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      Italy holds two over migrant deaths

      The captain and a crew member of a boat that capsized off Libya, killing about 800 migrants, have been arrested, Italian officials say.

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      Major warns of Labour-SNP 'mayhem'

      Ex-prime minister Sir John Major is to claim that a Labour government backed by the SNP would be a "recipe for mayhem".

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      Chilcot report release date uncertain

      The official inquiry into the 2003 Iraq War may not publish its long-awaited report this year, BBC Newsnight has learned.

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      Labour plans nurses recruitment drive

      Labour would launch an emergency recruitment drive to get 1,000 more nurses into training this year if they win the election, Ed Miliband will say.

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      Action call over grocery pricing

      Consumer body Which? demands action from regulator over "confusing and misleading" supermarket pricing.

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      Solar plane aims for Chinese coast

      The round-the-world, fuel-free aeroplane, Solar Impulse, head to Nanjing to prepare for an epic Pacific crossing.

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      UKIP wants BBC fee cut by two thirds

      The BBC should be 'cut back to the bone' and the licence fee reduced by two thirds, according to UKIP leader Nigel Farage.

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      Asean economic growth 'to outdo EU'

      The 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) will surpass the EU in growth once its economies have been integrated, the World Economic Forum in Jakarta is told.

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      Clegg's tax rise vow on second homes

      Nick Clegg says owners of second homes in rural beauty spots could face paying double the rate of council tax under Liberal Democrat plans.

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      Christian medic 'made to look crazy'

      A Christian health worker claims the NHS made her look "a bit crazy" by disciplining her for allegedly trying to convert a Muslim colleague.

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      Source: BBC International