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10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2015-07-31 07:36
The Beatles forgot dozens of their songs, and more nuggets

Phoneless in Paris

Fri, 2015-07-31 07:36
'I lost my iPhone in Paris - and learned a surprising lesson'

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

Fri, 2015-07-31 07:36
The best features of the week to enjoy, including your comments

Plane crashes into car warehouse

Fri, 2015-07-31 07:35
A private plane crashes into a car auction warehouse at Blackbushe Airport.

England win to take 2-1 Ashes lead

Fri, 2015-07-31 07:27
England take a 2-1 lead in the Ashes series as Ian Bell's 65 not out guides them to victory in the third Test at Edgbaston.

Wiggins relishes special road return

Fri, 2015-07-31 07:27
Sir Bradley Wiggins relishes a return to road racing in front of the home crowd at the London-Surrey Classic on Sunday.

Ai Weiwei to get 6-month UK visa

Fri, 2015-07-31 07:26
UK home secretary Theresa May orders officials to issue Chinese artist Ai Weiwei a full 6-month visa, reversing an earlier decision to restrict his entry.

VIDEO: Spectacular Wookey nooks revealed

Fri, 2015-07-31 07:13
A new cave which lies more than 80 metres beneath the Mendip Hills in Somerset has been opened up to the public for the first time.

Fukushima officials to face trial

Fri, 2015-07-31 07:11
Three former executives at a Japanese power giant are to stand trial over the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in 2011.

US energy plan to boost renewables

Fri, 2015-07-31 06:51
President Obama's clean power plan is likely to be delayed by 2 years but is also expected to push renewable energy.

Does the government really want to ban WhatsApp, iMessage and Skype?

Fri, 2015-07-31 06:35
If the government decides to take on Facebook and Apple over encryption, a mighty battle could be in the offing.

New Labour virus claims 'ridiculous'

Fri, 2015-07-31 06:23
Jack Straw says descriptions of New Labour as a virus are "ridiculous" and warns the party faces "oblivion" if it moves further to the left.

US Good Samaritans killed by driver

Fri, 2015-07-31 06:22
An 18-year-old man has been arrested after police say he shot and killed two people who stopped to help him along a road in a Montana Indian reservation.

What we know about the Litvinenko case

Fri, 2015-07-31 06:06
Gordon Corera on what we have learned about the death of Alexander Litvinenko.

Chip shop fire rages on seafront

Fri, 2015-07-31 05:45
A large fire breaks out at a fish and chip shop on the main seafront of a Norfolk town.

GB swimmers best ever - Adlington

Fri, 2015-07-31 05:34
A new mentality and Adam Peaty should bring success for Britain at the World Championships, says Rebecca Adlington.

Man found bloodied in cemetery dies

Fri, 2015-07-31 05:29
A 56-year-old man who was found covered in blood in Greenock Cemetery dies in hospital.

Greek PM defends ex-finance minister

Fri, 2015-07-31 05:23
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras defends his former finance minister in a row over an "emergency plan" in case of Greece's exit from the euro.

Deadly flash floods hit Myanmar

Fri, 2015-07-31 05:09
More more 20 people die as severe flooding in the north and west of Myanmar damages land and homes, displacing many.

'Indecent' Eisteddfod novel inquiry

Fri, 2015-07-31 05:05
An "indecent" novel entered into a National Eisteddfod writing competition is being investigated by police.