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Universe's ancient light

A map tracing the "oldest light" in the sky has been produced by Europe's Planck Surveyor satellite. See the Planck satellite image.

Obama in the Middle East

Our North America Editor, Mark Mardell, analyses Obama's charm offensive. Are the US and Israel strong allies despite the tensions?