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Bloomberg in $50m push for gun laws

Wed, 2014-04-16 17:39
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces a $50m (£30m) election year push for stricter gun laws across the US.
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EU Sentinel returns first images

Wed, 2014-04-16 17:23
The first images come back from the radar satellite launched as part of the European Union's new flagship Earth-observation project.
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Ukrainian troops blocked in town

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:58
Ukrainian troops entering an east Ukrainian town are blocked by civilians, and as tensions rise Nato announces it will beef up its members' defences.
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Bid to extend Mid-East peace talks

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:56
Palestinian and Israeli negotiators are to meet to try to extend peace talks beyond the 29 April deadline for a final deal, US officials say.
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Day in pictures: 16 April 2014

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:54
News photos from past 24 hours: 16 April
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'Multiple casualties' in M26 crash

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:48
The M26 is closed in both directions following a crash resulting in "multiple casualties".
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VIDEO: Pegg and a Python team up on film

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:44
Monty Python star Terry Jones has resurrected a script he discarded over 20 years ago and is now turning it into a film with an all star cast.
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Unemployment total falls by 6,000

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:41
Unemployment has fallen in Wales by 6,000 to 102,000 in the last quarter and now stands at 6.8%, according to official figures.
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Many missing as S Korea ferry sinks

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:40
Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea, officials say.
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Government buys £12.3m business park

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:36
The Welsh government has bought a major business park near Bridgend in its bid to "attract new business and new jobs".
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Paul Weller wins damages from Mail

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:36
Rock musician Paul Weller wins £10,000 in damages after the Mail Online published pictures of his children.
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Weekly wages catch up with inflation

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:35
After nearly six years of falling real wages, weekly earnings have finally caught up with inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics.
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Coulson 'listened to MP voicemails'

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:34
Ex-editor Andy Coulson reveals in court for the first time he did listen to private voicemail messages relating to former home secretary David Blunkett.
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VIDEO: South Korea ferry rescue footage

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:32
A major rescue operation is under way after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized off South Korea, coastguard officials say.
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Woman arrested in Disappeared case

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:23
A 57-year-old woman is arrested by detectives investigating the 1972 abduction and murder of Belfast woman Jean McConville.
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Former Co-op boss faces drug charges

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:20
Paul Flowers, the former chairman of the Co-operative Bank and ex-Methodist Church minister, is charged with three counts of drug possession.
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Fresh approach to NI past 'vital'

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:18
Any new process which examines NI's past must have a more "proportionate focus on the wrongdoing of paramilitaries" and less on the activities of the state, says the secretary of state.
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Remittance fees 'hurt Africans'

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:02
Communities in sub-Saharan Africa are being "hurt" by high fees charged by money transfer operators, charity Comic Relief says.
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Paedophile ring 'protected MP Smith'

Wed, 2014-04-16 13:47
Sir Cyril Smith's membership of a Westminster paedophile ring protected him from prosecution, a Labour MP claims.
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Head of oldest African park shot

Wed, 2014-04-16 13:45
The Belgian director of the Democratic Republic of Congo's famous Virunga National Park is shot and critically wounded in an ambush.
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