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Shell agrees Nigeria oil spill deal

January 7, 2015 - 5:16am
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell agrees to a $84m (£55m) settlement with residents of the Bodo community in the Niger Delta for two major oil spills.
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VIDEO: Should planes be tracked in real time?

January 7, 2015 - 1:55am
Should planes be tracked in real time?
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In pictures: In Shackleton's footsteps

January 6, 2015 - 6:50pm
The Antarctic people treading in Shackleton's footsteps
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'Alien Earth' among eight new planets

January 6, 2015 - 6:42pm
One of eight new planets spied in distant solar systems has usurped the title of "most Earth-like alien world", astronomers say.
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VIDEO: Farmer forced to cull 'Nazi' cattle

January 6, 2015 - 2:08pm
A farmer in Devon is forced to slaughter half his herd of Heck cows after they repeatedly tried to attack his farm workers.
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VIDEO: Australia heat 'highest in decades'

January 6, 2015 - 9:46am
Australia records its third-warmest calendar year since national records began in 1910.
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Hubble returns to 'old friends'

January 6, 2015 - 7:46am
The Hubble Space Telescope, which in 2015 completes 25 years in orbit, has gathered dramatic new views of two well-known celestial objects - the "Pillars of Creation" and the Andromeda Galaxy.
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SpaceX scrubs rocket recovery launch

January 6, 2015 - 5:24am
US company SpaceX has postponed an experiment to bring part of its Falcon rocket down to a soft landing on a floating sea platform.
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Age of stars is pinned to their spin

January 5, 2015 - 9:47pm
Astronomers prove they can accurately tell a star's age from how fast it spins, after measuring the spin speed of stars more than a billion years old.
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SpaceX to attempt rocket recovery

January 5, 2015 - 7:19pm
California's SpaceX company will take the unusual step of trying to land part of its Falcon rocket after it launches a cargo mission to the space station on Tuesday.
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Common cold 'prefers cold noses'

January 5, 2015 - 6:46pm
The virus behind the common cold is much happier in a cold nose, US researchers show.
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The people pushed out of Ethiopia's fertile farmland

January 5, 2015 - 6:04pm
The people pushed out of Ethiopia's fertile farmland
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VIDEO: Could 'salt potatoes' create revolution

January 5, 2015 - 1:21pm
A team of researchers in the Netherlands has discovered that potatoes can grow in earth fed by salty sea water prompting hopes that previously unusable land could be used for agriculture.
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2014 confirmed as UK's warmest year

January 5, 2015 - 10:22am
Last year was the UK's warmest since records began in 1910, the Met Office has said.
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Philae comet lander eludes discovery

January 5, 2015 - 7:54am
The precise location of the Europe's Philae comet lander continues to evade detection despite an intense imaging campaign by the Rosetta satellite.
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US cities see rape kit results

January 4, 2015 - 6:15pm
The striking results of testing old rape kits
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VIDEO: 80-metre wind turbine collapses

January 3, 2015 - 12:30pm
An 80-metre wind turbine has collapsed on a mountainside near Fintona in County Tyrone.
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Constipated goldfish operated on

January 2, 2015 - 5:10am
A goldfish lover pays a North Walsham vet £300 to operate on his constipated pet.
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Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

January 2, 2015 - 3:03am
Most types of cancer can simply be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study suggests.
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New home for cocoa quarantine

January 1, 2015 - 6:57pm
A bigger and better clearing house for all the world's new cocoa varieties opens in the UK at the University of Reading.
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