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Quake death toll 'could hit 10,000'
Rescue work in Kathmandu following the earthquake which left thousands dead in Nepal (International Federation of Red Cross/PA)

Quake death toll 'could hit 10,000'

The death toll from the Nepal earthquake disaster could reach 10,000, the country's prime minister said today, as Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond revealed that UK authorities are investigating claims of the first British fatality.

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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

FTSE 100 falls as UK growth slows

FTSE 100 falls as UK growth slows

The London market suffered its biggest one day fall in a month after official figures showed a sharp slowdown in UK economic growth at the start of the year.

Technology news

Windows 10 features to be revealed

Windows 10 features to be revealed

Microsoft is set to show off more features of the forthcoming Windows 10, and give more details on its virtual reality computing headset HoloLens, when the firm's annual developer conference begins tomorrow.

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McCartney reprises 1965 track

McCartney reprises 1965 track

Japanese fans of Sir Paul McCartney heard a world first when the former Beatle played one of his old group's songs live for the first time - half a century after it was first released.

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