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Sculpture park wins museum award

Wed, 2014-07-09 15:42
The open-air Yorkshire Sculpture Park is named the museum of the year for its "bold artistic vision".

Bieber gets two years' probation

Wed, 2014-07-09 15:38
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is sentenced to two years' probation and community service over the egging of his neighbour's home in California.

The ancient sites targeted by high-tech guns

Wed, 2014-07-09 15:30
How ancient treasures in Syria are being bombed to pieces

VIDEO: Watch Netherlands v Argentina shootout

Wed, 2014-07-09 15:27
Watch the whole penalty shootout between the Netherlands and Argentina, with the South Americans emerging as 4-2 winners following a goalless match.

10 World Cup stars' tattoos decoded

Wed, 2014-07-09 15:23
Nine World Cup players' tattoos decoded, and one who refuses

Pilot buys pizza for entire plane

Wed, 2014-07-09 15:19
A US pilot ordered pizzas for a plane full of passengers after their Washington, DC to Denver flight was delayed in Wyoming.

VIDEO: Jazz on the lake and more arts stories

Wed, 2014-07-09 15:07
The Montreux Festival gets going, intricate Chinese engraving on eggshells and more from the world of arts.

VIDEO: Why Boyhood took 12 years to film

Wed, 2014-07-09 15:01
Richard Linklater's latest film Boyhood, is a coming-of-age story shot over a 12 year period with the same group of actors.

VIDEO: Gove criticises 'damaging' strike

Wed, 2014-07-09 15:00
Michael Gove criticises what he calls "an ideologically motivated minority" of NUT members for a planned walkout by teachers on Thursday.

What's in a name?

Wed, 2014-07-09 15:00
Would Google have made it as BackRub?

Google Glass controlled by brainwave

Wed, 2014-07-09 15:00
A London start-up hacks Google Glass so it can be controlled by a person's brainwaves.

Kenny intervenes in Garth Brooks row

Wed, 2014-07-09 14:48
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny intervenes in an effort to resolve the controversy over five Garth Brooks Dublin concerts.

VIDEO: Drone helps Fukushima clean-up

Wed, 2014-07-09 14:39
Scientists at the University of Bristol have successfully mapped radiation levels around a Japanese power station using a drone.

Chemical fear as plane factory burns

Wed, 2014-07-09 14:35
There are fears chemicals could ignite at an aerospace firm's factory where a massive fire has erupted.

VIDEO: 'I'm not a hero, I just ordered pizzas'

Wed, 2014-07-09 13:53
A pilot in the US ordered and paid for pizzas for a plane full of passengers after they were held on the tarmac in Wyoming.

Uruguay legal cannabis sale delayed

Wed, 2014-07-09 13:46
Uruguayan President Jose Mujica says legal cannabis sales will be delayed until next year due to "practical difficulties".

Israel 'to intensify Gaza attacks'

Wed, 2014-07-09 13:34
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu vows to step up attacks on Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, as the conflict between the two sides escalates.

HMRC loses Rangers tax case appeal

Wed, 2014-07-09 13:19
HM Revenue and Customs loses its appeal over Rangers use of Employee Benefit Trusts (EBTs) - the so-called "Big Tax Case".

VIDEO: Farage: 'Juncker is out of touch'

Wed, 2014-07-09 13:17
The president-designate of the EU Commission addressed the most Eurocritical group in the European Parliament on Wednesday.

Wheels come off Britain's tour de force

Wed, 2014-07-09 13:07
British hopes fade in the Tour de France 2014 after dramatic highs and crushing lows in the first few stages.
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