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Shannon Airport: A curious history of celebrity visitors 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:26:49 GMT 
    Shannon Airport in the Irish Republic has long been the unlikely host to celebrities and US presidents making the transatlantic crossing, writes Christine Finn.


How 420 became code for marijuana 
  Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:22:46 GMT 
    The number 420 has become a popular code for marijuana. Where does the term come from and why did it catch on, asks Aidan Lewis.


Nigeria teacher in seized girls plea 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:26:13 GMT 
    The headmistress of a school in Nigeria calls on the government to do more to save teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants.


Japan to base troops near islands 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:29:15 GMT 
    Japan begins building a military radar station near the Senkaku islands, focus of a bitter territorial row with China, which calls them the Diaoyus.


Wawrinka takes Monte Carlo title 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:48:32 GMT 
    Stanislas Wawrinka beats fellow Swiss Roger Federer to win the first Masters 1000 title of his career in Monte Carlo.


Colombia to honour Garcia Marquez 
  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:41:56 GMT 
    Colombia announces its own ceremony to honour author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was cremated in Mexico, where he lived for more than 30 years.


UN envoy and Israel in access row 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:08:38 GMT 
    The UN envoy to the Middle East accuses Israel of blocking his way to an Easter ceremony in Jerusalem, as Israel questions his judgement.


US 'delays' Keystone XL decision 
  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:20:31 GMT 
    The US state department gives federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL oil pipeline before determining whether to issue a permit.


Wilshaw takes charge of Trojan Horse 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:58:40 GMT 
    Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw is to take personal charge of the watchdog's investigation into claims that a number of schools in Birmingham have been taken over by Muslim hardliners.


Archbishop highlights suffering 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:56:03 GMT 
    The Archbishop of Canterbury highlights the suffering of people in conflicts around the world during his Easter Sunday sermon.


Queen portrait released for birthday 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:02:28 GMT 
    A portrait of the Queen by celebrated British photographer David Bailey is released to mark the monarch's 88th birthday.


Quango chair resigns over bankruptcy 
  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:13:52 GMT 
    A businessman appointed by the prime minister to head a multibillion-pound quango steps down after it was revealed that he was bankrupt.


Day in pictures: 16 April 2014 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:54:07 GMT 
    News photos from past 24 hours: 16 April


In pictures: South Korea ferry sinks 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:43:18 GMT 
    Passenger ferry in South Korea capsizes


In pictures: Chile fire rages on 
  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:41:57 GMT 
    Huge fire in the Chilean city of Valparaiso
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