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BBC man describes Everest horror  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:39:04 GMT
Here's how the BBC's Thomas Martienssen recorded his experiences of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal from Mount Everest. 
EU to limit thinnest plastic bags  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:55:27 GMT
The European Parliament votes to limit the use of plastic bags in Europe, in a drive to curb pollution. 
Deadly landslide in north-east Brazil  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:16:57 GMT
The city of Salvador in north-eastern Brazil is hit by deadly landslides, leaving 14 people dead and hillside homes swept away. 
Israel struck Gaza shelters - UN  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:44:31 GMT
At least 44 Palestinians were killed by "Israeli actions" while sheltering at seven UN schools during last summer's war in Gaza, a UN inquiry finds. 
Colorado cinema gunman 'was sane'  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:59:33 GMT
A man who shot and killed 12 people in a cinema in 2012 was found sane by two experts immediately following the attack, prosecutors say. 
UK aid leaves for Nepal on RAF plane  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:59:45 GMT
An RAF flight carrying UK aid and British army troops, including Gurkhas, is flying to Nepal - as a TV appeal for donations is to be broadcast in the UK. 
US soldier 'killed by UK man's bomb'  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:28:07 GMT
A British man worked on a series of bombs which were planted in Iraq and led to the death of a US serviceman in 2007, a court hears. 
UK economic growth slows to 0.3%  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:26:08 GMT
The rate of UK economic growth halved in the three months to the end of March, official figures show, marking the slowest quarterly growth for two years. 
Thomas Cook blamed for gas deaths  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:50:35 GMT
The father of two children who died on holiday in Corfu "firmly believes" they would be alive had travel operator Thomas Cook inspected a faulty boiler. 
Heavily loaded  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:15:05 GMT
Queuing for the journey from Italy to Tunisia 
The race to cover a mosque in mud  Tue, 28 Apr 2015 03:01:44 GMT
Thousands race to replaster a massive mosque in a day 
Nepal earthquake: Before and after  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:28:58 GMT
Before and after satellite images and maps 
In pictures: Nepal earthquake aftermath  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:50:39 GMT
Images from Nepal as it struggles to cope with devastating earthquake 
Election 2015 in pictures: 27 April  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:29:04 GMT
Images from the campaign trail: 27 April 
In pictures: London Marathon runners  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:13:56 GMT
Unique fashions at the 35th London Marathon 
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