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'Cat litter mix' closed nuclear site

Thu, 2015-03-26 17:35
A team of experts says a mixture that included organic cat litter forced the closure of the only underground nuclear waste repository in the US.

Mayor rejects airport expansion plan

Thu, 2015-03-26 17:33
Boris Johnson turns down a £220 million project to expand London City Airport.

Cathedral statues for Queen and Duke

Thu, 2015-03-26 17:22
The Queen unveils statues of herself and the Duke of Edinburgh at Canterbury Cathedral to mark her Diamond Jubilee.

Italy court to rule on Kercher death

Thu, 2015-03-26 16:51
Italy's top court is to rule whether to uphold the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the 2007 murder of UK student Meredith Kercher.

US agents 'attended sex parties'

Thu, 2015-03-26 16:36
A new report alleges that US drug enforcement agents attended sex parties funded by drug cartels while stationed overseas.

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2015-03-26 16:36
What degree did the most billionaires study?

Branagh's Cinders goes back to basics

Thu, 2015-03-26 16:34
Branagh goes back to basics for new Cinderella movie

'Killer in the cockpit'

Thu, 2015-03-26 16:32
Friday's papers are full of speculation about what may have led the co-pilot of the Germanwings Airbus 320 to deliberately crash the jet, and on how airlines can protect themselves from such occurrences.

Cunning elite hoard wealth in Angola

Thu, 2015-03-26 16:24
Angola is an economic success story, writes Mary Harper - but also a land many inhabit in poverty, while a super-wealthy elite thrives.

VIDEO: The predictive powers of fridges

Thu, 2015-03-26 16:22
What does your food shopping say about you?

Analysis: 'Hell yes, I'm tough enough'

Thu, 2015-03-26 16:13
As Ed Miliband says he is tough enough to run the country, will the image convince the public?

Vladimir Putin's formative German years

Thu, 2015-03-26 16:12
The shock that left a young KGB officer in fear of people power

VIDEO: The life of a rare fruit collector

Thu, 2015-03-26 16:06
Helton Josue Teodoro Muniz is one of the world's great rare fruit collectors, yet he was born with a motor neurone deficiency and it is difficult for him even today to hold a seed.

VIDEO: Would you buy a phone made of grass?

Thu, 2015-03-26 16:06
BBC News talks to designer Sean Miles of Design Works, who has moulded a phone from recycled parts and natural materials, including grass.

Election 2015: Who won the interview contest on social media?

Thu, 2015-03-26 16:05
Which party leader won the first TV contest on social media?

Can data help create English football stars?

Thu, 2015-03-26 16:00
Can data help create England's next football stars?

Polar ice shelf thinning speeds up

Thu, 2015-03-26 15:52
Eighteen years of satellite data reveal an acceleration in the thinning of many of Antarctica's floating ice shelves.

Argentine president's case dismissed

Thu, 2015-03-26 15:51
A court of appeals in Argentina has upheld a decision to throw out controversial allegations against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

Policeman arrested over wife murder

Thu, 2015-03-26 15:30
A serving police officer is arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife at their Northampton home.

VIDEO: Relatives visit Germanwings crash site

Thu, 2015-03-26 15:16
Relatives of those who died in the Germanwings plane crash, including the parents of the co-pilot, have arrived in the southern French Alps.