| 24/04/2009 2:50 pm

  • Kerala floods: Rescue efforts step up as rains begin to ease - India's armed forces winch flood victims to safety as deadly monsoon rains ease briefly in Kerala.
  • Brexit vote campaign gets £1m from Superdry co-founder - Multi-millionaire tycoon says he donated because "we have a genuine chance to turn this around".
  • Ariana Grande breaks down talking about Manchester Arena attack - "The truth is, it's scary. It's scary going anywhere. You look at places differently."
  • New Zealand politician cycles to hospital to give birth - The 42-week pregnant New Zealander got on her bike because "there wasn't enough space in the car".
  • The humanist who leads a chaplaincy team - Lindsay van Dijk is the first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS.
  • Police and council sorry for 'victim-blaming' tweet - Merseyside Police and Liverpool Council advised women not to become vulnerable to a sex attack.
  • UK investigates WW2 shipwreck looting claims - The defence secretary says he is "very concerned" to hear claims that four wrecks in Asia had been targeted.
  • Scot placed on FBI's 'most wanted' list - Glasgow-born James Ward, 65, is alleged to have operated a precious metals fraud scheme in the US.
  • Third of farmed fruit and veg deemed 'too ugly to sell' - Researchers say a lot of farmed produce never reaches supermarkets because it is misshapen or the wrong size.
  • Mueller inquiry: White House lawyer McGahn co-operating with probe - The New York Times says Don McGahn "co-operated extensively" with the Russia inquiry.
  • 'Hero' British paraglider killed in Macedonia mid-air crash - Innes Powell and another pilot were fatally injured during a competition in Macedonia.
  • Beards galore at British championships - Hirsute competitors were judged in 21 categories of facial hair.
  • Australia drought: New South Wales town 'mobbed' by thirsty emus - The birds are on desperately seeking water as Australia suffers its worst drought in a generation.
  • Harry Potter wand teaches children to code - A magic wand designed to teach children how to code has been revealed.
  • Dementia patient to finally see Mamma Mia at special screening - Shirley Lewis will see the film after being made to feel unwelcome at a previous screening.
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