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VIDEO: Top secret space plane lands in US

Sat, 2014-10-18 04:07
A unmanned US plane on a top-secret, two-year mission to space has returned to Earth and landed in California.

Nepal disaster toll rises to 32

Sat, 2014-10-18 03:47
At least 32 climbers died on a key Nepali hiking route after it was hit by major snowstorms and avalanches earlier this week, officials say.

Russian boss fined for Williams jibe

Sat, 2014-10-18 03:32
Russian tennis boss Shamil Tarpischev is fined £15,500 for referring to Serena and Venus as "the Williams brothers".

Hong Kong protesters strike back

Sat, 2014-10-18 03:03
Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong retake streets in the Mong Kok district which had been cleared by the authorities hours earlier, pushing back riot police.

Thousands set to join pay marches

Sat, 2014-10-18 02:34
Tens of thousands of people are expected to join protests organised by the TUC over the issue of pay following a week of action organised by unions.

'Powerful' Ebola response defended

Sat, 2014-10-18 00:38
A senior UN health official defends moves to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa after a damning internal report from the World Health Organisation.

VIDEO: Space dogs were first Soviet 'pop stars'

Fri, 2014-10-17 23:19
Some of the earliest heroes of the Soviet space programme were homeless dogs from the streets of Moscow.

Ship carrying fuel adrift near Canada

Fri, 2014-10-17 22:23
A 135-metre Russian container ship with hundreds of tons of fuel on board is drifting without power in rough seas off British Columbia.

Critic of Pope Francis 'demoted'

Fri, 2014-10-17 22:03
One of the Pope's staunchest critics says he is to be demoted from his senior posting, amid the Vatican Synod on reforms to Church teaching.

Pakistan's 'drunk mullah'

Fri, 2014-10-17 20:07
Pakistani scholar accused of being drunk during TV appearance

Emotional return to a changing Afghanistan

Fri, 2014-10-17 20:05
Journey home reveals a changing Afghanistan

Why Chinese couples are having their wedding photos taken in London

Fri, 2014-10-17 19:57
The Chinese couples posing at London landmarks at 6am

The 'handsome minister' who's set hearts aflutter

Fri, 2014-10-17 19:52
The politician who's set thousands of pulses racing

The island that links Irish monks and jedi knights

Fri, 2014-10-17 19:49
Why the new Star Wars film was shot on a small Irish island

Mayor impeached over missing students

Fri, 2014-10-17 19:39
The mayor of the Mexican town of Iguala, who left the town after 43 protesting students went missing amid clashes, is impeached by the state congress.

Do US presidents carry cash?

Fri, 2014-10-17 19:33
Do US presidents carry cash around with them?

VIDEO: A 'cloud of glass' in Paris

Fri, 2014-10-17 19:30
Frank Gehry's "cloud of glass", otherwise known as the Louis Vuitton Foundation, has finally been unveiled in Paris.

Rotherham abuse files 'went missing'

Fri, 2014-10-17 19:07
MPs call for an urgent investigation into allegations files relating to the Rotherham child sex abuse scandal went missing.

UK city planning advice for China

Fri, 2014-10-17 19:01
UK planning experts are to advise Chinese mayors on the benefits of building environmentally friendly cities.

Hurricane Gonzalo pounds Bermuda

Fri, 2014-10-17 18:37
Hurricane Gonzalo arrives over Bermuda in the Atlantic Ocean with winds of about 185km/h, and is expected to cause significant damage over the weekend.

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