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article 23 April 2014 UK
Police crime figures whistleblower faces dismissal
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The police whistleblower who exposed the manipulation of crime figures faces being put on a public register of disgraced officers, Channel 4 News can reveal.

article 23 April 2014 UK
Why the NHS thinks a healthy year of life is worth £20,000
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It's a familiar, if sad, story. The NHS says a new breast cancer drug is too costly; doctors, patients and the manufacturer say you can't put a value on life. But the NHS drug watchdog says it has to.

article 23 April 2014 UK
Woman arrested after three children found dead in London
Gary Clarence pictured with his three-year-old twins (Facebook)

A woman is arrested on suspicion of murder after three young children believed to be suffering from life-limiting genetic disorders are found dead in a house in south London.

article 23 April 2014 World, Ukraine
Moscow threatens response if Russians attacked in Ukraine
Pro-Russian armed men stand guard outside a regional government building seized by them in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine (Reuters)

As Kiev announces the end of an Easter truce and re-launches its "anti-terrorist operation" in eastern Ukraine, Russia warns it will retaliate if its citizens are threatened.

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Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog Fracking for oil in North Dakota's boomtown

Williston, North Dakota, is attracting thousands of workers keen to make their millions from fracking. But as the economy is on the up, the town has been hit by a rise in crime, drug use and rape.

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video 23 April 2014 UK, Ukraine

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Tony Blair issues warning on radical Islam - video

Former prime minister Tony Blair warns that the greatest threat to world security is Islamist extremism. He says: "The Middle East is in turmoil. The threat of this radical Islam is not abating."

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Read more from Geoff White on Technology Data privacy gets the West End treatment

Ten years ago, if you¿d said you were writing a play about privacy, people would probably have assumed you were looking at camera-wielding paparazzi or grubby red-top newspaper hacks.

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Read more on Simon Israel's blog Madeleine McCann: 'very significant' case emerges

Six more cases have emerged on the Algarve that detectives believe may be linked to the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

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Read more on Liam's blog US tornado season: quietest start in 60 years

Information released by NOAA's Storm Prediction Center shows that the US has had its quietest start to the tornado season since detailed records began in 1953.

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Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Books for blokes: your choices

From Bond ordering an 'avocado pear' to an 18th century novel about a London prostitute - your suggestions for books to get men reading.

article 23 April 2014 World, Brazil
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Violence breaks out in Brazil after dancer killed

Gunshots are fired in Rio de Janeiro's tourist hotspot of Copacabana as residents demonstrate against the death of a 26-year-old man from the area.

video 22 April 2014 UK

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Why football success means economic success - video

Reflecting on the David Moyes sacking, former Liverpool MD Christian Purslow says you need to do three things to succeed in football: fill stadia, sell sponsorship, and collect prize and TV money.

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Soon 'only super rich can climb Everest' - video

As Nepal mourns the death of sherpas who were killed by an avalanche on Mount Everest last week, Bonita Norris, who climbed the mountain at 22, speaks to Channel 4 News.

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North Korea's brutal dictator... as a child - video

North Korean state television airs photographs of Kim Jong-un, the country's dictator with one of the most appalling human rights records on the planet, as a cherub-faced child.

article 22 April 2014 UK
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Brown calls on Scotland to reject independence

The former prime minister Gordon Brown makes his first major intervention in the Scottish referendum debate with a speech calling on the country to vote no to independence.

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Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Gordon Brown, the union, and spirals of silence

Gordon Brown had been intending to give the all-party Better Together campaign a wide berth. But then the narrowing of the polls happened. And in Scotland the former PM still has a lot of weight.

article 22 April 2014 World, Nigeria
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Terror grips northern Nigeria after 'Boko Haram' kidnappings

Last week's kidnapping of 230 schoolgirls in northern Nigeria, which is being blamed on the Islamist group Boko Haram, has plunged the region into chaos. Will the victims ever be seen again?

article 22 April 2014 Politics
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Farage shrugs off racism claims to promise 'earthquake'

Ukip leader Nigel Farage claims critics who say the party's Euro election posters are racist are "outraged because we're actually telling the truth".

video 22 April 2014 World, India

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Leopard on the loose breaks through roof - video

Panic hits as a leopard leaps through a roof in Chandrapur, India, and chases onlookers. The leopard was later captured.

article 22 April 2014 UK
Manchester United sacked David Moyes when they failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 19 years. Is this really why they showed him the door? (Reuters)
by Have Manchester United become too big to fail?

