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Video: NASA’s Antares dramatic explosion caught on film by passing plane

Video: NASA’s Antares dramatic explosion caught on film by passing plane

The footage was shot from a Cessna 177 propeller plane flying at over 900ft above the launch site...

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Video: NASA’s Antares dramatic explosion caught on film by passing plane

The footage was shot from a Cessna 177 propeller plane flying at over 900ft above the launch site...

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Video: Unmanned NASA rocket Antares explodes immediately after launch in Virginia

Thankfully, there was nobody on board and there are no reports of injuries on the ground after the explosion in Virginia this evening.

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Video: Soaring rendition of Canadian national anthem after last week's tragic events

The crowd performed a stunning a capella version of 'O Canada' at an ice hockey match in Winnipeg.

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Pics: Here’s how the Canadian newspapers reported yesterday's attacks in Ottawa

Following on from Wednesday's attacks at the National War Memorial and the Canadian parliament in Ottawa, the Canadian daily papers ran with the following headlines...

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Video: Tuesday’s high winds caused some scary looking plane landings

Airline pilots were put to the test yesterday as the tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo brought some seriously high-speed winds to Ireland and the UK...

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Pic: There’s a spider the size of a puppy in South America and it’ll scare the bejaysus out of you

If you’re in any way afraid of spiders, we advise you to look away now. In actual fact, you might want to look away even if spiders don’t scare you at all.

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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison for shooting dead Reeva Steenkamp

The paralympic star will spend five years behind bars.

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Hurricane Gonzalo brings strong winds and heavy rain to Ireland

It looks like we’re going to be hit by the tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo, which has been making its way towards Ireland over the weekend.

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Pic: The Ebola outbreak as seen through the eyes of the UK media

This is either gloriously deadpan or in very, very poor taste, depending on your mood.

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Vine: Boris Johnson chops down a nine-year-old during charity football match

This is only the second worst tackle of Johnson's sporting career...

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Thief banned from every pub in London for 25 years

This takes the term ‘getting barred’ to a whole new level...

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Trailer: Citizenfour looks at the life of whistleblower Edward Snowden

The former NSA employee's life comes under the spotlight in a new documentary by Laura Poitras.

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