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April 15, 2017 11:59 AM Space Station Crew Running Low on Chocolate Ahead of Easter

This Sunday (April 16) is Easter, but the current occupants of the International Space Station are running low on one crucial supply item for the holiday. "I think we're actually a little short on chocolate right now," NASA astronaut and current space station commander Peggy Whitson said during a media interview Thursday (April 13). Chocolate is considered 102

April 15, 2017 10:46 AM Hannah Bladon Jerusalem stabbing: Family 'devastated' at attack

The family of British student Hannah Bladon, who was stabbed to death in Jerusalem, have said they are "devastated" by the "senseless and tragic attack". She was studying at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem at the time of her death and had been taking part in an archaeological dig that morning. Ms Bladon was stabbed several times in the chest and died in hospital 32

April 15, 2017 10:06 AM Learner drivers will have to use a sat nav in their test

LEARNER drivers will have to use a sat nav in their tests from December. Ministers say learner drivers will need to pass a modern test that will include new manoeuvres and a longer independent driving section to make sure drivers have the skills, knowledge and confidence to drive on their own. The changes will also include a section where drivers use satellite 40 10

April 15, 2017 6:41 AM Learner drivers will have to master sat nav in updated test

Learner drivers will have to safely use sat navs to pass their driving test as part of a major overhaul of the assessment. Other changes announced by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) include doubling the length of independent driving to 20 minutes, and replacing manoeuvres such as reversing around a corner with more common scenarios like driving 19

April 15, 2017 6:00 AM Big Issue: Sat navs introduced as major changes proposed to driving tests

For many, passing your driving test is that first taste of freedom and a knowledge that you can go anywhere. But does the test give you a realistic perception of everyday driving? Philip Cullinane investigates... Preparing for a driving test can give people a sanitised view of driving that comes to an abrupt end when they pass and no longer have an instructor 61

April 14, 2017 11:31 PM Driving test: Learners must be able to use sat navs

Learner drivers will now have to be able to follow directions from a sat nav and drive into a parking space to pass their test. Ministers have announced four changes to the current test which will come into force on 4 December. Drivers will also be expected to answer vehicle safety questions while on the move and complete 20 minutes of independent driving 28

April 14, 2017 7:59 PM The Latest: Boat with 199 migrants stopped in Turkish waters

Turkey's coast guard says 199 migrants and three smugglers have been intercepted in western Turkey as they were embarking for Italy on a sailboat. Proactiva Open Arms crew conduct a search and rescue operation in the Mediterranean sea, 12 nautic miles from the Libyan coast, Thursday, April 13, 2017. The Libyan coast guard says 97 migrants are missing 20

April 14, 2017 7:25 PM Jerusalem stabbing: Hannah Bladon named as victim

She has been named as 21-year-old University of Birmingham student Hannah Bladon. Ms Bladon was stabbed several times in the chest while she travelled on a tram in Tzahal Square and died in hospital. A 57-year-old Palestinian man was detained at the scene. She had been on an exchange at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, which expressed "deep sorrow" 32

April 14, 2017 1:41 PM Durant wants to stay with Warriors: 'I don't plan on going anywhere else'

Kevin Durant does not plan on leaving the Golden State Warriors this offseason. Durant, who controversially left the Oklahoma City Thunder to join the Warriors in free agency last year, is likely to opt out of his deal with Golden State. With two-time MVP Steph Curry - along with key bench players Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston - set to become a free agent 46

April 14, 2017 11:23 AM Maria Sharapova slams International Tennis Federation for not warning her about banned substance: 'Why didn't someone come and tell me privately?'

Five-time grand slam champion Maria Sharapova has criticised the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for not doing enough to make her aware that meldonium had been added to the list of banned substances last year. Sharapova's initial two-year suspension was reduced to 15 months after she tested positive at the 2016 Australian Open for meldonium, a medication 39