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    Paolo Nutini sets 2014 sales record

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 19:01)

    Scottish singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini tops the charts with Caustic Love, which becomes the fastest-selling album of the year.

    Briton killed in Malaysia crash

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 18:42)

    A British man described as an "extremely capable young engineer" dies after a double-decker bus reportedly crashed into a ravine in the east of the country.

    Everton 2-0 Manchester United

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 18:38)

    Goals from Leighton Baines and Kevin Mirallas keep Everton's hopes of a top-four finish alive as they beat Manchester United.

    Four hurt in pub garden tree fall

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 18:21)

    Four people, including two children, are taken to hospital after a large tree falls in a pub beer garden in Greater Manchester.

    Crash victim was 'brilliant student'

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 18:15)

    The father of a 21-year-old Chinese woman killed in a car crash in Swansea says his daughter was a brilliant student whose death leaves behind a huge void.

    Quango chair resigns over bankruptcy

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 18:13)

    A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a multibillion-pound quango steps down after it was revealed that he was bankrupt.

    Wilshaw takes charge of Trojan Horse

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 17:58)

    Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw will take charge of the investigation into claims that some Birmingham schools have been taken over by Muslim hardliners.

    Liverpool closer to Premier League heaven

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 17:32)

    Can Liverpool win their first league title for 24 years?

    Man arrested after woman found dead

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 17:16)

    A 36-year-old man is arrested in connection with the discovery of a woman's body in west Belfast.

    Crews tackle hundreds of grass fires

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 16:27)

    Fire crews have tackled at least 484 grass fires in Wales since the start of April, the latest figures show.

    Archbishop highlights suffering

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 15:56)

    The Archbishop of Canterbury highlights the suffering of people in conflicts around the world during his Easter Sunday sermon.

    Two government agencies quit CBI

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 15:35)

    Scottish government agencies Scottish Enterprise and Visit Scotland have quit business lobby organisation CBI after it formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence.

    Escaped rhea 'death threat issued'

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 15:25)

    People trying to find an escaped 2m-tall bird capable of running at 40mph say they have received a threat to kill it.

    Norwich City 2-3 Liverpool

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 14:35)

    Liverpool open up a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League after a hard-fought 3-2 win over relegation-battling Norwich.

    Queen portrait released for birthday

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 13:02)

    A portrait of the Queen by celebrated British photographer David Bailey is released to mark the monarch's 88th birthday.

    Oxegen 2014 music festival cancelled

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 12:30)

    This year's Oxegen music festival, one of the largest in Ireland, will not take place this year,

    First new diocese since 1929 created

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 12:23)

    The first new Church of England diocese in 85 years comes into existence following the merger of three dioceses.

    Motorcyclist killed in island crash

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 12:22)

    A motorcyclist is pronounced dead at the scene after crashing his bike on the A87 on Skye.

    VIDEO: Archbishop highlights global suffering

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 12:13)

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has highlighted the suffering of people facing conflict around the world during his Easter sermon.

    VIDEO: Phillips completes BMX World Cup double

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 11:54)

    Great Britain's Liam Phillips wins the Supercross title at the first round of the BMX World Cup series in Manchester, adding to his time-trial victory.

    Miranda 'in Generation Game talks'

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 11:35)

    Comedian Miranda Hart is in "early talks" with the BBC about a revival of game show The Generation Game.

    William and Kate at Easter service

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 11:21)

    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.

    Crash driver found with head injury

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 10:39)

    A driver who was involved in a crash on the Friarton Bridge in Perth on Saturday night was traced three hours later with serious head injuries.

    Garden centres 'want' Easter choice

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 10:31)

    The government is urged to end restrictions that prevent many garden centres in England and Wales from opening on Easter Sunday.

    Hamilton eases to victory in China

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 09:46)

    Lewis Hamilton takes a dominant victory in the Chinese GP to win three consecutive races for the first time in his career.

    US law firm to launch in Londonderry

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 09:34)

    A United States-based entertainment law company opens offices in Londonderry.

    VIDEO: Rural poverty aid 'reluctance'

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 09:34)

    The UK's largest operator of food banks, the Trussell Trust, revealed this week that it handed out nearly a million food parcels in the past year, but in rural Scotland there is reluctance amongst some people to seek help with poverty.

    VIDEO: Baby prince meets a Bilby at the zoo

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 07:51)

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their royal tour of Australia with a tour of Taronga Zoo accompanied by their son Prince George.

    A political resignation and Labour's NHS plan - papers

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 05:51)

    The issues and images making Sunday's front pages

    Charities chief warns of extremism

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 02:25)

    Islamic extremism is the "most deadly" threat to charities in England and Wales, says William Shawcross, chairman of the Charity Commission.

    Mother tells of lion park ordeal

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 01:59)

    A mother tells of her family's lucky escape after their car caught fire in the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.

    The mod and the rocker 50 years on

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 01:23)

    A mod and a rocker look back on the Clacton clashes 50 years ago

    Flying the flag for county pride

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 01:21)

    Preserving the identities of England's counties

    Entrepreneurs' highs and lows

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 01:13)

    Some of the UK's biggest entrepreneurs share their stories

    In Pictures: 50 landmark BBC Two shows

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 01:08)

    Fifty landmark shows from 50 years of BBC Two

    Dundee's waterfront revolution

       (Sunday, 20 April 2014 00:35)

    How Dundee's masterplan aims to transform the waterfront

    VIDEO: 'Luckily we couldn't see the lions'

       (Saturday, 19 April 2014 22:30)

    A driver has been talking about the moment her car caught fire - while in the middle of the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.

    What hours do teachers really work?

       (Saturday, 19 April 2014 18:08)

    What hours do teachers really work?

    VIDEO: Call for garden centre hours change

       (Saturday, 19 April 2014 16:50)

    The government has been urged to end restrictions that mean many garden centres in England and Wales are forced to close on Easter Sunday.

    VIDEO: Archbishop holds outdoor baptisms

       (Saturday, 19 April 2014 16:41)

    The Archbishop of York has baptised 16 people by immersing them in a large tank of water outside York Minster.

    VIDEO: Police appeal over burnt child

       (Saturday, 19 April 2014 11:56)

    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.

    'Rogue directors' crackdown planned

       (Saturday, 19 April 2014 09:35)

    People convicted of commercial crimes overseas could be banned from running UK firms in an attempt to tackle "rogue directors", Business Secretary Vince Cable says.

    HMRC 'plans to share personal data'

       (Saturday, 19 April 2014 08:50)

    Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.

    The eight tribes of vinyl collector

       (Saturday, 19 April 2014 02:29)

    As the seventh annual Record Store Day approaches, here are eight different groups of vinyl collectors.

    Shannon Airport: A curious history of celebrity visitors

       (Saturday, 19 April 2014 02:26)

    Shannon Airport in the Irish Republic has long been the unlikely host to celebrities and US presidents making the transatlantic crossing, writes Christine Finn.

    Labour hires Obama poll guru Axelrod

       (Friday, 18 April 2014 18:17)

    David Axelrod, the strategist who masterminded Barack Obama's presidential victories, will be a key adviser on Ed Miliband's 2015 general election campaign, the Labour Party says.

    Remembering Peter and Paddy

       (Friday, 18 April 2014 17:20)

    William Dalrymple pays tribute to his fellow travel writers Peter Matthiessen, who died last week, and Patrick Leigh Fermor.

    VIDEO: House of Commons

       (Wednesday, 09 April 2014 12:55)

    The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.



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