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UKIP’s Farage promises ‘earthquake’

22 April 2014 Last updated at 20:52 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The BBC’s Nick Robinson found out whether people in Sheffield would welcome a UKIP “earthquake” UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage has said there … Continue reading

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A&E data ‘shows fall in violence’

23 April 2014 Last updated at 00:52 By Dominic Casciani Home affairs correspondent, BBC News Weekend violence remains the biggest problem, says the study Violent crime is continuing a long-term fall in England and Wales, according to annual figures from … Continue reading

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Leaders make St George’s Day appeals

23 April 2014 Last updated at 01:29 Alex Salmond and David Cameron are on opposite sides of the referendum debate Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond and Prime Minister David Cameron will use St George’s Day to make pleas ahead of … Continue reading

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Breast cancer drug price cut urged

23 April 2014 Last updated at 00:02 By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News website The drug destroys cancerous cells from within Campaigners are urging pharmaceutical giant Roche to lower the cost of a pioneering new breast cancer treatment as … Continue reading

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France plans to stop citizens join Syria war

France has unveiled steps to stop its citizens from joining the Syrian civil war and prevent young French Muslims from posing a threat to their home country. France, which has been a staunch opponent of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, estimates the … Continue reading

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Qatar failing to protect household workers

Human rights group Amnesty International has condemned the Gulf state of Qatar for failing to protect migrant domestic workers, claiming they are exposed to a greater extent of abuse than construction workers and are trapped by employers. A report published … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera journalists’ trial adjourned again

The trial in Egypt of three Al Jazeera English journalists, accused of spreading news and belonging to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, has been adjourned until May 3. Correspondent Peter Greste and producers Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, who have been … Continue reading

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Ukraine orders military action in the east

Ukraine’s acting president has ordered a military operation against pro-Kremlin separatists in the east of the country, after the body of a local politician from his own party was found showing signs of torture. “I demand the resumption of effective … Continue reading

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Asteroid impact risks ‘underplayed’

22 April 2014 Last updated at 19:18 Article written by Jonathan Amos Science correspondent More from Jonathan Follow Jonathan on Twitter Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. A graphic representation by the B612 Foundation showing asteroid impacts … Continue reading

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Dancer’s death sparks Rio clashes

23 April 2014 Last updated at 01:53 Residents run for cover during clashes between protesters and police near Copacabana beach Violent protests have broken out in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro following the death of a young man … Continue reading

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