British rocket which launched satellite in 1971 returns home

The Black Arrow rocket was developed on the Isle of Wight but had remained at its crash-landing site in South Australia for almost 50 years.

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CIA officer who inspired Oscar-winning film Argo dies, aged 78

Tony Mendez helped rescue six US diplomats from Iran by disguising them as a Canadian film crew.

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Police officers injured in clashes over Greece-Macedonia name deal

Tens of thousands of people attended a rally outside the parliament in Athens.

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Colombian protesters flood streets after car bombing

The blast killed 21 people at a police academy in Bogota on Thursday.

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Teenage girl tells of helping Skripals after Novichok poisoning

Abigail McCourt, 16, saw the 66-year-old ex-KGB spy and his daughter collapsed on a bench in Salisbury in March last year.

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Dinghy carrying suspected migrants ‘towed to Dover’

Eight people aboard the boat were wrapped in blankets as they reached shore before being passed to officials.

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Hard terrain slows rescue of Spanish boy trapped in borehole

Experts are hoping to reach the boy by digging a horizontal tunnel to the spot where they believe he is trapped.

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Fox confident UK can get trade agreements ‘over the line’ before exit day

Liam Fox also said that a no-deal Brexit remained ‘a real possibility’.

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World’s oldest man dies aged 113

His family said he died peacefully from natural causes.

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Two people dead after fire at French ski resort

Two people have been killed and 22 others injured in a large blaze that broke out in the French ski resort of Courchevel, officials said.

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Brexit: What might happen next

Here are the permutations as the Brexit debate continues.

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Prince Philip given ‘words of advice’ after being pictured without seatbelt

Prince Philip was seen back behind the wheel two days after a dramatic collision which saw his car roll on to its side.

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Downing Street says backbencher Brexit moves are ‘extremely concerning’

A group led by the former attorney general Dominic Grieve is reported to be seeking to suspend the Article 50 withdrawal process.

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Diocese in apology after Native American surrounded by jeering youths

One teenager, wearing a Make America Great Again hat, stood inches from Nathan Phillips and smirked.

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Blood Moon set to bring lunar spectacle

A total lunar eclipse is set to take place in the early hours of Monday morning, garnishing a reddish colour to the lunar surface.

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Theresa May to brief Cabinet on cross-party Brexit talks

It comes as Liam Fox warned failing to deliver on the 2016 vote to leave the EU could result in a ‘political tsunami’.

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Trump offers temporary protection for immigrants in return for wall funding

The president is trying to find a way out of a four-week partial government shutdown.

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Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat capsizes off Libya

The Italian Coast Guard said Libya asked a nearby cargo ship to search for survivors but no one was found.

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Prince Philip ‘pictured driving Land Rover’ two days after crash

Photographs appear to show Philip wearing sunglasses at the wheel of a new Freelander but no seatbelt.

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Labour willing to have ‘intelligent’ Brexit conversation with Theresa May, says deputy leader

Jeremy Corbyn is the only Westminster party leader to have refused to meet Theresa May so far.

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Thousands urge UK government to halt removal of elderly Iranian couple

The children, grandchildren and great-grandchild of Mozaffar Saberi and Rezvan Habibimarand all live in Scotland.

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Spanish rescuers hope to reach borehole fall toddler in 35 hours

Julen Rosello fell into the 360ft deep hole last Sunday.

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Mexico pipeline explosion death toll increases to 66

More than 70 people were injured.

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Yellow vest protests continue in France despite Macron outreach

President Emmanuel Macron launched a grand debate this week aimed at calming the demonstrations.

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Thousands attend mayor of Gdansk’s funeral

Pawel Adamowicz died after being stabbed at a charity event.

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Labour must not rule out second EU referendum, says Starmer

Keir Starmer said it appeared ‘inevitable’ the Government would have to apply for an extension to the Article 50 withdrawal process.

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Report on Trump and Cohen ‘not accurate’ – Mueller team

The president said it was a “very sad day for journalism”.

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Donald Trump to unveil plan to resolve US government shutdown

The president will try and break the deadlock with a statement on Saturday.

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Police officer who killed black teenager in Chicago gets nearly seven years

Jason Van Dyke is the first officer in the city to be convicted over the killing of an African-American.

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Passenger in Duke of Edinburgh crash ‘always wanted to meet a royal’

The Queen’s consort exchanged ‘well-wishes’ with the injured parties.

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Prime Minister’s Brexit talks ‘not genuine’, Jeremy Corbyn claims

The Labour leader has reiterated his refusal to meet the PM unless she takes no-deal off the table.

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Billy Ray Cyrus sings at memorial service for murdered policewoman

Natalie Corona was shot after responding to a car crash.

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Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un to meet again to discuss denuclearisation

A summit has been pencilled in for February following last year’s icebreaker in Singapore.

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Model who claimed to have US-Russia collusion tape arrested in Moscow

Anastasia Vashukevich was detained in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport on charges of inducement to prostitution.

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Duke of Edinburgh undergoes precautionary check-up after crash

Philip, 97, has also contacted the occupants of the other car involved to send on his best wishes.

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Britain's Prince Charles ‘always worried’ about Prince Philip’s driving in later years

Charles had discussed the issue when speaking with the son of a D-Day veteran.

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Trump meets North Korean envoy for talks on denuclearisation

The president has spoken several times of prospects for a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un early this year.

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Shoreham Airshow pilot ‘did nothing to avoid crash’

The Old Bailey was told by the chairman of the event’s flying committee that Andrew Hill wasn’t trying to miss the ground.

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Dark web criminals who sold fentanyl around the world jailed in UK

Lee Childs, Jake Levene and Mandy Lowther were told their actions had brought misery.

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BBC Asian Network chief cleared after reporter named abuse complainant

Arif Ansari, 44, was found not guilty of breaching the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992 following a two-day trial at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court.

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From the date to the dramas: Everything you need to know about the Women’s March 2019

The annual event is likely to attract thousands of people.

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Ministers ‘will quit if told to vote against plan to give MPs more Brexit power’

Nick Boles said ministers had told him they would resign if whipped against a bill being tabled on Monday to allow MPs to block a no-deal Brexit.

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Trump accused of security risk after Pelosi’s trip to Afghanistan revealed

The accusations come amid the stalled negotiations over how to end the partial government shutdown.

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Boy crushed by seat had internal bleeding like car crash injury, court told

Alfie Lamb, aged three, died after his mother’s boyfriend Stephen Waterson allegedly squashed him by his reversed car seat.

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Brexit: the past seven days

What’s been happening in the world of politics as the clock ticks on Brexit?

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Protesters gather against Google’s censored search engine for China

Campaigners are concerned about Project Dragonfly’s potential impact on freedom of speech and internet security.

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Dramatic footage released of whisky drinking gunman in police shooting incident

Samuel Houlihan was described in court as “remarkably lucky” to suffer only a flesh wound when he was shot at close range.

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Boris Johnson under attack over Turkey claim

The figurehead of the Vote Leave campaign signed an open letter warning about Turkey joining the EU.

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Not supporting second referendum means colluding with May, Corbyn warned

An advert in the Labour leader’s local paper warns that he cannot secure a general election, and backing a people’s vote is the only option left.

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One-armed explosives expert blamed for Colombia car bombing

Defence Minister Guillermo Botero said the man who carried out Thursday’s attack, Jose Aldemar Rojas, was a member of the National Liberation Army.

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