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WORLD NEWS

Drone diving to record level in Malaysian plane search

PERTH, Australia (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy deep-sea drone is diving to unprecedented depths to scour a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean floor for a missing Malaysian…

Search resumes after Everest’s worst climbing tragedy

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – Sherpa climbers aided by helicopters resumed a search on Saturday for four missing guides after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest,…

NEWS

‘Sorry’ ferry captain tells of delay

‘Sorry’ ferry captain tells of delay

19 April 2014 Last updated at 04:25 …

Ferry disaster captain arrested

Ferry disaster captain arrested

19 April 2014 Last updated at 02:13 …

US raises Ukraine pressure on Russia

US raises Ukraine pressure on Russia

18 April 2014 Last updated at 22:51 …

Obama signs UN envoy visa ban law

Obama signs UN envoy visa ban law

18 April 2014 Last updated at 21:19 …

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HUMAN RIGHTS

Watch Chelsea Manning’s new attorney speak alongside famous whistleblowers

  Source Article from http://www.chelseamanning.org/featured/watch-chelsea-mannings-new-attorney-speak-alongside-famous-whistleblowers…

Chelsea Manning to represent largest U.S. ‘Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration’ in 2014

Chelsea Manning to represent largest U.S. ‘Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration’ in 2014

Friday, April 11th, 2014. By the Chelsea Manning Support Network Today, the nation’s largest Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration Committee announced on its website that WikiLeaks whistle-blower…

Update 4/5/14: Today marks the fourth anniversary of the release of Collateral Murder

Update 4/5/14: Today marks the fourth anniversary of the release of Collateral Murder

It has been four years since the public became witness to Collateral Murder, the shocking video which exposed the murder of innocent civilians and two Reuters journalists, and which…

Watch Chelsea Manning’s new attorney speak alongside famous whistleblowers in DC. Live stream Sunday, April 13, 2014.

Live streaming video by Ustream This event is open to the public and it will also be viewable online. Watch it here on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at…

OPINIONS

Democracy, learning to live with it

Today I tweeted a rather banal statement in which I reasoned that democracy was fine as long as I agreed with…

POLITICS

Notes from the Clinton White House

2. Ira Magaziner described delicacy of tasking Hillary with health care. In interviews with The Washington Post’s Haynes Johnson and David Broder for their book about the…

Obama signs into law a measure aimed at blocking visa for Iran’s proposed U.N. envoy

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Finance

AMR loses bid to terminate retiree benefits

NEW YORK, April 18 (Reuters) – A U.S. bankruptcy judge largely declined on Friday to rule that former American Airlines parent company AMR Corp had a unilateral…

Exchanges, brokerages hit with high-speed trading class action

NEW YORK, April 18 (Reuters) – Dozens of the largest U.S. stock exchanges, brokerages and high-frequency trading firms were hit with a class action lawsuit by the…

CORRECTED-Mt. Gox CEO won’t appear in U.S. for questions about bankruptcy case

(Corrects headline and first paragraph to show the Karpeles is the chief executive of Mt. Gox, not the founder) By Devika Krishna Kumar April 14 (Reuters) –…

UPDATE 1-Pope Good Friday service underscores plight of the suffering

* Pope presides at traditional Way of the Cross procession at Colosseum * Prisoners, elderly, homeless take turns carrying cross * Francis in second Easter season of…

UPDATE 1-Rajaratnam’s brother loses bid to dismiss insider trading charges

(Adds further details from court ruling) By Nate Raymond NEW YORK, April 18 (Reuters) – Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam,…

Rajaratnam’s brother loses bid to dismiss insider trading charges

NEW YORK, April 18 Fri Apr 18, 2014 9:07pm BST Source Article from http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/04/18/rajaratnam-insidertrading-idUKL2N0NA0QO20140418?feedType=RSS&feedName=rbssFinancialServicesAndRealEstateNews…

UK TRAVEL ADVICE

News story: Foreign Secretary gives ‘cautious welcome’ to Ukraine agreement

Yesterday’s agreement was at the top end of our expectations. We should certainly welcome it, but it should be a cautious welcome. The next steps are to…

News story: Foreign Secretary gives ‘cautious welcome’ to Ukraine agreement

Yesterday’s agreement was at the top end of our expectations. We should certainly welcome it, but it should be a cautious welcome. The next steps are to…

News story: Foreign Secretary gives ‘cautious welcome’ to Ukraine agreement

Yesterday’s agreement was at the top end of our expectations. We should certainly welcome it, but it should be a cautious welcome. The next steps are to…

News story: Foreign Secretary gives ‘cautious welcome’ to Ukraine agreement

Yesterday’s agreement was at the top end of our expectations. We should certainly welcome it, but it should be a cautious welcome. The next steps are to…

News story: Ukraine – latest updates

This page brings together the latest statements and articles from the government on the situation in Ukraine: Foreign Office travel advice for Ukraine 17 April Foreign Secretary…

