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How to reach space on £200 budget

BBC News | Tuesday August 05, 2014 @ 10:12:09 AM mt
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
Grassroots Tories defend their opposition to gay marriage

Arctic hunt finds mammoth remains

BBC News | Wednesday September 12, 2012 @ 02:51:59 PM mt
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
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
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
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
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
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
A young couple who could not afford a deposit for a house have turned a double decker bus into their first home.

BBC News: US museums consider London outpost

BBC News | Tuesday January 27, 2015 @ 03:20:02 PM mt
The world's largest museum and research institution could be heading for London as part of a multi-million dollar redevelopment of the 2012 Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

BBC News: Spain charges priests with sex abuse

BBC News | Tuesday January 27, 2015 @ 03:19:25 PM mt
A judge in the southern Spanish city of Granada charges 10 Roman Catholic priests and two Catholic lay workers with child sex abuse.

BBC News: 'Devil jibe' doctor struck off

BBC News | Tuesday January 27, 2015 @ 03:19:12 PM mt
A GP who told a patient the devil was "having a go" at her is struck off the medical register for "deplorable conduct".

BBC News: City Link overtime 'will be paid'

BBC News | Tuesday January 27, 2015 @ 03:18:55 PM mt
City Link employees will receive overtime payments, according to Jon Moulton, the founder of the company which owns the collapsed parcel delivery firm.

BBC News: VIDEO: 'I didn't think anyone would read it'

BBC News | Tuesday January 27, 2015 @ 03:12:31 PM mt
Helen Macdonald wins the Costa Book Awards Book of the Year 2014 for her book H is for Hawk.

BBC News: Yahoo to spin-off Alibaba stake

BBC News | Tuesday January 27, 2015 @ 03:12:00 PM mt
Yahoo has announced a plan to spin-off its 15% stake in China's Alibaba Group and hand the business to its shareholders.

BBC News: Apple earnings beat expectations

BBC News | Tuesday January 27, 2015 @ 03:11:59 PM mt
Apple reports first quarter earnings of $18bn and record iPhone sales of 74.5 million, beating investor expectations.

BBC News: Armstrong is a scapegoat - McQuaid

BBC News | Tuesday January 27, 2015 @ 02:18:52 PM mt
Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong has been harshly treated, according to former world cycling chief Pat McQuaid.

BBC News: New Yorkers ask 'Is that it?'

BBC News | Tuesday January 27, 2015 @ 02:18:41 PM mt
While New Yorkers are asking why the city shut down for a few inches of snow, city officials say they're happy they were safe and not sorry.

BBC News: Earthquake felt in mid-Hampshire

BBC News | Tuesday January 27, 2015 @ 02:18:40 PM mt
An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 is recorded in Hampshire, the British Geological Survey confirms.

BBC News: H is for Hawk wins Costa book prize

BBC News | Tuesday January 27, 2015 @ 02:13:47 PM mt
Helen Macdonald wins the Costa Book of the Year Award for 2014 for her personal account of trying to train a goshawk after the death of her father.

BBC News: VIDEO: Remembering Auschwitz - 70 years on

BBC News | Tuesday January 27, 2015 @ 02:12:27 PM mt
Some of those who survived Auschwitz have gathered there for a commemoration 70 years after the camp was liberated by Soviet troops.

BBC News: South Sudan children swapping guns for books

BBC News | Tuesday January 27, 2015 @ 02:12:16 PM mt
Back to school for South Sudan's once-feared child soldiers

BBC News: Senegal 0-2 Algeria

BBC News | Tuesday January 27, 2015 @ 02:12:03 PM mt
Algeria book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals as Group C runners-up after beating Senegal.

BBC News: South Africa 1-2 Ghana

BBC News | Tuesday January 27, 2015 @ 02:12:01 PM mt
Andre Ayew scores late on to take Ghana into the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals while South Africa go out.

BBC News: Cable aide quits over fracking vote

BBC News | Tuesday January 27, 2015 @ 02:11:55 PM mt
Lib Dem MP Tessa Munt resigns as a parliamentary aide to Business Secretary Vince Cable after voting against the government on fracking,