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Delays bringing in screening for lung cancer in the UK could cost tens of thousands of lives, warns a leading cancer expert.
South African Judge Thokosile Masipa is due to give her verdict at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius - the athlete could face 25 years in jail.
Secrets of the costume juggernaut
Royal Bank of Scotland confirms it has contingency plans to move its headquarters from Scotland to London if there is a Yes vote in the referendum.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is admitted to hospital with a tentative diagnosis of a tumour after suffering months of abdominal pain.
New figures show destruction of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil has risen again, with more than almost 6,000 sq km (2,315 sq miles) being cleared.
The ozone layer around the earth is showing its first sign of thickening after years of steady depletion, a UN team says.
How Liverpool FC’s attention to detail pays off
How do people who are deaf and blind communicate?
What might happen to Scottish sport after a "Yes" and a "No" vote
The women ending male dominance of Nigeria's oil industry
The curious story of how the paperclip caught on
How does it feel when your wife signs up for a one-way space trip?
The importance of picking the right place to set up a business
The system that allows UK bank customers to switch their accounts in just seven days is being hailed a success, a year after it started.
The BBC speaks to Irish artist Marcus Robinson about his documentary Rebuilding the World Trade Center.
The Scottish housing market has lost some momentum but shows "greater resilience" than other parts of the UK, according to surveyors.
Ethical hacker Ken Munro demonstrates how key parts of modern city infrastructures can be compromised by computer hackers.
Can human engineering stop the flow of volcanic lava?
With water shortages a part of daily life, campaigners in Lebanon have started an alternative to the ice bucket challenge.