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The family of the police officer shot by gunman Raoul Moat are still waiting for justice five years later, his grieving twin brother says.
A leading researcher says industry must "wake up and invest more" in urinary catheters
A Judge and a man suspected of burglary were 'reunited' briefly during a court hearing in Miami, in the US.
Iran's foreign minister uses a YouTube posting to say a comprehensive agreement over its nuclear programme has never been closer.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff unveils the torch to be used at the 2016 Olympics and says the Rio Games will bring "honour and pride".
Schools are on the verge of becoming exam factories that damage pupils' mental health and self-esteem, says the NUT.
Catheter use 'needs a rethink'
The HIV positive man challenging public perceptions
A British war hero, who fought in the Korean War, is commemorated on a South Korean stamp.
Will Gompertz wonders why theatre audiences don't express their dissatisfaction more audibly.
How Italia 90 changed England
Did a science fiction writer predict the atom bomb 30 years before?
Amateur footballers in Edinburgh are attempting to break the world record for the longest 11-a-side match by playing for 105 hours.
The special water flown in for the royal christening
Tim Coulson was travelling eastbound on the Circle Line train when a suicide bomber blew up the passing westbound train in the 7/7 attacks.
Minecon, the global gathering for fans of the video game Minecraft, takes place in London this weekend
The team recreating the ZX Spectrum's spongy keyboard tells the BBC it has received what is likely to be the final product.
Scientists say a compound in cat urine changes mouse behaviour, making them less afraid of cats.
Defending champion Vincenzo Nibali's team Astana is involved in a drug-related controversy on the eve of the Tour de France.
Surveys for the Confederation of British Industry find that manufacturing, retails and services growth slowed in the second quarter.