Two Britons are among a group of 20 journalists working for Al-Jazeera facing criminal trial in Egypt on charges of aiding or joining a terrorist organisation – the latest press crackdown in a country which is facing growing instability.
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On 15 October 1997, the Cassini spacecraft began a journey of an entirely new kind. It was destined for the outer solar system, and to deposit a small probe, Huygens, on the surface of Saturn's largest satellite, Titan.
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Exhausted after a week-long battle with the Atlantic, disappointed at missing a new world record for the west-to east solo transatlantic crossing by 75 minutes in 170 hours and let down by an unco-operative wind, Ellen MacArthur was already planning her next adventure as she made her way up the Channel to Southampton last night.
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As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
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- 2 Purity balls: Girls in the US making virginity pledges as fathers vow to 'protect purity'
- 3 Picture of couple posing with beached dolphin 'that later died' causes outrage
- 4 16-year-old girl beaten and burned alive by lynch mob in Rio Bravo, Guatemala
- 5 Arsenal fan asks the Queen for tickets to the FA Cup final - gets a reply from Buckingham Palace