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3 hours ago

Python farewell show on big screen

Left to right: Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and John Cleese, the five remaining Pythons

Cult comedy troupe Monty Python are heading back to cinemas after striking a deal to show their final ever gig on the big screen.

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14 hours ago

Teen 'fighting' as £2m target hit

Cancer patient Stephen Sutton, 19, has raised more than £2 million for charity

A terminally-ill teenager who has smashed his fundraising target and raised more than £2 million for charity has said that he is "still fighting" as donations from the public continue to flood in.

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16 hours ago

William in tribute to 'magnetic' Oz

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott looks on as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are presented with gifts as they attend a reception in the Great Hall at Parliament House

The Duke of Cambridge has paid tribute to Australia, describing the nation as a "magnet" for investors, visitors and those wanting a better quality of life.

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18 hours ago

Stowaway teen 'homesick for Africa'

The father of a teenager who miraculously survived a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jet's wheel well has said his son missed Africa, where he used to live, and was struggling at school.

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19 hours ago

Appeal for Gallipoli memorial

A soldier pays his respects at the grave of a colleague near Cape Helles, where the Gallipoli landings took place

The designer of a memorial to the Gallipoli campaign has appealed for help to fund a facelift of the work ahead of the 99th anniversary of one of the First World War's bloodiest battles.

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1 day ago

Stem cell 'role in human lifespan'

Stem cell "exhaustion" may help define human lifespan, scientists suggest

Stem cell "exhaustion" may play a role in defining the limit of human lifespan, a study of blood from a dead Dutch supercentenarian suggests.