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A rare giant skeleton of a dinosaur which last roamed Earth more than 150 million years ago was bought for the Natural History Museum of Denmark, it has confirmed.Read
The Government today stepped up its support for shale gas, sparking a fresh row with environmental groups over the controversial process of 'fracking' for energy.Read
A "daft" expenses system that allows peers to pocket a £300 daily allowance despite spending almost no time in Parliament must be reformed, senior figures have demanded.Read
X Factor winner Sam Bailey looks on course to claim the first X Factor Christmas number one for three years - but her sales are only a quarter of those achieved at this stage by the 2012 victor.Read
Jurors in the case of two men accused of murdering soldier Lee Rigby have been told "Islam, one of the world's great religions, is not on trial".Read
The Government is to strengthen its oversight of a controversial Chinese telecoms giant engaged in supplying Britain's network amid fears its equipment could be used for cyber espionage.Read
A British surgeon imprisoned by Syrian security forces while helping casualties of war has been found dead in detention, his family has said.Read
British Airways will not be flying the England football team to the World Cup next year, the airline has said.Read
The Government today stepped up its support for shale gas after a report said large scale production could create thousands of jobs and give almost £1 billion to local communities.Read
Scientists have developed a smart bra which can measure the wearer's mood to help prevent over-eating.Read
A collection of songs from the Now That's What I Call Music series of compilations has become the biggest-selling album of the year on iTunes.Read
London Mayor Boris Johnson has praised three friends who managed to take a "Boris bike" on a gruelling trip up a French mountain before returning it with 22 seconds to spare before the 24-hour rental limit expired.Read
A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by the father of former Manchester United footballers Gary and Phil Neville has denied she was "awestruck" by him.Read
Minecraft, the building game which has become a phenomenon among children across the UK, has been named the top-selling app of the year.Read
Multimillionaire art dealer Charles Saatchi told a personal assistant accused of defrauding him and former wife Nigella Lawson that he would "destroy" her, a court has heard.Read
Three friends managed to take a "Boris bike" on a gruelling trip up a French mountain before returning it with 22 seconds to spare before the 24-hour rental limit expired.Read
Politicians are likely to have to decide between a new runway at either Heathrow or Gatwick following an interim report today by the Whitehall-commissioned Airports Commission.Read
Helicopter manufacturer Eurocopter has issued a worldwide safety alert after a fault was found in the model of craft that crashed into a pub, killing 10 people.Read
Motor insurers are facing a crackdown on the "complex chain" of claims costs which inflate premiums by as much as £200 million a year.Read
House prices surged by 5.5% year-on-year in October to reach a new record high, official figures have shown.Read
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