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Ventriloquist Keith Harris, famous for his act with his puppet duck Orville, who has died aged 67

Ventriloquist Keith Harris, famous for act with puppet duck Orville, dies aged 67

Much-loved entertainer died in Blackpool hospital after battle with cancer

The captain of South Korean ferry which sank killing more than 300 people has been jailed for life

South Korean coast guard officers try to rescue passengers from a ferry sinking in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. (AP Photo/Yonhap) KOREA OUT
Lee Joon-seok has been sentenced to 36 years in jail for negligence and abandoning passengers in need

Rioters cause chaos in Baltimore after mourning the death of Freddie Gray

National Guard called in to restore order and State of emergency called by governor

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Ventriloquist Keith Harris, famous for his act with his puppet duck Orville, who has died aged 67

Ventriloquist Keith Harris, famous for act with puppet duck Orville, dies aged 67

Much-loved entertainer died in Blackpool hospital after battle with cancer

South Korean coast guard officers try to rescue passengers from a ferry sinking in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. (AP Photo/Yonhap) KOREA OUT

The captain of South Korean ferry which sank killing more than 300 people has been jailed for life

Lee Joon-seok has been sentenced to 36 years in jail for negligence and abandoning passengers in need

Rioters cause chaos in Baltimore after mourning the death of Freddie Gray

National Guard called in to restore order and State of emergency called by governor

Local villagers watch a helicopter being loaded with supplies at a relief staging area near Saturday's massive earthquake's epicenter in the town of Gorkha, Nepal, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Preparing to make a push into the most isolated parts of quake-devastated Nepal, soldiers on Tuesday were readying food, water and other emergency supplies to be loaded onto helicopters in this small town near the earthquake's epicenter. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Morning news headlines: Wait goes on for Nepal earthquake relatives, Tories pledge more apprenticeships

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New role for Claude Littner on The Apprentice

Straight-talking executive becomes Lord Sugar's new sidekick

A Mark 1 Vickers Supermarine Spitfire is up for auction after five years of restoration

A Mark 1 Vickers Supermarine Spitfire, during a photocall a IWM Duxford up for auction

Nepal has been struck by an earthquake leaving dozens injured

Nepal earthquake leaves dozens injured and buildings collapsed

People were warned to stay outdoors after the 7.9-magnitude quake shook the capital Kathmandu

Under-fire banking giant HSBC to consider moving HQ out of UK

HSBC sparks pre-election storm after announcing it would consider moving its headquarters out of the UK

Three Britons jailed in botched £200 million cocaine-smuggling plot

Yacht was intercepted of the Irish coast last year with 41 bales of cocaine on board

The Apple Watch launched today but not available in stores

Buyers are not able to walk out of an Apple Store with the new watch today, but can get them online

Adam Johnson charged with three offences of sexual activity with a child under 16

Sunderland football player charged by Durham police with child sex offences

Eight-year-olds caught with drugs in schools, new figures reveal

Data from police forces across England and Wales shows Class A drugs such as heroin and crack cocaine are among the illegal substances seized in more than 2,000 incidents and offences over the last four years

HMS Bulwark to join European operation in the Mediterranean sea

Royal Navy's flagship HMS Bulwark is set to help in the European operation in the Mediterranean sea. David Cameron has offered to commit one of the largest ships in the Royal Navy to a European operation to tackle the Mediterranean refugee crisis.

Rapes recorded by police in England and Wales at highest ever level

Overall 3.8 million offences  were recorded by police in 2014, up 2% on 2013

Volcano erupts in Chile after 42 years of being dormant

The Calbuco volcano has erupted for the first time in 42 years sending a huge ash cloud over a sparely-populated mountainous area

Morning news headlines: Labour attack Tory cuts plan; Lib Dem carer bonus; Britain ready to help Med crisis

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Tailbacks on motorway caused by dog 'driving' a tractor

The dog leaned on the controls taking the tractor from fields on to the road

Over one million people are using foodbanks

The number of people using foodbanks has reached a record one million after an increase in workers on low pay having to seek emergency help for food

Tesco have reported huge losses

Tesco reports £6.4billion annual loss

Supermarket giant suffers from writing down value of its property portfolio

Ed Miliband in Runcorn

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