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Queen marks Gallipoli centenary
The Queen attends UK ceremonies for the centenary of the WW1 Gallipoli landings, as services are held in Turkey, Australia and New Zealand.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:08:12 GMT)

Ex-soldier in court over shooting
A former soldier appears in court charged with the attempted murder of a man who was shot dead by soldiers in County Armagh more than 40 years ago.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:59:01 GMT)

UK to help Nepal earthquake effort
Prime Minister David Cameron says the UK will do all it can to help in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, which has killed more than 900 people.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:02:59 GMT)

Row over second referendum warning
Labour and the SNP clash on the issue of a second independence referendum as general election campaigning continues in Scotland.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:25:41 GMT)

First black or Asian PM 'to be Tory'
The first black or Asian prime minister will be Conservative, David Cameron says, in a speech on opportunities for ethnic minority Britons.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:11:14 GMT)

EU exit nothing to fear, says Farage
UKIP leader Nigel Farage accuses the "political class" of lacking confidence in British businesses and says the UK can go it alone outside the EU.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:19:10 GMT)

Minute's silence marks Bradford fire
A minute's silence has been held before all Premier and Football league matches to mark the 30th anniversary of the Bradford City fire.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:06:21 GMT)

Murder victim found dismembered
The murder victim whose body was found in a flat in Pontypridd is named as Tracey Woodford as police reveal she was dismembered.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:12:54 GMT)

Two more arrests over fan attack
Two more people are arrested after an assault that left a Watford football fan critically ill, police say.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:57:28 GMT)

Clegg: No 'unstable' coalition deals
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says he would not join any coalition government after the election that was "held hostage" by UKIP or the SNP.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:31:04 GMT)

MasterChef 2015 winner crowned
A data manager from Oldham has been crowned champion of MasterChef 2015.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:57:28 GMT)

McCoy fails to win his final race
Champion jockey AP McCoy misses out on a winner on the final day of his racing career at Sandown as Brother Tedd triumphs.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:04:05 GMT)

PM's 'brain fade' over football team
David Cameron comes under fire from Twitter users after saying in a speech that he supported West Ham - when he is an Aston Villa fan.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:44:38 GMT)

VIDEO: Couple plan to be oldest newlyweds
Two elderly lovebirds from East Sussex are set to become the world's oldest newlyweds when they tie the knot in June.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:47:09 GMT)

Crash victim was GAA senior hurler
The man who died in a car crash in Fermanagh on Friday night was Shane Mulholland from Derrylin.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:41:10 GMT)

Wells committee call over comments
The chair of Stormont's health committee says she has called Health Minister Jim Wells before the committee to explain his comments on same sex relationships.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:08:15 GMT)

More trains after rugby overcrowding
Extra trains are laid on to get rugby supporters to Cardiff for the Judgement Day games after services become overcrowded.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:11:13 GMT)

Lib Dem veterans commissioner plan
A veterans commissioner should be created to help those who have served in the military, the Liberal Democrats say.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:44:12 GMT)

Cocaine found after boat boarded
Cocaine is found on board a boat which was intercepted by the Royal Navy and the Border Force in the North Sea.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:06:23 GMT)

Thousands pedal on parliament
Thousands of people from across Scotland converge on Holyrood in the fourth annual Pedal on Parliament event.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:28:52 GMT)

BBC presenter dies from skin cancer
Popular radio presenter and football commentator Colin Bloomfield dies aged 33 after a battle with cancer.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:22:23 GMT)

Boy charged over armed raid attempt
A 14-year-old boy is charged over an attempted armed robbery in Liverpool.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:28:01 GMT)

Holland earns first World Series win
Britain's Vicky Holland claims her first ever World Triathlon Series win on her return from injury in Cape Town.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:42:17 GMT)

Brighton & Hove Albion 0-2 Watford
Watford are promoted to the Premier League after they beat Brighton and other results go their way.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:18:01 GMT)

West Bromwich Albion 0-0 Liverpool
Liverpool's hopes of securing a top-four finish were dealt a blow as they were held to a goalless draw at West Broms.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:51:18 GMT)

Miliband warns of 'two-tier' NHS
Labour says leading English hospitals saw income from private patients rise by 58% since 2010 - but the Lib Dems accuse the party of "rank hypocrisy".
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:03:27 GMT)

The unusual pledges in minor party manifestos
Most of us have now had as much time as we need to peruse the main manifesto pledges of the biggest parties - but there are some more unusual offerings for voters to choose.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:28:14 GMT)

Hastings fishermen seek 'fair share'
In the tightly contested seat of Hastings and Rye, it is the topic of fishing quotas that has become a key election issue
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:23:02 GMT)

VIDEO: Finance Bill second reading
MPs pass the Finance Bill at second reading.
(Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:08:15 GMT)

VIDEO: Gallipoli remembered at Cenotaph
The Queen has laid a wreath at the Cenotaph in central London to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli campaign.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:09:34 GMT)

VIDEO: Musical tribute to Gallipoli fallen
Hundreds of soldiers from the Lancashire Fusiliers were killed during the Gallipoli campaign 100 years ago, and now a new piece of music has been composed in their honour.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:11:42 GMT)

VIDEO: What matters to a cabbie?
Steve, from Manchester, has been a Hackney carriage taxi driver for 33 years.
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:48:59 GMT)

VIDEO: A marathon every day... for a year
Most of those taking part in Sunday's London Marathon will have spent all year working towards the big race but one man certainly stands out from the crowd.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:17:37 GMT)

VIDEO: Kent orchard spurs pear industry revival
The UK's biggest conference pear orchard has been planted at a farm in Kent, using techniques already used abroad in a bid to help British producers compete with their foreign rivals.
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:02:58 GMT)

VIDEO: Where is immigration welcome?
Unemployment has hit a seven-year low, but more than a third of the new jobs created last year went to workers from abroad.
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:46:54 GMT)

VIDEO: Could a train revive Stoke-on-Trent?
Officials in Stoke-on-Trent are fighting to get the HS2 route through their city. So does the transport infrastructure affect people's politics?
(Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:51:48 GMT)

On set with the Avengers
On set with the cast of the Avengers
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:28:24 GMT)

Is your partner a financial bully?
Is your partner a financial bully?
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:00:31 GMT)

Changing the signals on Britain's railways
Is there about to be a cure to 'signal failure'?
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 01:57:44 GMT)

The faith forgotten in its hometown
The forgotten birthplace of a president's religion
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:48:34 GMT)

'It's not just about performing'
Top women in the arts offer advice to girls
(Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:01:09 GMT)

Scots polls suggest 'revolution'
John Curtice on why Scottish polls suggest a potential 'revolution' at Westminster
(Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:50:07 GMT)

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