Thursday, 30 June 2016

Today's Headlines: More support for May's Tory leader bid, US investigates fatal Tesla crash, Antarctic ozone hole starts to 'heal'

More support for May's Tory leader bid
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More support for May's Tory leader bid
Theresa May's bid to become Conservative leader has won the backing of two more cabinet ministers and the Daily Mail.
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US investigates fatal Tesla crash
US officials probe the first death potentially caused by self-driving technology, after a Tesla car collided with a lorry in Florida.
Antarctic ozone hole starts to 'heal'
Researchers say they have found the first clear evidence that the thinning in the ozone layer above Antarctica is starting to heal.
Queen leads Somme centenary events
The Queen leads events to mark 100 years since the Battle of the Somme as overnight vigils are held on the eve of the anniversary.
Taiwan navy mistakenly fires missile
A patrol boat at Taiwan's Kaohsiung naval base accidentally fires a missile in the direction of China during an inspection, says the navy.
Stories from India
India designed jet joins air force
The first Indian-designed fighter jet, the Tejas, is inducted into the country's air force, 31 years after it was first conceived.
The Ramadan drummers of Kashmir
Hundreds of drummers continue to wake up people in the holy month of Ramadan in Indian-administered Kashmir, reports Aarabu Ahmad Sultan.
'Kidnapped' boy returns to India
An Indian boy, who was recently found in Bangladesh six years after going missing in Delhi, is reunited with his family.
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Military doctor died in Istanbul looking for IS son
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Remembering the Battle of the Somme
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Why Congo miners fear President Kabila's guards
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High global approval for Obama - survey
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Inside the UK's secret weapons research facility
Dr Michael Mosley investigates Britain's most secretive and controversial military research base, Porton Down, on its 100th anniversary.
Euro 2016: Wales set for 'biggest game' since 1958 World Cup
Wales face Belgium in the last eight of their first European Championship on Friday - and boss Chris Coleman is refusing to "play the occasion down".
Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United to sign ex-PSG striker
Former Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirms he is joining Manchester United after leaving French champions Paris St-Germain.
Wimbledon 2016: Andy Murray beats Yen-Hsun Lu to reach round three
Britain's Andy Murray beats the in-form Yen-Hsun Lu in straight sets to reach the third round at Wimbledon.
No trade talks until full Brexit - EU
The top European Union trade official says the UK cannot begin negotiating terms for doing business with the bloc until after it has left it.
Hershey rejects $23bn Mondelez bid
Hershey rejects a $23bn (£17bn) offer from Mondelez that would bring some of the world's best known chocolate and biscuit brands under one roof.
US investigates fatal Tesla crash
US officials probe the first death potentially caused by self-driving technology, after a Tesla car collided with a lorry in Florida.
Oculus chief latest hacked tech boss
Oculus chief executive Brendan Iribe is the latest in a string of tech bosses who have had their social media accounts hacked.
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Car seats made from pineapples?
Clever new textiles show there will be life after leather
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Welcome to the kitchen-table grand prix
What explains the curious appeal of the car-racing board game?
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Why start-up culture fades out fast
It all comes down to these five truths about the way office culture works
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The expats who got poorer overnight
For these UK-based expats, paying their bills back home just got a lot tougher
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Why Ab Fab is so drab
The verdict on Patsy and Edina's comeback
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The trans artist far ahead of her time
The 'perfect artist for our times' you've probably never heard of
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Why giraffes really have long necks
It has little to do with reaching tall trees
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The last bastion of the dodo
The extinct bird is preserved at a single site
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The enduring enigma of female desire
Why have scientists misunderstood women's sexuality for so long?
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How a bloody war eventually saved lives
The extraordinary medical innovations created by World War One
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Where people get dirty for science
There's more than meets the eye in Great Basin's Dr Seuss-like caves
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A national park that lies below the sea
Dry Tortugas National Park is home to North America's only barrier reef
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