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BBC News: Police make Syria plea to UK women
Thursday 24th April 2014
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BBC news for Cheshire

Liverpool reveal Anfield expansion plan

Liverpool plan to redevelop parts of Anfield to increase the ground's capacity to around 59,000.

Banksy street works to be auctioned

A collection of street art works by Banksy, removed from walls, is to go on display at a London hotel before being sold at auction.

Victim would be 'proud of Gerrard'

Steven Gerrard's cousin, who was the youngest victim of the Hillsborough disaster, would have been "very proud" of the England captain, an inquest hears.

Children use robot to talk on wards

Patients on a children's ward use a robot to communicate with each other and with staff.

Port project's £100m investment

The developers of a new container terminal at the Port of Liverpool invest £100m in 17 Chinese cranes.

Arrest after man attacked by gang

A 20-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was attacked with a "sharp object" by a gang in Liverpool city centre.

Firm ends deal over Hillsborough row

A company withdraws its sponsorship of a newspaper column after it likened Hillsborough mourners to a "partisan menace".

Live BBC World News

Ukraine troops move on eastern town

Ukrainian commandos advance on the separatist stronghold of Sloviansk in eastern Ukraine as Russian President Vladimir Putin warns of "consequences".

Japan pact 'covers disputed islands'

US President Barack Obama restates support for Japan over disputed islands but warns that dialogue - not escalation - is the way forward.

Ecclestone trial begins in Germany

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone appears in court in the German city of Munich to face bribery charges that carry a 10-year jail term.

US medics killed in Kabul attack

Three American medical staff are shot dead by a security guard at a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say.

Korea ferry disaster school reopens

The South Korean school devastated by the loss of many of its students in a ferry disaster last week starts to hold classes again.

Modi in Varanasi as Indians vote

Narendra Modi, the politician many expect to be India's next leader, submits his election nomination papers as Indians vote in the sixth phase of their poll.

Rio police 'to probe' dancer's death

Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro say they will conduct a thorough investigation into the death of a dancer which sparked riots.

BBC Sports News

Robben surprised by Real's approach

Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben is surprised by Real Madrid's cautious approach in their 1-0 Champions League semi-final first-leg win.

Wales ready to submit Euro 2020 bid

August's Uefa Super Cup can act as a platform for Cardiff's bid to be a Euro 2020 host city, says FAW chief Jonathan Ford.

Moyes, Woodward and the doomed presentation

David Moyes 'livid' at Manchester United treatment after 10 months characterised by poor communication and difficult relationships

Ashton wants England place back

Chris Ashton wants to win back his England place as he looks to guide Saracens to their first Heineken Cup final.

Chelsea clear to name weakened team

Chelsea are unlikely to face punishment if manager Jose Mourinho names a weakened team at Liverpool on Sunday.

Liverpool reveal Anfield expansion plan

Liverpool plan to redevelop parts of Anfield to increase the ground's capacity to around 59,000.

Banksy street works to be auctioned

A collection of street art works by Banksy, removed from walls, is to go on display at a London hotel before being sold at auction.

Victim would be 'proud of Gerrard'

Steven Gerrard's cousin, who was the youngest victim of the Hillsborough disaster, would have been "very proud" of the England captain, an inquest hears.

Children use robot to talk on wards

Patients on a children's ward use a robot to communicate with each other and with staff.

Port project's £100m investment

The developers of a new container terminal at the Port of Liverpool invest £100m in 17 Chinese cranes.

Arrest after man attacked by gang

A 20-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was attacked with a "sharp object" by a gang in Liverpool city centre.

Firm ends deal over Hillsborough row

A company withdraws its sponsorship of a newspaper column after it likened Hillsborough mourners to a "partisan menace".

AskTen - Ten amazing things you may not have known last week
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1. BBC Two celebrated its 50th anniversary on Sunday, 20 April, having been home to many landmark programmes over the decades. Play School was the first programme to be aired on the channel and Match of the Day began life on BBC2 with Liverpool v Arsenal the first featured game on 22 August 1964. BBC

2. The Consumer Prices Index, Britain’s primary measure of inflation, fell to 1.6 per cent in March – the lowest rate recorded since October 2009. The falling price of petrol, clothes and shoes all contributed to the drop, which marked the third consecutive month in which inflation was below the Bank of England’s target rate of 2 per cent. Daily Telegraph

3. A study by the Food Standards Agency has found that many lamb takeaways and curries in fact contain another, cheaper meat - beef, turkey or chicken. Out of 145 samples, 43 were mis-described and 25 were beef. Which? Magazine, meanwhile, tested 30 takeaways in Birmingham and found 16 had no lamb. Daily Mail

4. A planet detected by scientists using the Kepler telescope is the most similar to Earth yet found orbiting a distant star. Nearly 1,000 ‘exoplanets’ are now known but the new discovery, named Kepler 186f, is the closest in size and temperature to our own. It has the potential to hold liquid water, an essential for life. The Times

5. Children lose seven minutes of sleep every hour of television they watch a day, claims a new study by Harvard University. Researchers, who examined more than 1,800 children, found a "small but consistent association" between increased television viewing and shorter sleep duration. The connection appeared to be stronger in boys than girls. The Observer

6. There are more than five times as many cases of the most serious types of skin cancer now than there were in the 1970s, figures show. Cancer Research UK blames the rise from 1,800 cases of malignant melanoma to 13,000 on the rising popularity of sun-seeking holidays abroad - and on sunbed use. Daily Mail

7. According to Rightmove, asking prices in Greater London have risen by more than 40% since 2007, compared with just 8.7% for the UK as a whole. While asking is not the same as getting, it’s clear that London is a very different market to Britain as a whole. Evening Standard

8. A major new exhibition of French modern master Henri Matisse opens at Tate Modern today. Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs surveys 120 of Matisse's colourful late-career cut paper works including The Snail and Blue Nudes. "Joyous and fascinating," says The Guardian.

9. Pyjamas are falling out of fashion as Britons increasingly sleep nude. One in four adults do not won any form of nightwear – the highest proportion in Europe, according to a new survey. Daily Express

10. The Queen celebrates her 88th birthday today. Her official birthday each year is on a Saturday in June, which this year falls on 14th. BBC

The latest BBC Video News clips

VIDEO: One man's bid to make kindness cool

BBC News hears from a man carrying out a daily random act of kindness or 'RAK Nomination'.

AUDIO: British Jihadists 'are very naive'

A former British radical, Usama Hasan, warns that young people are 'noble' but 'naive' by becoming Jihadists.

AUDIO: Recognition that 'Cornwall is not England'

Cornish people will be granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.

VIDEO: Elderly demands exceed family help

The number of older people in England needing care at home will soon outstrip the number of family members able to provide it, according to an influential think tank.

VIDEO: British beach litter 'increasing'

The amount of rubbish along the British coastline is increasing every year according to the Marine Conservation Society (MCS)

VIDEO: Fee increase for small claims court

Fees to make a claim using small claims court courts have been increased from April 22nd, with some almost double what they were previously

VIDEO: How will the European electorate vote?

Campaigns have started for Europe's elections in just over a month but is the European electorate engaged?