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EU proposes doubling rescue effort for migrants

CATANIA, Italy/LUXEMBOURG - The European Union proposes doubling the size of its Mediterranean search and rescue operations, as the first bodies are brought ashore of as many as 900 people feared killed in the deadliest known shipwreck of migrants trying to reach Europe.  Video | Full Article 

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Former PM Major says Scottish nationalists risk destabilising Britain 8:17am BST

LONDON - Britain's stability would be threatened if a future Labour government cut a deal with Scottish nationalists, John Major, the country's former Conservative prime minister, will warn on Tuesday, saying "mayhem" and political blackmail would ensue.

James Renhard, 34, (L) and Vicki Clayton, 27, look out of a window of their new rented flat in Lewisham, south-east London, April 16, 2015. REUTERS/Sara Ledwith

The Londoners priced out of property

Last weekend, London couple Vicki Clayton and James Renhard left behind cramped bedrooms that smelt of smoke, housemates who stole their food and a landlord who kept his deposit, and moved into a rented flat of their own.  Full Article | Factbox 

News Corp Deputy Chief Operating Officer James Murdoch attends the Allen & Co Media Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho July 12, 2012.  REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

James Murdoch may soon ascend at Fox

Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is in no doubt that James Murdoch is ready to take a much bigger role at Twenty-First Century Fox, by far the largest part of the media empire that James' father Rupert Murdoch built.  Full Article 

The company's logo is seen at the headquarters of Swiss bank Credit Suisse at the Paradeplatz square in Zurich March 10, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Capital concerns take shine off Credit Suisse

ZURICH - Speculation that incoming Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam could raise cash to boost the bank's balance sheet overshadows a forecast-beating increase in first-quarter net profit.  Full Article | Related Story 

Visitors examine iron ore pellets produced by the LKAB mine in Kiruna, a mining town in the Swedish Arctic March 30, 2015. REUTERS/Balazs Koranyi

The high cost of iron ore's price fall

From boom to bust - the fall in the price ore iron has been spectacular. It's good news for some but cheaper prices could spell disaster for many communities and even countries.  Video 

Two men sit in front of a National Bank branch in central Athens April 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Greece urged to stop wasting time

Greece has made some progress with negotiations to access bailout funds, but remains a long way from the finish line. The country's future and the stability of the euro zone are at stake.  Video | Full Article 

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Humanoid robot can recognise people

An ultra-realistic humanoid robot called 'Han' recognises and interprets people's facial expressions and can even hold simple conversations.  Video | Full Article 

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U.S. pair sentenced in Bali suitcase murder

Americans Heather Mack and Tommy Schaefer arrive at Indonesia court where they're sentenced for murdering Mack's mother. Rough cut. (No reporter narration)