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'Huge difficulties' in quake zone
Rescue work in Kathmandu following the earthquake which left thousands dead in Nepal (International Federation of Red Cross/PA)

'Huge difficulties' in quake zone

Entire villages have been wiped out and more than 1.4 million people are in need of food and water, according to the latest reports from crisis-hit Nepal.

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

Cherries dream delights Mostyn

Cherries dream delights Mostyn

Bournemouth chairman Jeff Mostyn was still coming to terms with his club's heroics after celebrating their promotion to the Barclays Premier League into the early hours of Tuesday morning.

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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Paxman admits love for Take Me Out

Paxman admits love for Take Me Out

Broadcaster Jeremy Paxman has admitted that he no longer watches Newsnight - but he is a fan of dating show Take Me Out and he has made time for The Only Way Is Essex.

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