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Rail workers to strike twice in June

Thu, 2015-05-28 08:33
Rail workers in the RMT union are to hold 24-hour and 48-hour strikes next month, after rejecting a pay offer from Network Rail.
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US Gay Head lighthouse moves inland

Thu, 2015-05-28 08:27
The Gay Head Lighthouse in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, its being moved inland on Thursday to avoid falling into the Atlantic Ocean.
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Man jailed for 'Gerbil' murder

Thu, 2015-05-28 08:08
A man is jailed for life after being convicted of murdering Glasgow gangland figure Kevin "Gerbil" Carroll.
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Libor trader pledged 'humongous deal'

Thu, 2015-05-28 08:03
The trader at the centre of the Libor rate-rigging trial offered his contact a "humongous deal" to keep the rate low, a court hears.
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IS 'kills 20 men at Palmyra site'

Thu, 2015-05-28 07:59
Islamic State militants killed 20 men at the ancient theatre at the Unesco World Heritage site of Palmyra, central Syria, a monitoring group says.
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Oxford University first female head

Thu, 2015-05-28 07:34
Oxford University is set to have a female head for the first time in its history, with the nomination of Louise Richardson as vice chancellor.
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VIDEO: Meeting the Mayfair squatters

Thu, 2015-05-28 07:33
A group squatting in a building in London's Mayfair have been ordered to leave the property following a ruling by the High Court.
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Black hole seen 'playing billiards'

Thu, 2015-05-28 07:19
A series of images captures two vast blobs of plasma, shot out by a black hole, cannoning into each other in a nearly light-speed cosmic collision.
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Putin makes troop deaths state secret

Thu, 2015-05-28 07:08
President Vladimir Putin declares Russian troop losses in peacetime a state secret as the Kremlin continues to deny sending troops to Ukraine.
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Murderer had 'known risk factors'

Thu, 2015-05-28 07:01
A man who brutally murdered two people while on the run from police had "significant known risk factors", a report finds.
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Sturgeon critical of Scotland Bill

Thu, 2015-05-28 06:55
The first minister criticises the Scotland Bill but the UK government believes it fulfils promises made after the independence referendum.
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Top Gear car plate complaints rejected

Thu, 2015-05-28 06:54
The BBC Trust rejects complaints over Top Gear's Patagonia special, in which a car number plate appeared to refer to the Falklands conflict.
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School trip left boy at safari park

Thu, 2015-05-28 06:31
An investigation is launched into how a five-year-old boy was left at a safari park after a school day trip.
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SA denies organising World Cup bribe

Thu, 2015-05-28 06:06
South African officials dismiss US allegations that a $10m (£6.5m) bribe was organised for top Fifa officials in order to host the 2010 World Cup.
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VIDEO: Why children love the # symbol

Thu, 2015-05-28 05:48
Hashtag has been declared "children's word of the year" by the Oxford University Press.
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What was Militant?

Thu, 2015-05-28 05:44
What was the Militant tendency of the 1980s?
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Why are MPs banned from clapping?

Thu, 2015-05-28 05:31
Why are MPs not allowed to applaud?
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Arts Council boss makes funding plea

Thu, 2015-05-28 05:00
Arts and culture should be spared further funding cuts as the government seeks to balance the books, the new head of Arts Council England says.
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VIDEO: Dyke: Blatter 'must take responsibility'

Thu, 2015-05-28 04:53
The chairman of England's Football Association Greg Dyke says Fifa president Sepp Blatter ''must take responsibility'' following the arrests of several senior officials on corruption charges.
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The siblings who share a donor parent

Thu, 2015-05-28 04:41
The donor-conceived siblings connecting across the world
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