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VIDEO: What's it like landing a plane in fog?

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 13:39
Video filmed inside a plane's cockpit shows what it is like when a plane lands on the runway in thick fog.

In pictures: Haiti's Day of the Dead

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 13:34
Followers of voodoo in Haiti flock to the nation's cemeteries

Ancient yew tree 'changing sex'

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 13:31
The Fortingall Yew, an ancient tree in Perthshire believed to be thousands of years old, has partially changed sex to female.

Strictly beats X Factor by 4m viewers

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 13:26
Strictly Come Dancing attracts nearly 4m more viewers than X Factor on Saturday, with ITV's show losing 1m viewers since last week.

Housing Bill debated under new laws

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 13:20
Plans to give housing association tenants the right-to-buy their homes will become the first test of "English votes for English laws" when they are considered in the Commons later.

Taylor puts England in good position

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 13:18
James Taylor's unbeaten 74 helps England to 222-4, trailing Pakistan by 12 after two days of the final Test in Sharjah.

Refunds over 'unfixable' Batman bugs

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 13:15
Full refunds are being offered to people who bought the Arkham Knight video game via the Steam service, because it has bugs that "cannot" be fixed.

Becky accused 'blissfully ignorant'

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 12:57
The woman accused of murdering teenager Becky Watts says she was "blissfully ignorant" that she had been killed.

Bournemouth gesture pleases young fan

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 12:48
A 12-year-old boy who had a shirt given to him by a Bournemouth player snatched away by an adult will get to meet the Cherries squad.

Thomas Cook criticised over gas deaths

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 12:41
Travel firm Thomas Cook is accused of "significant" shortcomings after the deaths of two children poisoned by carbon monoxide.

Europe sees record migrant arrivals

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 12:40
Almost as many migrants reached Europe by sea last month - more than 218,000 - as in the whole of 2014, the UN refugee agency says.

Thomas Cook failed to put a grieving family first, finds report

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 12:17
Report says the tour operator suffered from a problem prevalent in many businesses – financial and legal considerations seemed to trump reacting like human beings.

VIDEO: PC Phillips' cortege stretches down road

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 12:11
Thousands of police officers from around the UK join the funeral procession for PC Dave Phillips in Liverpool.

VIDEO: Orphans 'had to fend for themselves'

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 11:50
A man who received compensation after being failed by Liverpool social services as an orphaned child has said he and his siblings were 'left to fend for themselves'.

VIDEO: What makes a hero?

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 11:42
Why US troops hate being idolised

Child monitoring app pulled in S Korea

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 11:25
Smart Sheriff, a popular app in South Korea for monitoring children's online activities, has been pulled following security concerns.

SKT1 win League of Legends final

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 11:18
South Korean team SKT1 have been crowned the 2015 world champions for the League of Legends video game.

Cathedral funeral for PC Dave Phillips

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 11:07
The funeral procession for PC Dave Phillips, who died when he was struck by a car, begins before a service at Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral.

Why does fog still disrupt flights?

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 11:00
Why does fog cause chaos at airports?

Bond's Spectre smashes box office records

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 10:52
The latest James Bond movie, Spectre, shatters all-time box office records in nearly every market it opens in and breaks a Harry Potter record in the UK.