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Weather blights S Korea ferry search

South Korea Coast Guard members search near a South Korean ferry after it capsized. 17 April 2014

Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for survivors of a stricken South Korean ferry, from which almost 300 people are missing.

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section: Asia

Deadly clashes at Ukraine port base

Three people are killed in a raid on a base in eastern Ukraine, the country's interior minister says, as the US, Russia, the EU and Ukraine hold crisis talks in Geneva.

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section: Europe

Co-op Group reports £2.5bn loss

The Co-operative Group has announced losses of £2.5bn for 2013, marking the worst results in the group's 150-year history.

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section: Business

Arrest after fatal M26 crash

A 45-year-old lorry driver is arrested in connection with a fatal crash on the M26 in Kent, police say.

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section: England

Lamb takeaways 'often another meat'

Takeaway owners are to face a new testing programme, after a watchdog found nearly a third of lamb takeaways it checked contained a different meat.

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section: Business

Busy roads warning ahead of Easter

Motorists are braced for what is set to be the busiest day of the year on the roads so far, with up to 16m cars expected to be used over Easter.

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section: UK

Hospital infections 'still too high'

Doctors and nurses should do more to stop hospital patients developing infections, an NHS watchdog says.

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section: Health

Cancer hopes and ferry disaster - papers

The prospects for the latest clinical trials of cancer drugs make some front pages, while many feature photographs of a ferry sinking off South Korea.

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section: The Papers

Catholic Church refuses poll request

The Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales turns down a request by members for the results of a sexual ethics survey to be made public.

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section: UK

Palace loss should not stand - Cardiff

The BBC obtains a letter sent by Cardiff City that says the defeat by Crystal Palace in early April should not stand.

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section: Football

Pensioners could get death estimate

Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.

  • 17 April 2014
  • From the section: UK Politics