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US researchers discover how sidewinders climb sand dunes by studying their motion in the lab and copying it with a robot.
Nasa scientists are turning to virtual reality to interact with their space robots.
How did a quirky BBC 2 cooking competition end up beating the X Factor in the ratings battle?
Premier League clubs introduce "mental health first aiders"
The United States has continued to carry out air-strikes against Islamic State positions around the Syrian town of Kobane, on the border with Turkey.
At least 300,000 householders in Northern Ireland will face rate rises as a result of moving into the new so-called super councils, according to figures from the Department of Finance.
Hong Kong's student protest leaders call for a major rally on later on Friday after the government calls off planned talks on democratic reform.
The Northern Ireland Executive agrees to a loan of up to £100m from the Treasury in order to avoid breaking its annual spending limits.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un misses a key political anniversary ceremony, amid speculation over his absence from public view.
Marussia will run only one car at the Russian Grand Prix following Jules Bianchi's accident at the Japanese Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton says he is praying for injured driver Jules Bianchi but that he cannot allow fear to affect him when he races.
Home Office Minister defends the UK government's decision to change its mind on screening some people arriving in the UK for Ebola.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un missed a key political ceremony, state media confirm, amid speculation over his ongoing absence from public view.
BBC News follows a group of surgeons from the UK as they take their skills to help treat Palestinians wounded in this year's Gaza conflict.
Student protesters have taken to the streets of Santiago, Chile, over the country's education reforms.
The Ebola crisis, and the UK's response to it, is the main story on the front pages of many of Friday's newspapers.
The injuries in Gaza which shocked British surgeons
Japan is bracing for the arrival of a powerful typhoon, Vongfong, which officials have said will be the strongest storm to hit the country this year.
The Ebola virus is now entrenched in the capitals of the three West African countries at the centre of the outbreak and is spreading, the WHO warns.
The relationship between a school named in the so-called Trojan Horse letter and Birmingham council has broken down, a report says.