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Virgin spacecraft crash kills pilotSpaceship two crash

At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashes in California.

Police officersPolice cautions 'to be scrapped'

The use of police cautions - where those who commit minor offences are given a formal warning - is set to be scrapped in England and Wales.

House of Lords membersLabour 'to replace Lords with senate'

Ed Miliband says that Labour would replace the House of Lords with an elected senate if the party won the general election in May 2015.

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