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UK teams rush to quake carnage zone

The Oxford Times: The body of a victim is recovered from the debris of a building that collapsed after the quake in Kathmandu (AP)

1:03am Sunday 26th April 2015

Rescue operations and aid efforts will continue in Nepal today as the country assesses the scale of the death and destruction inflicted by a powerful earthquake.

Russell Howard can't bear watching himself on TV

The Oxford Times: Russell Howard can't bear watching himself on TV

12:31am Sunday 26th April 2015

The comedian finds it excruciating seeing himself through the eyes of his fans.

One winner scoops £7.8m Lotto prize

The Oxford Times: Latest news

12:25am Sunday 26th April 2015

One winner scooped Saturday's £7.8 million double rollover Lotto jackpot.

Shipbuilding back in Buckler's Hard

The Oxford Times: A university project is to bring shipbuilding back to Buckler's Hard near Beaulieu in Hampshire

12:25am Sunday 26th April 2015

A village forever associated with Nelson's Navy is to once again echo to the sound of shipbuilding.

Navy deployed in migrant crisis

The Oxford Times: HMS Bulwark is being used to help tackle the migrant crisis

12:25am Sunday 26th April 2015

The Navy's flagship will today set off to join efforts to ease the migrants crisis in the Mediterranean.

London Marathon event biggest ever

The Oxford Times: Kenya's Wilson Kipsang is bidding to become the fourth man to win three London Marathon titles

12:25am Sunday 26th April 2015

Around 37,800 fund raisers, amateur runners and elite athletes are expected to take part in the Virgin Money London Marathon today, making it the biggest in the event's 35-year history.

FTSE firms hit profit-warning high

The Oxford Times: More than 5% of all quoted firms issued profit warnings in the first three months of the year, EY said

12:25am Sunday 26th April 2015

Stock market companies have racked up a six-year record for profit warnings after energy firms were hit by the falling price of crude oil.

Growth rate figure expected to dip

The Oxford Times: Construction contracted in both January and February, new figures show

12:25am Sunday 26th April 2015

Growth figures published this week look set to show that the UK's economic expansion slowed down at the start of this year.

Union boss hits at 'dangerous' Ukip

The Oxford Times: Beryl Shepherd, the president of CWU.

12:25am Sunday 26th April 2015

A union leader will accuse Ukip of being "downright dangerous".

PM: SNP wants to wreck government

The Oxford Times: David Cameron says the SNP does not want a British government to succeed

12:25am Sunday 26th April 2015

David Cameron has warned voters that they have "11 days to save Britain", as he claimed Scottish nationalists "don't want the country to succeed".

Burberry and GSK pay Living Wage

The Oxford Times: Burberry has been accredited as a Living Wage employer

12:19am Sunday 26th April 2015

Two leading companies have been accredited as Living Wage employers, extending payment of the hourly rate to sub-contractors such as cleaners and security staff.

UK's richest double their wealth

The Oxford Times: Steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal is worth an estimated £9.2 billion.

12:19am Sunday 26th April 2015

The collective wealth of Britain's richest people has more than doubled in the last ten years, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.

The Game's Tom Hughes: Men are short of great acting roles, too

The Oxford Times: The Game's Tom Hughes: Men are short of great acting roles, too

12:11am Sunday 26th April 2015

The 29-year-old actor reckons women are not the only ones suffering from a lack of meaty characters.

Fern Britton ready to do battle with depression again

The Oxford Times: Fern Britton ready to do battle with depression again

12:11am Sunday 26th April 2015

The TV presenter says she knows how to spot the warning signs for her medical condition.

Peter Kay's top TV creations

The Oxford Times: Peter Kay is playing Danny Baker's dad

12:11am Sunday 26th April 2015

As Peter Kay returns to the small screen this month, we pick our highlights from the his back catalogue.

Doctor Who 'fun' for Maisie Williams

The Oxford Times: Doctor Who 'fun' for Maisie Williams

12:11am Sunday 26th April 2015

The Game Of Thrones star has been shooting her role on the BBC sci-fi series.

10 great summer movies to look out for in 2015 that aren't sequels

The Oxford Times: 10 great summer movies to look out for in 2015 that aren't sequels

12:11am Sunday 26th April 2015

Fed up of sequels and reboots? Here’s a guide to ten original films you’ll want to watch this summer.

EastEnders first look at Dot Branning's trial

The Oxford Times: EastEnders first look at Dot Branning's trial

12:01am Sunday 26th April 2015

The long-running character appears in court soon for the murder of her son.

