2007 April news archive
'Further misery' set for trainee medics
7/7 survivors call for public inquiry
Gay HIV men 'having unsafe sex'
Merkel: Glass half-full on climate change measures
Ipswich murders suspect pleads not guilty
Al-Qaida leader 'killed' in Iraq
Lords report cites "extensive" Hips criticism
Blair 'to confirm position next week'
Info chief in renewed surveillance warning
Army criticised over friendly fire deaths
Doctors treat sight disorder with gene therapy
Israeli PM 'will not resign' amid criticism
Motorist dies in bus crash
British soldier killed in Iraqi road accident
Youth questioned as shot 12-year-old dies
'Super union' chief hails historic day
Terrorism on the increase, US reports
Civil servants begin strike
Blair: NHS has improved
Report: Education not preventing minority poverty
Al-Qaida-linked five jailed over bomb plot
Building 'close to collapse' in Manchester blaze
Boy dies after Exeter stabbing
Man held after Goa murder
Reid rejects 7/7 public inquiry calls
Prince Harry deployment confirmed
MI5 defends itself over 'July 7th fertiliser bomb links'
Hewitt defends NHS obese ban
Reid heckler among six in court
Scottish Power and EDF Energy cut gas bills
Britain's first war criminal jailed
Teenager becomes latest British Iraq victim
Three dead in Kansas City shooting
House prices 'rose in April'
Straw calls for citizenship review
Apple offers laptop battery fix
Blair regrets 'slow reforms', says Lord Falconer
Vacancies grow in UK nurseries
Children linked to community spirit
MPs tell Europe: Leave higher education alone
Northern Ireland goes smokefree
Third night of protests in Estonia
Reid says Labour will not be "fractured"
Russia remembers Rostropovich
Iran 'to attend' Iraq conference
Dropping Saudi inquiry caused "severe damage"
Big Sam Trots off
British pubs face smoking ban "shock"
Huge crowds attend rally in Turkey
Irish election called for May
US military action in Baghdad
RBS customers facing charge
Tigers strike Colombo in air raid
Residents assess damage after Kent quake
International day of action for Darfur crisis
PM warned over doctors' anger
UNICEF condemns Somali hospital mortar attack
Iraq bomb 'kills at least 30 people'
Council overrules film classification
UN Security Council lifts Liberian diamond ban
Prince Harry to be 'target' of insurgents
Blair: My original analysis was misguided
4.3 earthquake hits Kent
Taliban 'frees' French hostage
Royal debates with centrist to march on Sarkozy
EU warns Turkish military from political involvement
Bush to use veto over Iraq
Suicide bomber kills 15 in Pakistan
Campaigners urge ban on food adverts 'targeting kids'
More than 300 people held in Estonia riots
Tougher packaging regulations urged
Barbados slave register goes online
First witness in Spector trial takes to stand
Government handed terror deportation setback
Clampdown needed for boozing youngsters
Opposition boycotts Turkish presidential poll
Oxford Street fire keeps shops closed
Rail report to expose "catalogue of failings"
Tories lead in elections run-up, poll shows
Sky's ITV stake 'raises public interest issues'
Under-fire Wolfowitz faces fresh pressure
Blair denies quit speculation
Democrats unite to urge Bush to leave Iraq
HSE attacked over construction fatalities
Undisclosed damages for Grant over Khan split
Work accidents 'hit global GDP'
Bike theft leaves industry facing uphill struggle
Putin warns against "mutual destruction"
Hawking flies weightless
BAE probe 'prompted US protest'
Master Russian cellist Rostropovich dies
Home Office freezes black police group funding
April hottest on record
Tax forms 'too complicated'
Freesat gets go-ahead
Extra genetic risk factors for diabetes found
US captures 'senior al-Qaida operative'
Iraq attack was "dry run" for Prince Harry
Saudis arrest 172 terror suspects
Hammers hit for £5.5m
NHS staffing falls by 17,000
Archbishop calls for more political debate
Medical students' details leaked
Body found in car boot
Putin attacks "meddling" foreigners
Ukraine president delays snap poll
Manslaughter verdict for baby-killer
Robberies up eight per cent
OFT probes 'free' banking
House prices bounce back
Residents evacuated after warehouse fire
British Gas cuts prices so customers benefit from a further 6% drop in the cost of electricity and an additional 3% cut in the price of gas.
