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VIDEO: Marathon latecomer gets own start

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 11:16am
London Marathon latecomer gets her own private start to the race.

VIDEO: Johnson and Miliband clash on Marr

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 11:16am
Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, and Ed Miliband, the Labour leader, go head-to-head on The Andrew Marr Show.

Nepal quake 'followed historic pattern'

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 10:46am
Nepal's devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake on Saturday was primed over 80 years ago by its last massive earthquake in 1934, geologists working in the region say.

Weir loses out in sprint finish

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 10:43am
David Weir loses out in a sprint finish to American Joshua George in the T53/54 wheelchair race at the London Marathon.

Fellowes to adapt Trollope novel

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 10:31am
Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is to adapt Anthony Trollope's Doctor Thorne - one of his favourite novels - for TV.

Britons caught up in Nepal disaster

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 10:08am
A UK couple on their honeymoon are among a number of Britons caught up in the Nepal earthquake and subsequent avalanches in the Everest region.

'Mood-changing win can lift England'

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 9:59am
England's win over West Indies in the second Test will transform the mood after a poor World Cup, says Jonathan Agnew.

VIDEO: Tensions high as Baltimore protests flare

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 9:55am
There has been another night of protests in the US city of Baltimore - following the death last weekend of a black man while in police custody.

Klitschko eyes Fury title defence

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 9:40am
Wladimir Klitschko says Tyson Fury is set to be his next challenger after the latest successful defence of his world titles.

Three billionaires on rich list

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 8:56am
Wales has three billionaires, with Cardiff-born investor Sir Michael Moritz the wealthiest, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.

VIDEO: Who has made Sunday Times Rich List?

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 8:46am
The owner of Warner Music has been named Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, according to The 2015 Sunday Times Rich List.

Poll launched on armed police policy

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 8:37am
The Dyfed-Powys Police and Crime Commissioner launches a poll on whether officers should carry guns for everyday duties.

VIDEO: Vault director 'has not spoken to police'

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 8:29am
A director of Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Ltd tells the BBC he has still not been contacted by police investigating a raid on its vault - three weeks after the incident.

Dismemberment murder probe continues

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 8:22am
Police are given more time to question a man on suspicion of murder after the dismembered body of a woman was found in a flat in Pontypridd.

VIDEO: Obama jokes at annual dinner

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 8:08am
President Obama has been poking fun at himself and his political friends and enemies at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.

Campaigning continues in Scotland

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 6:00am
Scotland's political parties continue to put their key messages to voters ahead of the general election.

Britain has 'moral duty' for migrants

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 5:26am
Britain has a "moral responsibility" to help refugees from conflicts in which it has participated, the Bishop of Manchester says.

Thousands ready for London Marathon

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 4:35am
More than 51,000 runners are preparing to take part in the London Marathon.

Nepal quake relief drive intensifies

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 4:08am
Rescue efforts in Nepal intensify after more than 1,800 people were killed in the country's worst earthquake in more than 80 years.

Mitochondria editing tried in mice

Sun, 26/04/2015 - 3:47am
Researchers develop a technique to edit out bits of mitochondrial DNA that could otherwise pass on incurable diseases, a study in mice shows.

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