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Kenya bid to beat reading record

5 hours 34 min ago
Pupils at about 400 Kenyan schools try to break the world record for having the most people reading aloud simultaneously from the same book.

Controllers banking on Philae wake-up

5 hours 37 min ago
The European Space Agency says it will conduct no more dedicated searches for its lost comet lander, and will now wait for the probe itself to call home.

Mitchell 'refused' libel settlement

5 hours 40 min ago
Former cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell refused an offer to settle his "Plebgate" libel case just two months before he lost, court papers show.

President Correa's troll warfare

5 hours 40 min ago
The politician who names and shames online abusers

Burglars jailed for lecturer attack

5 hours 41 min ago
Four burglars who took part in a raid which left a lecturer "unrecognisable" are given lengthy jail sentences.

US growth slows in fourth quarter

6 hours 1 min ago
The economy expanded by 2.6% in the last three months of 2014 - sharply lower than in the third quarter.

US rejects Guantanamo Bay demand

6 hours 10 min ago
The US dismisses a Cuban demand to hand back the Guantanamo Bay naval base as part of efforts to normalise bilateral ties.

Super-prison's £23m for Wrexham

6 hours 24 min ago
The "super-prison" being built in Wrexham will bring £23m a year to the local economy and 1,000 jobs.

VIDEO: Churchill funeral flotilla recreated

6 hours 26 min ago
Fifty years after the funeral for Sir Winston Churchill, the boat that carried his coffin long the Thames repeats its journey.

Google agrees privacy policy changes

6 hours 26 min ago
The firm will roll out a single, rewritten privacy policy across Europe after coming under fire across the continent.

Funeral for escapee D-Day veteran

6 hours 46 min ago
The funeral is held of the Sussex war veteran who made headlines when he left his care home to attend D-Day commemorations in France.

Mugabe takes over as AU chairman

6 hours 48 min ago
African leaders meeting in Addis Ababa choose the continent's oldest head of state, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, as chairman of the AU for the coming year.

Suu Kyi's gate to be sold at auction

6 hours 57 min ago
The metal gate of Nobel prize-winning Burmese politician Aung San Suu Kyi's house is to be auctioned, with a starting price of $200,000.

England confidence growing - Morgan

7 hours 7 min ago
Captain Eoin Morgan says England are growing in confidence, having reached the final of the tri-series in Australia.

#SaveDippy - but why do we care?

7 hours 22 min ago
Why do so many people care about a fake dinosaur?

Easyjet backs Heathrow expansion

7 hours 26 min ago
Budget airline Easyjet says it is in favour of expanding Heathrow airport in a submission to the Airports Commission

VIDEO: LIVE: Churchill anniversary flotilla

7 hours 28 min ago
Ceremony recreating the flotilla which carried Churchill's coffin along the Thames from the Tower of London to Westminster Pier

Dutch TV intruder: 'No terror link'

7 hours 30 min ago
A man who forced his way into a studio of Dutch news broadcaster NOS with a fake gun has no known links to terrorist organisations, police say.

Chelsea's Costa gets three-match ban

7 hours 30 min ago
Chelsea striker Diego Costa is banned for three matches after stamping on Liverpool's Emre Can.

Probe into port worker's fall death

7 hours 36 min ago
A fatal accident inquiry is to be held after a worker fell to his death at the Hunterston coal terminal in North Ayrshire.

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