Ioan Gruffudd: Daughter was besotted by Alexandra Daddario

The Oxford Times: Ioan Gruffudd: Daughter was besotted by Alexandra Daddario

12:01am Sunday 26th April 2015

The stars’ five-year-old daughter Ella would even bow down to the actress, her parents have revealed.

I haven’t stopped crying, says Paris Hilton as she mourns the death of beloved dog Tinkerbell

The Oxford Times: I haven’t stopped crying, says Paris Hilton as she mourns the death of beloved dog Tinkerbell

11:16pm Saturday 25th April 2015

The tiny chihuahua was a loyal companion to the socialite for 14 years.

Did Simon Cowell actually get hypnotised by a DOG on Britain's Got Talent? People think otherwise

The Oxford Times: Did Simon Cowell actually get hypnotised by a DOG on Britain's Got Talent? People think otherwise

11:06pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Simon was definitely acting strange after his encounter with the animal.

Don't take Jimmy for granted - Cook

The Oxford Times: James Anderson inspired England to a nine-wicket victory against the West Indies

11:03pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Alastair Cook believes English cricket should "cherish every moment" James Anderson plays for his country after a match-winning performance against West Indies on day five of the second Test.

Cable: I want to be Chancellor

The Oxford Times: Vince Cable is generally regarded as the most left-wing of Lib Dem Cabinet ministers

10:40pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Liberal Democrat Business Secretary Vince Cable has indicated that he would like to take over from George Osborne as Chancellor in any future coalition with Conservatives.

Mallinder hails Saints comeback

The Oxford Times: Jim Mallinder was delighted with the way his side fought back to take control of the contest

10:26pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Northampton boss Jim Mallinder hailed "a big win" for his team after Saints secured a place in this season's Aviva Premiership play-offs by beating title rivals Saracens 25-20 in Milton Keynes.

Union boss hits at 'dangerous' Ukip

The Oxford Times: CWU president Beryl Shepherd

10:23pm Saturday 25th April 2015

A union leader will accuse Ukip of being "downright dangerous".

Miliband plans to cap rent rises

The Oxford Times: Labour leader Ed Miliband speaks at Springfield House Community Centre in Stevenage, Hertfordshire

9:49pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Private landlords would be banned from above-inflation rent rises over a three-year period if Labour wins power after the May 7 General Election, Ed Miliband is set to announce.

Pochettino hails battling Spurs

The Oxford Times: Mauricio Pochettino, left, went head-to-head with Ronald Koeman at St Mary's

9:44pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino hailed the fighting spirit of his side as they came from behind twice to rescue a draw on his first return to Southampton.

Bruce hopes for Dame hot streak

The Oxford Times: Steve Bruce hopes Dame N'Doye, pictured, can fire the goals to guide Hull to Premier League safety

9:44pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Steve Bruce hopes deadline-day recruit Dame N'Doye can hit a trademark hot streak to guide Hull to safety after his match-winning brace at Crystal Palace.

Rodgers: Reds must be flawless

The Oxford Times: Brendan Rodgers knows his side need to win all their games to keep their faint Champions League hopes alive

9:44pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Boss Brendan Rodgers admits Liverpool must win their last five games to reach the Champions League.

Job not done yet - Pearson

The Oxford Times: Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has warned against complacency despite his side escaping the bottom three

9:44pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has warned his players not to think their job is done after a 1-0 victory over fellow strugglers Burnley lifted them out of the Premier League's bottom three for the first time in five months.

Spirit matters to Pellegrini

The Oxford Times: Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini saw his side go into second place following the win over Aston Villa

9:44pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini felt his team had rediscovered the winning spirit after snatching a last-gasp victory over Aston Villa.

Burglars target dead cyclist home

The Oxford Times: Police are appealing for information after the "despicable" burglary

9:02pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Detectives are investigating a "despicable" break-in at the home of an elderly cyclist who was killed in a road accident.

Marler out for the season

The Oxford Times: Joe Marler, right, is out for the rest of the season due to a shoulder injury

7:56pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Harlequins' director of rugby Conor O'Shea announced Joe Marler has been ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a shoulder injury but his World Cup aspirations are not in doubt.

City survive Villa fightback

The Oxford Times: Sergio Aguero scores Manchester City's first goal against Aston Villa

7:51pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Substitute Fernandinho struck a late winner as Manchester City killed off an Aston Villa comeback to claim a frantic 3-2 victory at the Etihad Stadium.