Blair 'unable to pick up US medal due to poodle claims'
Hugh Grant arrested after altercation with photographer
Virginia Tech shooting 'lasted nine minutes'
Phil Spector goes on trial
Early autism intervention 'boosts IQ'
Choirmaster jailed for child abuse
Embryo consultation begins
Police officer assault stats "shocking"
Buy-to-let market 'to double in three years'
Senate approves Iraq withdrawal bill
Man stabbed in Manchester city centre
Prince Harry's Iraq role in question
Superbug cases rise in over 65s
Increases in aid to Africa 'not enough'
Work breaks to help smokers quit
Russia buries Yeltsin
Three men 'handed out terrorist videos'
Uncle pleads guilty to owning dangerous dog
Alan Ball dies
UK 'could face more terror attacks'
Privacy complaints soar
Solicitors accused of 'slicing off' miners' fees
Police launch nationwide drugs raids
Cancer is Britons' greatest fear
Recycling rates 'higher with alternate collection'
UK economy soldiers on
University applications in 2007 'highest ever'
TV food ads 'fuel' children's appetites
Crystal meth fears threaten flu remedies
RBS springs £49 billion ABN Amro hijack
Stillbirth rates 'not declining'
McCain officially joins White House race
Wealth and intelligence 'do not go hand in hand'
Blair rules out terror leak probe
Electronic terror attack 'a possibility'
'You decide', says defeated presidential candidate
Public sector borrowing accelerates
Mental health sufferers 'need Europe-wide protection'
US troops killed in Iraq suicide attack
Alan Johnston in "good health"
US army accused of spinning hero tales
Coroner releases Woolmer's body
Students "ignorant" on condom use
Blair bullish on poll slump
NHS postcode lottery 'costing lives'
Lucie family "completely unresolved" after verdict
Migraine men 'face greater heart attack risk'
Diana coroner to leave inquest
League tables 'lower heart surgery death rates'
Six arrests over in anti-terror raids
Hamas breaks Israeli ceasefire
Navy resumes Gulf searches
Consortium leaves Boots race
Home Office reforms "a scramble"
GMTV to reimburse competition callers
MoD names fallen British soldier
Profits slide for BP
Junior doctors 'driven abroad'
Modern lifestyles cause a death 'every 15 minutes'
Borrowing 'threatens UK economy'
Average property costs £100k in every UK town
Cadbury charged over salmonella recall
Government urged to reconsider 2012 funding
22-year-old dies after finishing marathon
Sewage flow stemmed
Observers dismiss Nigeria election result
Challenger tank "damaged" by Iraq roadside bomb
Health workers reject government pay offer
6,000 pets abandoned in 2006
Man jailed for baby manslaughter
Doctors call for smoking clampdown
Royal and Sarkozy prepare for run-off
Cameron seeks "revolution in responsibility"
Barclays agrees £45.5bn ABN takeover
Man in hospital after north London shooting
Civil servants plan May Day strike action
Blair joins call for UN road death action
Police targeted in Baghdad bomb
23 dead in Iraqi minority shooting
Miliband will vote for Brown
Mogadishu suffers further fighting
Goldsmith 'involved in cash-for-honours decision'
Former Iran hostage slammed over photo
Funerals held for Virginia Tech victims
Bangladeshi ex-PM faces exile
Child obesity project brings "significant benefits"
Police probe background of Leeds shooting victim
Five babies dead after orphanage blaze
Marathon runners receive water warning
Public warned over sewage spill
Question marks remain after Nigeria election
Father flies to Japan for Lucie murder verdict
Taliban threatens death of held French aid workers
Terra firma for space tourist 'nerd'
ITV reprimanded after X Factor blunder
Stone to direct anti-Iraq war ad
Masked gunmen in Leeds takeaway shooting
Disintegration Britain: Report blames mass immigration
Lettuce bags recalled in salmonella scare
