.

Harlequins 24-20 Leicester - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

St Helens 14-33 Wigan Warriors - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
St Helens' 100% start to the season is ended as reigning Super League champions Wigan win a ferocious derby.

Germany take charge against Australia - Sat, 19 Apr 2014
Andrea Petkovic and Angelique Kerber give Germany a 2-0 lead over Australia in their Fed Cup semi-final in Brisbane.

Glasgow Warriors 27-9 Ulster - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Glasgow Warriors illustrate their play-off credentials by beating Ulster and moving up to third in the Pro12.

Grandeur wins Coral Easter Classic - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Grandeur wins the Coral Easter Classic by a head, as British race meetings are held on Good Friday for the first time.

Cavendish to miss Giro d'Italia - Fri, 18 Apr 2014
Isle of Man cyclist Mark Cavendish is to miss the Giro d'Italia as he steps up his preparations for the Tour de France.

In pictures: London Marathon 2014 - Sun, 13 Apr 2014
The best images as thousands of runners take part in the London Marathon 2014.

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