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Rosetta heads for 'space duck'

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:17
Europe's mission to land on a comet was always going to be difficult, but the pictures released this week of the giant ice ball illustrate just how daunting the task will be.

UK temperature rises to 2014 high

Thu, 2014-07-17 07:11
The UK has seen its hottest day of the year so far, the Met Office says, with temperatures set to climb even higher on Friday.

Injured Carrick faces 12 weeks out

Thu, 2014-07-17 06:59
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick is set to be sidelined for 10 weeks after suffering an ankle injury.

Airbnb logo faces Twitter backlash

Thu, 2014-07-17 06:47
Airbnb's new logo has been criticised and mocked by social media users, although others have praised the rebrand.

Which sport are you made for? Take our test

Thu, 2014-07-17 06:45
Take our test to see which Commonwealth Games events match your abilities

Leader 'regrets' abuser shortfalls

Thu, 2014-07-17 06:31
Pembrokeshire council leader Jamie Adams expresses his "deep regret" for shortfalls in the case of sacked child abuser Mik Smith.

Commission 'failed to probe donor'

Thu, 2014-07-17 06:31
The Electoral Commission is refusing to apologise after a watchdog ruled it had failed to properly investigate a Lib Dem donor later convicted of fraud.

Three charged over Abu Khdair murder

Thu, 2014-07-17 06:28
One Jewish man and two youths have been charged by Israeli prosecutors with the murder of Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdair, Israel's justice ministry says.

Recorded sexual offences 'up 20%'

Thu, 2014-07-17 06:24
Figures indicate 20% increase in sexual offences in England and Wales - a rise partly attributed to the Jimmy Savile scandal - while overall crime remains static.

Tunisian soldiers killed in attack

Thu, 2014-07-17 06:22
At least 14 Tunisian soldiers are killed in a militant attack, said to be the most deadly incident in the country's history.

Russia 'shot down Ukraine jet'

Thu, 2014-07-17 06:06
A Ukrainian security spokesman accuses the Russian air force of shooting down one of its jets while it was on a mission over Ukrainian territory.

VIDEO: Officials warn of UK heat wave

Thu, 2014-07-17 06:04
Public health officials are warning people to be careful as a heatwave alert is issued for parts of the UK.

Bug cases rise at athletes' village

Thu, 2014-07-17 05:48
Twenty more people have been affected by a suspected norovirus outbreak at the Commonwealth Games athletes' village in Glasgow.

England pupils to top eight million

Thu, 2014-07-17 05:26
Official figures show the number of pupils in England's schools is expected to reach its highest level in almost half a century.

Governor rejects extremism claims

Thu, 2014-07-17 05:26
The chairman of governors at Carlton Bolling College in Bradford hits back after an Ofsted report said pupils were not being protected from the risks of extremism.

Washington DC eases cannabis penalty

Thu, 2014-07-17 05:22
Washington DC ends criminal penalties for cannabis possession, giving the US capital one of the most liberal marijuana laws in the country.

Microsoft set to axe 18,000 jobs

Thu, 2014-07-17 05:17
Microsoft will cut up to 18,000 jobs marking the deepest cuts in the technology firm's 39-year history.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Thu, 2014-07-17 04:58
An inquiry has found the "on the runs" scheme "flawed" but lawful, MPs are told.

VIDEO: Bollywood's answer to Four Lions?

Thu, 2014-07-17 04:53
Bollywood star and producer Farhan Akhtar's latest film Bangistan is being hailed as India's answer to Brit flick Four Lions

Russian shares fall on sanctions

Thu, 2014-07-17 04:45
Russian share prices fall sharply after US and European sanctions were boosted over the crisis in the Ukraine.

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