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A tale of two Camerons: Dallas and David

Thu, 2015-04-23 14:52
The prime minister shares a name with a social media superstar - and his Twitter stats show it.

VIDEO: Could a train revive Stoke-on-Trent?

Thu, 2015-04-23 14:51
Officials in Stoke-on-Trent are fighting to get the HS2 route through their city. So does the transport infrastructure affect people's politics?

Russia and Argentina in energy deals

Thu, 2015-04-23 14:39
Argentina and Russia sign a series of framework agreements on economic and energy co-operation following talks in Moscow.

Inmates moved to safety in jail fire

Thu, 2015-04-23 14:37
A fire at Northern Ireland's high security prison leads to the evacuation of part of the jail while firefighters dealt with the blaze.

Clubs await draws for semi-finals

Thu, 2015-04-23 14:30
The draws for the semi-finals of the Champions League and Europa League take place on Friday.

Root century gives England platform

Thu, 2015-04-23 14:28
A sparkling hundred from Joe Root puts England in a strong position to push for victory in the second Test against West Indies.

VIDEO: EU triples migrant rescue funding

Thu, 2015-04-23 13:41
European leaders commit extra ships, planes and helicopters to save the lives of migrants in the Mediterranean, as Katya Adler reports.

SNP 'would nullify 40-seat Tory lead'

Thu, 2015-04-23 13:14
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says she would prop up a Labour government, even if the Tories finished the election as the largest party by up to 40 seats.

Zenit St Petersburg 2-2 Sevilla

Thu, 2015-04-23 13:11
Holders Sevilla survive a scare to book a place in the Europa League semi-finals after edging past Zenit St Petersburg.

New CCTV of bus stop rapist released

Thu, 2015-04-23 13:04
New CCTV footage of a man wanted for the rape and attempted murder of a woman in Leeds is released in a fresh appeal.

Hatton Garden heist reward offered

Thu, 2015-04-23 12:58
A £20,000 reward is offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the gang responsible for the Hatton Garden heist.

Mayweather-Pacquiao fight sells out

Thu, 2015-04-23 12:35
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao's fight sells out in minutes and tickets immediately appear on websites for £47,000.

Google profits please investors

Thu, 2015-04-23 12:33
US technology giant Google reports a 4% increase in profits in the first quarter to $3.59bn helped by strong advertising sales.

Petraeus fined over military leak

Thu, 2015-04-23 12:25
David Petraeus, a retired US four-star general and former CIA director, is put on probation and fined for leaking classified materials to his mistress.

Man's death treated as suspicious

Thu, 2015-04-23 12:22
A police investigation is under way into the suspicious death of a 49-year-old man in Perthshire.

Amazon reports a quarterly loss

Thu, 2015-04-23 12:20
Amazon reports a loss of $57m in the first quarter and also said its web services business generated sales of $1.57bn.

Nasdaq closes at record high

Thu, 2015-04-23 12:15
The tech-heavy Nasdaq index closes at a record high, surpassing a level it last reached in 2000 at the height of the dot com bubble.

Two killed in Wrexham collision

Thu, 2015-04-23 12:12
Two people die after a collision between a car and a coach in Wrexham, North Wales Police says.

Adams pulls out after home burgled

Thu, 2015-04-23 12:09
Nicola Adams withdraws from this weekend's England Boxing Elite National Championships after her house was burgled.

Toddlers under pressure to pass nursery entrance interviews

Thu, 2015-04-23 11:48
The toddlers who have to pass interviews to get into pre-school

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