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Why washing machines die young

Fri, 2014-05-02 13:01
Why washing machines are no longer built to last

Museum to take 'exploding' whales

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:58
Canada's Royal Ontario Museum will take two blue whale carcasses that washed up on the coast of western Newfoundland.

Police inquiry over Peaches' death

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:50
Police launch a criminal inquiry after it emerges that heroin was likely to have played a part in the death of Peaches Geldof.

Afghan landslide 'kills hundreds'

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:47
At least 350 people have been killed and many more are missing, the UN says, after a landslide hit the Afghan province of Badakhshan.

Gay gets one-year ban for doping

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:36
American former 100m and 200m world champion Tyson Gay is banned for a year after testing positive for a banned substance.

VIDEO: Ballpoint pen paintings on display

Fri, 2014-05-02 12:27
This famous image of Audrey Hepburn, shows her in one of her most famous roles as Holly Golightly in the 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany's.

Police given more time to quiz Adams

Fri, 2014-05-02 11:51
Police in Northern Ireland are given more time to question Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams in connection with the 1972 murder of Jean McConville.

Google Maps 'renames Basingstoke'

Fri, 2014-05-02 11:47
Basingstoke is renamed by Google Maps as "Town Centre".

Gunmen storm Libyan security HQ

Fri, 2014-05-02 11:16
Gunmen in the Libyan city of Benghazi have raided a security headquarters, sparking clashes in which at least nine people died, officials say.

US House to open new Benghazi inquiry

Fri, 2014-05-02 11:00
The US House speaker says he will convene a special committee to investigate the White House response to the 2012 attack on the US consulate in Libya.

Teens arrested in school murder plot

Fri, 2014-05-02 10:54
Two schoolgirls are arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder following an incident at a school in Caerphilly county.

In the gym at 6am: How to do the 'impossible job'

Fri, 2014-05-02 10:24
How Tony Pulis led Crystal Palace from Premier League relegation-certainties to mid-table comfort in record-breaking fashion

'Many dead' in Ukraine offensive

Fri, 2014-05-02 10:21
Many rebels have been killed in a government offensive in east Ukraine, acting President Oleksandr Turchynov says, amid heavy clashes in the southern city of Odessa.

VIDEO: British troops arrive in Estonia

Fri, 2014-05-02 10:17
Britain has joined with other NATO countries to provide extra security for Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania - all in response to the crisis in Ukraine.

Max Clifford jailed for eight years

Fri, 2014-05-02 10:16
Celebrity publicist Max Clifford is jailed for a total of eight years for a string of indecent assaults against girls and young women.

US and Germany 'at odds' over spying

Fri, 2014-05-02 10:06
The US and Germany remain at odds over digital spying and privacy policy, US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel say.

Ecclestone 'blackmail' challenged

Fri, 2014-05-02 10:05
German prosecutors contest claims by F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone that he was blackmailed into paying $45m to a German banker.

VIDEO: Many dead in Ukraine offensive

Fri, 2014-05-02 10:05
Several people have been killed in Ukraine during violent clashes between pro-Russian militants and government troops.

F1 'spy-gate' mechanic Stepney dies

Fri, 2014-05-02 09:56
Nigel Stepney, the former Ferrari mechanic at the heart of the 2007 F1 "spy-gate" scandal, dies in a road accident aged 56.

Patients 'should pay care home fees'

Fri, 2014-05-02 09:55
A review of the long-term care of chronically ill people in Scotland recommends they should not have their care home costs paid by the NHS.
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