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Plane wings could 'heal themselves'

Mon, 2015-06-08 08:42
Self-healing aeroplane wings could be introduced in the next five to ten years, say UK researchers at the University of Bristol.

British Cycling 'too involved' in bid

Mon, 2015-06-08 08:38
British Cycling was "too involved" in Sir Bradley Wiggins' hour record bid, says the coach of the man whose mark he beat.

HMS Bulwark takes migrants to Italy

Mon, 2015-06-08 08:37
Royal Navy warship HMS Bulwark docks in the Italian port of Catania, carrying 1,200 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea.

US officer to face murder trial

Mon, 2015-06-08 08:10
A white police officer in South Carolina is to go on trial for the murder of an unarmed black man after shooting him in the back as he ran.

Boy admits setting fire to mother

Mon, 2015-06-08 08:02
A teenage boy who set fire to his mother after spraying her with lighter fuel is detained for 21 months.

West Ham to name boss 'in 48 hours'

Mon, 2015-06-08 07:48
West Ham United are close to appointing a new manager after interviewing candidates over the weekend.

Nigeria moves army HQ for Boko Haram

Mon, 2015-06-08 07:44
Nigeria's military says it has begun moving its headquarters to the northern town of Maiduguri, near areas held by Islamist Boko Haram militants.

Russia & Qatar 'may have bought votes'

Mon, 2015-06-08 07:40
Russia and Qatar may have had to pay bribes to secure their World Cups, Sepp Blatter's former special advisor has suggested.

Arrests in Belgium anti-terror raids

Mon, 2015-06-08 07:38
Belgian police detain 16 people in anti-terror raids targeting Chechen Islamists in several cities.

England have 'fallen way behind'

Mon, 2015-06-08 07:34
England one-day captain Eoin Morgan says they are "a long way behind" other nations, ahead of their ODI series with New Zealand.

End of homework 'not imminent'

Mon, 2015-06-08 07:34
The head of Cheltenham Ladies' College says homework is not coming to an end there, despite recent media coverage to that effect.

Defence review under way says Fallon

Mon, 2015-06-08 07:29
The government hopes to conclude its latest security and defence review by the end of the year, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says.

US Iraq strategy incomplete - Obama

Mon, 2015-06-08 07:26
The US does not yet have a "complete strategy" for helping Iraq regain territory from Islamic State, President Obama has said.

Prison builders quizzed on US escape

Mon, 2015-06-08 07:26
Police are questioning contractors working at a maximum security prison in New York following the audacious escape of two murderers.

African supermarket pulls Maggi noodles

Mon, 2015-06-08 07:25
East Africa's biggest supermarket chain says it is withdrawing the popular Maggi noodles in five countries, following a ban in parts of India.

VIDEO: Skyscraper man - time-lapse construction footage

Mon, 2015-06-08 07:19
Skyscraper man - time-lapse construction footage

PFA to help Sansom with addictions

Mon, 2015-06-08 07:17
Kenny Sansom will be given all the support he needs to beat alcoholism and a gambling addiction, say the PFA.

Accra in shock and mourning

Mon, 2015-06-08 07:08
As a three-day official period of mourning begins after deadly floods and a fire in Ghana, the people of Accra are taking stock and asking what happened, as journalist Elizabeth Ohene reports from the city.

Kennaugh retains Dauphine lead

Mon, 2015-06-08 07:00
Peter Kennaugh retains the lead of the Criterium du Dauphine as Nacer Bouhanni takes a sprint win in stage two.

VIDEO: House flattened in bulldozer 'attack'

Mon, 2015-06-08 06:52
A man in Australia is arrested after allegedly using a stolen bulldozer to crush four vehicles and a house, with three people narrowly escaping.

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