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Probe refines Pluto flyby path

Wed, 2015-07-01 05:50
The American New Horizons spacecraft makes its last planned targeting manoeuvre as it bears down on Pluto.
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Alexis Tsipras and his Greek gamble

Wed, 2015-07-01 05:48
The Greek prime minister's efforts to balance the books may add up to his departure, writes Gavin Hewitt.
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GB's Broady out to 16th seed Goffin

Wed, 2015-07-01 05:47
Britain's Liam Broady goes out of Wimbledon in the second round with defeat by Belgium's David Goffin 7-6 6-1 6-1.
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UK outlook 'worsens' on Greece crisis

Wed, 2015-07-01 05:42
The outlook for the UK's financial stability has worsened in the light of events in Greece, Bank of England governor Mark Carney warns.
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UK and Irish leaders remember Somme

Wed, 2015-07-01 05:08
Secretary of State Theresa Villiers and Irish Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan attend Somme remembrance ceremony in Belfast.
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Rail upgrades get £17m EU funding

Wed, 2015-07-01 05:05
EU funding of 24m euros (£17m) has been secured for two railway upgrades in Northern Ireland, including the Londonderry-Coleraine line.
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Honduras corruption probe widens

Wed, 2015-07-01 05:00
A court in Honduras orders the arrest of a senior lawmaker amid a widening probe into embezzlement in the country's health system.
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VIDEO: 'No wonder they call him Dodgy Dave'

Wed, 2015-07-01 04:54
Dennis Skinner and David Cameron clash at PMQs over miners' pensions with the Speaker having to intervene.
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VIDEO: PA blunder interrupts Broady match

Wed, 2015-07-01 04:54
Britain's Liam Broady sees the funny side as the secretary is called to the conservatory kitchen by the PA announcer on Court 3
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Man arrested on suspicion of slavery

Wed, 2015-07-01 04:33
A 62-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of slavery, servitude and forced labour offences, Gwent Police says.
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Migrant crisis: EU aid for Hungary

Wed, 2015-07-01 04:08
The European Commission is to send financial aid and experts to Hungary to help tackle an influx of migrants arriving via Serbia.
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Barbados school trip cancelled

Wed, 2015-07-01 04:07
A school cancels a £1,650 trip to Barbados because too few pupils signed up to go.
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Report backs third Heathrow runway

Wed, 2015-07-01 04:03
The Airports Commission backs a third Heathrow runway, saying it will add £147bn in economic growth and 70,000 jobs by 2050.
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Caitlyn Jenner on women's power list

Wed, 2015-07-01 03:52
Trans woman Caitlyn Jenner makes this year's Woman's Hour Power List of top 10 influencers, alongside Angelina Jolie, Sia, Anna Wintour and Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon.
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VIDEO: Runways report devastating, say locals

Wed, 2015-07-01 03:42
Runways report: Harmondsworth residents give their reaction to the Airports Commission report recommending a third Heathrow runway.
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Murray: US heat taught me lesson

Wed, 2015-07-01 03:23
In his latest BBC Sport column, Andy Murray talks ice baths and hydration after learning a hot weather lesson in New York.
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Sturgeon tops women's power list

Wed, 2015-07-01 02:58
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon tops a power list compiled by BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour programme.
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Indonesia plane crash toll rises

Wed, 2015-07-01 02:20
Indonesian officials says 141 bodies have been recovered after a military plane crashed into houses in Medan on Tuesday, with no known survivors.
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VIDEO: Testing UK's first human slingshot

Wed, 2015-07-01 02:18
A BBC Scotland reporter volunteers to try out the UK's first human slingshot, which reaches speeds of 70mph.
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In pictures: Heathrow airport

Wed, 2015-07-01 01:23
From small aerodrome to an international hub
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