Press release: Government review of the Muslim Brotherhood

The Prime Minister has commissioned an internal government review into the philosophy, activities, impact and influence on UK national interests, at home and abroad, of the Muslim…

UK TRAVEL NEWS

M5 southbound between J21 and J22 | Southbound | Roadworks

M5 southbound between J21 and J22 | Southbound | Roadworks

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M53 J6 southbound exit | Southbound | Resurfacing

M53 J6 southbound exit | Southbound | Resurfacing

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M53 J6 northbound exit | Northbound | Resurfacing

M53 J6 northbound exit | Northbound | Resurfacing

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A14 at junction 31 with the M11 | Eastbound | Roadworks

A14 at junction 31 with the M11 | Eastbound | Roadworks

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A14 eastbound between J31 and J32 | Eastbound | Roadworks

A14 eastbound between J31 and J32 | Eastbound | Roadworks

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A14 at junction 31 with the M11 | Unknown | Roadworks

A14 at junction 31 with the M11 | Unknown | Roadworks

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SPORT UK

Moores named as new England coach

Moores named as new England coach

Peter Moores has been confirmed as England head coach for a second time. The Lancashire coach, 51, previously led the national team between…

I don’t know my best team – Sherwood

Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood has admitted that he does not know his best team because so many of his players are “much of a…

I don’t know my best team – Sherwood

Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood has admitted that he does not know his best team because so many of his players are “much of a…

I don’t know my best team – Sherwood

Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood has admitted that he does not know his best team because so many of his players are “much of a…

I don’t know my best team – Sherwood

Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood has admitted that he does not know his best team because so many of his players are “much of a…

I don’t know my best team – Sherwood

Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood has admitted that he does not know his best team because so many of his players are “much of a…

SPORT US

Report: Phelps planning Rio comeback

Report: Phelps planning Rio comeback

Is Michael Phelps planning a comeback? A report Friday night from WBBH, an NBC television affiliate in Fort Myers, Fla., said Phelps will return to swimming with…

Best comeback attempts in sports history

Having won the French Open three straight years and both the U.S. Open and Australian Open in consecutive years, Seles was on top of the women’s tennis…

Friends, family: Trickle was in pain

Friends, family: Trickle was in pain

Family and friends said ongoing medical issues could have figured into Dick Trickle’s apparent decision to end his own life Thursday at the age of 71. DICK…

Military family reunited at Rays game

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Her pitch bounced twice before rolling softly into a glove near home plate, a moment that began a reunion. Alayna Adams, 9, walked…

Byron Nelson second-round leaderboard

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ALL SPORTS

Young Gun: Stanley South – Harlequins

Young Gun: Stanley South – Harlequins

The Harlequins Academy is fast becoming a conveyor belt of talent within the Premiership – and teenage lock Stanley South cannot wait to take…

England U18s name side for FIRA final

England U18s have named their side to take on Ireland in the final of the FIRA/AER European Championship as they bid for a third…

Sky Sports steal Top14 rights from BT Sports

Sky Sports have signed a broadcasting deal to show the French Top14 for the next five years. The French league is currently shown on…

Brendan Gallagher: Fitzy’s, fiddlers and film stars..no, we’ll never forget the craic

Brendan Gallagher: Fitzy’s, fiddlers and film stars..no, we’ll never forget the craic

It won’t just be London Irish fans and members bidding a fond farewell to Sunbury next month when the JCBs start forming an orderly…

Peter Jackson: It’s a worry when even Tredegar ‘hit rocks’

Peter Jackson: It’s a worry when even Tredegar ‘hit rocks’

As the birthplace of Aneurin Bevan and cradle of the National Health Service, Tredegar has a history of global renown. The townsfolk at the…

Aviva Premiership round 20 teams

Bath v Worcester Bath: tbc Worcester: tbc Exeter v Sale Exeter: tbc Sale: tbc Harlequins v Leicester (preview) Harlequins: Mike Brown; Ollie Lindsay-Hague, Tim…

HEALTH

Foreign doctors ‘need tougher tests’

Foreign doctors ‘need tougher tests’

18 April 2014 Last updated at 13:03 International medical graduates take a different test to the one…

Sensors to prevent pain for amputees

Sensors to prevent pain for amputees

15 April 2014 Last updated at 00:41 By Adam Brimelow Health Correspondent, BBC News …

Glaxo ‘paid Polish doctors bribes’

Glaxo ‘paid Polish doctors bribes’

14 April 2014 Last updated at 00:04 …

‘Millions wasted’ on flu drug

‘Millions wasted’ on flu drug

10 April 2014 Last updated at 01:56 By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News …

Fears grow over deadly new virus

Fears grow over deadly new virus

12 May 2013 Last updated at 10:35 ET The World Health Organisation says it is closely monitoring…

Malaria hope: the resistant mosquito

Malaria hope: the resistant mosquito

9 May 2013 Last updated at 22:33 ET By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News …