• Barcelona Transfer U-Turn Could be Great for Manchester United and Arsenal - but Bad for Chelsea

    Barcelona will be able to buy and sell players this summer after all - and Fifa's u-turn could have significant ramifications for each of England's biggest clubs. However, Barcelona lodged an appeal before the Fifa Appeal Committee and asked for the ban to be suspended. Due to the complexity of…

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    • Malaysia Airlines MH370: Reports Speculate that Missing Plane May Have Landed and Not Crashed

      The mystery of the vanished Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has taken a new twist with the international team probing the incident now considering the possibility that the plane may have landed rather than ended up in the Indian Ocean, according to various media reports. Peter Herzig, Executive…

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      • Pictured: RAF Jets Intercept Russian Bombers

        Pictures showing the moment two Russian bombers were chased away from Britain by RAF fighter jets have been released. They were turned away off the coast of northeast Scotland by two Typhoon fighters scrambled from RAF Leuchars. The images, released by the Ministry of Defence (MoD), were taken by…

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        • Richard Gere and Kyra Sedgwick Mistaken for Homeless People in New York

          While Richard Gere always looks dapper on the red carpet or in the movies, this time around he's fooling New Yorkers into thinking he is homeless! The actor has been transformed for his latest role in the film "Time Out of Mind," which he is also producing. Richard plays a man who becomes homeless…

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          • Nigeria: HIV Positive Paedophile Ubale Sa'idu Dotsa to be Stoned to Death For Raping and Infecting Girl

            A Sharia court has sentenced a Nigerian man to death by stoning for raping a girl of 10 and infecting her with HIV in Kano, Northern Nigeria. The man added he did not know he was infected with HIV and argued that the child tempted him by visiting his shop often at night. But Justice Khadi Faruq…

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            • Blood Of World’s Oldest Woman Shows Life Limit

              Scientists who examined the body of one of the world's oldest women say dying stem cells may be the "limit" on our lifespans. They say two-thirds of Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper's blood at the time of her death originated from just two stem cells - humans are born with around 20,000. The findings…

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              • 'The Bravest Thing I Think I've Ever Seen': Sir Bob Geldof Praised For His Strength At Daughter Peaches' Funeral

                Father Gave The Eulogy As The 25 Year-old Was Laid To Rest Earlier This Week

                • UK nurse leaves Sri Lanka after tattoo jail ordeal

                  A British nurse jailed in Sri Lanka for sporting a Buddha tattoo left the country Thursday after suffering what she says was sexual and other harassment by prison officers.

                  • World Malaria Day 2014: Top Five Countries Most Affected by Malaria

                    As 25 April marks World Malaria Day, IBTimesUK looks at the countries most affected by the mosquito-transmitted disease. Despite malaria mortality rates have diminished by 42% since 2000, the disease caused an estimated 627,000 deaths in 2012 only, according to the World Health Organization. …

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                    • US warns Russia against 'expensive mistake' in Ukraine

                      The United States warned Russia against making an "expensive mistake" in Ukraine, as Moscow ordered new military exercises on its shared border after Kiev forces attacked pro-Kremlin rebels.

                      • Paedophile Abused Up To 60 Pupils at School

                        William James Vahey, who killed himself as investigators began to uncover the scale of his crimes, captured images of his attacks on students at Southbank International School. Executive principal Graham Lacey said images of between 50 and 60 pupils were found on Vahey's computer. Vahey was…

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                        • Kate Upton Admits She Was A 'Little Uncomfortable' Filming The Other Woman Bikini Scene

                          Kate Says That Cameron Diaz And Leslie Mann Helped Her Through It, Though

                          • Solar Eclipse to Transform Sun into 'Annulus' Ring of Fire

                            A solar eclipse set to take place on Tuesday 29 April will transform the Sun into a "ring of fire". Solar eclipses occur during a new moon, when the moon gradually passes between Earth and the Sun. The event taking place next week will be an annular solar eclipse, which occurs when the moon is…

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                            • China: Recycled Concrete Houses 3D-Printed in 24 Hours

                              A Chinese construction firm based in Shanghai has succeeded in building 10 houses each measuring 200 square metres in 24 hours by using an enormous 3D printer. The houses are all eco-friendly and constructed from 3D-printed building blocks made from layers of recycled construction waste and glass…

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                              • The banks customers are deserting

                                As thousands take advantage of new bank switching rules, a report highlights which are losing most customers.

                                • BBC withdraws from UK business group over Scottish independence

                                  By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) - The BBC is to suspend its membership of Britain's leading business lobby group after deciding on Thursday to join a number of organisations protesting over the CBI's move to officially campaign against Scottish independence. The BBC and the Confederation of…

                                  • Why London's Gherkin went into Receivership

                                    To excuse what is already becoming a tired cliché, the Gherkin has got itself in a right pickle. The City of London skyscraper, more properly known as 30 St Mary Axe, went into receivership, just 10 years after it became an integral part of the capital's skyline. Deloitte is acting as the…

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                                    • Giant Antarctica Iceberg Puts Nasa On Alert

                                      An iceberg bigger than Chicago is being monitored by Nasa after breaking into the ocean off Antarctica. Nasa has been monitoring Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier since a crack was spotted in 2011, amid fears any iceberg could contribute to rising sea levels. "The iceberg is now well out of Pine…

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                                      • Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound

                                        ROME (AP) — Inside a chapel on the edge of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche. Behind glass and stitched loosely to supporting backing hangs a relic of holy suffering: the bullet-pocked, bloodstained undershirt that John Paul II was wearing when a gunman…

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