Manchester United sacked David Moyes after failing to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 19 years. Is this really why they showed him the door?

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"During this period of transition, performances and results have not been what Manchester United and its fans are used to or expect, and I both understand and share their frustration. I remain grateful to Sir Alex Ferguson for believing in my ability and giving me the chance to manage Manchester United."

The League Managers Association (LMA) issue the following statement on behalf of David Moyes after his dismissal by Manchester United http://bit.ly/1rjWFbF

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Unidentified material washed up on the Australian coastline is being investigated for possible links to missing Malaysian airliner MH370 which disappeared more than seven weeks ago with 239 people on board. It is the first report of debris in weeks and the first lead since 4 April, when authorities detected what they believed may have been a signal from the plane’s black box recorder.


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What books will get men reading? Culture and Digital Editor Paul Mason takes a look at your suggestions ahead of World Book Night.

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One person is arrested after three children are found dead at a residential address. Officers were called to the property in New Malden, south London, at around 9.30pm on Tuesday where they discovered the bodies.

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: “One person has been arrested and remains in custody at a south London police station.”

He added that detectives had begun an investigation and inquiries are ongoing.

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Ukraine’s acting president Oleksander Turchinov has called for government forces to relaunch an offensive against pro-Russian rebels after a local
politician from his own party was found dead with signs of
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Mr Turchinov said two “brutally tortured” bodies had been found near Slovyansk, the objective of the failed Ukrainian army offensive. One was that of Volodymyr Rybak, a member of Mr Turchinov’s Batkivshchyna party, who had recently been abducted by “terrorists”, he said.

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Follow that! David Moyes is not alone in failing to escape the looming shadow of his predecessor. Tweet us your thoughts to @channel4news.

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Watch the moment a leopard leaps through a roof in Chandrapur, India.

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Watching this news update on YouTube will take you less time than checking your Facebook, playing a move on Words with Friends or reading this text. Just thought we’d mention! The search for nearly 200 missing Nigeria schoolgirls continues, an Aberdeen seven-year-old dies after being found on fire, sherpas may strike over Friday’s Mount Everest tragedy, which left at least 13 people dead, and Ryan Giggs takes over at Manchester United, for now, after David Moyes got the boot.

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Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp: “Man Utd is a great club and I feel very familiar with their wonderful fans. But my commitment to Borussia Dortmund and the people is not breakable.” William Hill now offering evens on Holland’s Louis Van Gaal replacing David Moyes on a permanent basis.

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"It’s a PR shambles. Manchester United’s history shows they deal with things with class and dignity but that has not been the case here."

Manchester United Supporters Trust (MUST) vice-chair Sean Bones talking about the sacking of David Moyes http://bit.ly/QtTaT0

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Who next for Manchester United? According to Wikipedia Louis van Gaal is already in charge http://bit.ly/QtTaT0

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Nobody told them there’d be days like these…

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"There is no angry language. We are not against anybody from any part of the world."

Ukip leader Nigel Farage speaking about his party’s latest poster campaign http://bit.ly/1ibILRy

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A man is charged with murder following the death of a two-year-old girl.Officers were called to a property in Croftangry Road in Kelty, Fife, at 6.30pm on Sunday.
Two-year-old Madison Horne was taken to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy, where she was later pronounced dead.

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US state department spokeswoman Jen Psaki says the United States
could consider imposing sanctions against Russian President Vladimir Putin himself over the crisis in Ukraine, but suggests no such step would be taken soon.

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Yemen’s interior ministry reports that 55 al-Qaeda fighters killed in airstrikes.

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US vice president Joe Biden will meet with Ukraine’s acting president, Oleksander Turchinov, and prime minister Arseny Yatseniuk in Kiev on Tuesday, the White House says.
On the agenda will be the violence in the east of Ukraine in which at least three people are reported to have died on Sunday: http://bit.ly/1kPH5Tf