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Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog 'We don't accept Ukraine's government - it's not legitimate'

Lindsey Hilsum travels through the farmlands outside Donetsk with a convoy of pro-Russian separatists, as they move to confront a group of Ukrainian army soldiers.

article 15 April 2014 World, Ukraine
Pro-Russian protesters and soldiers clash in east Ukraine
Ukrainian army troops (picture: EuroMaidan)

Pro-Russian protesters clash with Ukrainian soldiers in the country's east, as Kiev tries to control the unrest it blames on Russian agitators.

article 15 April 2014 UK, Russia
Will sanctions against Russia hurt the UK economy?
Vodka shots with caviar (Reuters)

William Hague says Britain will back sanctions despite the risks to the City. But has the importance of Russian money to the British economy been overstated?

article 15 April 2014 World, South Africa
Oscar Pistorius trial: 'You armed yourself to kill Reeva'
News

The prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius ends his five-day cross-examination of the double amputee, with a summary of how he shot Reeva Steenkamp, insisting he killed her deliberately.

article 15 April 2014 UK, Romania
Searching for Constantine back home in Romania
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Paraic O'Brien by

Last October, Paraic O'Brien spent three days and two nights with Constantine Boboc, a Romanian living rough in London. Here, he goes to Romania to try and find him.

article 15 April 2014 UK
Inside Thor Steinar: London outfitter to the extreme right
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A controversial clothing brand strongly associated with the extreme right in Europe has opened a high street store in London, Channel 4 News can reveal.

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article 16 April 2014 UK, Afghanistan
Hekmatullah Wahidi
Afghan translator faces 'certain death' if he returns home

Former US Army interpreter Hekmatullah Wahidi learns this week if he can appeal his deportation from the UK. But if he returns to his native Afghanistan, he is "certain" the Taliban will kill him.

video 15 April 2014 UK

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Long working hours producing 'ghost' children - video

A survey of teachers suggests that some parents are working such long hours, children as young as four are spending 10 hours at school each day, producing "ghost" children. Fatima Manji reports.

video 15 April 2014 UK

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Election watchdog to contact Ukip over expenses - video

The UK's election watchdog is writing to Ukip asking for "clarification" about the rent-free office at the centre of a row over the party leader Nigel Farage's use of Brussels' allowances.

video 15 April 2014 UK

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UN rapporteur banned from Yarlswood detention centre - video

A "boys' club" culture, sexual bullying in schools and austerity endangering women's protection are findings of the UN's special rapporteur on women and violence. Now she's been barred from Yarlswood.

video 15 April 2014 World, Ukraine

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Follow the money: debate on sanctions against Russia - video

Author Ben Judah tells Channel 4 News Britain is a "financial superpower" that could cope with sanctions against Russia that affect the City.

post 15 April 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Birmingham: DCLG tried to stop Clarke appointment

The DCLG objected to Michael Gove's plan to pull in a former head of police counter terrorism operations to oversee an investigation into schools in Birmingham.

article 15 April 2014 UK
News
Hillsborough memorial remembers 96 victims 25 years on

A memorial service marks 25 years since the Hillsborough disaster claimed the lives of 96 Liverpool football fans.

article 15 April 2014 UK
News
Food banks: on the front line with Britain's poorest

As new Trussell Trust figures show that food banks fed almost 1 million people last year, Epsom and Ewell food bank manager Jonathan Lees writes from the front line.

article 15 April 2014 UK
Michael Gove (picture: Getty)
Gove criticised over 'Islamist plot' schools investigator

Senior police figures criticise Michael Gove's "desperately unfortunate" decision to appoint a former anti-terror chief to investigate an alleged Islamist plot to take over 25 schools in Birmingham.

video 15 April 2014 World, Ukraine

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Lada vs tank: locals block Ukrainian soldiers - video

A Lada car (Russian made) faces up to a Ukrainian tank as people from the "People's Republic of Donetsk" prevent Ukrainian soldiers from heading to Slaviansk.

post 15 April 2014
Read more on Liam's blog El Nino event possible in coming months

Today, the World Meteorological Organization detailed the possible onset of an El Nino event in the coming months - something that would have a significant warming influence on global temperatures.

article 15 April 2014 UK
News
UK workers could receive first real pay rise for six years

Inflation falls for the sixth month in succession in March paving the way for an end to the prolonged squeeze on wages, official figures show.

post 15 April 2014
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog 'We don't accept Ukraine's government - it's not legitimate'

Lindsey Hilsum travels through the farmlands outside Donetsk with a convoy of pro-Russian separatists, as they move to confront a group of Ukrainian army soldiers.

article 15 April 2014 UK
News
Farage taking legal advice over expenses allegations

Ukip leader Nigel Farage is taking legal advice after "outrageous" allegations about his use of European parliamentary expenses.

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The DJ Dave Lee Travis has been charged with one count of indecent assault.

Former BBC presenter Travis, 68, was cleared of 12 counts of indecent assault in February but jurors at London’s Southwark Crown Court were unable to reach verdicts on one other charge of indecent assault and one of sexual assault and were discharged.

He is now charged with one count of indecent assault on a woman over 16 in January 1995, and is due to appear on bail at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday April 24, Scotland Yard said.

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Saudi Arabian intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the architect of Riyadh’s policy on Syria, has been removed from his post by a royal decree, the state news agency says.

Prince Bandar, a former ambassador to Washington, was responsible for helping Syrian rebels in their fight against President Bashar
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Suspected Islamist insurgents have abducted more than 100 female students from a secondary school in Nigeria’s northeast Borno state, according to a teacher.

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Inflation fell for the sixth month in succession in March paving the way for an end to the prolonged squeeze on wages.

The consumer prices index (CPI) rate dropped to a new four-year low of 1.6 per cent, from 1.7 per cent in February, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

The rate of retail price index inflation also fell to 2.5 per cent from 2.7 per cent in the month before.

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A building has partially collapsed in central London’s Grosvenor Square, killing one man and injuring at least one other, Scotland Yard says.

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"The president is watching the developments in eastern Ukraine with great concern."

Dmitri Peskov, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, asked about a call by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine for him to defend them against Ukrainian forces.

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"We have numerous sources that suggest Russia may be playing a role in the clashes."

German foreign ministry spokesman on confrontations involving pro-Russian militants and Ukrainian forces in eastern Ukraine.

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"Russia is waging war against Ukraine."

That’s the view of acting Ukrainian president, Oleksander Turchinov, who nevertheless offered not to prosecute any pro-Russian fighters who gave up their weapons by Monday.

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Libya’s interim Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni on Sunday has resigned, saying he faced threats and could not continue - just weeks after he was appointed to the post.
 
 In a letter sent to the General National Congress and published on the government website, Thinni said he and his family had been victim of a “cowardly attack” and he could not “accept to see any violence because of my position”.