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VIDEO: Police shooting video stirs debate

Thu, 2014-08-21 19:00
Does an eyewitness video explain a police shooting?

Galileo: We know where you are

Thu, 2014-08-21 19:00
What pinpointing positions on the planet could mean for you

Boston bomber 'friend' pleads guilty

Thu, 2014-08-21 17:22
A friend of one of the men suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing pleads guilty to obstructing the investigation into the attack.

Bergdahl prisoner swap 'illegal'

Thu, 2014-08-21 16:19
The exchange of five Taliban fighters held at Guantanamo Bay for a captive US soldier violated the law, a US government watchdog agency finds.

Mackay apologises over text row

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:54
Malky Mackay apologises for sending two one-line text messages he admits were "disrespectful of other cultures".

Rights campaigner Helen Bamber dies

Thu, 2014-08-21 15:41
Veteran human rights campaigner Helen Bamber, who was among the first to relieve Nazi concentration camp victims in 1945, dies.

VIDEO: Bombers in historic Lincoln flypast

Thu, 2014-08-21 14:54
The world's only two flying Lancasters have been united with a Vulcan bomber in a formation flight described as a "never to be repeated" event

Warming 'pause' may last until 2025

Thu, 2014-08-21 14:45
The hiatus in the rise in global temperatures is being caused by the Atlantic Ocean and could last another 10 years, say researchers.

Hints of elusive early stars found

Thu, 2014-08-21 14:33
Astronomers may have discovered the chemical signature of one of the Universe's earliest stars.

Canada MP quits party over Gaza

Thu, 2014-08-21 14:24
A Canadian MP from Quebec quits the New Democratic Party, objecting to what she said was the party leader's pro-Israel stance on the conflict in Gaza.

Russian returns imported French pate

Thu, 2014-08-21 14:00
Russian tourists have failed to bring home a supply of French pate from abroad, unaware they were flouting Moscow's food sanctions.

Davutoglu named as Turkey's new PM

Thu, 2014-08-21 13:42
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will take over from Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the country's prime minister, the ruling AK Party confirms.

Verstappen move is a risk - drivers

Thu, 2014-08-21 13:19
Formula 1 drivers question Red Bull's decision to pick 16-year-old Max Verstappen to drive for Toro Rosso next year.

Child sex abuser jailed for 18 years

Thu, 2014-08-21 13:03
A man from North Yorkshire who raped and sexually abused two young girls is jailed for 18 years.

Foley killers 'wanted $132m ransom'

Thu, 2014-08-21 12:49
Islamic State jihadists demanded $132m (£80m) ransom for release of US journalist James Foley, his former employer says.

Germany's modest millionaire dies

Thu, 2014-08-21 12:47
Klaus Zapf, a German millionaire and removals entrepreneur who shunned the trappings of wealth, has died from a heart attack at the age of 62.

S Africa MPs halt president's speech

Thu, 2014-08-21 12:33
An address to parliament by South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is halted by opposition MPs chanting: "Pay back the money."

Curiosity drill test cut short

Thu, 2014-08-21 12:20
Nasa's Curiosity rover looks to examine another sample of Martian rock, but its drill test in a slab dubbed "Bonanza King" fails to complete properly.

Tube passengers to be hit by strike

Thu, 2014-08-21 12:01
Up to one million passengers are expected to be hit by strike action as Tube drivers on the Central Line walk out over a "bullying culture".

US Ebola patients out of hospital

Thu, 2014-08-21 11:59
The two US aid workers infected with the Ebola virus in Liberia have recovered and have been discharged from hospital, medical officials say.