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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff says scandal at state-owned Petrobras oil company can change country by getting rid of culture of impunity.
The headmaster of Eton College, Tony Little, is to take up a new job with an international Dubai-based chain of independent schools.
A small study by Dutch scientists suggests a single 10-second kiss can transfer as many as 80 million bacteria.
Pre term birth biggest global killer
The European Commission is to discuss urgent protective measures after a highly contagious strain of bird flu was discovered in the Netherlands.
A Mediterranean diet is a better way of tackling obesity than calorie counting, leading doctors say.
The chairman of the Commons education select committee, Graham Stuart, says schools in England are failing to teach children about the dangers of online abuse and trolling.
Hundreds of defence workers stage a four-day strike in a dispute over pay.
The Church of England is poised to formally adopt legislation which means its first female bishops could be ordained next year.
The Pakistan army claims more than 1,200 suspected Taliban militants have been killed during its five month crackdown.
The UN has a record number of female ambassadors
More than a third of the United Nation's Security Council is made up of women. Will this impact global diplomacy?
BBC Click talks to the team behind a device that aims to make inventing gadgets easier.
Consumer watchdog Which? is calling for a rethink of the way broadband speeds are advertised, claiming current ones are misleading.
How Jason Atherton went from caravan park to celebrity chef
Latest fashion recalls the great Victorian beard craze
Japan's economy unexpectedly shrank for a second consecutive quarter, marking a technical recession in the world's third largest economy.
Burkina Faso is due to announce a new interim president after negotiations between the army, political parties and activist groups.
Road safety charity Brake launches a campaign in a bid to cut the number of deaths and injuries on Scotland's roads.
The labour market in Scotland continued to improve last month as business confidence remained high, according to a new report.