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article 18 April 2014 World
Everest avalanche: 16 people 'believed dead'
Mountaineer Ed Wardle

Exclusive: Mountaineer Ed Wardle speaks to Channel 4 News about "horrific" scenes on the slopes of Everest, which has now been closed off, and says that 16 people are believed to be dead.

article 18 April 2014 World
Campaigners warn of 'breast ironing' in the UK
News

While attention is finally turning to FGM, campaigners warn that breast ironing, which involves placing hot objects on girls' chests, is also happening in the UK. Channel 4 News speaks to one victim.

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Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog The power of parody in eastern Ukraine

The tired looking young men in t-shirts and combat fatigues manning the barricades in Slovyansk say they are not going anywhere.

article 18 April 2014 World, South Korea
South Korea ferry captain held over ferry disaster
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South Korean prosecutors are seeking arrest warrants for Captain Lee Joon-Seok and two crew members of the ferry that capsized with hundreds of children on board.

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video 18 April 2014 UK, Syria

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Teenage British Jihadi killed in Syria - video

The father of an 18-year-old Briton killed in Syria reveals that his two other sons are also there. Abubaker Deghayes tells Channel 4 News they went without the family's blessing.

article 18 April 2014 World, New Zealand
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Fancy a quiet stroll on the beach? Royal tour - 360 photo

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, visited Manly Beach in Australia. Have a spin of this 360 photo to see just how many people went to meet them...

article 18 April 2014 World, Ukraine
News
Ukraine: Separatists refuse to leave despite deal

Armed pro-Russian separatists who occupied buildings in eastern Ukraine are refusing to leave, despite an amnesty offer and threats of "more concrete actions" to remove them next week.

article 18 April 2014 World, South Korea
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Why did the South Korean ferry sink? Transcript revealed

Authorities release the transcript of conversation between harbour and ferry officials - but how much do we really know what happened to South Korean ferry Sewol?

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Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog The power of parody in eastern Ukraine

The tired looking young men in t-shirts and combat fatigues manning the barricades in Slovyansk say they are not going anywhere.

article 18 April 2014 UK
News
Rutland's second coming - new earthquake hits Midlands

A second earthquake in 24 hours hits Rutlands in the Midlands with scores of reports including "shaking buildings". Were you shaken or stirred?

article 18 April 2014 World, Colombia
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by Gabriel Garcia Marquez: falling in love with Gabo

A Colombian friend once told me with no hint of irony, that any love affair with Latin America required some kind of relationship with Gabo, writes Thom Walker.

video 18 April 2014 World, New Zealand

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New Zealand battered by storm: video

Stormy weather battered New Zealand with heavy rain, gales and flooding early on Friday, causing road closures, power cuts and landslides. This was the moment a tree was blown over in Nelson.

article 18 April 2014 World, United States
The artist's concept depicts Kepler-186f , the first validated earth-size planet to orbit a distant star in the habitable zone (Nasa)
Is there anybody out there? New planet could hold life

A new planet - similar size to the earth - could contain some life forms because it has the right temperatures to form water, scientists say.

article 18 April 2014 World, Ireland
Irish dancers in London
by 'It's not all wigs & make-up': Irish dancers come to London

One week after the Irish president's visit, London is hosting the World Irish Dancing Championships. Channel 4 News delves into the world of wigs and jigs - and gets a few tips from the dancers.

article 18 April 2014 UK
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Can Obama's Axelrod help Labour? 'Yes he can' - video

David Axelrod, the man who masterminded President Obama's two election victories, will advise Labour ahead of the 2015 election. Can he do the same for Ed Miliband?

article 18 April 2014 UK
News
Cuts to bus subsidies could leave the vulnerable 'stranded'

Cuts in bus subsidies are "socially regressive" and threaten to leave elderly people stranded say campaigners and opposition politicians.

article 17 April 2014 World, Ukraine
News
US, EU and Russia urge 'de-escalation' of crisis in Ukraine

