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Cameron denounces ‘barbaric’ Sudan death sentence

David Cameron has described the death sentence for a woman in Sudan for marrying a Christian as “barbaric”.

BBC swamped with complaints of Ukip bias

The BBC has been deluged with complaints that its coverage of the elections was biased in favour of Ukip.

A fish farm in France; they may soon be off the Cornish coast

Offshore fish farms may put Cornish trout on the menu

Proposal for South-west to match Scotland's £1bn salmon industry faces opposition
British millionaire businessman Andrew Bush and Mayka Marica Kukucova

Slovakian model facing extradition to Spain over Costa del Sol murder

The model accused of shooting a millionaire British businessman dead is expected to be extradited to Spain.

Ukip will probably be the night's winner on 22 May

Ukip cancels Freephone number after protesters repeatedly called to push up costs

The closure comes after the party's Freepost address was sent blood and faeces

Members of the former boy band Take That could be forced to repay tens of millions of pounds

Take That: Gary Barlow and other former boy band members face repaying tens of millions of pounds of avoided tax

Judge rules that investment scheme was tax-avoidance in disguise

South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar (left) arrives for the face-to-face peace talks with his rival Salva Kiir (not pictured)
Yemenis gather at the scene of a bomb blast targeting an army troop carrier at a street leading to two western embassies in Sanaa, Yemen
The Islamist group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for abducting over 200 girls from their school in Chibok, Borno state. Nigerian police offered a reward of 50 million naira (about 310,000 US dollar) to anyone providing a lead on the whereabouts of the more than 200 school girls abducted by Islamist extremist group Boko Haram. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has accepted an offer of help from the United States in tracking down and fighting the terrorists, US officials said

Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped: Military 'had advance warning' but failed to act, Amnesty International claims

Security forces were given more than four hours warning before the girls were abducted, the human rights group have said

Workers removing debris from a road affected by flash floods in Badakhshan, Afghanistan. As in 2012, the area has been hit again by a comparable disaster. At least 2,100 people are feared dead on 02 May 2014, after a mudslide, caused by heavy rainfalls, buried the village of Ab-e-Barik in the northern province of Badakhshan, according to the provincial governor's spokesman. Badakhshan region had already experienced giant mudslides in June 1998.

Afghanistan landslide: Over 2,000 feared dead in remote north-eastern village after mountainside collapses

The local Governor is concerned that the search operation is being hindered by a lack of appropriate equipment

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