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Mars rover drills for rock sample

Tue, 2014-05-06 08:59
Nasa's Curiosity rover drills a hole in a Martian rock with the intention of taking a powdered sample for its onboard laboratories to study

Helicopter crash victims repatriated

Tue, 2014-05-06 08:56
The bodies of five UK service personnel who died in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan arrive back in the UK.

Bodies of servicemen repatriated

Tue, 2014-05-06 08:45
The bodies of two servicemen from Wales who were killed along with three others in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan have arrived back in Britain.

Pfizer 'cannot use UK as tax haven'

Tue, 2014-05-06 08:39
Business Secretary Vince Cable tells MPs the government will not let Pfizer use the UK as a tax haven and promises to secure British science jobs.

'Nazi art' hoarder dies aged 81

Tue, 2014-05-06 08:36
Cornelius Gurlitt, the German who was found to have hoarded more than 1,400 works of art in his Munich apartment, dies aged 81.

AUDIO: 'Proposal based on manipulation'

Tue, 2014-05-06 08:35
The former chief executive of AstraZeneca has attacked the attempted takeover of the UK pharmaceuticals firm by its US rival Pfizer.

Water flooded mine in six seconds

Tue, 2014-05-06 08:20
The area of a Swansea Valley pit where three miners drowned as they tried to blast coal took just six seconds to fill with water, a court hears.

Stuart Hall admits girl sex assault

Tue, 2014-05-06 08:16
Ex-BBC presenter Stuart Hall pleads guilty to indecently assaulting a girl under 16, but denies 20 further charges.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Tue, 2014-05-06 08:12
Vince Cable explains the government's position to Pfizer's planned takeover of AstraZeneca.

VIDEO: Fish rain down in Sri Lanka surprise

Tue, 2014-05-06 08:04
Villagers in western Sri Lanka were surprised and delighted on Monday when they experienced an unusual rainfall that included more than 50kg of fish.

Sinn Féin/PSNI relations strained

Tue, 2014-05-06 08:02
How Gerry Adams' arrest put a crucial relationship under strain

Freddie Starr will not be prosecuted

Tue, 2014-05-06 08:01
Entertainer Freddie Starr will not be prosecuted after allegations of sex offences because there was "insufficient evidence" on most claims, the CPS says.

VIDEO: Thai PM appears in court

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:46
Thailand is on the verge of a major political upheaval as the Constitutional Court considers whether to dismiss the country's caretaker Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, for abuse of power.

##BringBackOurGirls tops a million tweets

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:41
A million tweets for the #BringBackOurGirls campaign

Tuesday's gossip column

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:36
Man City ready to launch bid for Messi, John Terry to stay at Chelsea, Spurs want Martinez and more.

Ronnie O'Sullivan in motorway crash

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:20
Snooker ace Ronnie O'Sullivan is involved in a crash on the way home from defeat in the world championship final.

'Clarity needed' over resuscitation

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:18
Clearer guidance is needed about when "do not resuscitate" orders can be placed on patients' medical records, judges at the Court of Appeal have been told.

What is mindfulness?

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:16
The word "mindfulness" seems to be everywhere. Parliament has even started using it. What is it?

Men admit lesser charges on killing

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:09
Seven out of 12 men charged in connection with the death of a Catholic community worker have manslaughter and attempted murder charges dropped.

Lebanon 'expels' Syria Palestinians

Tue, 2014-05-06 07:06
Lebanon has been forcibly returning dozens of Palestinian refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria despite the dangers they face there, activists say.
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