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Briton thought to be quake casualty
Rescue work in Kathmandu following the earthquake which left thousands dead in Nepal (International Federation of Red Cross/PA)

Briton thought to be quake casualty

The Foreign Office is investigating claims a British national was killed by the Nepalese earthquake, Philip Hammond has said.

World news

UN: 8 million hit by Nepal quake

UN: 8 million hit by Nepal quake

Eight million people have been affected by the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed nearly 4,400 people and 1.4 million people are in need of food assistance, the United Nations has said.

Sport news

Howe can't wait for MOTD debut

Howe can't wait for MOTD debut

Eddie Howe says seeing his Bournemouth side on Match of the Day next season will be beyond his wildest dreams after the Cherries effectively sealed their promotion to the Barclays Premier League on Monday.

Business news

Bank lending to firms climbs £1.6bn

Bank lending to firms climbs £1.6bn

Banks have reported that lending to businesses appears to have "turned a corner", with many different types of companies starting to borrow more.

Technology news

Customers 'ready for digital banks'

Customers 'ready for digital...

Digital-only banks are set to launch in the UK this year, and consumers are set to quickly accept them as part of their daily life, according to new research.

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