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article 24 April 2014 UK, Syria
British jihadists: women urged to stop Brits joining Syria war
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Counter-terror police launch an unprecedented campaign to persuade British Muslim women to inform on family members planning to travel to Syria to fight.

article 24 April 2014 World, Ukraine
Kiev pulls back forces after Russia flexes military muscles
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Kiev reportedly suspends its "anti-terror operation" in eastern Ukraine after five pro-Russian militants are killed and Russia orders military exercises on the Ukraine border.

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Read more on Faisal Islam's blog Why Labour isn't really severing its ties with the Co-op Bank

Labour reportedly wants to move its £1.2m loan from the troubled Co-op Bank to the union-controlled Unity Trust Bank. But is this all smoke and mirrors?

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video 24 April 2014 World, Antarctica

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Massive Antarctica iceberg heads for ocean - video

A huge iceberg half the size of Greater London that broke from an Antartic glacier last year is heading for the open ocean, as this Nasa video shows.

article 24 April 2014 UK, United States
William Vahey photographed in 2013 (Picture: 2013)
FBI seeks victims of teacher who abused 90 boys

The FBI is asking potential victims of an American paedophile who taught at a private school in London to come forward.

video 24 April 2014 World, China

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China sandstorm turns day into night - video

A severe sandstorm hit north west China on Wednesday, turning day into night and reducing visibility to near zero in some areas. Strong winds knocked down power lines and trees, causing traffic chaos.

article 24 April 2014 UK
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by A wodhesta kewsel Kernewek? Cornish get minority rights

More than just pasties: there has been a Cornish king, a flag, and a language. No wonder Cornish people have just won "minority rights" in the UK.

article 24 April 2014 UK
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Labour 'to end loan with Co-op Bank'

The Labour party is looking to change its long-standing relationship with the troubled Co-operative Bank, according to reports.

video 23 April 2014 World, South Sudan

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'Stop the killing': David Miliband on South Sudan - video

Channel 4 News speaks to the former foreign secretary, now chief executive of the International Rescue Committee, David Miliband, about the crisis in South Sudan.

video 23 April 2014

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Is less booze causing violent crime to drop? - video

Seventeen-year-old Raihan Latif says people of his generation are more inclined to improve society through social action and community work and are less likely to drink to excess and be violent.

article 23 April 2014 UK
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Is Britain saying goodbye to bingeing culture?

Cardiff University researchers say the rising cost of alcohol plus falling incomes have led to a drop in binge drinking and serious violence. But is Britain saying goodbye to bingeing culture?

article 23 April 2014 UK
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'Go die': model besieged with Twitter threats over abortion

The ugly face of Twitter emerges again as violent threats and insults are levelled at a wannabe celebrity who has chosen to have an abortion to further her career.

article 23 April 2014 UK
Baroness Campbell: Told I wouldn't live beyond two.
Baroness Campbell: 'Told I wouldn't live beyond two' - video

Here I am at 55: Baroness Jane Campbell talks to Channel 4 News about living with spinal muscular atrophy.

article 23 April 2014 UK
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Duchess of Cornwall 'devastated' after brother's death

The Duchess of Cornwall is "utterly devastated" after her brother Mark Shand died from a serious head injury sustained in a fall in New York.

article 23 April 2014 World, Nigeria
News
Boko Haram: Nigeria faces Islamist war of attrition

The Nigerian government seems to be no closer to finding the missing girls seized in an attack on a school last week. Channel 4 News looks at the questions the crisis raises.

article 23 April 2014 World, South Sudan
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White House condemns South Sudan massacre

The reported massacre of hundreds of people in South Sudan is an "abomination", the White House says.

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Read more on FactCheck FactCheck Q&A: are we really getting less violent?

Are we getting less violent as a nation - or even as a species? And is it a coincidence that we are drinking less booze? FactCheck investigates.

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."

post 23 April 2014
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.

article 23 April 2014 UK
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by Why the NHS thinks a healthy year of life is worth £20,000

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.

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Israeli government halts peace talks after Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas announces unity government with Hamas.

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Fire Brigades Union: Firefighters in England and Wales will strike on 2, 3 and 4 May over pensions.

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Police in the UK want Muslim women to tell them if their husband or son plans to go to fight in Syria. Still no sign of the more than 200 school girls in Nigeria more than a week ago. Hamas and Fatah agree to work toward unity government. Barclays argue over bonuses. HUGE sandstorm in North West China.

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John Newman (pictured), London Grammar, Palma Violets, James Blake, Everything Everything, Disclosure, Emeli Sande, Laura Mvula and Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds have been nominated for this year’s Ivor Novello awards.

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Ukraine’s interior ministry says its forces have killed “up to five” militants in the separatist-controlled town of Slaviansk, in the east of the country.

A ministry statement says that during an “anti-terrorist operation” its forces, supported by the army, removed three illegal checkpoints manned by armed groups in the northeastern part of the city.

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Labour is looking to end its long-standing relationship with the troubled Cooperative Bank. 

The party’s general secretary Iain McNicol is understood to want to move a £1.2m loan to the trade union-controlled Unity Trust Bank. Its current account facilities are also expected to be shifted.

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Mark Shand, the brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, has died in New York after sustaining a serious head injury after a fall.

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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
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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