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Aeolus wind mission heads for test and launch

Aeolus wind mission heads for test and launch

British engineers have finished assembling a satellite that experts believe could have a transformative impact on our weather forecasts. The Aeolus spacecraft will fire a laser into the atmosphere to make the first three dimensional maps of wind speed an

13 sec. ago in Regional
 
Italy convicts eight South Americans in Plan Condor trial

Italy convicts eight South Americans in Plan Condor trial

An Italian court has given life sentences to eight South American former political and military leaders over the disappearance of 23 Italian nationals during the 70s and 80s. Those sentenced include ex-presidents of Bolivia and Peru, and a former foreign

13 min. ago in World News
 
Brexit: Boris Johnson says countries 'queuing up' for trade deals

Brexit: Boris Johnson says countries 'queuing up' for trade deals

Other countries are "queuing up" to sign trade deals with the UK once it leaves the EU, Boris Johnson has said. The foreign secretary also said the UK would not be "hauling up the drawbridge" despite new migration controls promised...

47 min. ago in Regional
 
Three-person IVF baby for infertile couple

Three-person IVF baby for infertile couple

A baby has been born to a previously infertile couple in Ukraine using a new type of "three-person IVF". The Times reports that doctors in Kiev used a method called pronuclear transfer in what is a world first. It is not the first baby born...

59 min. ago in World News
 

The twilight of Tokyo's legendary fish market

The Tsukiji fish market is probably the rudest place in Japan. If you've got an image in your mind of cheery fish mongers bowing and wishing you the Japanese equivalent of "top of the morning", forget it. You get pushed and shoved, told...

today, 00:36 in World News
 
Granville: The rail disaster that changed Australia

Granville: The rail disaster that changed Australia

Wednesday marks 40 years since a Sydney train derailed in a deadly accident that horrified Australia. It left enduring lessons, writes Jamie Duncan. Australia's worst rail disaster took only seconds to happen but was a decade or more in the making. The G

today, 00:27 in World News
 
Is free trade good or bad?

Is free trade good or bad?

Free trade is something of a sacred cow in the economics profession. Moving towards it, rather slowly, has also been one of the dominant features of the post-World War Two global economy. Now there are new challenges to that development. The UK is leavin

today, 00:24 in Business
 
Chinese billionaire launches biggest education prize

Chinese billionaire launches biggest education prize

A Chinese technology billionaire has created the world's most valuable education prize. The Yidan Prize will award nearly $8m (£6.64m) every year to two research projects that have the potential to "transform" global education. Charles Chen...

today, 00:24 in Business
 
Does living to 100 mean we’ll work forever?

Does living to 100 mean we’ll work forever?

Will you live to be 100-years-old? Even if you don't - it's pretty likely your children or your grandchildren will. While Brexit, China and Trump may be dominating the news out of this year's World Economic Forum in Davos, living longer is a hot topic in

today, 00:13 in Business
 
National Insurance: Grandparents 'missing out' on credits

National Insurance: Grandparents 'missing out' on credits

Tens of thousands of grandparents are missing out on National Insurance (NI) credits which could be worth more than £230 a year when they retire, a former pensions minister has said. Steve Webb, director of policy at Royal London, wants the government to

today, 00:08 in Business
 
Flight MH370: Another search still possible, Australia says

Flight MH370: Another search still possible, Australia says

Australia's transport minister has said the search for flight MH370 could resume in the future, but only if "credible new evidence" emerges. Australia, Malaysia and China ended the Indian Ocean hunt on Tuesday, almost three years after the...

today, 00:01 in World News
 
Thomas Cook holidaymakers to be returned from Gambia

Thomas Cook holidaymakers to be returned from Gambia

Nearly 1,000 Thomas Cook holidaymakers will be returned to the UK from Gambia after the Foreign Office changed its travel advice to the country. The firm said it was implementing contingency plans to bring home all its UK customers over the next 48 hours

yesterday, 23:27 in Regional
 

Trump sued for defamation by former Apprentice Summer Zervos

A former Apprentice contestant who accuses US President-elect Donald Trump of sexual assault has filed a defamation lawsuit against him. Summer Zervos, who alleges Mr Trump forced himself on her in 2007, said he lied to the nation about his behaviour. Th

yesterday, 23:17 in World News
 
Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence

Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence

US President Barack Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's sentence for leaking documents to Wikileaks This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. If you want to receive

yesterday, 21:31 in World News
 
Fears as Welsh-medium teacher training graduates fall by 46%

Fears as Welsh-medium teacher training graduates fall by 46%

Fears have been raised that a lack of new teachers in Welsh-medium schools is putting some subjects at risk. Figures show the number of students completing secondary teacher training through the medium of Welsh almost halved in the past three years. One

yesterday, 21:30 in Regional
 


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