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VIDEO: A year in space: Soyuz docks at ISS

BBC - Sat, 03/28/2015 - 12:09am
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft has docked at the International Space Station carrying three astronauts, two of whom are due to spend a record 12 months there.

Michael Clarke to retire from ODIs

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 11:56pm
Australia captain Michael Clarke says he will retire from one-day international cricket after Sunday's World Cup final against New Zealand.

VIDEO: Amanda Knox: 'I'm so grateful'

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 11:34pm
Amanda Knox has been speaking after she and her Italian ex-boyfriend were again cleared of the murder of her former flatmate, Meredith Kercher in the final ruling of a long-running case.

Alps air crash co-pilot knew region

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 11:03pm
The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner into the French Alps knew the region from gliding holidays, people who knew him say.

The challenges of election polling

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:52pm
A look at the challenges facing pollsters during the 2015 general election.

VIDEO: 1980s games reviewed by six-year-olds

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:51pm
Children try out some 1980s games at the new National Videogame Arcade in Nottingham and see how they compare to their modern equivalents.

Fresh air strikes hit Yemen rebels

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:47pm
Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bomb Yemen for a third night, targeting Shia Houthi rebels as they advance in and around the port of Aden.

Why do disabled people feel ignored when it comes to voting?

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:46pm
Why do disabled people feel excluded from the voting process?

VIDEO: Kate attends last official events

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:13pm
The Duchess of Cambridge, accompanied by Prince William, has attended her final official events before the birth of her second child, as Nicholas Witchell reports.

'Rise in child mental health issues'

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:58pm
More children have mental health problems than two years ago, according to a union's survey of education staff.

VIDEO: Lubitz in hospital two weeks before crash

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:58pm
Details have emerged to show Andreas Lubitz was receiving hospital treatment until two weeks before he crashed a plane into the Alps, killing everyone on board.

Duo begin year-long space trip

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:53pm
US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko arrive for 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station.

What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider?

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:49pm
David Shukman explores the justifications for the £4bn 'atom smasher' buried under Geneva.

Nappy-wearing goat back with mum

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:30pm
A nappy-wearing sickly kid goat nursed back to health is now behaving "like a proper goat, not a dog" her owner says.

Wedding set for supermarket aisle

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:29pm
A couple will tie the knot in a very public way later when they hold their wedding in their favourite supermarket's Easter egg aisle.

Road deaths 'puzzle' case closed

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:26pm
A police inquiry into the deaths of a Lithuanian couple found on the A47 in Norfolk is closed.

VIDEO: Boko Haram Nigeria HQ 'retaken'

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:24pm
Nigeria's army says it has recaptured Islamist group Boko Haram's headquarters in the town of Gwoza.

'Friendship message' from SNP to UK

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:05pm
Nicola Sturgeon is expected to send a message of "friendship and solidarity" to the rest of the UK during her speech to the SNP conference.

Where will 'winding up' Westminster lead?

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:04pm
Alex Salmond has been enjoying himself recently, doing what seems to come naturally, winding up Westminster.

VIDEO: Can we design for better living?

BBC - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:43pm
Some of the latest cutting edge designs shortlisted for the Designs of the Year award.