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Top StoriesFerry transcript reveals crew panic
Coastguard rescuers search for missing passengers off the coast of Jindo Island on 20 April 2014

The last communications between the South Korean ferry that sank on Wednesday and traffic services reveal panic and indecision by the crew.
20 April 2014 From the section: Asia

Russian outrage at Ukraine killing
The Russian foreign ministry expresses outrage at a fatal shooting incident in eastern Ukraine which it blames on Ukrainian nationalists.
20 April 2014 From the section: Europe

Liverpool remain on title course
Liverpool open up a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League after a hard-fought 3-2 win over relegation-battling Norwich.
20 April 2014 From the section: Football

Quango chair resigns over bankruptcy
A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a multibillion-pound quango steps down after it was revealed that he was bankrupt.
20 April 2014 From the section: UK

Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the US boxer whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry, dies aged 76.
20 April 2014 From the section: US & Canada

Wilshaw takes charge of Trojan Horse
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to take personal charge of the watchdog's investigation into claims that a number of schools in Birmingham have been taken over by Muslim hardliners.

20 April 2014 From the section: Education & Family

Briton killed in Malaysia crash

A British national dies after a double-decker bus reportedly crashes into a ravine in Malaysia.

20 April 2014 From the section: Asia

Archbishop highlights suffering

The Archbishop of Canterbury highlights the suffering of people in conflicts around the world during his Easter Sunday sermon.

20 April 2014 From the section: UK

Hostage reporters 'chained' in Syria

Four French journalists who spent 10 months in captivity in Syria were chained to each other and kept in basements without light, one recounts.

20 April 2014 From the section: Europe

William and Kate at Easter service

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend an Easter Sunday church service in Sydney and take Prince George to the zoo as part of their overseas tour.

20 April 2014 From the section: UK


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