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Blast-off for BepiColombo on mission to Mercury

20 October 2018 - 2:57am
Europe and Japan celebrate the successful launch of their joint quest to visit the closest planet to the Sun.

Deaf dance troupe House of Krip seek to change perceptions

20 October 2018 - 2:52am
The House of Krip vogue dance troupe is challenging perceptions of deaf and disabled people.

Hi-tech glasses offer alternative to bifocals

20 October 2018 - 1:44am
The regular prescription lenses can change to bifocals and back again at the touch of a button.

The best news photos from arounds the world this week

20 October 2018 - 1:40am
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Why do people think this 'manspreading' video is a Kremlin hoax?

20 October 2018 - 1:19am
There are reasons why some suspect that the Russian state was behind a viral video.

Silent disco for Hertfordshire dementia care home residents

20 October 2018 - 12:53am
People living with dementia put on their dancing shoes and boogie to Ol' Blue Eyes.

Fake moon: Could China really light up the night sky?

20 October 2018 - 12:48am
The sci-fi plan would use giant mirrors in space to light city streets, but scientists are sceptical.

Brexit EU summit: The week the talks got stuck in spinach

20 October 2018 - 12:43am
This was to be the EU summit when a deal came into view. But that was not how it turned out.

Macedonia parliament votes to start name change process

20 October 2018 - 12:23am
The country would be known as North Macedonia, resolving a 27-year dispute with neighbouring Greece.

Migrant caravan: US-bound migrants clash with Mexico riot police

20 October 2018 - 12:11am
A caravan of hundreds of Central American migrants faces Mexican riot police as they try to cross.

Biking and challenging cultural stereotypes

20 October 2018 - 12:10am
Hoda Elsoudani is a motorbiker and vlogger encouraging other Muslim women to challenge stereotypes.

Bone up on your knowledge in our bones quiz

20 October 2018 - 12:09am
To mark World Osteoporosis Day, try our quiz to find out if you need to bone up on... well, bones.

Jamal Khashoggi case: Journalist 'died after fight' - Saudi TV

20 October 2018 - 12:08am
The Saudi journalist died after a fight in the consulate in Istanbul, an initial Saudi probe suggests.

Wrong-name Cambridge Half Marathon winner can re-apply

20 October 2018 - 12:08am
Jack Gray won a half marathon but was was disqualified because he had stood in for his boss.

Who was the real Granny Smith?

20 October 2018 - 12:07am
The Granny Smith apple turns 150 this year, but who was the woman who gave her name to the fruit?

Rose-coloured starling watchers descend on house near Norwich

20 October 2018 - 12:06am
The starling should be migrating to Asia but instead is in a Norfolk garden, attracting 150 visitors.

The Papers: Saudi 'hitman' in UK trip and hate preacher's freedom

20 October 2018 - 12:05am
Headlines focus on the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and the release of hate preacher Anjem Choudary.

Dave Gorman: 'Why I've given up London for Bournemouth'

20 October 2018 - 12:04am
The comedian says he is quitting London for a more relaxed life by the sea.

Ian Tomlin: Murder charges over Battersea father's death

19 October 2018 - 11:47pm
Michael Swan and Gary Beech are charged with the murder of Ian Tomlin in Battersea.

Afghanistan election: Voters cast ballots amid heavy security

19 October 2018 - 11:35pm
Afghans are set to defy militant threats and fears over fraud as they elect a new parliament.


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