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Five ways Taylor Swift is changing the world

Mon, 2015-06-22 05:04
Five ways Taylor Swift is changing the world

Woman charged with Becky murder

Mon, 2015-06-22 05:01
A second person is charged with the murder of teenager Becky Watts, whose body parts were found at a house in Bristol in March.

VIDEO: Daredevil cat clings to aircraft wing

Mon, 2015-06-22 04:42
A daredevil cat has used up one of its nine lives after hiding in the wing of a microlight aircraft before take-off.

True stories inspire book prize wins

Mon, 2015-06-22 04:38
Real-life historical adventures inspire both winners of this years CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway medals, Tanya Landman and William Grill.

Dead whale carcass 'left to rot'

Mon, 2015-06-22 04:34
A dead whale thought to have been hit by a ship is to be left to decompose off the Essex coast, experts say.

Tesco machete attack 'Rigby revenge'

Mon, 2015-06-22 04:30
A trainee dentist was attacked with a hammer and machete in a racially-motivated revenge assault for the murder of soldier Lee Rigby, a court hears.

In pictures: Guid Nychburris celebrations in Dumfries

Mon, 2015-06-22 04:22
Thousands turns out to watch the traditional parade

Should 'impact' ever be used as a verb?

Mon, 2015-06-22 04:21
Is it wrong to use 'impact' as a verb?

Planning for fatal SAS test 'failed'

Mon, 2015-06-22 04:01
The risk assessment for a fatal SAS reservist training exercise was "not good enough", a special forces assistant chief of staff tells an inquest.

Space video cameras to circle globe

Mon, 2015-06-22 03:55
Canadian group Urthecast plans to put a 16-satellite constellation in orbit to image the Earth, including making small movies of what is happening at the surface of the planet.

Sissay elected university chancellor

Mon, 2015-06-22 03:55
The writer Lemn Sissay has beaten former politician Lord Peter Mandelson in the election for the chancellor of the University of Manchester.

World Yoga Day: The Twitter row

Mon, 2015-06-22 03:52
The religious politics behind World Yoga Day

Rule change for broadband migration

Mon, 2015-06-22 03:52
Britons can now start the process of switching broadband supplier with one phone call.

Clashes over Ghana slum demolition

Mon, 2015-06-22 03:48
The Ghanaian police use tear gas on residents demonstrating against the demolition of an Accra slum.

'War crimes by both sides' in Gaza

Mon, 2015-06-22 03:43
Both Israel and Palestinian militants may have committed war crimes during the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict, UN investigators say.

Petrenko to lead Berlin Philharmonic

Mon, 2015-06-22 03:42
Kirill Petrenko is elected as the new chief conductor and artistic director for the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

Santiago declares smog emergency

Mon, 2015-06-22 03:37
Chile declares an environmental emergency in the capital, Santiago, as air pollution reaches "critical levels" ahead of the Copa America quarter finals.

'Dirty' equipment found at hospital

Mon, 2015-06-22 03:27
Birthing balls and a mattress in an Edinburgh hospital labour ward were contaminated with blood, inspectors find.

VIDEO: PM speech on welfare and social mobility

Mon, 2015-06-22 03:27
The prime minister is giving a speech in Runcorn, Cheshire, to set out his argument that the UK needs to reform benefits and tax credits, amid a debate over government plans for £12bn in welfare cuts.

Defence spend to include peacekeeping

Mon, 2015-06-22 03:12
Some peace-keeping missions are to be counted as defence spending for the first time, with ministers under pressure to meet Nato's 2% target.

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