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Two Soldiers Fight For Burkina Faso Presidency

Two Soldiers Fight For Burkina Faso Presidency

Doubt has emerged over who is leading Burkina Faso, after a second soldier announced that he was replacing Blaise Compaore, the im…

RAF Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers

RAF Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers

Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled to intercept Russian military 'Bear' bombers for the second time in a week, it has emerged.

Fireworks Warehouse Blaze: Police Name Victims

Fireworks Warehouse Blaze: Police Name Victims

Police investigating a fatal blaze at a fireworks warehouse have released the names of the two people they believe were killed in …

Tower Poppy Memorial Proves Too Popular

Tower Poppy Memorial Proves Too Popular

People have been asked to delay visiting a First World War memorial at the Tower of London because it has proved so popular.

Terror Warning: Brits Not Safe Anywhere In World

Terror Warning: Brits Not Safe Anywhere In World

A worldwide travel warning has been issued by the Foreign Office, amid fears that Britons flying abroad could be targeted in terro…

A History Of Space Disasters In 10 Points

A History Of Space Disasters In 10 Points

In 43 years, 18 astronauts have died on missions - around 12 more have been killed during training or testing. Here we list some o…

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.

Islamic State Fighters Kill 85 From Iraqi Tribe

Islamic State Fighters Kill 85 From Iraqi Tribe

At least 50 tribesmen and women were lined up and shot dead in Iraq by Islamic State (IS), according to officials in Anbar provinc…

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.

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