UK's richest double their wealth

The Oxford Times: Steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal and his family are worth an estimated £9.20 billion

7:20pm Saturday 25th April 2015

The collective wealth of Britain's richest people has more than doubled in the last ten years, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.

Hundreds protest at gentrification

The Oxford Times: There has been anger over locals in Brixton being prices out of homes

6:30pm Saturday 25th April 2015

The front window of a branch of Foxtons estate agents has been smashed amid dramatic scenes at an anti-gentrification protest.

Celebrities support Bruce Jenner after he confirms he 'is a woman'

The Oxford Times: Celebrities support Bruce Jenner after he confirms he 'is a woman'

6:06pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Sam Smith, Lady Gaga and J-Lo are among those praising the Olympian’s courage for sharing his story.

Saints book play-off place

The Oxford Times: Samu Manoa scored a try in Northampton's 25-20 win over Saracens

6:06pm Saturday 25th April 2015

League leaders Northampton booked an Aviva Premiership play-off place after Stephen Myler booted them to a 25-20 victory over title rivals Saracens in Milton Keynes.

Watford seal promotion

The Oxford Times: Troy Deeney was on target in Watford's win

5:55pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Watford clinched their return to the Barclays Premier League on Saturday afternoon as they enjoyed a 2-0 victory over Brighton to win promotion.

McCoy third on Sandown swansong

The Oxford Times: Tony McCoy becomes emotional on Box Office after his last race

5:55pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Tony McCoy had to settle for third aboard Box Office on the final ride of his career in the bet365 Handicap Hurdle at Sandown.

Vital win for Hull

The Oxford Times: Dame N'Doye, left, scored a second-half brace

5:35pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Dame N'Doye's second-half brace handed Hull a vital chink of light in their Premier League survival bid, as Steve Bruce's men won 2-0 at Crystal Palace.

Liverpool held by Baggies

The Oxford Times: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers (centre right) applauds supporters after the final whistle during the Barclays Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich.

5:27pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Liverpool's slim Champions League hopes suffered a huge blow as they were held to a disappointing 0-0 draw at West Brom.

Vardy claims Foxes winner

The Oxford Times: Jamie Vardy, centre, handed Leicester the victory

5:27pm Saturday 25th April 2015

For the first time in five months Leicester have climbed out of the Premier League's bottom three as their unlikely great escape edged a step closer to reality with a fourth successive league victory, a 1-0 win at Burnley.

Runners set for London Marathon

The Oxford Times: The race will be Paula Radcliffe's final competitive marathon

5:10pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Around 35,000 fundraisers, amateur runners and elite athletes will take part in the 35th London Marathon tomorrow.

Bruce Jenner reveals 'I am a woman' in highly-anticipated TV interview

The Oxford Times: Bruce Jenner reveals 'I am a woman' in highly-anticipated TV interview

5:07pm Saturday 25th April 2015

For the first time ever, the reality TV star made a public admission about his confusion over gender identity.

How the Kardashian-Jenner family responded to Bruce's transitioning interview

The Oxford Times: Bruce Jenner's journey: From Olympic athlete to Reality TV star

5:17pm Saturday 25th April 2015

The family responds with the most beautiful tweets and Instagram posts in support of ‘their hero’.

UK experts to aid quake operation

The Oxford Times: Prime Minister David Cameron says the UK will do all it can to help following the earthquake in Nepal

4:38pm Saturday 25th April 2015

The UK has deployed a team of humanitarian experts to Nepal after a devastating earthquake ripped through the country, killing more than 1,000 people.

John Biggs to fight mayoral re-run

The Oxford Times: John Biggs has been chosen by Labour to fight the Tower Hamlets mayoral election re-run

4:03pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Labour has selected its defeated candidate in last year's Tower Hamlets mayoral election to fight the re-run contest ordered by a court earlier this week.

Pochettino's men get the point

The Oxford Times: Graziano Pelle scored a brace in Southampton's 2-2 draw with Tottenham

3:43pm Saturday 25th April 2015

Mauricio Pochettino frustrated the fans that once adored him as Tottenham twice came from behind to secure a draw on his first return to Southampton.

England wrap up nine-wicket win

The Oxford Times: Gary Ballance hit an unbeaten 81 to help England to victory

3:43pm Saturday 25th April 2015

England wrapped up a nine-wicket victory over the West Indies after a magical morning from James Anderson and a ruthless chase from Alastair Cook and Gary Ballance secured the second Test.

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