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Spy plane causes air traffic chaos

Tue, 2014-05-06 02:48
A computer system misinterpreting the flight path of a spy plane was responsible for major air-traffic control issues in the US last week.

VIDEO: Sally Field gets Hollywood Star

Tue, 2014-05-06 02:44
Sally Field has received the 2,524th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Scandal forces out top Colombia aide

Tue, 2014-05-06 02:41
Political strategist Juan Jose Rendon quits the Colombian president's re-election campaign amid allegations that he took money from drug dealers.

Judy Murray pays tribute to Baltacha

Tue, 2014-05-06 02:39
Judy Murray, mother of Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, says former British number one Elena Baltacha was "an absolute gem".

Got! Got! Need!!!

Tue, 2014-05-06 02:25
The adults who get misty-eyed over Panini World Cup stickers

AUDIO: Tesco to launch own-brand smartphone

Tue, 2014-05-06 02:09
Tesco is to launch its first own-brand smartphone later in the year.

Maternal deaths falling, says WHO

Tue, 2014-05-06 01:52
Maternal deaths have fallen worldwide, dropping by 45% since 1990, according to new figures.

VIDEO: Tips for getting your car through MOT

Tue, 2014-05-06 01:50
Most vehicles fail their MOT because of problems that owners could fix themselves.

Trojan Horse inspectors 'biased'

Tue, 2014-05-06 01:49
A governor of a Birmingham school inspected as part of the probe into the so-called Trojan Horse plot, accuses Ofsted of being "biased".

'Doubt' over nuclear power contract

Tue, 2014-05-06 01:32
A leading academic warns that the contract for the UK's first nuclear power station in a generation might not be "valid".

Alan Bennett rejected 'gay label'

Tue, 2014-05-06 01:17
Writer Sir Alan Bennett explains how he guarded his sexuality for much of his career to avoid being pigeonholed as a gay playwright.

Iran 'blows up replica US warships'

Tue, 2014-05-06 01:06
Iran has been building replica US warships to practice blowing them up, an Iranian admiral says.

Rise in adults taking part in sport

Tue, 2014-05-06 00:55
The number of adults regularly taking part in sport or physical activity are at their highest levels, according to a survey.

College prepared to return NI tapes

Tue, 2014-05-06 00:44
Boston College says it would return interviews to former paramilitaries after some of the material was used to question Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams about a 1972 IRA murder.

Thai PM in court over abuse of power

Tue, 2014-05-06 00:44
Thailand's prime minister appears before the Constitutional Court in Bangkok to defend herself against allegations of abuse of power.

Another Polish home attacked

Tue, 2014-05-06 00:40
Police are investigating the latest in a spate of hate crimes against Polish people in east Belfast.

Asset firm has no 'Yes' move plans

Tue, 2014-05-06 00:37
Aberdeen Asset Management, one of Scotland's biggest companies, says it has no plans to move its headquarters under independence.

China corruption campaign: On the trail of Zhou Yongkang

Tue, 2014-05-06 00:33
Does China's leader dare to bring down the former security chief?

Warning over unintentional file leak

Tue, 2014-05-06 00:25
People using file storage services like Dropbox and Box are being warned they are at risk of inadvertently leaking their own files.

Barclays quarterly profits fall 5%

Tue, 2014-05-06 00:23
Barclays first quarter profits fall 5% to £1.69bn, following a slump in revenue at its investment bank.
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