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Myanmar democracy elder Win Tin dies

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 11:50pm
Win Tin, the journalist who helped found Myanmar's pro-democracy movement and served 19 years in prison for his activism, dies at the age of 85.

VIDEO: Footage captures Leeds Tradpak blaze

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 11:32pm
A huge fire on an industrial estate in Leeds has sent flames and a large plume of smoke up over the city.

MH370 hunt 'still drawing blank'

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 11:21pm
A robotic submarine scanning for signs of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is two-thirds through its ocean scan but has yet to find any trace.

S Korea leader condemns ferry crew

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 10:45pm
South Korean President Park Geun-hye condemns the conduct of some of the crew of the ferry that sank last week, calling it "akin to murder".

Japan's trade deficit quadruples

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 10:27pm
Japan's trade deficit quadrupled last month compared to March 2013, as export growth slows and energy imports continue to rise.

PM's Christianity remarks 'divisive'

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 9:46pm
Leading public figures claim David Cameron risks causing division in society with his recent comments that the UK is a Christian country.

VIDEO: Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 9:19pm
US former boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry, has died at the age of 76.

Ukraine probes deaths in tense east

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 9:16pm
Ukraine says it will launch an investigation into a fatal shooting in the east of the country which has raised tension with Russia further.

Fresh violence erupts in Venezuela

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 8:46pm
Fresh violence erupts in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, between police and opponents of President Nicolas Maduro.

Bottle kicking 'attracts thousands'

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 8:43pm
A traditional "bottle kicking" event that involves a "ferocious" rugby scrum is expected to attract thousands to Leicestershire on Easter Monday.

Teachers angry at online insults

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 8:41pm
Online social media is being misused to insult, intimidate and smear staff in schools, says a teachers' union.

Boycott call for early years tests

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 8:26pm
The NUT conference will hear calls for a boycott of assessment checks for four year olds.

In pictures: Childhood vaccination

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 7:25pm
Why immunisation cards are vital for millions

Flood defences mended for thousands

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 7:21pm
Flood defences and other protections are restored for more than 100,000 properties left at risk after this winter's severe weather.

Essays: In Praise of the Midlands

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 7:21pm
Cotswolds, regional TV, and the Bull Ring - what makes one a Midlander?

Gibraltar fire hits online gambling

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 7:02pm
An explosion and fire on Gibraltar cuts power to much of the British territory and disrupts a number of online betting operations around the world.

Should the UK have more bank holidays?

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 6:57pm
Does the UK have enough bank holidays, asks Anthony Reuben.

Rare airing for Heller's Catch-22 staging

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 6:37pm
The story of Joseph Heller's 'forgotten' Catch-22 theatre script

Skin cancer rates 'soar' since 1970s

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 6:25pm
The advent of the package holiday and the fashion for tans has seen skin cancer rates soar in Scotland since the 1970s, according to a charity.

Netflix battles for big budget TV

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 - 6:23pm
The battle for exclusive online TV shows