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UK-built cameras go on space station

Tue, 2014-01-28 03:12
Two British-built Earth-observation cameras are installed successfully on the outside of the International Space Station.

Newcastle in talks with De Jong

Tue, 2014-01-28 03:07
Borussia Monchengladbach striker Luuk de Jong is travelling to Newcastle for a medical ahead of a possible loan deal.

Warburton on bench against Italy

Tue, 2014-01-28 02:58
Alun Wyn Jones leads Wales in Saturday's Six Nations opener against Italy with regular captain Sam Warburton named on the bench.

Open up palace 'when Queen out' call

Tue, 2014-01-28 02:49
Buckingham Palace should be opened up to the public when the Queen is not in residence to help close a gap in the royal finances, MPs say.

NSA 'gets data from Angry Birds'

Tue, 2014-01-28 02:42
US and British spy agencies routinely try to gain access to personal data from Angry Birds and other mobile applications, a report says.

Immigration Bill 'won't do the job'

Tue, 2014-01-28 02:42
Government attempts to make it easier to deport foreign criminals "are well-intentioned but they won't do the job", a Conservative MP warns, as he calls for tougher controls.

Horsemeat in food 'three years earlier'

Tue, 2014-01-28 02:33
Thousands of tonnes 'probably in food years before the scandal'

More calls on detention centre abuse

Tue, 2014-01-28 02:33
More than 60 calls are made to police offering information after a BBC TV programme about sexual abuse at a former County Durham detention centre was broadcast.

VIDEO: Shark victim 'stitched up own leg'

Tue, 2014-01-28 02:31
A doctor from New Zealand has managed to stitch up his own wound after he fought off a shark that had bitten his leg.

In pictures: Pete Seeger

Tue, 2014-01-28 02:24
Images of the late Pete Seeger, folk singer and political activist

Record Kenya fine for ivory smuggler

Tue, 2014-01-28 02:18
A Chinese ivory smuggler is ordered to pay a record fine or spend seven years in jail, under tough new Kenyan anti-poaching laws.

AUDIO: Research 'changing cancer treatment'

Tue, 2014-01-28 02:10
The BBC's Tom Feilden and Cancer Research UK's Peter Johnson discuss The Institute of Cancer Research's new Centre for Evolution and Cancer.

VIDEO: MPs keep in touch: Twitter to reality TV

Tue, 2014-01-28 02:01
Social media sites are now the norm for most MPs who aim to keep in touch with constituents via Facebook and twitter.

VIDEO: Large offshore wind farm opens

Tue, 2014-01-28 01:59
A large off shore wind farm near Barrow in Furness is being switched on, creating enough electricity for almost 300,000 homes.

AUDIO: First glimpse of new Doctor Who outfit

Tue, 2014-01-28 01:54
Doctor Who fans have been given their first glimpse of The Doctor's new look following his latest regeneration.

Could bubonic plague strike again?

Tue, 2014-01-28 01:52
Could bubonic plague strike again?

Custody healthcare a 'major problem'

Tue, 2014-01-28 01:46
The Met Police is struggling to provide adequate medical staffing to assess and treat detainees in their custody, according to a new report.

Online abuse 'outpacing' protection

Tue, 2014-01-28 01:45
Child victims of online sexual abuse may not be getting the right protection because the training of professionals is not keeping pace with technological advances.

Broad 'unharmed' by Ashes whitewash

Tue, 2014-01-28 01:39
Stuart Broad describes England's whitewash by Australia as a "life experience" as he prepares to captain the Twenty20 side.

Vince dreams of growing relationship with Ed

Tue, 2014-01-28 01:08
Do Vince Cable's latest doubts over growth suggest a future love-in with the shadow chancellor?

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