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SpaceX launches rocket from NASA pad in Florida, completes relanding - 19 Feb 2017 at 11:14am - CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off on Sunday from a historic NASA launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, then succeeded in landing itself back on the ground nine minutes later.

Missing two-year-old boy found dead in Perthshire river - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:58am - A two-year-old boy is found dead in a river after being reported missing in Perthshire.

Probe into Randox Manchester 'manipulated' drug tests - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:46am - Hundreds of police investigations could be reviewed over fears samples were compromised.

Suicide bomb in market in Somalia capital kills 39 - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:30am - MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu on Sunday, killing 39 people and injuring around 50, a local official said, days after Somalia elected a new president.

Iraq launches offensive on last Islamic State stronghold in Mosul - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:18am - BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces on Sunday launched a ground offensive to dislodge Islamic State militants from their remaining stronghold in Mosul, in the western part of the city, and put an end to their ambitions for territorial rule in Iraq.

Italy's Renzi defies foes, opens way for party leadership battle - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:13am - ROME (Reuters) - Former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi resigned as head of the ruling Democratic Party (PD) on Sunday, opening the way for a leadership fight when he will take on foes who are threatening to rip apart the centre-left group.

Four North Korean suspects fled Malaysia after airport murder - police - 19 Feb 2017 at 10:12am - KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Four North Korean suspects in the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fled Malaysia on the day he was attacked at Kuala Lumpur airport and apparently killed by a fast-acting poison, police said on Sunday.

Prison officers in 31 jails set for pay rises of up to 5,000 - 19 Feb 2017 at 9:42am - Prison officers will get more money at 31 jails under pressure from staff shortages and rising violence.

Carl Bridgewater: Police review of evidence 'coming in March' - 19 Feb 2017 at 9:35am - Police reviewed evidence in the murder of the paperboy following a documentary on television last year.

Business rates: Sainsbury's boss urges 'fundamental reform' - 19 Feb 2017 at 9:32am - The head of Sainsbury's says the system is "archaic", amid a row over England's latest revaluation.

PSA pledges to keep Opel's four German sites running - Bild am Sonntag - 19 Feb 2017 at 9:30am - FRANKFURT (Reuters) - PSA Group has pledged to the German government to continue operating all four of Opel's German production sites as part of the French carmaker's planned takeover of General Motors' European arm, German Sunday paper Bild am Sonntag reported.

Brexit: Mandelson urges Lords not to 'throw in towel' - 19 Feb 2017 at 8:22am - Peers should amend a bill on leaving the EU and "not throw in the towel early', Lord Mandelson says.

Germany's SPD moves ahead of Merkel's party in poll - 19 Feb 2017 at 8:18am - BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) have moved ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU/CSU) in an opinion poll by the Emnid institute for the first time since 2006, Bild am Sonntag newspaper said.

Campaign to remove John Bercow 'undignified' says Tory MP - 19 Feb 2017 at 8:07am - Tory MP Nicholas Soames say he will take no part in any moves to unseat Commons Speaker John Bercow.

'That bus has gone' - EU sees no Brexit U-turn now - 19 Feb 2017 at 8:00am - BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Tony Blair wants fellow Britons to "rise up" and block or soften Brexit, but it may now be out of their hands -- many Europeans just want them to get on and get out.

The 'secrecy and shame' of having alcoholic parents - 19 Feb 2017 at 8:00am - Labour MP Caroline Flint describes the "secrecy and shame" of having an alcoholic parent.

Spencer Oliver on boxer Michael Watson, after suspected car-jack - 19 Feb 2017 at 6:58am - Former boxing champion Spencer Oliver describes the attack on friend and former boxer Michael Watson.

First scheduled steam train service used by 5,500 people - 19 Feb 2017 at 6:39am - Tornado, the newest steam locomotive in Britain, pulled 12 Northern services over three days.

Michael Watson 'carjacking': Ex-boxer and carer injured - 19 Feb 2017 at 6:29am - Michael Watson was dragged along the road and his carer sprayed with ammonia, a friend says.

