Footage of cooling towers being demolished at Didcot power station
THREE huge cooling towers at a disused power station have been blown up using 180kg of explosives. Despite warnings to expect a dust cloud, hundreds of people gathered to watch the demolition at the Didcot A Power Station in Oxfordshire. The coal-fueled power station, which has been a fixture of the skyline since 1970, ceased generating in March 2013.
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A 24 hour truce to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid has done little to ease tensions between Israelis and Palestinians after three weeks of conflict in the Gaza Strip. The fighting has eased but there's still no sign of a permanent ceasefire. Jillian Kitchener reports.
Veteran Tory Ken Clarke quits in cabinet reshuffle
Veteran Tory minister Ken Clarke has retired from Government, bringing to an end a front bench career stretching back to 1972 as David Cameron embarked upon a reshuffle of his team ahead of next year's general election.