Australian police reduce 'ghost ship' crew search
Two dead in Nasa shooting
Gordon Brown 'begins leadership campaign'
Petrol credit card scam linked to Tamil rebels
Nigeria votes after foiled bomb attack
Family of VT gunman 'very sorry' for massacre
Baghdad wall receives hostile welcome
Headless body found in river
Cameron has been "abject failure"
Road accidents 'biggest teen killer'
Govt buildings missing own emission targets
Majority verdict granted in fertiliser bomb trial
Iraq 'fourth highest death-penalty user'
Blair: No referendum on EU treaty
Litter on UK beaches 'up 90%'
Postal vote software 'may delay results'
Pilot ejects before jet crash
Expulsions from primary schools soar
Online betting fears for Parkinson's disease patients
Woolmer inquest put back amid poisoning links
MPs consider Freedom of Information exemption
Reducing salt 'cuts heart attack risk'
Boy, 13, charged with London teen stabbing
Complaints up pressure for British Gas
Blair: Tories full of "misjudgments"
Suspended sentences for toddler fight women
Feeding frenzy at Boots
UK soldiers slain in Iraq named
Retail sales inch forward
Scotland Yard hands over cash-for-honours file
Baghdad bombings 'kill nearly 200'
Duncan Fletcher resigns
'Clock-ticking' for US Iraq involvement
Elderly 'should be tagged'
Plastic bag ban from Sainsbury's
Doctors defend 25% pay increases
£600k bird flu compensation for Bernard Matthews
UK Iraq deaths down to 'mechanical failure'
Taliban 'targeting civilians'
Journalist Alan Johnston "alive"
Informers' paid £2,500 a month by BAE
Police anxious over campus killer footage
Harman calls for family minister
Iraq 'could become world's biggest oil exporter'
Rate fears prompt best-buy mortgage withdrawal
Stamp duty 'hitting property market'
HRT linked to ovarian cancer risk
WHSmith to open 70 post offices
Teen in court over east London stabbing
Somali violence leaves more than 12 dead
Serious risk products increase by 32%
Abusive foster mother jailed
Poland/Ukraine to host Euro 2012
EU funds 'need more accountability'
UK economy takes employment hit
Heineken and Grolsch fined for price-fixing
Inquiry begins into infected blood 'cover up'
Dyke dismisses London mayor candidacy
Flu linked to heart attacks
Seasonal change alarms climate watchers
Darling confirms 'nuclear body parts' inquiry
Chancellor survives 'no confidence' debate
Blair stands defiant in nurses' pay row
UK drug strategy has 'limited impact'
Korea hopes shooting will not stir up prejudice
Crematoriums feel strain of obesity
Pound breaks 26-year-old exchange record
Japanese mayor shot outside campaign office
Milestone province transferred to Iraqis
Barclays boosts online security
Blair and Cameron scrap over Brown
Baghdad bombs kill 'more than 170'
Aspirin 'lowers cancer risk'
Ministers scrape pension victory
Patient safety 'at risk'
Second helicopter crash victim named
Trimble 'free to follow ambition'
Bush "shocked and saddened" by Virginia shootings
100-year-old man dies in house fire
Bush: US grieves on "day of sadness"
Tesco profits tower over grocery market
UK factory among future Astra makers
Inflation through three per cent
Chavez tackles ethanol at South American energy summit
Peers frown over EU technology initiative
'Bleak future' for NHS IT programme
Two more arrests over teen murder
Three held after raids on London 'brothels'
Hewitt: Clinicians must drive NHS change
Miliband will not challenge Brown
Beckett leads climate change debate
Online child abuse images 'growing problem'
Iraq refugee problem highlighted by UN conference
Pound breaks through $2 mark
North Korean nuclear site 'may be closing'
Guilty verdicts for fatal Camden stabbing
Labour's popularity 'hits 20-year low'
US forces kill 3 Iraqi police
Warning over 'psychiatric Asbos'
MoD names helicopter crash victim
