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Japan's 'space yacht' starts sailing
Japan's kite-shaped "space yacht" has successfully started sailing through space using solar-power generation.

BP needs more tankers to capture oil
It could be at least July before BP has the tankers in place to capture most of the oil which is flowing from a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico.

Erosion concerns persist
Residents at Hellyer Beach in north-west Tasmania say they are disappointed at the State government's slow response to an erosion problem.