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Japan to abandon space satellite forever

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 5:40am
Japan's space agency says it will abandon efforts to restore a multimillion dollar satellite sent to explore black holes, after it spun out of control.

'Sleepless slugs' on rise, say experts

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 5:35am
Last year's wet summer, followed by one of the warmest winters on record, has helped to create a generation of sleepless slugs, wildlife experts have warned.

Labour 'must act quicker on anti-Semitism'

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 5:07am
Andy Burnham says Labour needs to improve the way it handles allegations of anti-Semitism, following criticism of former London mayor Ken Livingstone.

African leaders to hold elephant summit

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 5:04am
African heads of state prepare to meet in Kenya to discuss how to save the continent's elephants from extinction.

VIDEO: Ted Cruz 'is Lucifer in the flesh'

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 4:53am
US presidential hopeful Ted Cruz has been called "Lucifer in the flesh" by the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner.

Hammond arrives in Cuba for visit

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 3:59am
Philip Hammond says he is keen to "forge new links" with Cuba as he becomes the first UK foreign secretary to visit the country since the years before the communist revolution of 1959.

School bans 'abusive' swearing parents

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 1:48am
Some parents are banned from entering a Kent school without a pre-booked appointment after staff are verbally abused.

Billionaire investor dumps Apple shares

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 1:29am
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn unloads his shares in Apple over the company's prospects in China.

Primary testing regime in chaos - heads

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 1:28am
Head teachers say the testing regime for primary schools in England is in chaos and distracting to pupils.

Colombia legalises gay marriage

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 1:20am
Colombia legalises same-sex marriage, becoming the fourth country in Latin America to do so.

'Secret of youth' in ginger gene

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 1:16am
Scientists say they have made a leap in knowing why some people retain their youthful looks while others age badly.

Hillsborough costs raise policing fears

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 1:07am
South Yorkshire residents should not end up "paying the price" for costs of the Hillsborough inquests, former Home Secretary Lord Blunkett says.

VIDEO: Trump 'would drop the atomic bomb'

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 1:03am
Donald Trump would "have the guts" to drop an atomic bomb, according to one of his supporters.

AC/DC singer's statue to be unveiled

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 12:58am
A life-sized statue of AC/DC singer Bon Scott, crowdfunded by fans, will be unveiled at an annual festival held in his honour.

Livingstone's 'red card' in Labour 'civil war'

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 12:53am
The row within the Labour Party about accusations of anti-Semitism, and the suspension of Ken Livingstone, dominate the front pages.

Inquests' 'far-reaching consequences'

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 12:49am
Top barrister expects 'far-reaching consequences'

Scandal-hit trust patients 'at risk'

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 12:46am
The NHS trust which ran a care unit where a teenager drowned in a bath is "continuing to put patients at risk", inspectors say.

V&A up for Museum of the Year prize

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 12:37am
The Victoria and Albert museum is one of five venues nominated for the Art Fund's museum of the year award.

NY Times faces discrimination case

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 12:13am
New York Times chief executive Mark Thompson faces multi-million dollar legal action alleging he introduced an "environment rife with discrimination" at the newspaper.

Is Yorkshire still in love with cycling?

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 12:08am
Yorkshire’s continuing love affair with cycling