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Pilot dies in Virgin rocket crash
Wreckage lies near the site where a Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded and crashed in Mojave (AP)

Pilot dies in Virgin rocket crash

One pilot has died and another is seriously injured after a rocket belonging to billionaire Sir Richard Branson's space tourism venture crashed during a test flight.

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No movement curbs on 'Ebola' nurse

No movement curbs on 'Ebola' nurse

State officials in Maine have lost their bid to restrict the movements of a nurse as a precaution against Ebola.

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Tragic setback for space tourism

Tragic setback for space tourism

Commercial space tourism suffered a huge setback today when a prototype passenger rocket exploded during a test flight, killing one pilot, seriously injuring another and scattering debris over the Mojave Desert.

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Baftas for Dench, Watson, Downey Jr

Baftas for Dench, Watson, Downey Jr

Dame Judi Dench, Emma Watson and Robert Downey Jr have all been honoured at the Bafta Britannia Awards in Los Angeles.

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