Boy, 14, charged with attempted murder after street attack - 19 Feb 2017 at 6:19am - A 27-year-old man was left in a critical condition following an attack in Leicester in the early hours.

House of Lords likely to attach conditions to Brexit bill - Mandelson - 19 Feb 2017 at 5:54am - LONDON (Reuters) - The House of Lords is likely to attach conditions to legislation giving Prime Minister Theresa May the power to trigger the country's exit from the European Union, a former MP from the Labour Party said on Sunday.

Britain's exit from EU irrevocable once triggered - MP Truss - 19 Feb 2017 at 5:54am - LONDON (Reuters) - The process of Britain leaving the European Union is irrevocable once it has been triggered, a government minister said on Sunday.

Murder probe as man dies after Sheffield shooting - 19 Feb 2017 at 4:58am - The 23-year-old man was fatally shot in Upperthorpe, close to Sheffield city centre.

'Like the poet's standing next to you' - 19 Feb 2017 at 4:27am - A new arts project lets people hear poetry via an app on their phones, as they walk around a national park in England.

Valleys film shot in Polish town wins international award - 19 Feb 2017 at 3:36am - A film by valleys directors shot in a language they did not understand with orphaned children has won an award.

Welsh council staff 'should check pets for microchips' - 19 Feb 2017 at 1:52am - Animal lovers hope to make it mandatory for pets found by council workers to be checked for microchips.

Newspaper headlines: Russia 'assassination plot' and Brexit 'limbo' - 18 Feb 2017 at 11:55pm - Claims Moscow planned a coup in Montenegro and fears EU nationals could be caught in a legal no man's land after Brexit make the front pages.

Taxidermy and cocktails - 18 Feb 2017 at 7:14pm - As our arts centres and museums suffer funding cuts, several are seeking innovative ways to increase their income and footfall. But can quirky fundraisers keep our tourist attractions afloat?

'Royal uniforms' - 18 Feb 2017 at 7:12pm - The Kensington Palace exhibition will bring together clothing from throughout Princess Diana's life.

Weekend Edition - 18 Feb 2017 at 6:37pm - The man who dresses up as his ancestors and other stories you may have missed in the past seven days.

Ghost trains - 18 Feb 2017 at 6:13pm - A forgotten and abandoned platform hidden beneath Glasgow Central Station could be given new life.

Domestic violence: Theresa May to oversee new law - 18 Feb 2017 at 4:29pm - New measures aim to tackle inconsistency in the way abuse is tackled in different areas.

Just one '50k' fiver still to be found - 18 Feb 2017 at 2:00pm - The five pound notes are the handiwork of Birmingham micro-artist Graham Short.

Vauxhall deal: PM set to meet Peugeot boss - 18 Feb 2017 at 12:08pm - The PM agrees to meet the boss of France's PSA Group to discuss a planned UK takeover of Vauxhall.

Jeremy Corbyn: Cuts to blame for social care crisis - 18 Feb 2017 at 10:47am - Cuts to local authority funding are responsible for problems in the social care system, the Labour leader says.

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn tells Tony Blair to respect the result - 18 Feb 2017 at 10:31am - The Labour leader opposes Tony's Blair's call for a movement to challenge the Brexit decision.

EU citizens 'denied residency documents' - 18 Feb 2017 at 6:49am - Little-known health insurance law means some EU citizens have been denied residency documents.

Ray Woodhall survives 27 heart attacks after walking football - 18 Feb 2017 at 5:10am - Father-of-three Ray Woodhall survived 27 heart attacks in 24 hours. He first became ill during a game of "walking football".

New murals - 18 Feb 2017 at 4:44am - Belfast is a city known more for its history than its artwork, but a new generation of street artists are claiming the city's public spaces as their own.

Samantha Cameron: Son's death 'overshadows everything' - 18 Feb 2017 at 3:30am - The former PM's wife says six-year-old Ivan's death in 2009 made everything else "irrelevant".