Benn: No 'war on terror'
Abortion services 'in short supply'
Six arrested over party girl's death
Ecuador approves constitution rewrite
Machete-wielding loan shark jailed
Hewitt concedes doctors' training review
House prices fell in February
Al-Sadr ministers to leave government
MI5 implements 'sex-offender monitoring' for extremists
Irish smoking ban "dramatically" boosts health
Six arrests over body find
Factory gate spike sparks inflation fears
Death of BBC journalist still not verified
'Bribery and drugs' in private prison
Iran defiant over nuclear plans
Defiant Wolfowitz refusing to budge
Browne takes rap over sailors row
World 'has failed' over Darfur crisis
Record rise in asking prices during March
Charity urges aid for Iraqi refugees
Government 'must put health first'
Nurses warn NHS debt crisis "entrenched"
Capsized North Sea boat crew remembered
Police receive Woolmer toxicology reports
High blood pressure 'stems from brain'
Questions raised over royal split
Tickets for Beijing Olympics go on sale
Blair hits back at critics
Chancellor's '£2 billion gold bungle'
Drinking age 'should be 21'
Baghdad bombs claim 24 lives
UK helicopters in fatal collision
Further arrests in second day of Russian protests
Racist video controversy for German army
Dozens dead in Karbala Shia shrine attack
Bishops hit out at Home Office
NHS "unrecognisable" in a decade
US 'will not relinquish' captive Iranians
British troops kill eight Basra bombers
Prince William and Kate split
Silver Birch takes 2007 Grand National
Capsized ship salvage op underway
Further suicide blasts in Casablanca
UK soldier who died in Afghanistan named
Teenager shot in London drive-by leaves hospital
Nuclear deadline looms for North Korea
300,000 demand secular Turkey
Brown and Bush meet for first time
Madonna denies adoption rumours
Blair rules out sailors' stories "witch-hunt"
UK drivers hit by cost of parking
Public sector workers 'priced out of housing market'
Man jailed over schoolgirl sex attack
Men charged after Rastafarian temple raid
Google Checkout debuts in UK
Decision delayed on NatWest bank charge case
Billionaire Berezovsky plans 'Russian revolution'
Obesity 'in the genes'
Brown and Cameron's shared roots
Man critical after running on motorway
Three held as Iraqi parliament resumes
Four teenagers arrested over Plaistow murder
Tube strike cancelled
Scientists create sperm
Two more charged over teen stabbing
Teenager raped while walking pram
Maradona in intensive care
Stay of execution for World Bank's Wolfowitz
Humans 'can spread' bovine TB
Med students 'need rape victim training'
US tour of duty in Iraq extended
Global anti-smoking drive 'making history'
NHS morale 'at all time low'
Bodies of Iraq soldiers flown home
Schwarzenegger pledges to make green movement "sexy"
Report fears UK housing market crash
Virgin Media takes Sky to high court
Date set for Woolmer enquiry
EU committee approves roaming caps
Missing BBC reporter's parents speak of distress
Iconic author Kurt Vonnegut dead at 84
Entrepreneurs attack age discrimination laws
House prices 'survived first rate hike barrage'
Bush to veto Senate's stem cell decision
Browne accused over sailors' stories
Europe needs 'quick decision' on energy choices
Bus fares "increasing hugely"
One-parent families on rise
Report dubs US "greatest threat to world peace"
Iran and US exchange bitter accusations
Extras stars face Bafta battle
Bangladeshi ex-PM faces murder charges
Terror suspects killed in Morocco
Stem cell hopes for diabetes
Astonishing house price increases in London hotspots
16 charged after Old Trafford violence
1.4 million loan applications 'rejected'
Easter helps March retail sales
Iraq 'undermines' UK's global influence
Anna Nicole baby mystery resolved
Britons phoning 999 for graffiti
NHS patient choice project trialled
