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Search for S Korea ferry passengers

Emergency services continue to search for almost 300 people unaccounted for after a ferry carrying more than 460 people sank off South Korea.


Nicky JacobsBlakelock family 'must feel angry'

Nicholas Jacobs, the man cleared of killing PC Keith Blakelock in 1985, says he would feel "angry and disappointed" if he was a member of the police officer's family.

Women stand near soldiers wearing pro-Russian ribbons in Sloviansk, Ukraine, 16 AprilUkraine military column 'disarmed'

Ukraine's defence ministry says six of its armoured vehicles have been seized by pro-Russian militants, amid mounting tension in eastern Ukraine.

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