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VIDEO: Star Wars comes to County Kerry

Wed, 2014-07-30 11:59
Residents and tourists in Portmagee, County Kerry, are getting a taste of Hollywood as scenes for the new Star Wars film are shot on nearby island Skellig Michael.

Kylie to headline Games closing show

Wed, 2014-07-30 11:56
Kylie Minogue will perform at the closing ceremony of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, organisers confirm.

Anger mounts as Gaza toll rises

Wed, 2014-07-30 11:52
The US and UN condemn the shelling of a UN school housing civilians in Gaza, as Palestinians say Israeli attacks kill more than 100 in the day.

Dozens trapped by Indian landslide

Wed, 2014-07-30 11:42
At least 20 people are killed after a landslide buries more than 40 houses and leaves up to 200 people trapped in a village in western India.

One more hurdle for long-awaited win - Agnew

Wed, 2014-07-30 11:35
England have been in strong positions all summer, but the third Test against India is the best yet, says Jonathan Agnew.

Argentina's football president dies

Wed, 2014-07-30 11:29
Julio Grondona, president of the Argentine Football Association, dies in Buenos Aires at the age of 82.

Masked gang jailed for family attack

Wed, 2014-07-30 11:15
A masked gang beat and stabbed an innocent family after targeting the wrong home in a scene from a horror film, a court hears.

Senators in campus sex assault push

Wed, 2014-07-30 10:49
A cross-party group of US senators introduce a bill aimed at reducing sexual assault on university campuses.

US economic growth surges by 4%

Wed, 2014-07-30 10:37
The US economy grew by 4% in the second quarter, according to a preliminary reading by the US Department of Commerce, beating expectations.

Six dead in Nigeria college blast

Wed, 2014-07-30 10:08
At least six people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a college in northern Nigeria's biggest city, Kano, witnesses say.

Broody octopus keeps four-year vigil

Wed, 2014-07-30 10:01
A deep-sea octopus is observed nursing her eggs for more than four years - the longest brooding time seen in any animal.

Strike on Gaza market 'kills 17'

Wed, 2014-07-30 09:54
At least 17 people are killed and 160 hurt as an Israeli strike hits a market crowded with shoppers near Gaza City, Palestinian officials say.

England close in on win over India

Wed, 2014-07-30 09:51
England move closer to levelling the series against India with another dominant display on day four of the third Test.

'Dozens of bodies' at Libya base

Wed, 2014-07-30 09:42
At least 35 bodies are reportedly recovered from a military base that was overrun by Islamist-led militias in the Libyan city of Benghazi.

Mystery of lemon-shaped Moon solved

Wed, 2014-07-30 09:14
Tides and spin gave the Moon its strange lemon shape more than four billion years ago, research reveals.

When politicians 'think aloud'

Wed, 2014-07-30 09:14
Why do politicians keep on falling foul of secret recordings?

Ex-policeman on Rodney murder charge

Wed, 2014-07-30 09:10
A former policeman is to be charged with murdering a man who was shot dead after a car was stopped by officers in north London nine years ago.

Premier League to use vanishing spray

Wed, 2014-07-30 09:03
Vanishing spray used by referees at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil will be used in Premier League games next season.

Production stalls on Big Bang Theory

Wed, 2014-07-30 08:57
Work on the eighth series of US sitcom The Big Bang Theory is delayed, as its cast members fight for higher salaries.

AUDIO: Why the Moon is shaped like a lemon

Wed, 2014-07-30 08:54
Professor of planetary sciences Ian Garrick-Bethell explains what gave the Moon its unusually distorted shape.
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