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A metal so light it floats on oil

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:39
An element that floats on oil - and is in all our smartphones

VIDEO: Tory MPs given anti-bullying code

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:04
The Conservative Party has issued a code of conduct to all its MPs telling them not to "bully, abuse or harass" staff.

Botched DIY 'doubles building bill'

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:00
What happens when builders have to solve botched DIY jobs

Parents 'asked for text book cash'

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:00
Many parents are being asked to make voluntary contributions to the cost of text or revision books, a survey suggests.

Life sentence for stiletto killing

Fri, 2014-04-11 14:42
A Texas woman is sentenced to life in prison for stabbing her boyfriend to death with the five-inch (13cm) stiletto heel of her shoe.

VIDEO: V&A exhibit celebrates Italian fashion

Fri, 2014-04-11 14:31
An exhibition celebrating Italian fashion over the past 70 years has opened at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.

VIDEO: Miliband makes 'painful' Israel visit

Fri, 2014-04-11 14:22
Labour leader Ed Miliband says on a visit to Israel that he is a supporter of "the homeland for the Jewish people".

Two released in terror investigation

Fri, 2014-04-11 14:12
A man and a woman arrested by police investigating dissident republican terrorism in County Armagh are released unconditionally.

Farah and Weir eye marathon glory

Fri, 2014-04-11 14:10
Mo Farah's bid to win his first London Marathon and David Weir's attempt at a seventh title are among the highlights.

US inmate ends hunger strike in Cuba

Fri, 2014-04-11 14:10
US contractor Alan Gross, who has been in jail in Cuba for more than four years, ends a week-long hunger strike, his lawyer says.

Murder bid charge over hammer attack

Fri, 2014-04-11 13:42
A man is charged with attempting to murder three women who were attacked with a hammer in a central London hotel.

Kenya poaching drive hits officials

Fri, 2014-04-11 13:35
Kenya's government suspends five officials from the wildlife service, amid growing alarm over the poaching of elephants and rhinos.

Police officer killed by tanker

Fri, 2014-04-11 13:28
A 35-year-old off-duty police officer dies after being hit by a tanker on the M8, police confirm.

VIDEO: Paedophile 'can keep victim photos'

Fri, 2014-04-11 13:03
Police say they cannot destroy photos of a paedophile's young victim on his laptop because the images are not classified as indecent.

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new releases

Fri, 2014-04-11 12:52
Film critic Jason Solomons reviews the week's new film releases, including Irish black comedy Calvary, Mumbai romance The Lunchbox and Half Of A Yellow Sun - set in 1960s Nigeria.

US refuses visa for Iran's UN choice

Fri, 2014-04-11 12:48
The White House refuses to issue a US visa to Iran's nomination for UN ambassador, who was involved in the seizure of the US embassy in Tehran in 1979.

Injured Afghan girl's joyous homecoming

Fri, 2014-04-11 12:46
Injured Afghan girl returns to joyous welcome

Foreign buyers dominate London market

Fri, 2014-04-11 12:44
Foreign buyers dominate London's luxury housing market

White fails to qualify for Worlds

Fri, 2014-04-11 12:38
Jimmy White fails to make it through qualifying for the World Championship after a 10-4 defeat by Ian Burns.

Royal Canada tour details revealed

Fri, 2014-04-11 12:06
Details of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall's forthcoming tour of Canada - including events to mark the World War One centenary - have been announced.

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