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article 23 April 2014 UK
Woman arrested after three children found dead in London
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A woman is arrested on suspicion of murder after three children are found dead at a house in south London.

article 23 April 2014 World, Ukraine
Ukraine call for action after politician 'tortured to death'
Pro-Russian armed men stand guard outside a regional government building seized by them in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine (Reuters)

Ukraine's acting president Oleksander Turchynov calls for the re-launch of an anti-terrorist operation after the body of a local politician is found showing signs of torture.

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video 23 April 2014 World, Brazil

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Brazil: deadly violence erupts in Rio - video

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.

video 22 April 2014 UK

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'Only super rich can climb Everest if it becomes expensive'

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.

video 22 April 2014 World, North Korea

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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
News
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.

post 22 April 2014
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
Nigeria kidnappings Boko Haram composite
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
Ukip poster (Reuters)
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?

article 22 April 2014 UK, South Africa
Tough acts to follow
by Six tougher acts to follow than Sir Alex Ferguson

As David Moyes licks his wounds, a victim of his predecessor's success, Channel 4 News would like him to take heart - there are many who have been forced to live in the shadow of "giants".

article 22 April 2014 World, Ukraine
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Biden to Ukraine: you can be energy secure - video

US Vice-President Joe Biden tells the Ukraine parliament that in future the country may not have to be dependent on Russia for its energy.

article 22 April 2014 World, Kenya
Sum tourism in Kibera, Kenya
Jamal Osman by Treated like 'animals' - but on Kenya's slum tourist trail

Kibera slum is home to nearly a million people. With an average income of less than a pound a day, it is one of the poorest parts of Kenya - a poverty that is attracting western tourists.

article 22 April 2014 World, United States
News
How North Dakota's fracking frenzy is wasting natural gas

North Dakota's oil boom has a valuable by-product: natural gas. But the pipelines to transport it do not yet exist, and nearly 30 per cent of gas produced is being burned away into the atmosphere.

article 22 April 2014 UK
News
Aberdeen boy found 'on fire' dies in hospital

The seven-year-old boy who was found "on fire" in the street on Friday has died, police say. Relatives of Preston Flores describe him as a "special little boy" whose loss has ripped the family apart.

post 22 April 2014
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.

article 22 April 2014 UK
Ryan Giggs and David Moyes (Reuters)
Giggs takes over as Manchester United sack manager Moyes

Ryan Giggs takes temporary charge of Manchester United's first team following the announcement that David Moyes has left the club, less than a year after replacing Sir Alex Ferguson as manager.

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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
torture.

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

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye calls the actions of some of the crew of the sunken ferry Sewol “like an act of murder that cannot and should not be tolerated” as four more are arrested. They join the three, including the ferry’s captain, who were arrested on Saturday on charges of negligence.
Park’s comments come the confirmed death toll reaches 64 overnight, with 238 still missing, presumed dead.

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Rubin Carter, about whom Bob Dylan wrote the protest song “Hurricane”, has died of pancreatic cancer aged 76. Carter served nearly two decades in prison after being wrongly convicted of a triple murder in 1967.
The middleweight boxer’s case was, many thought, prime example of racial prejudice in the United States.

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Happy Birthday (for tomorrow) Your Majesty. A new portrait of the Queen taken by David Bailey has been released. She will be 88 tomorrow. 

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A pro-Russian activist manning a barricade at Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine describes a shooting incident that left at least two people dead. The identity of the gunmen has not been confirmed. 

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Forensic Police officers comb the scene where prominent dissident republican,Tommy Crossan was shot dead near the Springfield Road in west Belfast. A 26-year-old man was arrested in connection with the killing of the 43-year-old father-of-six, who was a former senior member of the Continuity IRA (CIRA).

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Today is world record store day, when independently owned music shops come together with artists to hosts gigs, special events and offers throughout Britain. Happy vinyl hunting!