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- Anger over 'slow' Korea ferry rescue
- Families of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry protest angrily over the rescue operation, scuffling with police on Jindo island.
- Russian outrage at Ukraine killing
- The Russian foreign ministry expresses outrage at a fatal shooting incident in eastern Ukraine which it blames on Ukrainian nationalists.
- Hostage reporters 'chained' in Syria
- Four French journalists who spent 10 months in captivity in Syria were chained to each other and kept in basements without light, one recounts.
- Pope celebrates Easter Sunday Mass
- Pope Francis celebrates Easter in front of thousands in St Peter's Square, praying for peace in Syria and Ukraine and "an end to all war".
- Hamilton eases to victory in China
- Lewis Hamilton takes a dominant victory in the Chinese GP to win three consecutive races for the first time in his career.
- Algeria militants 'kill 11 soldiers'
- Islamist militants have killed 11 Algerian soldiers in an ambush on a patrol in mountains east of the capital Algiers, security sources say.
- Everest avalanche search abandoned
- The search for three Sherpa guides, missing after an avalanche on Mount Everest killed 13 of their colleagues, is called off.
- Brazil cars torched in protest
- Residents of a poor community near Rio de Janeiro torch vehicles in protest at the deaths of two young men in incidents involving the police.
- Japan to base troops near islands
- Japan begins building a military radar station near the Senkaku islands, focus of a bitter territorial row with China, which calls them the Diaoyus.
- Iran condemns US skyscraper seizure
- Iran condemns a decision by the US to seize a Manhattan high-rise belonging to a charitable foundation and sell proceeds to victims of attacks by Iran-backed militants.
- Injured Djokovic out for 'some time'
- World number two Novak Djokovic says he needs to let his injured wrist heal after losing to Roger Federer in Monte Carlo.
- VIDEO: Pro-Russians 'shot dead in Ukraine'
- Russian media is reporting that up to 5 people were killed after gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by pro-Russian activists near Sloviansk.
- VIDEO: Baby prince meets a Bilby at the zoo
- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their royal tour of Australia with a tour of Taronga Zoo accompanied by their son Prince George.
- VIDEO: Pope prays for Syria and Ukraine
- The pope has prayed for an end to conflicts around the world including in Syria and Ukraine, in his Easter address.
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- VIDEO: Prominent Pakistan journalist shot
- Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's most prominent television personalities, has been shot and wounded in the city of Karachi.
- VIDEO: Christians mark Easter in tense Ukraine
- Orthodox Christians in Ukraine are celebrating Easter although the situation in the country remains unstable.
- VIDEO: Syria-held French journalists freed
- Four French journalists held captive in Syria for almost a year have been freed.
- VIDEO: Rio Olympics: Reason to be concerned
- The president of the International Olympic Committee says “there is reason to be concerned” about preparations for the Rio Olympics.
- Stars read leaked Tarantino script
- Samuel L Jackson, Bruce Dern and Michael Madsen join Quentin Tarantino for a live reading of a leaked, unproduced film script.
- VIDEO: Greek skies light up for Easter
- Rival parishes on the Greek island of Chios have marked the evening before Orthodox Easter - by firing hundreds of rockets at each other's churches.
- US banking giants see mixed results
- US banking giant Goldman Sachs reports a drop in net earnings while Morgan Stanley sees profits jump.
- Two government agencies quit CBI
- Scottish government agencies Scottish Enterprise and Visit Scotland have quit business lobby organisation CBI after it formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence.
- German media boss criticises Google
- In an open letter to Google's Eric Schmidt the boss of German publishing firm Axel Springer says it is afraid of the search giant.
- Lavabit loses contempt appeal
- A US appeals court upholds a contempt of court ruling against the secure email service provider Lavabit used by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
- Jack White cuts single in four hours
- Jack White records and cuts a single in four hours, and claims a world record has been broken.
- Alagiah thanks viewers for support
- Newsreader George Alagiah says he has been "strengthened" by people's messages after revealing he has bowel cancer.
- Ancient life 'frozen' by impacts
- Ancient grasses from the Pampas of Argentina were preserved when asteroids struck the area, scientists report.
- SpaceX launches station cargo flight
- 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.
- Foreign doctors 'need tougher tests'
- Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says.
- Sensors to prevent pain for amputees
- Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.
- Norwich City 2-3 Liverpool
- Liverpool open up a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League after a hard-fought win over relegation-battling Norwich.
- How 420 became code for marijuana
- The number 420 has become a popular code for marijuana. Where does the term come from and why did it catch on, asks Aidan Lewis.
- The spooky world of the 'numbers stations'
- This is the era of hyper-tech espionage, encrypted emails and mindboggling cryptography. But you can hear a very old-fashioned form of espionage on shortwave radio.
- Nigeria teacher in seized girls plea
- The headmistress of a school in Nigeria calls on the government to do more to save teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants.
- William and Kate at Easter service
- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend an Easter Sunday church service in Sydney and take Prince George to the zoo as part of their overseas tour.
- Top aide to French president resigns
- A close aide to French President Francois Hollande resigns following allegations he had a conflict of interest in a previous post.
- Colombia to honour Garcia Marquez
- Colombia announces its own ceremony to honour author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was cremated in Mexico, where he lived for more than 30 years.
- Egypt left-winger to challenge Sisi
- Egyptian left-winger Hamdeen Sabahi submits his official bid to run for president, the only challenger so far to ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
- US 'delays' Keystone XL decision
- The US state department gives federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL oil pipeline before determining whether to issue a permit.
- Quango chair resigns over bankruptcy
- A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a multibillion-pound quango steps down after it was revealed that he was bankrupt.
- Archbishop highlights suffering
- The Archbishop of Canterbury highlights the suffering of people in conflicts around the world during his Easter Sunday sermon.
- Wilshaw takes charge of Trojan Horse
- Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to take personal charge of the watchdog's investigation into claims that a number of schools in Birmingham have been taken over by Muslim hardliners.
- Teachers' election year strike threat
- The NASUWT teachers' union warns of industrial action in the run up to next year's general election.
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