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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.

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

A woman believed to be the mother of three children found dead in a house in south London is arrested on suspicion of murder.

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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.

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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 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.

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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
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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
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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.

post 23 April 2014
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.

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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.

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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.

post 23 April 2014
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.

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

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.

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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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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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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"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.