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Salisbury Cathedral is home to one of the four surviving copies of the Magna Carta
The city is home to one of the four surviving copies of the Magna Carta, along with the world’s oldest mechanical clock
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The Edith Maersk, the largest ship ever on the Thames
GALLERY The container ship Edith Maersk, seen here on the Thames, is longer than the Shard is tall
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Professor Wagih El Masri, a consultant spinal injuries surgeon, with the patient Darek Fidyka
Pioneering research offers hope to millions across the globe
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Mike Read, former DJ
Former DJ is hoping to raise money for Nigel Farage's party
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Swedish corvette HMS Stockholm patrols Jungfrufjarden in the Stockholm archipelago
Civilian vessels ordered to stay at least six miles from military operations, while a no-fly zone has also been established
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Banksy's 'The Girl with the Pierced Eardrum' in Bristol
art'Girl with the Pierced Eardrum' followed hoax reports artist had been arrested and unveiled
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Board creates magnetic field to achieve lift

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James Blunt's debut album Back to Bedlam shot him to fame in 2004
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Singer says the track was 'force-fed down people's throats'

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A street vendor in Mexico City sells Dorilocos, which are topped with carrot, jimaca, cucumber, peanuts, pork rinds, spices and hot sauce
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Trend which requires crisps, a fork and a strong stomach is sweeping Mexico's streets

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George Lucas poses with a group of Star Wars-inspired Disney characters at Disney's Hollywood Studios in 2010
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George Lucas criticises the major Hollywood film studios

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Muslims pray at the mosque in Aarhus

Danish city believes in dialogue and integration

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DJ Dave Lee Travis' three-month suspended sentence for indecent assault will not be referred to the Court of Appeal

DJ had appealed after he was found guilty of indecent assault and sentenced to six months

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A montage of the registration plates on the Top Gear cars in Argentina. It has been claimed that not only did Jeremy Clarkson's black Porsche 928 have a registration plate with a reference to the Falklands war, but so did Richard Hammond's green Ford Mustang Mach 1 and James May's red Lotus Esprit
Presenter suggested authorities were party to violent protests
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An artist’s impression of TuNur solar farm in the Sahara desert
Thousands of computer-controlled mirrors would track the sun and reflect the light back towards a central tower
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Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa, 28, was arrested after getting stuck inside a chimney trying to enter a home in California
Soapy water had to used to free Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa
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Yoshitomo Imura arrested after designing a 3D printed six-shot revolver named the Zig Zag

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The departures board in Terminal 2 at Heathrow Airport shows some of the cancelled flights, as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo blew into Britain, causing rush-hour travel misery for road, rail and air travellers
LATEST More than 100 flights in and out of Heathrow cancelled
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Patients and staff take advantage of the Costa Coffee shop in the Birmingham Queen Elizabeth Hospital

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Israeli police officers patrol near the house purchased by Jews (behind, with mural on the wall) in the mostly Arab neighbourhood of Silwan
Jewish families and students to move into two properties
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Federal police have taken control of security in 13 towns

Police suspected of ties to crime groups, authorities have said

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Danielle Watson said she had stage-four cervical cancer with a 15-20 per cent survival rate
Danielle Watson said she had stage-four cervical cancer
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Claims 'malicious attack' saw users' details passed on to Chinese authorities
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Screenshot from YouTube footage showing the explosion that sent a blast wave across Donetsk. Rebels are blaming Kiev for firing a 'tactical missile'
Rebels claim Kiev blew up the processing plant
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Study shows soil in urban areas is actually much more fertile on average than the intensively over-farmed UK countryside

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Bloom Time: Mira Sorvino
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Film follows park rangers in the Congo

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Gotham is coming to UK shores this autumn
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Chris Grayling, Justice Secretary: 'There are pressures which we are facing but there is not a crisis'
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Does Chris Grayling realise what a vague concept he is dealing with?

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The charity Sands reports that 11 babies are stillborn everyday in the UK
lifeEleven babies are stillborn every day in the UK, yet no one speaks about this silent tragedy
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Blackpool is expected to become one of the first places to introduce the Government’s controversial new Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs)
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Parties threaten resort's image as a family destination

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Northern soul mecca the Wigan Casino
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Nigel Farage has backed DJ Mike Read's new Ukip song
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Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Let's talk about loss

We need to talk about loss

Secrecy and silence surround stillbirth
Will there be an all-female mission to Mars?

Will there be an all-female mission to Mars?

Women may be better suited to space travel than men are
Oscar Pistorius sentencing: The athlete's wealth and notoriety have provoked a long overdue debate on South African prisons

'They poured water on, then electrified me...'

If Oscar Pistorius is sent to jail, his experience will not be that of other inmates
James Wharton: The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

Life after the Army has brought new battles for the LGBT activist James Wharton
Ebola in the US: Panic over the virus threatens to infect President Obama's midterms

Panic over Ebola threatens to infect the midterms

Just one person has died, yet November's elections may be affected by what Republicans call 'Obama's Katrina', says Rupert Cornwell
Premier League coaches join the RSC to swap the tricks of their trades

Darling, you were fabulous! But offside...

Premier League coaches are joining the RSC to learn acting skills, and in turn they will teach its actors to play football. Nick Clark finds out why
How to dress with authority: Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear

How to dress with authority

Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear
New book on Joy Division's Ian Curtis sheds new light on the life of the late singer

New book on Ian Curtis sheds fresh light on the life of the late singer

'Joy Division were making art... Ian was for real' says author Jon Savage
Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

The Bafta-winner talks Hollywood, being branded a psycho, and how Barbra Streisand is his true inspiration
Tim Minchin, interview: The musician, comedian and world's favourite ginger is on scorching form

Tim Minchin interview

For a no-holds-barred comedian who is scathing about woolly thinking and oppressive religiosity, he is surprisingly gentle in person
Boris Johnson's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Boris's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Many of us Brits still disapprove of conspicuous consumption – it's the way we were raised, says DJ Taylor
Ash frontman Tim Wheeler reveals how he came to terms with his father's dementia

Tim Wheeler: Alzheimer's, memories and my dad

Wheeler's dad suffered from Alzheimer's for three years. When he died, there was only one way the Ash frontman knew how to respond: with a heartfelt solo album