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VIDEO: One giant step: UK set for spaceport

BBC News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 06:16
The BBC's Pallab Ghosh reports from a potential spaceport site in north Wales, one of eight aerodromes to be shortlisted in the UK as a base for spaceplane flights.

VIDEO: Juncker to face final Europe vote

BBC News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 05:15
Former Luxembourg Prime Minister, Jean-Claude Juncker, is expected to be approved by the European Parliament as president of the European Commission.

VIDEO: Sides mull Gaza ceasefire deal

BBC News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 05:02
Egypt has proposed a ceasefire to end a week of cross-border fire between the Gaza Strip and Israel.

VIDEO: SpaceX rocket lifts off from Florida

BBC News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 02:23
A Space Exploration Technologies' Falcon 9 rocket has blasted off from Florida, after a two month delay.

VIDEO: Bastille Day fireworks light up Paris

BBC News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 01:13
Fireworks have lit up the Paris skyline as the country marked its annual Bastille Day, the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille prison which helped spark the French Revolution.

VIDEO: Should Ed Sheeran top 1Xtra list?

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 23:43
A 'Power List' published by the BBC's Radio 1Xtra music station sparks a row, after white musician Ed Sheeran tops the list.

VIDEO: Welby: Bishop vote based on theology

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 23:00
A vote by the Church of England to allow women to become bishops was based on theology, rather than culture, the Archbishop of Canterbury says.

VIDEO: Butler-Sloss quits abuse inquiry

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 22:53
Retired judge Baroness Butler-Sloss steps down as head of an inquiry into child sex abuse saying she was "not the right person" for the job.

VIDEO: Hague quits as foreign secretary

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 21:50
William Hague is to stand down as foreign secretary, Downing Street has said, as part of a significant ministerial reshuffle.

VIDEO: Malala meets Nigeria's leader

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 21:42
Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai has met Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan to press for more action to free at least 200 girls held by Boko Haram.

VIDEO: Hitman jailed for killing gang boss

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 19:37
A contract killer has been jailed for a minimum of 38 years for murdering a gang leader and then shooting his own getaway driver.

VIDEO: Met Police to recruit Londoners

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 19:26
New recruits for the Metropolitan Police will be considered only if they have lived for three of the last six years in London.

VIDEO: Close-up view of Costa salvage op

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 18:12
The BBC's Matthew Price takes a ferry to Giglio past the Costa Concordia amid the operation to re-float it.

VIDEO: Freak hailstorm hits Siberia beach

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 17:51
Swimmers and sunbathers were forced to run for cover when hit a freak hailstorm hit a beach in Siberia, Russia, on Saturday.

VIDEO: 100 years of commercial aviation

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 16:53
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst looks at the first 100 years of commercial aviation.

VIDEO: Cheers greet women bishops vote

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 16:03
The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu reads the result of the General Synod's vote on women bishops in the Church of England, which was passed by all three houses.

VIDEO: Life beyond earth in '10 to 20 years'

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 15:56
Astronomer Michael Merrifield says we are 'Pretty close' to finding life outside Earth

VIDEO: Inside the latest Boeing Dreamliner

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 15:06
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst took a tour of a 787 Dreamliner at the Farnborough Airshow.

VIDEO: Timelapse of Costa Concordia operation

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 14:33
The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia has been successfully raised from the under-sea platform it has been resting on for the past year, as shown by this timelapse footage.

VIDEO: Is appointment to a job by gender right?

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 14:12
How the construction industry tries to recruit more women, and diversity in Parliament, the BBC and Hollywood films
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