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article 18 April 2014 World, South Korea
South Korea ferry captain wanted for arrest
News

South Korean prosecutors issue arrest warrants for the captain and two crew members of the ferry that capsized with hundreds of children on board.

article 18 April 2014 World
Everest avalanche kills 12 Sherpa guides
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At least 12 local mountaineering guides are dead and more are missing after an avalanche swept down the slope of Mount Everest.

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article 18 April 2014 World, Colombia
News
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
News
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.

article 17 April 2014 UK
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Ciaran Jenkins by Deposit protection scheme flaws leave tenants at risk

For almost a decade landlords have been obliged by law to protect their tenants' deposits. But Channel 4 News finds the protection on offer can't stop a rogue letting agent in his tracks.

article 17 April 2014 Politics
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by Will Christianity win it for Cameron?

Writing in the Church Times, David Cameron insists we should be 'evangelical about Christianity' and 'pull together to change the world'. Will voters heed his message?

article 17 April 2014 UK
News
Ciaran Jenkins by How safe is my deposit? What renters need to know

In a dispute with your landlord over a rental deposit and don't know what to do? Ciaran Jenkins answers the key questions about the rules landlords should be following.

article 17 April 2014 World, South Africa
Oscar Pistorius is hugged by a supporter outside court (R)
Oscar Pistorius murder trial - latest updates

Oscar Pistorius stands trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in South Africa's trial of the century. Watch the trial live when it resumes on 5 May.

article 17 April 2014 World
News
Novorossiya: is Ukraine part of Putin's 'resurgent Russia'?

President Putin pledges to do all he can to protect fellow Russians living in what he's called "Novorossiya" - the historic name for part of Ukraine. How great a threat do his words represent?

article 17 April 2014 World, South Korea
News
by South Korea ferry crash shows 'sickening' safety flaws

As rescue efforts continue, experts tell Channel 4 News more disasters on this scale are inevitable unless ships get much safer.

article 17 April 2014 Business
Co-op branch (Reuters)
Losses of £2.5bn cap 'disastrous year' for Co-op

Executives say the Co-Operative Group has suffered the worst year in its history and must make fundamental reforms to its governance structure.

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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.

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International Editor Lindsey Hilsum with Ukrainian locals in Kramatorsk:

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The DJ Dave†Lee Travis has been charged with one count of indecent assault.

Former BBC presenter Travis, 68, was cleared of 12 counts of indecent assault in February but jurors at London’s Southwark Crown Court were unable to reach verdicts on one other charge of indecent assault and one of sexual assault and were discharged.

He is now charged with one count of indecent assault on a woman over 16 in January 1995, and is due to appear on bail at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday April 24, Scotland Yard said.

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Saudi Arabian intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the architect of Riyadh’s policy on Syria, has been removed from his post by a royal decree, the state news agency says.

Prince Bandar, a former ambassador to Washington, was responsible for helping Syrian rebels in their fight against President Bashar
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Suspected Islamist insurgents have abducted more than 100 female students from a secondary school in Nigeria’s northeast Borno state, according to a teacher.

The teacher said the abductors were believed to be members of the Boko Haram sect.