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Chelsea hope for Hazard Euro return

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 1:01pm
Chelsea hope Eden Hazard can return from injury for their Champions League semi-final first leg against Atletico Madrid.

'Two months' for Korea ferry salvage

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:54pm
South Korean officials say a rescue operation at the capsized ferry may take two months, as divers battle strong currents to reach the missing.

Leaders Liverpool 'ahead of schedule'

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:31pm
Liverpool owner John W Henry is surprised by their title bid after initially aiming for a top-four finish this season.

China win is mine to lose - Hamilton

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:25pm
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton admits he starts Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix as strong favourite after qualifying on pole position.

Syria-held French journalists freed

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:19pm
Four French journalists held captive in Syria for months have been freed and are in "good health", says President Francois Hollande.

Arson attack damages cars and homes

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:18pm
Two cars and two homes are damaged in an early morning arson attack in Banbridge, County Down.

Council bosses' £15K Florida trip

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:06pm
Nine council bosses fly to the US to research theme parks in Florida at the cost of £15,441.

VIDEO: Police appeal over burnt child

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 11:56am
A seven-year-old boy who was badly burnt in Aberdeen is in a "critical" condition in hospital, as police appeal for help in finding out what happened.

VIDEO: SpaceX launches station cargo flight

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 11:55am
US company SpaceX launches its latest re-supply mission to the International Space Station, sending up a Dragon freighter to rendezvous with the orbiting platform on Sunday.

Charges over cleaning fluid attack

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 11:41am
Three people are charged in connection with an attack which left a teenager with serious chemical burns.

Mobility scooter plunge OAP dies

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 11:33am
An 87-year-old man who fell off a pier into the sea as he rode his mobility scooter has died.

In pictures: Royal tour in Brisbane

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 11:26am
Fighter jets and screaming crowds for William and Kate

Ukraine calls Easter truce in east

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 10:41am
Ukraine suspends operations against pro-Russian militants occupying government offices in the east over Easter, but the stand-off remains.

Al-Qaeda suspects killed in Yemen

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 10:33am
An air strike kills at least 13 suspected al-Qaeda militants in central Yemen, with some reports saying three civilians also died.

WRU to appoint first woman to board

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 10:15am
The Welsh Rugby Union is set to appoint its first woman board member in its 133 year history.

Flats evacuated by bomb experts

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 9:49am
A tower block in Edinburgh was evacuated as bomb disposal crews investigated the discovery of "suspicious items".

Woman killed and seven hurt in crash

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 9:06am
A woman is killed and seven people are seriously injured in a crash on a Lincolnshire road.

HMRC 'plans to share personal data'

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 8:50am
Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.

Demise of the 'mouth of hell'

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 8:49am
Should this bus station be mourned?

Three missing in Everest avalanche

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 8:48am
The search resumes for three missing local guides after an avalanche kills 13 Sherpas on the slopes of Mount Everest.