Blair frowns on sailors' stories decision
Pensioners 'missing out on billions'
PM targeted in deadly Algiers bombings
Australian troops in Afghanistan to double
Man remanded over pregnant woman murder
Ultras "do not travel", say police
US "very concerned" with Iran's nuclear announcement
British higher education "under threat"
Two militants killed in Morocco
Fears over UK 'Megan's Law'
Answers demanded over sailors' stories
Tourist docks with space station
Police appeal over "nasty" kidnap attack
Turkish airline hijack ends
Madonna heads UK's Live Earth concert
58 years for Srebrenica war criminals
Arrest in triple brother stabbing case
Infertile woman loses embryo appeal
Shot London teen was drive-by victim
Skills shortage 'solved by training'
Crackdown on cyberbullying
Protests to release missing BBC journalist
Black fathers urged to encourage sons through education
Iran begins "industrial" nuclear phase
Four arrested over woman's motorway death
Schwarzenegger muscles in on Tory conference
Mass anti-US protests in Iraq
Canadian war memorial rededicated by Queen
Baby dies in Manchester blaze
Military bans private interviews
Polls open for first time in East Timor
French presidential campaigns begin
Swimmer conquers Amazon river
Prisoner exchange list handed to Israel
Pope's sorrow at Iraq "slaughter"
Police teen murder probe continues
Sailor's media fees 'to go to charity'
Six Nato soldiers die in Afghanistan
US hits back in Iran envoy torture row
Glitter to ask for new jail term cut
Taliban 'behead Afghan reporter'
Teenager shot in Manchester
Prisons hold 12,000 'too many'
Brown's poll ratings down
Eta ready to return to negotiating table
Iraq blast claims 18 lives
Iranian ambassador calls for goodwill
Government grants £2m for 'size zero' fight
Drink-flying pilot cleared
Woolmer book 'will contain matchfixing chapter'
Archbishop urges change of focus
July 7th suspects remanded in custody
US find 'solution' to North Korea's frozen funds
'First nerd in space' prepares for blast-off
Israeli airstrike kills Palestinian militant
Palestinian protests against Johnston abduction
Somali pirates release captured ships
Prince William grieves friend's Basra death
Public 'should be screened for superbug'
Disease may kill more in Solomons, aid agencies fear
Violent crime act extended
Anna Nicole Smith doctor investigated
KKR withdraws from Sainsbury bid
Two feared dead after Greek ferry sinks
Kabul suicide attack kills four
UN report issues dire climate change warning
Universal cystic fibrosis screening 'a must'
Sailors "exploited" in Iran ordeal
Probe into Royal Navy sailors' capture begins
Uefa launches second probe into fan violence
Cheney insistent on Saddam's al-Qaida links
20 dead in Ramadi chlorine bombing
MoD names Basra bomb victims
Middleton settles newspaper complaint
Health warnings 'needed for air travel'
MPs endorse hybrid embryo research
Female soldiers among British Basra dead
Bank keeps rates at 5.25 per cent
BBC chairman role goes to Lyons
Supermarket's health and beauty share increasing
Clinton-Obama race hots up
Dream come true for homecoming sailors
House prices "subdued" in March
Government wants British Muslims' hearts and minds
UK takes Johnston case to Palestinian PM
Doctors agree training fiasco plan
Prince Harry 'an embarrassment'
Benefit cheats to face 'lie detectors'
Blair: No deal in prisoner release
Three charged over 7/7 bombings
Tough new rules for TV quiz shows
Hopes raised by new HIV treatment
Bosnian Serb sentenced to 15 years
First-ever handshake for Paisley and Ahern
Fan violence mars United-Roma clash
US house speaker meets Syrian president
Life imprisonment for 'Freddy Krueger attacker'
London gunman sentenced
United advice sparks racism row
Ahmadinejad: Britons will be freed
Blair: UK bears Iranian people no ill will