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'Trojan Horse' probe schools named

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 2:52pm
A list of the schools Ofsted has been sent in to inspect over an alleged plot by Muslim hard-liners to seize control of governing bodies is published.

S Sudan attacks 'an abomination'

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 2:43pm
The massacre of hundreds of civilians in South Sudan is an "abomination" and a betrayal of the people by their leaders, the White House says.

Are gardeners wrong to put 'crocks' in plant pots?

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 2:42pm
Is it wrong to put 'crocks' in plant pots?

Paedophile laptop to be erased

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 2:40pm
Dorset Police are to delete photos of an abuse victim from a paedophile's laptop after previously saying it was "unlawful".

VIDEO: Cancer teen reaches £1m target

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 2:34pm
A teenage blogger with terminal cancer has raised £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.

Is Louis van Gaal Man Utd's saviour?

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 2:33pm
Is Louis Van Gaal Man Utd's saviour?

VIDEO: Service honours ferry victims

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 2:29pm
An emotional memorial service has taken place to remember the victims of the South Korean ferry disaster.

Trump labours to first-round win

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 2:27pm
Seventh seed Judd Trump made heavy work of beating Tom Ford 10-8 in his first round World Championship match.

Three charged over Twaddell incident

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 2:23pm
Two men and a woman appear in court charged in connection with an incident at a loyalist protest camp in north Belfast.

Wednesday's gossip column

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 2:14pm
Man Utd would be Van Gaal's "dream job", Moyes compensation no more than £5m, Krul considers Newcastle future, plus more.

Shakespeare's birds cause US trouble

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 2:13pm
How European Starlings invaded America

VIDEO: China looms over Obama Asia visit

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 1:49pm
US President Obama has embarked on a tour of Asia, but will not be visiting the major power in the region, China.

Plane search examines coastal debris

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 1:39pm
Authorities in Australia are looking at material washed ashore to find out if it is related to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.

VIDEO: Ukrainians volunteer for reserve army

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 1:37pm
Volunteers in the Ukraine have begun to make defence preparations amid fears the Ukrainian military is unable to match Russian forces.

VIDEO: Blair's warning on Mid-East politics

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 1:14pm
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has called on Western nations to address the role of religion in politics in the Middle East.

Moyes thanks Ferguson for Man Utd job

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 1:09pm
Sacked Man Utd manager David Moyes says he "will always be incredibly proud" of his appointment as boss.

EU in slow progress on deficit cuts

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 1:03pm
EU member countries have cut new government borrowing, but total debt continues to rise, European Commission figures show.

Day in pictures: 23 April 2014

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 12:59pm
News photos from past 24 hours: 23 April

Colombia court restores Bogota mayor

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 12:58pm
A court in Colombia rules that President Juan Manuel Santos should reinstate the ousted mayor of Bogota, Gustavo Petro, within 48 hours.

House sales up by more than 20%

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 12:52pm
House sales in Wales increase by more than 20% in the first three months of the year compared to the same period in 2013.