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Branson Vow To Continue Space Race After Crash

Branson Vow To Continue Space Race After Crash

Sir Richard Branson has vowed to continue his space tourism venture despite a Virgin Galactic spacecraft crashing during a test fl…

Search Begins For New Child Abuse Inquiry Chair

Search Begins For New Child Abuse Inquiry Chair

The search is under way for a new head of the inquiry into historical child sex abuse after Fiona Woolf became the second chairwom…

Police Scrap Cautions In Punishment Shake-Up

Police Scrap Cautions In Punishment Shake-Up

The Government is piloting a scheme to abolish police cautions and replace them with what it says are tougher new penalties.

Third Washington School Shooting Victim Dies

Third Washington School Shooting Victim Dies

A third schoolgirl who was critically injured when a gunman opened fire inside a Washington state high school has died.

Battle For Kobani: Iraqi Kurds Join The Fight

Battle For Kobani: Iraqi Kurds Join The Fight

Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters have crossed into Syria from Turkey to help defend the embattled town of Kobani from Islamic Stat…

App To Help Motor Neurone Disease Sufferers

App To Help Motor Neurone Disease Sufferers

Motor Neurone Disease sufferers who struggle with speech will be able to communicate via a recording of their own voice with the h…

Boost For Aspiring Female Footballers

Boost For Aspiring Female Footballers

A pioneering new academy is offering future stars of women's football the opportunity to train while studying for their A-levels.

Satellites The Latest Weapon Against Ebola

Satellites The Latest Weapon Against Ebola

With the deadly Ebola virus spreading fast on the ground in West Africa, the fight to tackle the outbreak has taken to the skies.

Deadly Virgin Crash May Hit Space Tourism

Deadly Virgin Crash May Hit Space Tourism

The crash of a Virgin Galactic craft is going to make people think twice about going on tourist trips to the edge of space, a form…

Theresa May Accused Of Bungling Over Inquiry

Theresa May Accused Of Bungling Over Inquiry

In an interview explaining why she has become the second child abuse inquiry head to quit before starting work, Fiona Woolf blamed…

One Dead As Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes

One Dead As Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes

One pilot has been killed and another is seriously injured after a Virgin Galactic spacecraft crashed on a powered test flight ove…

Woolf Quits As Head Of Child Abuse Inquiry

Woolf Quits As Head Of Child Abuse Inquiry

Fiona Woolf has quit as head of an inquiry into historical child sex abuse following criticism of her suitability for the role.

Fireworks Warehouse Blaze: Two Bodies Found

Fireworks Warehouse Blaze: Two Bodies Found

The bodies of two men have been found in a fireworks warehouse following a huge blaze which gutted the building.

Junior Doctor Admits Child Sex Offences

Junior Doctor Admits Child Sex Offences

A junior doctor who worked in paediatrics has admitted a string of sex offences against 12 boys under the age of 16.

£800k Rom Con: Man Who Defrauded Brits Jailed

£800k Rom Con: Man Who Defrauded Brits Jailed

British women defrauded out of more than £800,000 by a conman in Ghana who romanced them on dating websites have got justice afte…

Woman's Driving Ban For Wheelchair-Towing Prank

Woman's Driving Ban For Wheelchair-Towing Prank

A woman has been banned from driving for two years for towing a man in a wheelchair around a supermarket car park.

Victims' Groups 'Unanimous' Woolf Should Quit

Victims' Groups 'Unanimous' Woolf Should Quit

Representatives of alleged child abuse victims say they are "unanimous" Fiona Woolf cannot head an inquiry into historical claims.

Animal Abuse Spikes At Full Moon, Says RSPCA

Animal Abuse Spikes At Full Moon, Says RSPCA

Reports of animal abuse rise substantially whenever there is a full moon, a study by the RSPCA suggests.

Burkina Faso's President Resigns After Riots

Burkina Faso's President Resigns After Riots

Burkina Faso's embattled president Blaise Compaore has been ousted, following days of protests against efforts to extend his rule.

Britain Welcomes Warmest Halloween On Record

Britain Welcomes Warmest Halloween On Record

Britain has experienced its warmest Halloween on record, with temperatures passing 23 degrees early in the afternoon.

JK Rowling: Potter Witch Based On Real Person

JK Rowling: Potter Witch Based On Real Person

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has revealed that she based witch Dolores Umbridge on a woman she met and hated in real life.

Puppy Farm Killer Jailed For At Least 25 Years

Puppy Farm Killer Jailed For At Least 25 Years

An elderly puppy farm owner who murdered his partner and her daughter has been sentenced to life in prison - with a minimum term o…

Man Arrested Over Fireworks Warehouse Blaze

Man Arrested Over Fireworks Warehouse Blaze

A man has been arrested over a blaze at a fireworks warehouse in Staffordshire where two people remain unaccounted for.

Child Abuse Inquiry Controversy At-A-Glance

Child Abuse Inquiry Controversy At-A-Glance

The resignation of the head of the inquiry into historical child sex abuse allegations is the latest in a string of controversies …

Man Held After Body Parts Found On Island

Man Held After Body Parts Found On Island

A man has been arrested after a 33-year-old woman's body parts were found by ramblers on an island in Essex.

Firefighters Begin Bonfire Period Strike

Firefighters Begin Bonfire Period Strike

Firefighters in England have begun a four-day strike as a bitter row over pensions intensifies.

Ex-Navy SEAL Probed Over Bin Laden Secrets

Ex-Navy SEAL Probed Over Bin Laden Secrets

A former member of the Navy SEALs who participated in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden is under criminal investigation for pos…

Doctors In Call For Calorie Labels On Alcohol

Doctors In Call For Calorie Labels On Alcohol

Alcohol should and have labels detailing its calorie content, according to the Royal Society for Public Health.

'Psycho' Halloween Costumes 'Demonise' Ill

'Psycho' Halloween Costumes 'Demonise' Ill

Some Halloween costumes are in danger of mocking the mentally ill, a Government minister believes.

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