article 31 March 2015 UK
Labour scornful of Osborne's good news 'topping'
George Osborne makes a pizza (Getty Images)

The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats claim credit for today's news of a 2.8 per cent rise in economic output. But Labour is dismissive, saying this is still the slowest recovery in 100 years.

article 31 March 2015 World, Nigeria
Did Boko Haram win Nigeria's election for Buhari?
Muhammadu Buhari, winner of Nigeria's presidential election
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New Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in part owes his election victory to Boko Haram, a group that tried to assassinate him, Channel 4 News analysis shows.

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Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Nick Clegg, 'Yoda' Ashdown and the future of coalitions

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg blazed a trail by forging a coalition partnership with the Tories. And despite the criticism he has received, he now seems at peace with himself.

article 31 March 2015 UK
Plaid Cymru: can they emulate the SNP? - key questions
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The national party for Wales has so far failed to spark a "Plaid surge" to mimic its nationalist counterparts, the Scottish National Party - so is Election 2015 the moment Plaid Cymru comes of age?

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Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog Iran nuclear deal: the final scene set as deadline looms

Politics as much as scientific detail will dictate in the next three months whether a nuclear deal with Iran will be the crowning glory of Barack Obama's presidency.

article 31 March 2015 World
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Yemen: a war with many fronts and many forces

Why have Yemen's rebel Houthis sided with the country's former president, who for so long fought them, against the current government? And how are the Islamic State group and Iran involved?

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Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: has the mental health budget been cut?

Ministers insist the government has not cut spending on mental health services. So where is the evidence?

article 31 March 2015 World
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Washington DC police hurt in dramatic car chase

Three officers are injured in a car chase in Fairfax, outside Washington DC, involving a woman in a silver pick-up truck.

article 31 March 2015 UK
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Labour's immigration mug: changing Britain for the better?

Ed Balls insists that he will buy a Labour immigration mug, despite attacks from within the party over its "shameful" message promising controls and restrictions.

article 31 March 2015 World, France
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Germanwings crash: search for the second black box

Recovery teams in the French Alps build a new road to access the wreckage and remains of the Germanwings crash, as 80 different strands of victims' DNA are identified.

article 31 March 2015 Culture
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Jay Z's Tidal wave: the battle for streaming supremacy

Artists backing Jay Z's launch of online music streaming service Tidal say they are launching a revolution in music - but not everyone is happy.

post 31 March 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Iran nuclear deal could have unintended consequences for US

For the Saudis, Iran - not Islamic State - is the greatest danger in the Middle East. So nuclear détente between Iran and the US will not be cost-free.

article 31 March 2015 UK
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E-cigarettes: why are young people vaping?

One in five teenagers has used e-cigarettes, a large-scale study finds. So what makes them so appealing to young people.

article 31 March 2015 World, Malaysia
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Borneo student killings: fishmonger convicted of murder

A man is found guilty of murdering two British medical students in Borneo, after both were stabbed in a bar.

post 31 March 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Nick Clegg, 'Yoda' Ashdown and the future of coalitions

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg blazed a trail by forging a coalition partnership with the Tories. And despite the criticism he has received, he now seems at peace with himself.

article 30 March 2015 Politics
George Osborne interviewed by Cathy Newman on Channel 4 News
Cathy Newman by Is Osborne committed to extra £30bn for NHS by 2020?

Chancellor George Osborne tells Channel 4 News his party is committed to the NHS. Does that include the extra £30bn a year for the service by 2020 promised by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt?

article 30 March 2015 World, Nigeria
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Nigeria election 'too close to call'

Nigeria's presidential election is expected to be the closest since the 1999 poll, as the UN says Islamist group Boko Haram has been unable to disrupt the vote.

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Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: where has it gone wrong for George Osborne?

The Conservatives are putting their handling of the economy at the centre of the election battle. But not everything has gone according to plan.

post 30 March 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Ed Miliband courts business, David Cameron gets personal

Ed Miliband kicked off the first day of the election campaign by launching Labour's business manifesto, while David Cameron laid into the opposition leader on the doorstep of No.10.

article 30 March 2015 World, Italy
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Raffaele Sollecito: life after Kercher murder acquittal

Italian Raffaele Sollecito says being acquitted of the murder of UK student Meredith Kercher feels like "being born again".

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