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Deadly bombing hits Pakistan market

April 9, 2014 - 8:29am
A powerful bomb blast strikes a market on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital Islamabad, killing at least 20 people, police and medics say.

Geldof post-mortem 'inconclusive'

April 9, 2014 - 8:28am
The post-mortem into the death of Peaches Geldof has proved inconclusive pending the result of toxicology tests, police say.

Miller quits as culture secretary

April 9, 2014 - 8:02am
Maria Miller resigns as culture secretary following a row over her expenses, but Labour says David Cameron's handling of the affair has "undermined trust in politics".

Israel PM curbs Palestinian contact

April 9, 2014 - 6:49am
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu tells ministers to stop high-level meetings with Palestinians, who he accuses of breaching a peace talks deal.

Irish president views Army colours

April 9, 2014 - 6:17am
Irish President Michael D Higgins is at Windsor Castle for his first engagement on the second day of his state visit to the UK.

Goalscorer Ba backs Chelsea strikers

April 9, 2014 - 6:01am
Chelsea's Demba Ba defends the club's strikers after they were criticised recently by manager Jose Mourinho.

UK trade deficit narrows in February

April 9, 2014 - 5:59am
The UK's goods trade deficit with the rest of the world narrowed in February by more than expected, helped by a fall in imports, official data shows.

Prince George appears on royal tour

April 9, 2014 - 5:47am
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take their son Prince George on the first official public engagement of their 19-day tour of New Zealand and Australia.

China sacks ex-security chief's aide

April 9, 2014 - 5:41am
Chinese authorities sack another associate of Zhou Yongkang, in the latest apparent move targeting the powerful former security chief.

'Tougher' GCSEs and A-levels revealed

April 9, 2014 - 5:40am
A stronger emphasis on maths skills and more practical science are part of the revised content of new-look GCSEs and A-levels.

Game of Thrones confirms new series

April 9, 2014 - 5:32am
Seasons five and six of the HBO fantasy drama will go ahead, producers announce.

'No suggestion' Thorpe will lose arm

April 9, 2014 - 5:20am
Ian Thorpe's manager says reports that the swimmer will lose his arm after contracting a serious infection are incorrect.

Man Utd visit Munich crash memorial

April 9, 2014 - 5:08am
Manchester United's players visit a memorial to the Munich air disaster before their match with Bayern Munich.

VIDEO: Sri Lankan cricketers welcomed home

April 9, 2014 - 4:56am
Sri Lanka's cricketers are welcomed home by thousands of fans after winning the World Twenty20 crown.

Venezuela formal talks 'to go ahead'

April 9, 2014 - 4:40am
After weeks of anti-government protests in Venezuela in which 39 people have been killed, the administration and opposition agree to formal talks.

Daniel Craig pulls out of thriller

April 9, 2014 - 4:22am
British actor Daniel Craig quits courtroom drama The Whole Truth, days before he was due to begin shooting in Boston with co-star Renee Zellweger.

Daniel Craig pulls out of thriller

April 9, 2014 - 4:22am
British actor Daniel Craig quits courtroom drama The Whole Truth, days before he was due to begin shooting in Boston with co-star Renee Zellweger.

Pistorius: Reeva died in my arms

April 9, 2014 - 4:22am
An emotional Oscar Pistorius returns to court to recount how he found his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after shooting her on Valentine's Day 2013.

David Jones agrees to $2bn takeover

April 9, 2014 - 3:53am
Australia's high-end retailer David Jones recommends that shareholders accept a $2bn takeover offer from South Africa's Woolworths.

David Jones agrees to $2bn takeover

April 9, 2014 - 3:53am
Australia's high-end retailer David Jones recommends that shareholders accept a $2bn takeover offer from South Africa's Woolworths.