After international talks in Geneva, the Russian foreign minister and the US Secretary of State both call for "de-escalation" in Ukraine and agree to expand an international monitoring mission.

article 17 April 2014 World, United States
Soldiers' boots
US veterans: returning soldiers now battling homelessness

Tens of thousands of US troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan, but many are finding their return home is less than heroic, and the substantial number of veterans facing homelessness is on the rise.

article 17 April 2014 UK, Philippines
Happy - from Haiyan to British Muslims
'Because I'm happy': UK Muslims to typhoon survivors - video

Videos of people dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" are pouring onto the web: most recently in a "viral" British Muslims video - but videos are also emerging from the most unlikely of places.

article 17 April 2014 World, South Africa
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Pistorius trial: forensic expert fears for reputation

The forensic expert called to give evidence by Oscar Pistorius's lawyers says in a Facebook post that he fears for his professional reputation after three days grilling by the prosecution.

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"For something like this to happen makes the whole thing seem pointless to me"

Adventurer and filmmaker Ed Wardle speaks to Channel 4 News from the slopes of Everest, where 16 people are believed to have died. Watch the full interview here: http://bit.ly/1f1xm6T

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"Koreans don’t have the view that they have to stay with their ship until the end. It is a different culture from the west."

Ju Hi-chun, maritime author, speaking about South Korean ferry captain Lee Joon-seok

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US geological survey group says a powerful quake has hit Mexico, in Guerrero state south of Mexico City.  

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David Axelrod, the political advisor who masterminded Barack Obama’s winning election campaigns, has been recruited by Ed Miliband ahead of next year’s election. Here he explains why he took the job.

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England batsman Jonathan Trott stops all cricket with immediate effect. “I have felt the same anxieties that occurred during my time in Australia.” Read our recap of what happened last November:  

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Hundreds are still missing following the sinking of a ferry in South Korea. The captain is being questioned. Pro-Russian separatists killed by Ukrainian military. Edward Snowden questions Vladimir Putin. Pharrell Williams ‘Happy’ video copies go viral.

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"We have had enough of this loss of life. It’s sickening. They are making ships now which are arguably not even as safe as they used to be."

Allan Graveson, senior national secretary of the maritime union Nautilus International, on the South Korea ferry crash. Read more here.

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A Metropolitan Police Gangs Task Force has seized a huge arsenal of guns in a raid in east London. One of the biggest gun seizures the force has ever made, it included sawn off shotguns and machine guns. A 51-year-old man was arrested at the address.

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Russia’s President Putin says the people of the Moldovan region of Transnistria should have the right to decide their own fate.

Why should we care? Read Paul Mason’s blog to find out: Undercover in Transnistria: Russia’s next potential flashpoint.

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A 45-year-old lorry driver has been arrested in connection with the crash on the M26 on Wednesday which killed two French women aged 16 and 22.

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The expert witness for the state, Roger Dixon, continues to be grilled in court after contradicting Oscar Pistorius’s own version of events - South African Journalist Debora Patta is in court for Channel 4 News:

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American Funds, one of the largest US mutual funds families, sent an email to 825,000 shareholders on Wednesday, advising them to change their passwords, citing “a very narrow window of risk” related to the Heartbleed internet threat.

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Euston station evacuated because of “car fire”:

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The world’s most successful art forger Wolfgang Beltracchi paints a “Max Ernst” for Channel 4 News. Watch his first ever UK interview here 

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Wolfgang Beltracchi, the world’s most successful art forger, paints Channel 4 News a “genuine fake” Max Ernst.

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A ferry capsizes in Korea. Hundreds are missing and two people are dead. Ukraine is on the brink of war as pro Russian separatists sieze a number of armoured vehicles. 100 female students are abducted in Nigeria.Nearly a million people in Britain have used a food bank. British Airways plan to make jet fuel from waste.