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How to reach space on £200 budget

BBC News | Tuesday August 05, 2014 @ 10:12:09 AM mt     Likes:1Dislikes:
A student uses a second-hand camera and a balloon to realise his ambition of taking high altitude photographs of the Earth.

Tory members' gay marriage anger

BBC News | Monday October 08, 2012 @ 11:57:17 AM mt     Likes:1Dislikes:
Grassroots Tories defend their opposition to gay marriage

Arctic hunt finds mammoth remains

BBC News | Wednesday September 12, 2012 @ 02:51:59 PM mt     Likes:1Dislikes:
A Russian-led expedition finds well preserved mammoth remains in Siberia but downplays reports that the material could be used to clone the ancient beast.

In pictures: Best of British

BBC News | Sunday September 09, 2012 @ 06:54:34 PM mt     Likes:1Dislikes:
Prize-winners from the British Wildlife Photography Awards

VIDEO: Sunken sub saved by diving club

BBC News | Monday August 13, 2012 @ 10:55:58 AM mt     Likes:1Dislikes:
A pioneering steam-powered Victorian submarine which sank off the north Wales coast 132 years ago is being conserved by a diving club.

Rover made near-perfect landing

BBC News | Saturday August 11, 2012 @ 01:49:49 PM mt     Likes:1Dislikes:
Nasa engineers say they are thrilled at just how well the Curiosity rover landing system worked when it touched down on Mars.

VIDEO: Missing golden eagle flies home

BBC News | Wednesday July 25, 2012 @ 02:51:22 PM mt     Likes:1Dislikes:
A golden eagle that flew off during a show at Berkeley Castle in Gloucestershire returns home to Devon

VIDEO: San Diego's 30-second fireworks

BBC News | Thursday July 05, 2012 @ 12:44:02 PM mt     Likes:1Dislikes:
A technical error means a 20 minute fireworks display for US Independence Day in San Diego lasted an explosive 30 seconds

VIDEO: Couple turn bus into a new home

BBC News | Saturday June 30, 2012 @ 12:53:48 PM mt     Likes:1Dislikes:
A young couple who could not afford a deposit for a house have turned a double decker bus into their first home.

BBC News: Tsunami-hit nations mark anniversary

BBC News | Thursday December 25, 2014 @ 04:13:55 PM mt     Likes:Dislikes:
A memorial is held in Indonesia for the victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami - the first in a series of events marking the 10th anniversary of the disaster.

BBC News: Xbox and PlayStation hit by 'hack'

BBC News | Thursday December 25, 2014 @ 03:19:49 PM mt     Likes:Dislikes:
Xbox and PlayStation online services have been suffering technical problems, amid claims a hacking group has disabled their services.

BBC News: Coleman staying with Doctor Who

BBC News | Thursday December 25, 2014 @ 02:17:32 PM mt     Likes:Dislikes:
Jenna Coleman is to stay playing the role of Doctor Who's assistant Clara Oswald for another series of the show.

BBC News: Smith wins another Strictly title

BBC News | Thursday December 25, 2014 @ 01:16:11 PM mt     Likes:Dislikes:
Olympic gymnast Louis Smith wins his second Strictly Come Dancing title after triumphing in the 2014 Christmas special.

BBC News: Paramedic dies after collision

BBC News | Thursday December 25, 2014 @ 12:21:51 PM mt     Likes:Dislikes:
A paramedic dies in hospital after being knocked down at an ambulance station car park in Kilmarnock, Police Scotland say.

BBC News: Mosque set on fire in Sweden

BBC News | Thursday December 25, 2014 @ 12:14:20 PM mt     Likes:Dislikes:
Police in Sweden say an arsonist set fire to a mosque in the town of Eskilstuna on Thursday, injuring five people.

BBC News: British national killed in Ethiopia

BBC News | Thursday December 25, 2014 @ 11:21:00 AM mt     Likes:Dislikes:
The Foreign Office confirms the death of a British national in Ethiopia, as media reports say a 47-year-old tourist was accidentally shot with a rifle.

BBC News: VIDEO: Boko Haram escapees in the US

BBC News | Thursday December 25, 2014 @ 11:14:59 AM mt     Likes:Dislikes:
Some of the girls who managed to escape from Boko Haram in northern Nigeria are to restart their education in the United States.

BBC News: Justice at risk as Pakistan rushes convicts to the gallows

BBC News | Thursday December 25, 2014 @ 11:14:39 AM mt     Likes:Dislikes:
After the Peshawar school attack, Pakistan has resumed executing convicts on death row. But among those heading to the gallows are feared to be many victims of miscarriages of justice. The BBC's Shaimaa Khalil reports.

BBC News: VIDEO: Schoolgirl on escape from Boko Haram

BBC News | Thursday December 25, 2014 @ 11:14:34 AM mt     Likes:Dislikes:
Deborah is one of the schoolgirls who managed to escape when Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls in April 2014 in northern Nigeria. She told the BBC about her escape and her plans for the future.

BBC News: VIDEO: Pope highlights plight of war

BBC News | Thursday December 25, 2014 @ 11:14:32 AM mt     Likes:Dislikes:
Pope Francis emphasises the plight of victims of war, particularly in Iraq and Syria, in his traditional Christmas blessing.

BBC News: City Link goes into administration

BBC News | Thursday December 25, 2014 @ 11:14:17 AM mt     Likes:Dislikes:
Parcel delivery company City Link, which employs 2,727 people, goes into administration, with a warning of redundancies in the coming days.

BBC News: McAuley arrested after wife stabbed

BBC News | Thursday December 25, 2014 @ 10:22:47 AM mt     Likes:Dislikes:
Prominent Irish Republican Pearse McAuley is arrested after his wife Pauline is stabbed at their home, in County Cavan.

BBC News: Boy, 16, arrested for Erdogan insult

BBC News | Thursday December 25, 2014 @ 10:15:17 AM mt     Likes:Dislikes:
Police in Turkey arrest a 16-year-old student on charges of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, local media reports say.

BBC News: Murder inquiry after body found

BBC News | Thursday December 25, 2014 @ 09:21:39 AM mt     Likes:Dislikes:
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after the discovery of a woman's body at a flat in Stoke-on-Trent.

BBC News: VIDEO: Free my pilot son, father urges IS

BBC News | Thursday December 25, 2014 @ 09:14:49 AM mt     Likes:Dislikes:
The father of a Jordanian pilot seized by Islamic State militants in Syria renews a plea for his release, describing him as "a guest among brothers".
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