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'Citizen science' hits 50-year mark

Fri, 2014-06-27 15:20
The Biological Records Centre, which supports more than 80 of the UK's wildlife recording societies and schemes, celebrates its 50th anniversary.

UK facing 'major' sperm shortage

Fri, 2014-06-27 15:07
The UK is facing a major sperm shortage that may be tempting fertility clinics to accept poorer quality sperm, the British Fertility Society warns.

Increased protection for war wrecks

Fri, 2014-06-27 15:04
The huge number of ships sunk in World War One are to be offered increased protection under a UN agreement.

Dozens of fish killed in Glenavy

Fri, 2014-06-27 14:56
A number of fish have been found dead in the Glenavy River, County Antrim.

Woods misses cut in comeback event

Fri, 2014-06-27 14:48
Tiger Woods misses the cut as his comeback from injury ends prematurely at the Quicken Loans National at Congressional.

VIDEO: Century since death of Franz Ferdinand

Fri, 2014-06-27 14:38
The 28 June 2014 marks 100 years to the day since a young Serb nationalist shot dead the heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian empire.

Ukraine extends ceasefire for east

Fri, 2014-06-27 14:18
Ukrainian President Poroshenko extends a week-long truce with pro-Russian rebels in the east for three days, hours after signing a landmark EU deal.

GM recalls 428,000 more US vehicles

Fri, 2014-06-27 14:10
General Motors is recalling nearly half a million vehicles in the US amid concerns over faulty air bags and other issues, the company says.

VIDEO: Meriam Ibrahim takes refuge in US Embassy

Fri, 2014-06-27 14:09
A Sudanese woman whose death sentence for marrying a Christian was overturned has been released from detention and has taken refuge in the US Embassy in Khartoum.

Today at Wimbledon: Saturday at a glance

Fri, 2014-06-27 13:22
Who is playing? How you can watch? Everything you need on day six of Wimbledon 2014.

Ex-envoy probed over Monaco murder

Fri, 2014-06-27 13:13
Poland's ex-honorary consul in Monaco is being formally investigated for ordering the murder of his heiress mother-in-law, prosecutors say.

VIDEO: Tracey Emin's bed to be auctioned

Fri, 2014-06-27 13:05
Tracey Emin has said she would like her bed artwork to go on public display in Britain when it goes on auction for the first time.

Olive branches fail to disguise deep Juncker division

Fri, 2014-06-27 12:52
Olive branches fail to disguise deep Juncker division

VIDEO: Banksy removal 'could break law'

Fri, 2014-06-27 12:01
Confusion surrounds the future of a Banksy artwork in Cheltenham as a council warns removing the work may break the law.

Thousands flee floods in Paraguay

Fri, 2014-06-27 11:41
Torrential rains force the evacuation of more than 200,000 people living near the Paraguay and Parana rivers in Paraguay.

Glastonbury power back after lightning

Fri, 2014-06-27 11:28
Power is restored to the stages at Glastonbury after an electrical storm caused the festival to be shut down temporarily on safety grounds.

Armed police hunt for 'man with gun'

Fri, 2014-06-27 11:14
Dozens of police officers are involved in an armed manhunt in Cornwall for a man who they fear might be carrying a gun.

Superb Murray races into round four

Fri, 2014-06-27 11:13
Andy Murray beats Spanish 27th seed Roberto Bautista Agut in straight sets to reach the fourth round at Wimbledon

VIDEO: Fourteen killed in gas pipeline blast

Fri, 2014-06-27 11:09
At least 14 people have died after a state owned gas pipeline exploded in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

VIDEO: Fifa's Valcke: Suarez needs treatment

Fri, 2014-06-27 11:03
Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke has called on Luis Suarez to seek treatment after being found guilty of biting an opponent for a third time.
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